Gaming is one of the most popular use cases for PCs and while not everyone can afford a high-end PC, these budget laptops can run popular titles.
While the best gaming experience is always reserved for the expensive desktops, the budget gaming laptops are also a good gateway to playing AAA titles. Features like a discrete GPU, sharp design and adequate memory are the highlights of budget gaming laptops, and these are enough to run popular games like FIFA19, GTA V, Crysis 3 and more.
The HP Pavilion Gaming 15-bc504TX is an entry-level gaming laptop that runs on 9th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU and a bright 15.6-inch screen along with an NVIDIA GTX1050 GPU. The laptop also offers 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 1TB HDD with additional M.2 slots for SSD storage. The laptop is good enough for popular gaming titles like FIFA 19, GTA V and more at low graphics settings.
You don’t have to look twice at the Acer Nitro 5 AN515-52 to know this one’s meant for gaming. The thick red accents across the body and a red-backlit keyboard with concave WASD keys, mean this is designed for gaming. Inside, there’s an 8th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU along with the NVIDIA GTX1050 GPU and 8GB RAM. The laptop’s also quite responsive thanks to 16GB Intel Optane memory, while an additional 1TB HDD offers enough space to store and run the most popular gaming titles.
The HP Pavilion Gaming 15-ec0026AX is powered by the AMD Ryzen 5 3550H CPU paired with the NVIDIA GTX1050 graphics with 8GB RAM. There’s also a 256GB SSD inside and a 1TB HDD to ensure enough disk space for the games. The laptop also sports a 15.6-inch Full HD Anti Glare screen with 60Hz refresh rate and 250 nits brightness and thin bezels.
The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54 sports a 9th Gen Intel Core i5-9300H processor paired with NVIDIA GTX1050 GPU and 8GB DDR4 RAM out of the box (upgradable to 32GB DDR4) and a 1TB HDD. There’s also a 15.6-inch Full HD screen with a gaming-centric design and squishy RGB-lit keys. The setup can easily run the popular titles like FIFA 19 and GTA V at low graphics.