Best Gaming Laptops Under $1000 - 2020 list

Reviewed and rated - 1275 laptops built for the PC gamer, all of them cheaper than $1000. Our PCGameBenchmark scores are based on how many of the top 1,000 PC games a system can run at recommended level.

PCGameBenchmark has reviewed and scored 1275 gaming laptops in the USA. We will help you find the top PCs at low prices and compare gaming laptops with a single rating. To pick the good gaming laptops, our scores are based on the combination of graphics card, cpu and RAM - and how many PC games they will run. That is how we classify which is most powerful gaming rig. We update our scores every day based on new gaming laptops available to buy on Amazon and new game releases. We always have the latest data.

  • We track screens size - from 17 inches, 15 inches and down to 11 inches.
  • We track the graphics card - whether it's low end or even a RTX 2080 laptop (the most expensive one in our database!)
  • We track how heavy it is - seeking the elusive goal of a lightweight gaming laptop.

Our reviews include all the biggest brands including Lenovo laptops, Gigabyte, Razor, Dell, Acer, MSI, Alienware, MSI and more. We only track Windows laptops, but report on whether the systems are Intel, Nvidia or AMD gaming laptops.

Getting the best buy is very important for the PC gamer, so you can rank by price. All our laptop reviews have the latest pricing from Amazon. Everyday you can find the best budget gaming laptop deals. And when the day comes (Friday 29th November!) we'll have the best Black Friday 2019 gaming laptop deals too! Looking for a deal right away? Filter the list below or click straight through to our pick for the best gaming laptop under $1500 and even lower cost guide to gaming laptops under $1000.

Acer Predator Helios 300 Review

Acer Predator Series PH315-51-78NP

Latest Price: $978.90

Rating: 94%

Acer 2724672856335 Review

Acer Aspire 2724672856335

Latest Price: $982.00

Rating: 94%

MSI GE63 Raider RGB-605 Premium Review

GE63 Raider GE63

Latest Price: $879.99

Rating: 94%

2018 Premium Flagship Dell G7 15.6 Inch FHD IPS Review

Dell Dell

Latest Price: $999.00

Rating: 94%

Acer Premium Flagship 17.3" FHD VR Ready Review

Aspire 7 Acer

Latest Price: $946.99

Rating: 94%

HP 15-CE198WM 15.6″ FHD Review

HP Omen 3VT96UA

Latest Price: $948.00

Rating: 94%

2019 Newest ASUS TUF Flagship 17.3" FHD IPS Display Review

TUF Gaming Asus

Latest Price: $949.99

Rating: 94%

MSI GP63 Leopard-077 15.6" Performance Review

GP63 GP63 Leopard-077

Latest Price: $998.98

Rating: 94%

Dell G5587 G5 15 5587 Review

G5 15 G5587

Latest Price: $856.98

Rating: 89%

Dell G3 Gaming Review

G3 Gaming G3 Gaming

Latest Price: $889.95 you save $347.08 (39%)

Rating: 87%

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