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Best AMD Laptops for Gaming under 50000

By Faizan Siddiqui | Price Updated 05-Oct-2022

For the past few years, AMD laptops have been in the limelight in the sub-50000 market, which used to be dominated by Intel-powered laptops, because of their great CPU and GPU performance and excellent power efficiency. It is hard to imagine that just a few years ago there were barely any AMD laptops available in the market and even the ones that were available didn't review well because of there severe thermal issues. AMD has improved a lot in the last couple of years, especially with their new Ryzen CPUs which are some of the most power-efficient CPUs available in the market today and that is an important factor in this price range. With so many laptop manufacturers now offering compelling SKUs featuring Ryzen processors, here is our list of some of the best AMD laptops for Gaming under 50000.

01. ASUS Vivobook 15

ASUS Vivobook 15

The Vivobook 15 is one of the best AMD gaming laptops under 50k. It comes equipped with the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U which is a 6-Core / 12-Thread CPU, based on the AMD ‘ZEN 2’ microarchitecture. It is an extremely powerful CPU, especially at this price point and it’s paired with 7 Graphics Cores of AMD Radeon Graphics clocked at 1800 MHz. The overall design of the Vivobook 15 is fairly minimalistic, it has a silver finish all around and just a single ASUS logo on the top and it's also a thin and light machine weighing in at around 1.8 kg which is pretty decent for a laptop of its size. Its other notable specs include a 15.6-inch Full HD display, 8 GB of DDR4 memory clocked at 3200 MHz, 512 GB of NVMe Storage and a great set of I/O including a fingerprint reader for Windows Hello. So if you're looking at AMD laptops for gaming under 50000, the Vivobook 15 is an excellent option to consider at its price.

02. Acer Aspire 5 A515-45

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45

The Acer Aspire 5 is a thin and light laptop that comes with the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U which is a Hexa-Core CPU (AMD Ryzen 5 5500U), based on AMD's ‘ZEN 2’ microarchitecture that is made on TSMC’s highly efficient 7nm manufacturing node. It is an extremely powerful and power-efficient CPU and it’s paired with 7 Graphics Cores of AMD Radeon Graphics clocked at 1800 MHz. Being thin and light, the Acer Aspire 5 A515-45 weighs in at around 1.76 kg and it is 17.95 mm thick which is pretty slim for a laptop of its size. Some of its other notable specs include a 15.6-inch Full HD display, 512 GB of NVMe storage, 8 GB of RAM and it even comes with Wi-Fi 6 support which is pretty rare to see in an AMD gaming laptop under 50k. With its fairly clean design and great feature set, the Acer Aspire 5 A515-45 is one of the best AMD laptops for Gaming under 50000.

03. HP 15s

HP 15s

The HP 15s is also one of the best AMD laptops for Gaming under 50000. It comes equipped with the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U which is a 6-Core / 12-Thread CPU, based on AMD's ‘ZEN 2’ architecture. Like all SoCs from the AMD Ryzen 5000 family, it is a really power-efficient chip and it’s paired with 7 AMD Radeon based Graphics cores clocked at 1800 MHz. The laptop might not be able to handle modern AAA titles at 60 FPS like most units in this price range but it is an excellent CPU for older AAA games or emulation. The overall design of the HP 15s is pretty simple, with a silver finish all around the exterior and a brushed finish on the keyboard deck. Another interesting fact is that the HP 15s is one of the lightest laptops on this list coming in at 1.69 kg and its other notable specs include a 15.6-inch Full HD display with fairly thin bezels on two sides, 8 GB of RAM, 512 GB of SSD storage and it comes with Windows 11 pre-installed.

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04. MSI Modern 14

MSI Modern 14

The MSI Modern 14 is a 14-inch AMD laptop for gaming under 50000. It comes with the older gen AMD Ryzen 5 4500U which is a 6-Core / 6-Thread CPU, based on AMD's ‘ZEN 2’ microarchitecture and manufactured on TSMC’s highly efficient 7nm node. It is a really power-efficient chip and its paired with 6 AMD Radeon based Graphics cores clocked at 1500 MHz. Being a 14-inch laptop the Modern 14 is the lightest laptop on this list coming in at 1.3 kg and 16.9 mm thick which is nice for someone who needs a really portable machine with a pretty small footprint. The overall design of the Modern 14 is really clean and minimalistic, its Carbon Grey on both the interior and exterior with a small MSI logo on the top lid. Its other specifications include a 1080p 60 Hz display, 8 GB of DDR4 memory and 512 GB of SSD storage.

05. Asus Vivobook 14

Asus Vivobook 14

The ASUS Vivobook 14 comes with a Ryzen 7 3700U which is a 4-Core / 8-Thread CPU, with a base clock of 2.3 GHz and a max boost clock of 4.0 GHz, its paired with the Radeon RX Vega 10 Graphics which has 10 GPU cores clocked at 1400 MHz, making it one of the most powerful APU on this list. The laptop won't be able to handle modern AAA titles but the Vega 10 Graphics are no slouch, great for playing slightly older titles or emulation. Its other notable specs include a 14-inch Full HD display, 16 GB of DDR4 memory,512 GB of NVMe storage and a fingerprint reader for windows, hello making it one of the most complete laptops on this list. The Vivobook 14, like other Vivobooks, has a pretty clean exterior with a silver finish and if you're in the market for a complete and powerful laptop then the Vivobook 14 is one of the best AMD gaming laptops under 50k-60k.