Best gaming laptop August 2020: Our favourite gaming laptops on the market now
Gaming laptops continue to get better and better. With new cutting-edge CPU and GPU tech, the latest releases are the best ever. Check out our picks for the best gaming laptop August 2020 below.
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The best mid-range laptop: ASUS ROG STRIX G15
If you’re after a high level of gaming performance that will last you for some time, head over to ASUS for the STRIX G15 from its ROG (Republic of Gamers) range.
Equipped with a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 processor capable of speeds up to 5.0 GHz, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB graphics card and 16 GB RAM, this laptop is an absolute beast that will set you back under £1,500.
The best entry-level AMD laptop: HP Pavilion Power 15
If you’re looking for an entry-level gaming laptop, the HP Pavilion Power 15 is a solid bet. It costs under £700 and will give you reliable performance for your favourite games.
The new model available at Argos below features the AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor for speeds of up to 4.0 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics for full HD display, 8 GB DDR4 RAM and 256 GB SSD storage. A great introduction to PC gaming.
The best entry-level Intel laptop: ASUS TUF FX505
ASUS produces some incredible gaming machines. One of our favourites continues to be the TUF FX505, part of the company’s gaming range built for performance and durability.
The FX505 features an Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM (upgradeable to 32 GB), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics and HyperCool technology to ensure your machine doesn’t overheat even when the competition does!
The best value high refresh rate laptop: Acer Nitro 5
For a high refresh rate to give you that competitive edge, the latest Acer Nitro 5 models offer the processing power and graphical capability you need.
With a 144 Hz refresh rate display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H CPU, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU and 8 GB RAM, this laptop is incredibly strong for its price.
The link below is for a gaming bundle exclusive to Amazon.
The best 4K ultra HD gaming laptop: Dell XPS 13
If you want the upgrade to 4K ultra HD, it’s surprising just how much you can get for not much more cost. Take the newest Dell XPS 13-7390, for instance.
It has a 10th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, integrated Intel UHD GPU, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD storage, and a beautiful 13.3″ 4K ultra HD display for the best screen resolution.
The best elite laptop: ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15
Want the best-in-class for every single element of your gaming laptop? Got almost 4 grand burning a hole in your pocket? Well, do we have the product for you!
10th-gen Intel Core i9 CPU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super GPU, 32 GB RAM, 2 TB SSD storage, 4K display – you can’t really get better than this right now.