Nvidia recentlydesktop graphics cards, highlighted by the . These next-gen GPUs are starting to roll out now, and it should follow that the mobile versions of these new graphics processors will start appearing in laptops soon.
If you can’t wait to pick up a new laptop, you should know that big savings are available on current models with RTX 3000-series GPUs. Amazon, Best Buy and Newegg have a host of laptops on sale right now — from entry-level models based on RTX 3050 graphics to high-end mobile gaming rigs with RTX 3080 and RTX 3080 Ti GPUs — so there’s likely a gaming laptop out there that fits your budget.
Don’t miss the deals below, and check back here often. I’ll keep this list updated as sales expire and new deals emerge.
Acer’s Nitro 5 has long been a popular pick for gamers on tight budgets. This model is $150 off at Best Buy and features GeForce RTX 3050 graphics alongside midrange components: a Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 512GB solid-state drive. The roomy 17.3-inch display has full HD resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. This is about as inexpensive as you’ll find a gaming laptop with a GPU from Nvidia’s RTX 30 series.
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At $820, this 15-inch HP laptop is one of the most affordable RTX 3050 Ti-based gaming laptops you’ll find. In addition to the RTX 3050 Ti GPU, it supplies an octa-core AMD Ryzen 7 5800H CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. The 15.6-inch display features a full HD resolution and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate.
This Gigabyte model serves up a roomy 17.3-inch display powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H CPU and RTX 3060 graphics. The big screen has full HD resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. It’s only $880 at Newegg and is one of the few RTX 3060-equipped laptops priced at less than $1,000.
This Asus gaming laptop is discounted by $300 and features a 15.6-inch display with a 1080p resolution and 144Hz refresh rate powered by a 12th-gen Core i7 CPU and GeForce RTX 3070 graphics. We can’t find an RTX 3070-based gaming laptop for less.
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This beast from Asus delivers GeForce RTX 3080 graphics, an insanely fast 300Hz display and a keyboard with optical mechanical switches and per-key RGB lighting. An AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU powers the 15.6-inch, full HD display, and you get plenty of RAM (16GB) and storage (1TB SSD). It’s discounted at Newegg by $173 and is one of the more affordable gaming laptops with RTX 3080 graphics.
There aren’t many examples of a laptop with RTX 3080 Ti graphics that cost less than $3,000, but that’s what we have here — and by a wide margin –with this big, 17.3-inch Gigabyte Aorus that’s $370 off at Newegg. The display features a 1080p resolution and a blazing 360Hz refresh rate powered by a Core i7-12700H CPU and the 3080 Ti GPU. You also get an ample 32GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD.
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