Top 12 best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars [February 2018]

Best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is the ideal budget to get one of the best gaming laptops available in the market right now. You can also check gaming out the best gaming laptop under 500 & 1000 dollars as well.

On this budget, you will get a pretty powerful gaming rig. The rig which can offer you nicest gaming experience and allows you to play your favorite games at max or ultra settings.

Not only these, the processors, GPU and the build quality is much better than all the budget gaming laptop available in the market.

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Best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars [February 2018]

1. Acer Nitro 5  

Intel Core i5-7300HQ | GeForce GTX 1050 Ti | 15.6″ Full HD | 8GB DDR4 | 256GB SSD

$769.41
2. MSI GL62M   

Quad Core i7-7700HQ | GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4GB Graphics | 8GB DRAM | 128GB SSD+1TB Hard Drive

 

$899.00
3.  Lenovo Legion Y520 Intel i5-7300HQ | Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB | 8GB DDR4 DRAM | 256GB PCIe SSD $929.99
4. ASUS FX502  

Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor | 16GB DDR4 RAM | 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD | GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

$1,159.70
5.  HP Omen 17  

Intel i7-7700HQ | 12GB RAM | NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti 4GB | 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

$1,199.99
6.  Acer Predator Helios 300 Intel Core i7 | GeForce GTX 1060 | 16GB DDR4 | 1TB HHD + 256GB SSD $1,399.00
7. ASUS ROG Strix GL703VM  

Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHz | GTX 1060 6GB | 16GB DDR4 RAM | 256GB PCIe SSD + 1TB SSHD

1,460.37
8.  Hyundai Kanabo HG156616E  

16GB RAM | Intel Core i7 | NVidia 1060 GTX 6GB 

$1,589.11
9. Gigabyte Aero 14Wv7-BK  

Intel Kabylake i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GDDR5 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD 

$1,649.00
10.  Alienware AW15R3  

7th Generation Intel Core i7 | 16GB RAM | 1TB HDD | VR Ready | NVIDIA GTX 1060

$1,399.00
11. Razer Blade Stealth  

7th Generation Intel Core i7 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD

$1,249.99
12. Dell Inspiron i7559  

Intel Quad-Core i7-6700HQ | 16GB RAM | NVIDIA GTX 960M 4GB | 1TB + 128GB SSD

$948.00

SUMMARY


Acer Nitro 5

best gaming laptop under 1500
  • 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ Processor (Up to 3.5GHz)
  • 4 GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 
  • 15.6″ Full HD IPS display
  • 8 GB DDR4 RAM | 256GB SSD
  • 8.5 hours Battery life

First up on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘Acer Nitro 5‘. Acer has been prominent when we talk about gaming accessories. When we start talking about the screen and visuals of this gaming laptop, it has 15.6-inch Full HD with resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels IPS display.

Moving forward to the processor part, this gaming laptop comes with 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor with speed up to 3.5GHz. This allows you to play games at its best. The RAM of this gaming laptop is 8GB DDR4 with 256GB SSD. It also comes with 1 TB HDD but in another model. Check out another model here.

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Playing games cannot be completed without a graphics card. This gaming laptop comes with 4GB Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti which offers the nicest game-play. Well, cooling can be the problem in the gaming laptop. No worries, this best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars comes with dual-fan cooling.

Taking our review to keyboard and sound, this gaming laptop comes with an iron-red backlit keyboard which looks amazing visually and the sound is powered by TrueHarmony which works like the cherry on top. At the end, the battery life of this gaming laptop is 8.5 hours which is very good for a gaming laptop. So if you are under 1000 dollar budget, this gaming laptop is worth buying.

Specifications of Acer Nitro 5
Processor  Intel Core i5-7300HQ Processor (up to 3.5GHz)
Display  15.6-inch Full HD display
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 
RAM 8 GB DDR4
Storage  256 GB SSD
Graphics card Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB 
Battery life  8.5 hours

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MSI GL62M 7REX-1896US

best gaming laptop under 1500
  • 15.6″ Full HD eDP 1920×1080 
  •  Core i7-7700HQ (2.8 – 3.8 GHz)
  •  NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4G GDDR5
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM  
  • 1TB HDD & 128GB SSD

Next up we have on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘MSI GL62M 7REX-1896US‘. MSI have provided us the nicest gaming laptops and other PCs as well. It also offers good graphics cards and other accessories as well. When we talk about this best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars comes with 15.6-inch Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This gaming laptop comes with Intel Core i7-7700HQ with speed from 2.8GHz to 3.8GHz. Talking of speed, this gaming laptop comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM with 1TB of HDD and 128GB SSD.

best gaming laptop under 1500


Moving forward to the performance of this gaming laptop, this rid comes with Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB graphics card. The problem with gaming laptops is they get hot really fast. So, to solve this problem this gaming laptop comes with cooler boost 4 which keeps your rig cool.

This gaming laptop also has an amazing backlit keyboard which has anti-ghosting keys as well. The keyboard is powered by SteelSeries which is well-known for its gaming accessories. Not only these, it also comes with Nahimic 2 sound which takes your gaming to next level. All these features make it the best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars.

Specifications of MSI GL62M 7REX-1896US
Processor  Core i7-7700HQ (2.8 – 3.8 GHz)
Display  15.6-inch Full HD display
Resolution  1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 8GB DDR4 RAM
Storage  1TB HDD + 128 GB SSD
Graphics card  4 GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti 
Battery Life  5-6 hours

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⇒Lenovo Legion Y520

best gaming laptop under 1500
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor 
  • 15.6-inch Full HD display
  • 8GB RAM DDR4
  • 256GB SSD
  • 4GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti 

Number three on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘Lenovo Legion Y520‘. Lenovo has pulled up there sleeves when we talk about the gaming products of Lenovo especially the Lenovo series. This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch Full HD display with resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The processor is one of the most important parts of gaming laptops or PCs. This gaming laptop comes with 7th generation i5-7300HQ Intel processor. It offers 8GB DDR4 type RAM and 256GB SSD storage. You can also check out the Lenovo Legion Y720, it is similar but with some more features.

Moving forward to the performance of this best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars, it comes with 4GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti. When we talk about the cooling of this laptop, the Lenovo nerve sense makes the rig cooler whenever one needs it.

The keyboard is a red-backlit keyboard which looks amazing. Comfortable to use the keyboard is cherry on the top for gaming laptops. Due to all these features, this one is on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars.

Specifications of Lenovo Legion Y520
Processor  Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor 
Display  15.6-inch Full HD display
Resolution  1920 x 1080 pixels 
RAM 8GB DDR4 RAM
Storage  256 GB SSD
Graphics card  4 GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti 
Battery life  4-5 hours

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⇒ASUS FX502

best gaming laptop under 1500
  • 15.6 Inch Full HD Display
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz (Turbo up to 3.8GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
  • 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM

Now comes the number fourth on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars i.e ‘ASUS FX502‘. Asus has been on my number one for gaming laptops. Not only laptops but also for all the gaming accessories. They are just amazing (just my opinion). This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The processor used in this gaming laptop is 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor with speed of 2.8GHz up to 3.8GHz. When we talk about RAM and storage of this gaming laptop, it comes with 16GB DDR4 RAM and 128 GB SSD with 1TB of HDD respectively.

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Graphics card plays a major role in gaming not only laptops but also in gaming PCs. This gaming laptop comes with Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 3GB graphics card which offers better gaming experience. The cooling system of this gaming laptop is decent as well.

Moving forward to the keyboard of this gaming laptop, it is red-backlit gaming keyboard which has WASD keyboard highlighted. The noise is also decent from this gaming laptop and thus it is the best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars.

Specifications of Asus FX502
Processor  Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz (Turbo up to 3.8GHz)
Display  15.6-inch Full HD
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 16GB DDR4 RAM
Storage  1TB HDD + 128GB SSD 
Graphics card  3GB  NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 
Battery Life  4-5 hours

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⇒HP Omen 17

best gaming laptop under 1500
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor (2.8GHz-3.8GHz)
  • 17.3-inch Full HD display 
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4GB GDDR5

Next up we have on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘HP Omen 17’. HP is very big name when we talk about laptops or PCs or any other accessories. This gaming laptop comes with 17.3-inch Full HD display screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Moving forward to the processor, this gaming laptop offers Intel Core 7th Generation i7-7700HQ processor with speed up to 2.8GHz to 3.8GHz. When we talk about RAM and storage of this gaming laptop, it comes with 12GB DDR4 RAM and 128GB SSD with 1TB HDD respectively.

best gaming laptop under 1500

As we know that graphics card is one of the most important accessories for the gaming, this gaming laptop comes with 4GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050Ti. It offers great gaming experience. Not only these, the cooling is also really very good and quick in this gaming laptop.

Lastly, when we talk about the keyboard of this gaming laptops, it is red-backlit gaming keyboard which makes it look even more visually amazing. All these features make it best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars.


Specifications of HP Omen 17 
Processor  Intel i7-7700HQ processor with speed of 2.8GHz up to 3.8GHz
Display 17.3-inch Full HD display 
Resolution  1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM  12GB RAM DDR4
Storage  1TB HDD + 128GB SSD
Graphics card  4GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050Ti 
Battery life  5-6 hours

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⇒Acer Predator Helios 300

best gaming laptop under 1500
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor (Up to 3.8GHz)
  • 17.3″ Full HD
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • 6 GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 

Next, we have on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is the laptop by Acer ‘Predator Helios 300’. This laptop has been awarded the cheapest yet the best gaming laptop of the year 2017. This gaming laptop comes with 17.3-inch Full HD display with resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The processor used in this gaming laptop is Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor with speed up to 3.8GHz. Moving towards the RAM and storage of this gaming laptop, it comes with 16GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD with 1TB HDD.

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When we talk about the graphics card, this gaming laptop comes with 6GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 graphics card which offers better game-play and gaming experience. To reduce the heating while playing games, it offers dual-cooling fan which keeps your laptop cool as ice.

The keyboard is yes red-backlit keyboard looks amazing. Due to all these features, we have this laptop on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars.

Specifications of Acer Predator Helios 300
Processor  Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor with speed up to 3.8GHz
Display  17.3-inch Full HD 
Resolution  1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 16GB DDR4 
Storage 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
Graphics card  6GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060
Battery life  7 hours 

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ASUS ROG Strix GL703VM

best gaming laptop under 1500
  •  Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad-core 2.8GHz (Turbo to 3.8GHz)
  • 17.3-inch Full HD display
  • 16GB DRR4 RAM
  • 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • 5-6 hours

Number seventh on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘ASUS ROG Strix GL703VM‘. See, I told you Asus is one of the best gaming laptop brands and it comes again on the list with its another gaming rig. This gaming laptop comes with 17.3-inch Full HD display with the resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The processor of this gaming laptop is i7-7700HQ quad-core processor with speed of 2.8GHz up to 3.8GHz. When we talk about the RAM and the storage, it comes with 16GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB HDD with 256GB SSD.

best gaming laptop under 1500

Moving towards the graphics card of this gaming laptop, it comes with 6GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 GPU which takes your gaming to the next level. As good as the GPU, the cooling technology is decent as well.

The keyboard is so amazing, it has RGB backlighting which can be adjusted as per your needs. It is VR-Ready which is like the cherry on the top. The sound system we have on this gaming laptop is even better. It is so far my favorite best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars.


Specifications of ASUS ROG Strix GL703VM  
Processor  Intel Core  i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz up to 3.8GHz
Display 17.3-inch Full HD
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage  256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Graphics card  6GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060
Battery life 5-6 hours

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⇒Hyundai Kanabo HG156616E

best gaming laptop under 1500
  • Intel Core i7 7th Gen 7700HQ (2.80 GHz)
  • 15.6″ Full HD
  • 16GB  DDR4 RAM
  • 1 TB HDD + 128 GB SSD
  •  GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5

Next up we have on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘Hyundai Kanabo HG156616E’. I heard the name of this brand for the first time. This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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This gaming laptop comes with Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor with speed of 2.8GHz. When we talk about the RAM and storage, it comes with 16GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB HDD with 128GB SSD. It also comes with 6GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 which takes your gaming to next level. If you want to try something new then this laptop from best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars can be a decent choice.

Specifications of Hyundai Kanabo HG156616E
Processor  Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz up to 3.8GHz
Display 15.6-icnh Full HD display
Resolution 1920 x 1080
RAM  16GB DDR4 
Storage  1TB HDD + 128GB SSD
Graphics card  6GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060
Battery Life  6 hours

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Gigabyte Aero 14WV7-BK

best gaming laptop under 1500
  •  7th Gen Intel Quad Core i7-7700HQ (2.8-3.8GHz)
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB SSD Storage
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GDDR5 6GB
  • 5 hours battery life 

Next up we have on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘Gigabyte Aero 14WV7-BK‘. I have used and reviewed few gaming products by Gigabyte and I must say that it is very good brand as well. This gaming laptop comes with 14-inch QHD display offering resolutions 2560×1440 pixels.



Moving forward to the review of this gaming laptop, this gaming laptop comes with 7th Gen Intel Quad Core i7-7700HQ with speed up to 2.8GHz up to 3.8GHz. It also comes with 16GB DDR4 RAM and 512 GB SSD storage. When we talk about the performance, this gaming laptop comes with 6GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 graphics card. These are features makes it best gaming laptop for 1500 dollars.

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⇒Alienware AW15R3

  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ (up to 3.8GHz)
  • 16 GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060
  • 7 hours battery life

Next up we have on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘Alienware AW15R3‘. Alienware, yes you heard it right. We have Alienware on our number ten. This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch Full HD display offering resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Let us start talking about the performance and storage of this gaming laptop. This gaming laptop comes with Intel Core i7-7700HQ with speed of 2.8GHz up to 3.8GHz. The RAM is 16GB DDR4 type while storage of 512GB SSD and 1TB HDD. Well, performance is based on the graphics card as well. This gaming laptop comes with Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 and is VR-ready. It has a battery life of 7 hours and this is on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars.


Specifications of Alienware AW15R3
Processor  Intel Core i7-7700HQ (up to 3.8GHz)
Display  15.6-inch Full HD display
Pixels  1920 x 1080
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage  512GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Graphics card  Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060
Battery Life  7 hours 

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⇒Razer Blade Stealth

  • 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7500U processor
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB SSD storage 
  • Integrated Graphics 
  • 4-5 hours battery life

Moving forward on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘Razer Blade Stealth‘. Razer is the biggest brand when we talk about gaming. This gaming laptop comes with 13.3-inch Full HD touch-screen display. It has a comparatively smaller screen than all the gaming laptops we have on our list. The reason behind it being on our list is, it has better specifications and is easy to carry.

When we talk about the performance and storage, it has 16GB DDR4 RAM with 256GB SSD storage. The processor used in this gaming laptop is 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7500U processor with speed of 2.7GHz up to 3.5GHz. Moving forward with pixels offered by this gaming laptop is 3200 x 1800 pixels. It has an anti-ghosting featured keyboard and is our best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars.


Specifications of Razer Blade Stealth
Processor  7th Gen Intel Core i7-7500U processor with speed of 2.7GHz up to 3.5GHz
Display 13.3-inch Full HD touch-screen display
Pixels  3200 x 1800
RAM 16GB DDr4
Storage  256GB SSD
Graphics card  Integrated 
Battery Life  5 hours 

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⇒Dell Inspiron i7559

  • Intel Quad Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz Processor 
  • 15.6″ UHD
  • 16 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD  storage 
  • 4-5 hours battery 

Last on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars is ‘Dell Inspiron i7559’. This gaming laptop has all the features which should have an ideal low budget gaming laptop. It comes with Intel Quad Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz Processor with speed up to 3.5GHz.

This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch Full HD display offering resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels. When we talk about the storage and RAM of this gaming laptop, it comes with 16GB DDR3 RAM with storage of 1TB and 128GB SSD. Due to all these features, it is on our list of best gaming laptop under 1500 dollars.

Specifications of Dell Inspiron i7559   
 Processor  Intel Quad Core i7-6700HQ
 Display 15.6-inch Full HD
Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixel
RAM 16GB DDR3
Storage   1 TB HDD + 128GB SSD
Graphics card   NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M 4GB GDDR
 Battery life  5 hours 

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