Cheap gaming laptop deals may be our very favorite PC gaming deals to track down. Why? Because gaming laptops are the do-it-all devices that let us work and game from anywhere, and modern laptops manage to do that while delivering hours of battery life and performance that nearly rivals a desktop PC, at least when it comes to the best gaming laptops. Of course, putting all that into one system that weighs only a few pounds is going to be expensive. But not if you find a cheap gaming laptop deal.
Every week we go searching for the best cheap gaming laptops we can find. Recently we've seen trends of deals on systems with Nvidia's GTX 1650 and 1660 Ti, which don't offer the most powerful gaming performance but cost well under $1000. We've also seen good deals on higher-end systems coming down to around the $1200 mark.
Below are the best cheap gaming laptop deals we've seen recently for a range of budgets. Expect some big changes in laptop deals in late 2020, as AMD's Ryzen 4000 CPUs make big waves and new graphics cards from both Nvidia and AMD shake things up.
No matter which you go with, check out our list of best laptop games that will run well even on low-spec machines. And if you're looking for something a little more stationary, there are always these cheap gaming PC deals to glance over instead.
Cheap gaming laptop deals
HP Pavilion | 15.6" 60Hz | Core i5-9300H | GTX 1650 | $589
Gaming laptops with dedicated graphics cards don't get much cheaper than this. Despite its low price, the GTX 1650 in this laptop is still enough to play many newer games at the native 1080p resolution/60FPS. (Posted: 1/7)View Deal
Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 | 15.6 120Hz | Ryzen 7-4800H | GTX 1650 Ti | $749.99 (save $208)
If you absolutely can't spend the extra $450 for the below Gateway laptop, this model from Lenovo is a decent entry-level option. It has a large 15.6-inch 120Hz screen, Ryzen CPU, and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card. (Posted: 1/7)View Deal
Gateway Creator Series | 15.6" 120Hz | Core i5-10300H | RTX 2060 | $850 (save $150)
This is a great price for a laptop with a 10th-gen Core i5 processor and Nvidia RTX 2060 graphics card. You might have to upgrade the 256GB SSD and 8GB RAM later on, but the base hardware is impressive. (Posted: 1/11)View Deal
Acer Predator Helios 300 | 15.6" 144Hz | Core i7-10750H | RTX 2060 | $1,249 (save $-1248)
Here's another option for an RTX 2060 gaming laptop. This one has a 144Hz 1080p screen, an Intel Core i7 CPU, and 16GB RAM to sweeten the deal. (Posted: 1/11)View Deal
MSI Alpha 15 | 15.6" 144 Hz | Ryzen 7 4800H | RX 5600M | $1,199 (save $200)
This mid-range Ryzen gaming laptop is a great value, with its 8-core/16-thread CPU, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, 15.6-inch 144Hz screen, and RX 5600M graphics card. (Posted: 1/7)View Deal
Razer Blade 15 | 15.6" 144Hz | Core i7-10750H | RTX 2060 | $1,500 (save $300)
Razer's laptops always demand a premium compared to other gaming laptop, but if you really want a thin Razer gaming laptop, this model is a decent deal right now. (Posted: 1/7)