Best Gaming Laptop 2018 – Budget, Mid-Range and The Best

Best Gaming Laptop 2018 – Budget, Mid-Range and The Best

GNSR is presenting Best Gaming Laptop 2018. In 2018 the gaming laptop scene looks completely different than it did ten years ago. There are ultralight and ultrathin solutions that use NVIDIA proprietary cooling design system Nvidia max Q while the clunkier more powerful traditional laptops are still there at their side. But which will give you the best performance for you? Well in this listing we break down the top 5 best gaming laptops on the market this year based on price versus performance and situations they’ll be used in. So regardless of whether you’re looking for a budget option or the best of the best we’ll have a choice for you.

Best Gaming Laptop 2018

Acer Aspire E 15 – Best Gaming Laptop Under $500

Best Gaming Laptop 2018
Acer Aspire E 15
  • 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor (Up to 3.40 GHz, 6M Cache)
  • 15.6″ FHD LED-backlit TFT LCD
  • 8GB DDR3 RAM
  • 1TB Storage
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 with 2 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM,
  • 1 Year Carry-In Local Warranty

Full Specifications

Note: Different configuration is available

First up is the Acer Aspire E-15, the best gaming laptop under $500. Acer Aspire e15 is made of sturdy black plastic with a dark grey matte lid that has a subtle crosshatch pattern and texture along with a deck that looks like full brushed aluminum. The notebook seems to have promising build quality along with the specifications.

Acer Predator Helios 300 – Best gaming laptop under $1K

Best Gaming Laptop 2018
Acer Predator Helios 300
  • Intel Core i7 (7th Gen) 7700HQ / 2.8 GHz
  • M.2 2280 256 GB
  • Up to 32 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 – 6 GB GDDR5 SDRAM
  • 3220 mAh lithium polymer Battery

Full Specifications

Note: Different configuration is available

Next up is the Acer Predator Helios 300, the best gaming laptop under a thousand bucks. Firstly there is two type of Acer Predator Helios, three hundred on the market the 17 inch and the 15 inch. These two types have many minor differences, but the only outwardly noticeable difference is the screen size the Predators body is built from black metal and across most of its surfaces. All in all this machine offers solid 1080p gaming performance good design a solid screen and is a fantastic gaming laptop for under $1000.

Acer Predator 17- a great mid-range

Best Gaming Laptop 2018
Acer Predator 17
  • CPU: 2.6GHz Intel Core i7-6700HQ (quad-core, 6MB cache, up to 3.5GHz with Turbo Boost)
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M (4GB GDDR5 RAM), Intel HD Graphics 530
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4 (2,133 MHz, expandable to 64GB)
  • Screen: 17.3-inch, 1,920 x 1,080 IPS LCD
  • Storage: 128GB PCIe NVME SSD, 1TB HDD (7,400 RPM)

Full Specifications

Note: Different configuration is available

Next up is the Acer Predator 17, a great mid-range gaming laptop. The Predator’s chassis remains as ostentatious as ever. Unlike competing for gaming laptop makers such as Gigabyte and HP, Acer has intentionally designed the Predator to be as over-the-top as possible. Littering the 17.3-inch device with red flourishes and large speaker grilles and fan vents the unsubtle looks aren’t helped by the Predators 3.5 kg weight and 40-millimeter thickness which are outright. Even by gaming laptop standards built quality is the only area where the predator feels perhaps a little compromised.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 – Best value per dollar

Best Gaming Laptop 2018
ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501
  • 15.6-inch, 1,920×1,080-pixel display
  • 2.2GHz Intel Core i7-8750H
  • 32GB DDR4 SDRAM 2,666MHz
  • 8GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
  • 512GB SSD
  • 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)

Full Specifications

Note: Different configuration is available

Next is the ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501, best value per dollar. There’s a fire slap top, innovative design a color-rich display, fantastic speakers and most importantly stellar gaming performance. The laptop has an innovative design which sees the bottom panel drop down like a ramp for better air flow. The mechanism engages automatically as you open the hinge.

Razer Blade Pro – The best overall gaming laptop

Best Gaming Laptop 2018
Razer Blade Pro
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
  • 17.3-inch touchscreen, 3840×2160-pixel resolution with G-Sync.
  • Thin mechanical keyboard.
  • VR-ready.

Full Specifications

Note: Different configuration is available

Last but not least is the Razer Blade Pro, the best overall gaming laptop. The Razer Blade pro’s clad in black aluminum with a bright glossy screen, matte black interior, unibody construction, and a pulsing keyboard backlight. It’s also reliable durable and cumbersome weighing in at 7.6 9 pounds. The Razer Blade Pro features an ultra-low profile mechanical keyboard and an excellent but accurate trackpad. The trackpad is smooth and precise with support for windows precision touchpad but it’s defining feature is its location seated on the right hand.

So which one in your opinion is the Best Gaming Laptop 2018 among these five?