The idea about Gaming laptops under $1000 came in my mind when I was writing about writing about best gaming laptops overall . Because everyone loves gaming laptops due to their processing power, portability and compact size. OK, the latter two things aren’t found that much in gaming laptops, but they still give you more portability and compact size than a full-fledged Gaming desktop. But one main problem I have with these notebooks labelled as ‘Gaming Laptops’ is that they are deadly expensive. Even more than a MacBook Pro in some cases.
Now, I know this is not a good comparison and MacBook Pro is not a Gaming Laptop. But MacBook Pro is arguably the Best Laptop around. So to be more expensive than that, a laptop has to show some guts. Well, most gaming laptops are super-powerful, agreed, but not everyone — or even some of us — can afford the sub-3000 bucks’ gaming laptops.
This is the reason why I’ve written this post is that I wanted to show that you don’t need to rob a Bank, in order to Buy to Gaming Laptop. One more thing, to be able to handle high-graphics games, a laptop doesn’t have to be a gaming one. I know what you’re saying. You probably saying that gaming laptops have many features like backlighting, pro-grade keyboard etc. But the most important task is Graphics handling. If a laptop can do that, it is good for gaming.
So here we present the best Gaming notebooks to buy under $1000.
15.6” Full-HD 1920 x 1080 touch screen that supports multi-touch up to 10 fingers.
Dolby’ Advanced Audio technology combines with JBL-made stereo speakers and subwoofer, to make your audio experience, epic.
4th-Gen Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4 GHz Processor with 8 GB DDR3 RAM, 8 GB Solid-State Drive and 1 TB Hard Drive.
In modern multi-player games, we all need to talk to our friends. To make it a better experience for you, Lenovo Y50’s got a dual digital array microphone. Video calls are there too. For that, we have a 720p integrated HD webcam.
For gaming sessions during later night, it supports backlighting and AccuType Keyboard, so that you can play games for hours and hours.
4 hours of Battery life, despite of having a discrete Nvidia GTX 860M 2GB Graphics Card.
A super-wide 17.3″ IPS 1920×1080 Wide-Angle Display with VGA webcam and Bluetooth 4.0.
Intel Core i7-5500U Dual-core processor of 2.4 GHz frequency, you can Turbo Boost it up to 3 GHz.
It supports Wireless 802.11 b/g/n only.
8 GB DDR3L SDRAM + 1 TB Internal Hard Drive. It also supports DVD±RW/CD-RW and even it has a Card Reader slot too.
A discrete Nvidia GeForce GTX950M 2GB DDR3 Graphics Card for graphics handling.
It is basically for those who want bigger screen some solid performance. Although it has same screen size as that of MSI GE72, it has better processor too and also it is slightly cheaper than the former.
2.2 GHz Intel 5th-Gen Core i5-5200U Dual-core processor with Turbo Boost up to 2.7 GHz, 8GB DDR3L RAM and 1TB internal Hard Drive.
15.6″ HD display with integrated 720p webcam.
For video graphics, it has a discrete a 4GB NVIDIA GeForce 940M Graphics Card.
Others features are WiFi 802.11ac support which, in turn, supports MU-MIMO technology . MU-MIMO stands for Multi-User Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output. Simply put, it enables multiple radio terminals to access a system.
Broadwell Intel Core i5-5200U Dual-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz — the very same that was found in Acer Aspire E5 — and can be Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz.
4 GB SDRAM DDR3 + 128GB SSD and Intel HD Graphics 5500.
13.3″ full HD WLED backlit screen + Backlit keyboard too. Its weight is only 2.6 pounds.
A mammoth battery life up to 15 hours — courtesy of having no discrete graphics Card.
With having 5th-Gen laptop, it has direct competition with Acer Aspire E5. Although it has SSD, which is not in E5 — that SSD is only of 128 GB. And since it has no discrete graphics card, don’t expect it to play Heavy-graphics games. It can still play not-so-graphics-heavy games though, not to forget its slim design, elegant looks and light weightiness.
No Nvidia Graphics Card, instead we have an AMD Radeon R9 M275 4GB Graphics Card.
15. HP Pavilion 2016 – Best 6th-Gen Gaming Laptop Under 1000
A 17.3″ Full HD IPS Touchscreen with 1920×1080 and 10-finger multi-touch support.
6th-Gen Skylake Core i7-6700HQ clocked at 2.6 GHz, which, you can turbo boost up to 3.5 GHz.
1 TB Hard Drive, Tray Load DVD drive and 720p HD webcam along with intel HD Graphics 530.
B&O play with 2 speakers + windows 10 and 8GB DDR3L SDRAM.
Few Words From Author..
Well that were some of the best notebooks under 1000 from gaming point of view — in my opinion. It is natural that you may not agreed and have some other recommendation. If this is the case, feel free to comment. Your proposed laptop may get listed here.
About the Author
Muhammad Asfand Yar, or Asfand as his friends call, is Author cum Owner of List Enthusiast. Blogging is his old new-found love. He writes to boost his Knowledge - and yours too. He usually remains in front of computer screen - even when he isn't writing any Blog post - doing computer programming. C++ is his passion. Catch him on twitter @asfandyar12.