Gaming Laptops for Different Budgets in 2017

The arrival of the New Year is the perfect time to upgrade your home gaming system. Since it’s the peak of the shopping season, as well, it’s easy to find some bargain deals and get yourself a brand-new gaming machine. Moreover, gamers who spend a lot of time on the road could replace their home desktop with a brand-new gaming laptop. The following machines should meet gaming requirements of different budgets in 2017.


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Origin EON17-X

A pure gaming delight, this model comes with the outstanding Intel Core i7-6700K 4.5 GHz processor and 16 GB of RAM. It has a 1.5 TB of total storage, which includes a whopping 512 GB SSD, which should be more than enough to satisfy a variety of storage and speed requirements. Moreover, the NVidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics and the 17.3 UltraHD screen offer breath-taking visuals.

This is a machine for a deep pocket, but it also has a bright future. Starting from $1,850, the Origin EON17X laptop will serve you well in many years to come. If you can’t afford it now and your old machine can still run new games, wait until you save enough money and go for this gaming beauty.


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Dell Inspiron 15 7559

Those who like to play a video game from time to time, but use their laptop mainly for business purposes should get Dell Inspiron 15 7559. It comes with the quad-core Intel Core i7-6700HQ. The graphics is NVidia GeForce GTX 960M (4GB GDDR5). What is an out-of-its-league perk of this model, is the 16-GB of RAM consisting of two 8-GB memory units in dual channel. Moreover, its 15.6-inch, 4K IPS touchscreen is also a fantastic feature, regardless its reflective character.

As for the data transfer, it supports 3.0 USB drives and Bluetooth 4.0 transfer. Also, think about getting a cheap USB flash drive when purchasing this laptop, as a storage addition.

Yu can get Dell Inspiron 15 7559 in the price range from $750 to $999, depending on the type of the screen. So, if you want to score a cheap laptop, make sure to do your due diligence and look around.


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HP Omen 15-5001na

A great, modern machine that boasts a 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7-4710MQ processor and 8 GB RAM (1600 MHz, DDR3). You can experience fair graphics with its NVidia GeForce GTX 960 (4 GB GDDR5 RAM). This HP model offers the 256 GB M.2 PCIe SSD Samsung hard disk. The cutting-edge SSD technology, enhanced by the M.2 connector accelerates the performance speed of this hard drive. Hence, it’s one of the most responsive SSDs available to the average shopper.

Topped with a gloss screen, the HP Omen 15-5001na isn’t the most powerful laptop you can get. Still, it’s the best solution for people who spend a lot of time at work, but also like to play a video game during their breaks.

Finally, its price starts from $1,500.


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If your budget doesn’t allow for any larger investments at the moment, but you want to get a class act among gaming laptops, go for MSI GL72. With the cutting-edge i7-6700HQ CPU and the excellent NVidia GTX 960M graphics card (2 GB GDDR5), this MSI laptop will smoothly run a wide range of video games. Moreover, with the 8GB or RAM and a marvelous 17.3 HD screen, it will give you a great visual experience, as well. Finally, the 1 TB HDD provides ample storage space for multimedia and gaming content. Starting from $1,599, the MSI GL72 laptop is one of the most interesting gaming options on the market.

When buying a new laptop, first set the main purpose it will be used for. If gaming is more important, you’ll hardly find an exclusive model under $1,000. Hence, you’ll need to save a bit more and get closer to the budget of $1,500. The laptops in this price range can satisfy even some more demanding gaming needs. So, look around the Web and conduct detailed research to get a computer that will satisfy your laptop needs.


Dan Radak is a marketing professional with ten years of experience. He is currently working with a number of companies in the field of digital marketing, closely collaborating with a couple of e-commerce companies. He is also a coauthor on several technology websites and regular contributor to Technivorz.