Gaming laptops can sometimes turn out to be way more expensive than gaming PCs. If you’re looking for state-of-the-art cooling on a laptop, you will need to splurge some extra cash. However, there are some really good gaming laptops on the market that offer incredible value for money. Today, we bring you our picks for the best midrange gaming laptops you can buy right now.
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Acer Aspire 5 Gaming Laptop
Price: Rs 54,990 on Amazon
Acer Aspire 5 is powered by the 12th Gen Intel Core i5 processor consisting of 12 cores. It also gets NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050, which does a good job of handling the graphics. The dual fans and copper thermal pipes keep the laptop cool even when it’s functioning at its peak capacity. The 15.6-inch FHD IPS display has a screen-to-body ratio of 81.8% and gets features like Acer Color Intelligence and Acer BlueLightShield. The Aspire 5 is available in a 16GB RAM + 512GB storage variant.
MSI GF63 Thin
Price: Rs 58,990 on Amazon
MSI is known for its high-end gaming laptops, but its midrange offerings are some of the best in the segment. The MSI GF63 Thin gets the 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H processor under the hood and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX1650 Max GPU for the graphics. The 15.6-inch FHD IPS display panel has a resolution of 1920 x 1080p and a refresh rate of 144Hz. On top of that, the MSI GF13 Thin rocks 8GB of DDR4 3200MHz RAM that is upgradeable up to 64GB. In terms of storage, this laptop gets 512GB of NVMe PCIe Gen3x4 SSD.
Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop
Price: Rs 66,750 on Amazon
Acer Nitro 5 is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400H along with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU. It gets Acer CoolBoost technology that improves the overall cooling performance by 25%. The 15.6-inch LED IPS display has a resolution of 1920 x 1080p and a refresh rate of 144Hz. There is a dedicated button on the keyboard to trigger the NitroSense UI, allowing users to instantly view live metrics for fan speed, loading performance, power plan, and internal temperature. The Nitro 5 gets 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage space.
MSI Modern 15
Price: Rs 57,990 on Amazon
MSI Modern 15 gets the AMD Ryzen 7-7730U processor along with AMD Radeon Graphics. The 15.6-inch IPS display has a resolution of 1920 x 1080p and a refresh rate of 60Hz. This laptop comes with a massive 1TB NVMe PCIe Gen3x4 SSD storage and 16GB DDR4 Onboard Dual Channel RAM. It weighs just 1.7kg and has dimensions of 35.9 x 24.1 x 1.9 cm. OS duties are handled by Windows 11 Home.
Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3
Price: Rs 55,499 on Amazon
Priced just over Rs 55,000, the Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3 is one of the best value-for-money laptops you can buy right now. It gets the 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11300H CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6 Dedicated Graphics. The 15.6-inch IPS LCD display has a 120Hz refresh rate and can reach up to 250 nits of peak brightness. The Ideapad Gaming 3 comes with 8GB of RAM (upgradeable to 16GB) and 512GB SSD storage.
Asus TUF Gaming F15
Price: Rs 50,990 on Amazon
This 2021 gaming laptop is still a solid device 2 years down the line. The Asus TUF Gaming F15 is powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H processor. It also gets a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GDDR6 4GB VRAM. The 15.6-inch IPS display panel has a refresh rate of 144Hz and a 1920 x 1080p resolution. The laptop comes preloaded with Windows 11 Home, but MS Office will cost you Rs 3,000 more. It has an internal storage of 512GB and 8GB of RAM.
HP Victus Gaming Laptop
Price: Rs 56,990 on Amazon
HP Victus Gaming Laptop gets the AMD Ryzen 5 5600H processor under the hood. GPU duties are handled by AMD Radeon RX 6500M Graphics (4 GB GDDR6). One of our favourite things about this laptop is the integrated speaker setup powered by B&O. The 15.6-inch IPS FHD display has a refresh rate of 144Hz for seamless gaming. It also gets anti-glare and 1080p resolution. The Victus Gaming Laptop from HP comes with 512GB of SSD storage and 8GB RAM. The 16GB RAM variant costs Rs 2,000 more.
These are our picks for the best midrange gaming laptops you can buy right now. Outside of the GPU and screen refresh rate, we would also suggest trying out the laptop keyboard before making a purchase. A good tactile, keyboard is what you should be looking for. While you can always connect a superior gaming keyboard of your choice to your laptop, a good laptop keyboard is pivotal for gaming when you’re on the go.
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