Best Gaming Laptops Under $1000 - 2020 list

Reviewed and rated - 1274 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 1274 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.

Dell VM2J4 Review

Dell Latitude VM2J4

Latest Price: $999.99

Rating: 38%

ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe Ultraportable Review

ASUS ZenBook UX490UA-XH74-BL

Latest Price: $999.99 you save $370 (37%)

Rating: 38%

HP Pavilion 15-au018wm Touchscreen Review

HP Pavilion X0S49UA

Latest Price: $999.99

Rating: 16%

HP Z8T47UA Review

Spectre x2 Z8T47UA

Latest Price: $999.99 you save $410 (41%)

Rating: 40%

2019 Dell Inspiron 15 7000 7573 15.6" 4K UHD Touchscreen Review

Dell Inspiron i7573 Notebook PC Dell Inspiron 7000 Series 7573 Laptop

Latest Price: $999.99

Rating: 44%

Dell NDXNV Review

Dell Latitude NDXNV

Latest Price: $999.99

Rating: 36%

2-in-1 Dell Inspiron 5000 13.3" Full HD Touchscreen Review

Dell 13.3 Dell Inspiron

Latest Price: $999.99

Rating: 38%

HP Elitebook 850 G4 15.6" Notebook Review


Latest Price: $999.87

Rating: 35%

HP OMEN 15-ce020ca 15.6" Review

15-ce020ca 15-ce020ca

Latest Price: $999.77

Rating: 18%

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