If you feel today is the right time for an upgrade of your aging gaming rig then, you’re in the right place. For a little over $1000 bucks, you’ll have some of the best options below —-these are the best mid-range budget-friendly gaming laptops of 2018.
Part of these formidable line-up are well known computer manufacturers, who’ve proven their names in the industry. Check out the list below which contains Acer, Asus, HP, MSI and Alienware gaming laptops.
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop
- Latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor 2.8GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.8GHz | Windows 10 Home 64-bit
- Latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
- 15.6″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen IPS display, Red Backlit Keyboard
- 16GB DDR4 DRAM Memory & 256GB SSD | Extra empty expandable hard drive slot for 2.5″ hard drives
- Up to 7-hours of battery life
ASUS FX503VD 15.6” FHD Powerful Gaming Laptop
- 7th-generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad-core 2.8GHz (Turbo to 3.8GHz) with discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB graphics
- Slim 0.9″ profile and lightweight 5.7 lbs body with 15.6″ Full HD Matte Panel
- 128GB M.2 SSD + 1TB HDD for ideal balance of OS drive speeds and storage space, 8GB DDR4 DRAM
- Red-backlit gaming keyboard with anti-ghosting technology, 1.8mm key travel distance, and N-Key Rollover
- 802.11ac 2×2 Dual Antenna WiFi (up to 6x faster than traditional BGN); Bluetooth 4.1, 2x USB 3.1 (Type A), 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x Mini DisplayPort, 1x headphone/Mic jack, 1x RJ45 LAN port, 1x card reader
Alienware AW15R3-7376SLV-PUS 15.6″ Gaming Laptop
- Intel Core i7-7700HQ (Quad-Core, 6MB Cache, up to 3.8GHz w/Turbo Boost)
- 16GB DDR4 at 2400MHz (2x8GB); 32GB Maximum
- 128GB M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD (Boot) + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage); No Optical Drive
- 15.6 inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Anti-Glare 300-nits Display W/G-Sync
- All-around protection: a reinforced, weather-resistant, non-slip base provides added protection against the elements while easily Bearing the weight of all your gear.Average Weight: 7.69 lbs – (3.49 Kg)
OMEN by HP 15.6″ Gaming Laptop
- Play the latest games, including Fortnite, PUBG, and Overwatch, from anywhere—without sacrificing performance.
- 8th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8750H Processor, 6-Core, 2.2GHz up to 4.1GHz for superior gaming performance.
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4 GB GDDR5 dedicated). 15.6-inch diagonal FHD IPS anti-glare micro-edge WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080).
- 12 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (upgradable with 2 accessible memory slots). 128 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD. 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD.
- Dragon Red backlit keyboard, full size directional arrow keys, and illuminated WASD keys for instant recognition.
- Battery life: Up to 10 hours and 45 minutes (mixed usage); up to 6 hours and 30 minutes (video playback); up to 5 hours and 30 minutes (wireless streaming).
MSI GL62M 7REX-1896US 15.6″ Full HD Gaming Laptop
- Display: 15.6″ Full HD eDP 1920×1080 | Operating System: Windows 10 . Gb LAN
- Processor: Core i7-7700HQ (2.8 – 3.8 GHz). Visualize key system information so that its clear at a glance.Mini mode display system information on a small size window
- Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4G GDDR5.AC Adapter:150 W adapter
- RAM: 8GB (8G*1) DDR4 2400MHz | Hard Drive: 128GB M.2 SATA + 1TB (5400RPM)
- Special features: Thin and Light Chassis | Steel Series Red Backlight with Anti-Ghost key + silver lining | Nahimic 2 Surround Sound System
See full list here from Amazon.