Best Gaming Laptops • Buyer's Guide 2022

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What are the delivery times? best gaming laptops? Why choose them over a desktop pc?

Surely, gaming laptops are the best alternative if you don't want to give up your passion away from home and on the go. But what makes a gaming laptop better than another? And how do you orient yourself through the thousands of models on the market?

Today we will introduce you to the best gaming notebook, also talking about their characteristics and differences compared to a fixed desktop PC or compared to an ultrabook!

  • Best Gaming Laptops • Crazy prices, shortage and mining
  • Best Gaming Laptops • A few details
  • Best gaming laptops • Video card and processor
  • Best gaming laptops • RAM memory
  • Best Gaming Laptops • Budget range
  • Best Gaming Laptops • Mid-range
  • Best Gaming Laptops • High-end
  • Best Gaming Laptops • Conclusions

Best Gaming Laptops • Crazy prices, shortage and mining

Unfortunately, the market for gaming laptops suffered more than others the crisis of semiconductors and shortage of chips on which these devices depend heavily.

For the excessive demand linked to the purchase of smartphone, PC e tablets in recent times it often happens to see gaming notebooks at really crazy prices.

All this does not help the fact that the way they are physically built notebook gaming they usually cost more than pc desktop, precisely because it is necessary to stay in very little space everything that would otherwise fit in a bigger car!

However, we will try to give you valid alternatives even if you do not have a large budget, perhaps cutting a little on the RAM or on storage.

Best Gaming Laptops • Buying Guide

As for i stationary gaming computers, the technical specifications that determine the quality of a gaming notebook are many, and concern the internal components and the type of screen.

Alongside these are secondary characteristics that should not be underestimated, such as the weight, the autonomy of the battery, the footprint and the system of ventilation.

In this guide we will therefore take care of everything you need to know for the purchase of best gaming laptops.

Best Gaming Laptops • A few details

In this gaming HP Pavilion we can see all the components that interest us: 1. Processor; 2. GPU; 3 RAM; 4. NVME SSD; 5 Hard disk; 6. Ventilation system.

When purchasing a gaming laptop in addition to the usual internal components such as Video Card, processor, RAM available, SSD or hard disk, it is good to also consider the dissipation system, the characteristics of the screen and battery.

Other factors to consider when choosing best gaming notebooks are the ergonomics, the overall memory capacity, the shape and the cooling system.

In this regard, we recommend that you choose a laptop with a raised rear structure, in the part where the battery. In this way the feeding, not being placed on the ground, undergoes a better one ventilation and incurs a lower risk of overheating.

Still on the subject of battery: our advice is not to play excessively heavy titles without having a grip on the current. That's because of it performance and battery itself will deteriorate much more easily when playing without having their own laptop powered.

It is very important to consider the type of screen. The characteristics to keep in mind in this case are theamplitude, frequency and maximum resolution supported.

Surely you will also be interested in the capacity of the SSD and any hard disk, to understand how many games you can install or how many files you can keep. Also for this reason, always be careful if it comes to SSDs sata o NVME!

We also recommend that you evaluate how difficult it will be to disassemble the laptop for any upgrades and for a possible replacement of the thermal paste.

Best Gaming Laptops • Video Card and Processor

It is important to have a powerful video card to play games with high resolution graphics or to earn a lot of FPS in competitive titles.

However, we must make a clarification with gaming notebooks: we must distinguish between video cards integrate e dedicated. Not all gaming laptops have one Video Card dedicated indeed: often you will find laptops with integrated video card in the CPU, which are much less performing.

So first of all check what kind of video card the laptop has: if it is integrated it could be enough to enjoy some indie games or some management software with 2D graphics, otherwise you will have to look for a portatile gaming with card Nvidia-RTX o AMD RX.

A good video card will then need to be accompanied by a good CPU, which is responsible for the execution of instructions from programs active on the operating system.

Be warned though: compared to their desktop counterpart i processors and Portable GPUs they are less performing, so always take them with a grain of salt descriptions of products! Also remember that you cannot change the processor and video card on a laptop as they are soldered to the motherboard.

Best gaming laptops • RAM memory

Another element to consider is the RAM, which consists of the "platform" on which the data used at a given time are loaded.

As you already know, the larger the RAM, the larger the amount of data that can be made available to the Video Card and processor. In the case of gaming laptops, moreover, the ram has the format SODIMM: it is smaller than a normal one RAM from a fixed gaming pc.

The really important things to understand when choosing a gaming laptop is how much RAM it contains and whether it has one or two slots upgrade.

In case the laptop uses a single bank but have the option of expansion, we also recommend that you plan to purchase another one to make the most of the dual channell.

There are a lot of notebooks with RAM today DDR4, also because the technology DDR5 it is still too little widespread.

Best Gaming Laptops • Budget Range

Now let's see the most interesting news among the best gaming laptops. We will try to fly low with this first selection.

So here is a selection of the notebook cheaper, suitable for those who want to play at the cost of some compromise.

Acer Aspire 5 ASp5r7ao2et

Let's start with a pc with integrated graphics. Although it doesn't have its own Dedicated GPU, this Acer Aspire 5 ASp5r7ao2et from 15,6 inches still count on a very good one Ryzen 7 5700U da 8 core, its 16gb di RAM DDR4, SSD da 512gb e hard disk yes 1 terabyte.

This makes it an ideal laptop for too working thanks to the space of Archiving and the capacity of the RAM.

Obviously at stake cannot work miracles, attesting to you about sui 50-60 FPS to details normal in competitive titles, but if you are satisfied or if you mainly play indies like Among Us or The Binding of Isaac it could be for you.

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Instead, let's get serious with a gaming laptop that's great classic of novice gamers: the MSI GF63 Thin from 15,6 inches it's a good choice you don't want to spend too much.

It is part of a family of gaming laptops that MSI has continued to expand and strengthen over the years. Here we find an excellent Intel I7-11800H da 8 core e 16 thread paired with a Nvidia GTX 1650 da 4GB.

Other than that, the handset features a 144hz refresh rate! This makes it great for those who play competitive FPS in low details, allowing for a very high framerate. There battery is given with a duration of 7 hours.

Unfortunately, if from the point of view ofhardware from gaming this product has excellent features, flaw in the RAM alone 8gb and in 'SSD Nvme yes 512gb. So little the memory and limited space to install games.

Fortunately this gaming laptop is quite easy to disassemble, so you can possibly think about expanding RAM and storage for more performance in the future.

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3

In the last few years, Lenovo has been able to innovate and offer a respectable line for gamers, even in the economic segment of the market.

We can therefore only recommend this IdeaPad Gaming 3 from 15,6 inches mounting a Ryzen 5 5600H it's a Nvidia RTX 3050, ideal components for those who want to play competitive at high framerates but also risk some power-hungry open world thanks to Nvidia's DLSS and RTX.

In addition, the gaming laptop features a very good 120 hertz refresh rate. There battery instead it is declared for use up to 5 hours without current.

The downside, as with the MSI, is that this gaming laptop it only has a counter 8 gigabyte di RAM, making it a bit weak from that point of view, and lonely 512gb di SSD which don't allow you to install many games.

Don't worry though - we've done a search for you and on Youtube is full of tutorials to take it apart, expand the RAM (there are two slot) and change theSSD: you can then think of increasing the power of this laptop over the years.

Best Gaming Laptops • Mid-Range

We now come to the mid-range, the reference choice for those looking for the best in value for money.

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55

- Acer Nitro they have always been very honest gaming notebooks in terms of quality / price ratio, and even this AN515-55 that we present to you does not differ from the hint.

The model, always from 15,6 inches, presents a Intel I5 10300H da 4 core e 8 thread like CPU it's a Nvidia RTX 3060 da 6gb GDDR6 like GPU. This combo is perfect for play and will allow you to enjoy even more graphically challenging titles.

Here too we have a display from 144hz refresh rate, even if the real gem is perhaps represented by the backlit keyboard with effect ARGB which will surely appeal to many aspiring gamers. The duration of the battery is given to 8 hours, but it will probably download much faster playing.

As with budget gaming laptops, this model comes with 8gb di RAM e 512gb di SSD Nvme, but you can always consider taking it apart and expanding it for better performance, also because the motherboard of this model supports up to 32gb di RAM!

Acer Predator Triton 300 SE

Let's stay at home for a moment Acer with a gaming notebook with a very interesting quality / price ratio.

If you are not interested in a huge screen or are considering connecting your pc to a TV or monitor, your choice could be this Triton 300 SE.

At the hardware level we are far from bad: we have a Intel I7 11370H da 4 core e 8 thread e 16gb di RAM DDR4 a 3200mhz together once again to one Nvidia RTX 3060.

The disadvantages of this little beast are mostly related to greatness: this is a 14 inches, so quite small, maybe theSSD Nvme da 512gb which as always does not allow you to install many programs and games and for those who work the lack of the numeric keypad. As with the previous Acer, the duration of the battery is given to 8 hours.

However, it is definitely an excellent one compromise for those who want a gaming laptop small ma powerful, which belongs to the portability its strong point, together with the fact that unlike the other models that usually weigh 2 chili and beyond, this only weighs 1,7!

Lenovo legion 5

Could not miss in the mid-range too Lenovo with his Legion 5. Here things really start to get interesting despite (as usual) the low capacity of theSSD da 512gb.

In fact, we are talking about a gaming laptop that equips a Ryzen 7 5800H da 8 core e 16 thread, 16gb di RAM (2 banks from 8 to 3200mhz, not to be underestimated because they make the processor work in dual channel) and above all a tasty Nvidia RTX 3070 from 8gb of GDDR6.

Relatively portable, always between 15,6 inches, Legion it will give you everything you need to do Gaming and, why not, also to try to do some streaming. The battery it is declared to last up to 9 hours.

A screen completes this excellent product 1080p da 165hz refresh rate equipped with technology G-sync, to forget about lag and screen tearing!

Best Gaming Laptops • High-end

From the best mid-range gaming notebooks, let's now move on to the high-end ones, to have characteristics almost similar to those of a fixed gaming PC!

HP Omen 16-c0001sl

Let's go now and talk to you about a gaming notebook which, in our opinion, can easily be placed at the high end. We are talking about the HP Omen 16-c, which in addition to enclosing some features of the products we have seen before, integrates a series of goodies that make it a respectable machine.

We are talking about a gaming laptop equipped with a Ryzen 7 5800H, already seen previously, and a Nvidia RTX 3070 8gb GDRR6.

The real difference from the others is that we finally have space for games and the memory enough to fully enjoy many titles: a SSD Nvme da 1tb e 16gb of RAM (8 × 2 3200mhz), as well as a generous set of usb ports including one Type-C ready to connect any supported device to your pc.

A beautiful display completes this excellent laptop 1440p with refresh rate 165hz, which will delight your eyes even for the generous ones 16 inches of display. We only point out the lack of numeric keypad, which may give you problems if you want to work on it. No problem instead from the point of view of battery date like the Lenovo seen before a 9 hours.

Definitely recommended for anyone who wants a gaming laptop high-end with features almost similar to a desktop gaming pc!

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 GU603

The well-known could not miss among the high-end gaming laptops Asus with the line Rog, especially for those who play video games. This little laptop from 16 inches packs many features that make it very interesting for both productivity that for Gaming.

Taking into consideration the Zephyrus M16 GU603 we are talking about a gaming laptop equipped with a Intel I7 11800H, 16gb di RAM, 1 terabyte di SSD and again the Nvidia RTX 3070.

Why do we recommend it among high-end PCs? For its small size, for the quality of the hardware and above all for the screen from 165 hz with 3 milliseconds response measured.

In short, this product has all the credentials to allow you to play to anything without problems, not to mention the beautiful ones materials in which it is produced with the shell in aluminum and the fact that it weighs less than 2 pounds. Moreover, the battery it is given to last up to 10 hours.

Furthermore, the Rog Zephyrus M16 GU603 presents a portal Thunderbolt: a technology that allows you to connect devices supported by the pcie standard, making data transfer and more fast.

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-45

We couldn't not finish the list with a nice one Nvidia RTX 3080 as a dedicated gpu, right?

If you are looking for a real gaming laptop beast and you don't want to spare any expense, we present the Acer Nitro 5 AN515-45, equipped with a Ryzen 9 5900HX da 8 core e 16 thread, 32 giga di RAM DDR4 e 1tb di SSD Nvme.

You might turn up your nose for the screen from 1080p, but you will surely have realized that by playing on screens so small la resolution it is not a big deal.

What matters is that with this gaming laptop not only will you be able to enjoy any game where and when you want, but in case you have one workstation in the office or somewhere else with a good monitor you just have to plug it into your laptop to fully enjoy the power of Nvidia RTX 3080.

Acer allows you extensive connectivity with 3 USB 3.2 it's a USB Type-C to connect literally anything: hubs, keyboards and whatever you want. It is also equipped with battery with duration up to 10 hours.

The weight, with its own 2,30 chili, it's a bit high, but nothing tragic if you plan to carry it around and play with it, leaving it on the table.

Best Gaming Laptops • Conclusions

As you have seen, the world of gaming laptops is varied, but we have narrowed it down to a selection of best traceable on the market.

In our choice we have considered several parameters that may interest you, especially from the point of view hardware, but the advice we give you, if you are determined to buy one, is to keep in mind precisely the limits of laptops.

Connectivity e battery life are just the Achilles heels of these machines, so we suggest you check them well before buy, also depending on where you would play, if by train without current or in the office or in the university attached to one pinch (made with three fingers).

Also do not underestimate the possibility of take them apart per replace o update i components, it could be very useful! All the ones we have selected are removable, but pay attention to the nomenclature to understand if a tutorial can fit than another.

And that's it for this time, a hello from the team and good video games with your neighbor gaming laptop!

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