Now is one of the best times to get into gaming, with games like Fortnite and PUBG being hard to miss, and Steam sales making games really cheap, all you would need is the hardware to play all these games. If you’re looking for a laptop to get started or looking for an affordable upgrade, here are some affordable gaming laptops for your consideration:
1.Asus TUF FX504G
Asus’ line of gaming laptop’s is a great place to start, with the The Ultimate Force line (TUF) being the perfect line for new gamers. The FX504G is priced at around RM 3149, available at all Asus stores or licensed retailers. Powered by an Intel Core i7-8750H Processor and a 4GB RAM, along with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB graphics card. Other quality of life features includes an Anti-Dust Cooling (ADC) system which ensures longer play-time, and a 7.1 channel surround sound for full immersion. Check out the laptop on the Asus website here.
2. HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop
The lightest laptop on the list, the HP Pavilion comes in a sleek black and violet finish. Powered by a 4 GB RAM and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, it also has a 1TB HDD built-in to the laptop. It’s priced at RM 3112, the HP Pavilion is perfect for gamers on the go. It also has a USB C port, perfect for connecting devices, a backlit keyboard which complements the violet finish, and HP Audio Boost that amplifies sound and music to the next level. Check out the HP Pavilion right here.
3. MSI GL62M 7REX
When it comes to gaming, one can never go wrong with MSI, especially with their line of gaming laptops under the GL series. The 7REX packs quite a punch, with the standard NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card as well as the Intel i7 processor, this laptop is made for the hardcore gamer. Those who would want to try eSports at an affordable price, look no further than the 7REX. It has dynamic temperature control with the Cooler Boost 4 and has a built-in Steelseries keyboard. It’s priced at RM 3,779 and you can find out more about it on their website.
4. Lenovo Legion Y520
Part of their Legion line of laptops, Lenovo’s Y520 is an essential laptop for any gamer, allowing them to play today’s hottest games. It comes with the AMD Radeon™ RX 560 graphics card and up to 512GB of PCIe SSD storage, this laptop is all about giving you consistent performance. Along with the Dolby Premium for truly immersive audio, and the Lenovo Nerve Sense, helping any young streamer customize their controls for easy streaming. This laptop is retailed for about RM 3,809 and can be found on Lenovo’s website.
5. Acer Nitro 5
We’ve covered this one before, and this laptop is the most recent and cheapest gaming laptop out there. The Acer Nitro 5 really is a game-changer in many ways than one. It’s the cheapest at just about RM 2999, and with that it does come with lower but still functional processors, the Intel Core i5-8300H, but it does still come with the industry standard NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, thus making it stand toe-to-toe with the previous entries. Do check it out here if you’re really on a budget.
So those are our top picks for the 5 most affordable laptops on the market now. We hope you get to take your pick and get your gaming on!