Gaming laptops are not the bank balance-destroying monolith they once were. Nowadays, there are plenty of low-cost options that can play even the most demanding triple-A games on the market. Check out our picks for best cheap gaming laptop July 2020 below...
Lenovo IdeaPad L340 gaming laptop
Powered by a 9th-gen Intel Core i5 processor, the Lenovo IdeaPad L340 is a powerful, fast laptop that is ideal for modern PC gaming on the go. Up to 4.1 GHz clock speeds give you all the power you need, and the NVIDIA GeForce 1050 graphics card nails HD graphics.
The L340 has plenty of space, too, with a 1 TB HDD and 128 GB SSD giving you all the storage you could ever wish for.
ASUS TUF FX505 gaming laptop
The ASUS TUF FX505 is a fantastic mid-range gaming laptop available for under £700. Powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor, it delivers up to 3.7 GHz clock speed which is plenty for most new titles.
It comes with 8 GB RAM, which you can upgrade to 32 GB if needs be. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics are strong value for money, and with the 120 Hz screen they will be displayed with clarity and speed.
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54 gaming laptop
We always recommend the Acer Nitro 5, but that's because it's just great. This model is equipped with an Intel Core i5-9300H processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4 GB graphics card and 256 GB SSD.
The Nitro 5 is fast, sleek, reliable and compact. It's great for gaming on the go or when hooked up to your desktop setup.
HP Pavilion Power 15 gaming laptop
Another laptop with similar specs is the HP Pavilion Power 15, an AMD Ryzen 5-powered beauty with 8 GB RAM and a 256 GB SSD.
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card GPU delivers full HD graphics on the crystal-clear 15.6" HD screen. And with plenty of connectivity built-in, you won't struggle to connect what you need.