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Weighing The Best Gaming Laptops


With more players competing for gamers attention, it has become increasingly difficult to narrow down options and pick the best gaming laptop under 1000$, that has the clearest graphics and most power that would best match the budget, your needs, and preferences. And apart from the major features that you should take into consideration, there are also minor ones that can matter greatly such as the screen size and resolution, portability and keyboard.

  1. The Blade by Razer
Razer Blade runs quickly and smoothly on 2.5 gigahertz Intel Core i7 – 6700 HQ CPU & the GeForce GTX 970 M graphics card by Nvidia. It comes with 256 to 512 gigs of internal storage and 16GB of RAM, sports a 14-inch QHD display, and can last for 3.5 hours of gaming or a straight 6 hrs of watching video. Billed by the LaptopMag as the standard for portable, lightweight gaming, this 4.25-pound gaming laptop is well-equipped for professional use, and for gaming and video editing purposes. It costs about $1,800.
  1. Origin EON17 - SLX
For this gaming laptop, you can choose between an Intel Core i7 or i5 processor & a Nvidia GeForce GTX1070-1080 graphics processor. It also comes with storage options of 120GB - 4TB SSD, 500GB - 1TB HDD, 1TB SSHD, sporting a 17.3" display (FHD), not to mention 8GB to 64GB of RAM. The Origin EON17 - SLX is one of the most powerful gaming laptops you'll find in the market. However, it doesn't have a very long battery life and is not as affordable and portable as some of the other lightweight and less expensive laptops. It sells for around $3,400.
  1. ROG G752 by ASUS
Powered by Core i7 CPU from Intel, the ASUS Republic of Gaming G752 laptop runs quickly and flawlessly with the GeForce GTX 970M-980M graphic chip by Nvidia. It has 16GB all the way up to 64GB of RAM, 128 to 512GB SSD, and a 17.3-inch full HD screen with 1920x1080 resolution. Aside from being one of the powerful gaming laptops in the market, it's also one of the best-looking ones with its aluminum shell panels, funky lines, and bright red lights. It also pairs up well with the Vive by HTC or the Oculus Rift.
  1. MSI-GT72 G-Tobii
Running on a Core i7 processor by Skylake and a 980M GPU by Nvidia is the MSI GT72 G Tobii, which sports a 17.3" screen with a full HD 1920x1080 resolution. It features a sleek design and comes with 32 gigs of RAM as well as a pair of 128 gig SSDs. It's equipped with a customizable keyboard and special eye-tracking tech which makes for a more dynamic and exciting gaming experience.
  1. The Alienware 13
At 13 inches, it's smaller than some of the gaming laptops in its league. It runs on a Core i7 processor by Intel and a Nvidia GeForceGTX 965 M GPU and is one of the first to feature an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. 13 has 8GB (RAM) as well as storage space of 512GB.

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