Top 9 Best Gaming Laptop under 500 dollar [November 2017]

Looking for a Best Gaming Laptop under 500 dollars? Welcome to the correct destination.

Today, we will talk about the best laptop for gaming under very tight budget that is $500. Well, it just 500 bugs and you cannot and should not expect GTX 1080. These laptops will have low specifications, some outdated GPUs and CPUs i.e 940MX or 970 and i3 processor respectively.

But, a good news is that you will able to play games at decent FPS with a decent gaming performance. With some digging and spending a lot of time on google, we have sorted out the best gaming laptop under 500 dollars.

What $500 gaming notebook has to offer?

This guide is just for those people who are low on budget. If you are not low on budget you can jump directly down the page and look for other gaming laptop buying guides. This $500 laptop will not offer out of the world gaming experience for sure.

These gaming laptops will have low spec graphics card or might have Intel integrated GPU. These are not the worst but you have to make some comprises. RAM will also be around 4GB  (for some of the laptops, others will have 8GB RAM).

The best part of having $500 gaming laptop is that, you can not only play a game on it but also can do your day-to-day work with ease. No need to spend 2000 or 1500 bugs, you will get both gaming and work-based laptop for just $500.

 

 

 

Even after so much disclaimer, you don’t want to raise your budget, here is the list of best gaming laptop under 500 dollars.

Top 9 Best gaming laptop under 500 dollars [November 2017]

       

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Laptop Specs  Price
ASUS VivoBook F510UA Full HD display/ Intel Core i5-8250U/ 8GB RAM/ 1TB HDD/ Windows 10/ Star Gray $499.00
Lenovo Premium Built 80UD007KUS 15.6 inch HD/ Intel i3-6100U Dual-Core Processor/ 8GB RAM/ 1TB HDD/ Windows 10-Black $449.99
Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM 15.6-Inch FHD/ Intel Core i3-7100U 7th Generation/ 4GB DDR4/ 1TB HDD/ Intel HD Graphics 620/ Windows 10 Home $349.99
ASUS F402BA-EB91 VivoBook 14″ Thin/ AMD A9 Processor/ Radeon R5 Graphics/ 8GB DDR3 RAM/ 1TB HDD/ Windows 10 $349.99
Dell Inspiron i5555 15.6 HD LED-Backlit Display/ AMD A8 Quad-Core/ Radeon R5 Graphics/ 6GB RAM/ 500 GB HDD/ Windows 10/ Black $424.00
Lenovo Z50 15.6 inch HD/ AMD FX-7500 Quad-Core/ AMD Radeon R7/ 2.10 GHz/ 12GB DDR3/ 1TB HDD/Windows 10 $479.00 
Dell Premium gaming Laptop 15.6″ HD LED-backlit Display/ Intel i3-7100U Processor/ 8GB DDR4 RAM/ 128GB SSD/ Windows 10-Black $448.00
Lenovo 320-15ABR  15.6″ HD Widescreen LED/ AMD A12-9720P Quad-Core 2.7 GHz/ 8GB DDR4 RAM/ 1TB HDD/ AMD Radeon R7, Windows 10, Platinum Gray $385.00 
Premium Lenovo gaming laptop 15.6 inch HD/ Quad-Core AMD A6-7310 2GHz/ 4GB RAM/ 500GB HDD/ AMD Radeon R4 Grapgics/ Windows 10- Black
 
$258.50

 

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ASUS VivoBook F510UA

best gaming laptop under 500

Asus has been providing us with the nicest gaming components and where there is Asus, there is trust. A trust that every gamer has on the brand. First, in our best gaming laptop under 500 dollar list, we have is ‘ASUS VivoBook F510UA’.

This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch anti-glare Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels. The processor used in this gaming laptop is Intel i5-8250U 8th generation processor with 1.6 GHz and turbo boost up to 3.6GHz. As we said earlier that 8GB RAM is good for gaming, this laptop comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB HDD which is said to be an ideal combination for a gaming laptop. The heartbreaking part is, it has integrated graphics, no AMD no Nvidia. Well, sometimes you need to compromise. It will not run very high demanding spec games but it is the pretty good choice for budget gamers.

Specifications of ASUS VivoBook F510UA
Display 15.6-inch anti-glare Full HD 
Pixels 1920  x 1080
RAM 8 GB DDR4
Storage  1 TB
Graphics Intel Integrated graphics

 


Lenovo Premium Built 80UD007KUS

best gaming laptop under 500 dollar

Lenovo has given us great gaming laptop like Lenovo Legion and PCs as well. In our list of best gaming laptop under 500 dollar, next, we have is ‘Lenovo Premium Built 80UD007KUS’.



This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch Full HD display with 1366 x 768 pixels which take your viewing experience to the next level. The processor used in this gaming laptop is Intel i3-6100u Dual-Core Processor with a turbo boost of 2.3 GHz. Not only these, it also offers 8 GB of RAM and 1 TB of HDD which let you store games and RAM help it to run efficiently. Again, it has Intel integrated graphics but can run low spec games.

Specifications of Lenovo Premium Built 80UD007KUS
Display  15.6-inch FHD display
Pixels  1366 x 768
Processor  Intel i3-6100u Dual-Core Processor
RAM 8 GB DDR4
Storage  1 TB HDD
Graphics  Intel Integrated graphics

 


Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM

best gaming laptop under 500

Next, we have on our list of best gaming laptop under 500 dollar is ‘Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM’. Acer has provided us with another great gaming laptop which Acer predator Helios 300  and Acer Aspire V15 Nitro which is a best seller and best-reviewed laptop.

This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch Full HD widescreen comfyView LED-backlit Display. It offers 1920 x 1080 pixels and supports Acer color blast technology. The processor used in this gaming laptop is Intel 7th Generation i3-7100U with speed of 2.4 GHz and 3 MB L3 cache. This i3 processor is not the best available in the market but you have no other option as a budget is limited. It comes with 4GB of DDR4 RAM and 1 TB of 5400 RPM HDD. This 4 GB RAM is not that good but it will work fine on low budget laptops. Again the bad news is that this laptop does not have graphics cards like AMD or Nvidia. You have to manage with Intel integrated graphics 620.

Specifications of Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM
Display 15.6-inch Full HD widescreen comfyView LED-backlit Display
Pixels 1920 x 1080
Processor  Intel i3-7100U 7th Generation (2.6 GHz, 3mb cache)
RAM 4 GB DDR4
Storage 1 TB HDD
Graphics  Intel Integrated 620 graphics. 

 


ASUS F402BA-EB91 VivoBook 

Best gaming laptop under 500Another rig from Asus and not worry, this does not have Intel Integrated graphics. We will talk about it later first, this gaming laptop is none other than ‘ASUS F402BA-EB91 VivoBook ‘.

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This gaming laptop comes with only 14-inch Full HD display with 1366 x 768 pixels. It will take your gaming to somewhat next level. The processor used in this gaming laptop is not Intel but AMD dual-core A9-9420 processor 3.0 GHz (Turbo core to 3.6GHz). AMD is giving tough competition to Intel processors so getting one is not a bad idea. This gaming laptop comes with 8 GB DDR3 🙁 RAM and 1 TB HDD. Well, as I said no Intel Integrated graphics, this gaming laptop comes with Radeon R5 integrated graphics giving you decent gaming experience. (LOL no Intel integrated graphics, comment if you get that)

Specification of ASUS F402BA-EB91 VivoBook
Display 14-inch Full HD display
Pixels  1366 x 768
Processor  AMD dual-core A9-9420 processor 3.0 GHz (Turbo core to 3.6GHz)
RAM 8 GB DDR3
Storage 1 TB HDD
Graphics  Radeon R5 Integrated graphics

 


Dell Inspiron i5555

best gaming laptop under 500

We can that, Dell has been top-notch in terms of terms of not only gaming but also traditional laptops. It is said to be one of the best brands for buying laptops or PCs or other peripherals. When we talk about best gaming laptop under 500 dollars, next one we have on our list is “Dell Inspiron Laptop”.

This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch HD LED-backlit display. It offers a great viewing experience with pixels 1366 x 768. The processor used by this gaming laptop is not powered by Intel but is AMD A8 Quad-Core processor. When we talk about RAM and storage, this gaming laptop comes with 6 GB of RAM and 500 GB HDD. It allows you to run mid spec games offering decent gaming experience. Talking about gaming and we miss the graphics card is not appropriate. This gaming laptop comes with Radeon R5 integrated graphics offering decent gaming experience. If you ask me, which laptop one should go for under 500 dollars, this one is the good option.

Specification of Dell Inspiron Laptop
Display 15.6-inch HD LED-backlit display
Pixels  1366 x 768
Processor  AMD A8 Quad-Core processor
RAM 6 GB
Storage  500 GB
Graphics card  Radeon R5 integrated graphics

 


⇒ Lenovo Z50

best gaming laptop under 500

We previously talked about Lenovo rig and now we got another one on our list of best gaming laptop under 500 dollars. The Laptop I am talking about is none other than “Lenovo Z50”.

This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch HD display which is ordinary display nothing so much special about it. One good thing about this laptop is, it comes with 1366 x 768 pixels offering better viewing experience. The processor used by this gaming laptop is AMD FX-7500 (2.10 GHz with Turbo up to 3.30 GHz) processor which is an entry-level quad-core processor. When we talk about RAM and storage, this gaming laptop comes with 12GB of RAM and 1 TB HDD giving better performance. All eyes on the graphics card now and it comes with AMD Radeon R7 integrated graphics which is decent enough for gaming.

Specifications of Lenovo Z50 
Display 15.6-inch HD display
Pixels  1366 x 768
Processor  AMD FX-7500 (2.10 GHz with Turbo up to 3.30 GHz) processor
RAM 12 GB
Storage  1 TB HDD
Graphics AMD Radeon R7 integrated graphics

 


Dell Premium gaming Laptop

best gaming laptop under 500

Next, we will talk about on our list of best gaming laptop under 500 dollar is “Dell Premium gaming Laptop “. This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch HD LED-backlit display. It also offers stunning 1366 x 768 resolution which let you play the game with amazing picture quality. The processor used by this gaming laptop is 7th Gen Intel Core™ i3-7100U processor which is decent for a budget gaming laptop. It comes with 8 GB of DDR4 RAM and 128 GB of SSD. The graphics used in this laptop is Intel Integrated graphics 620 HD which is not the best available in the market but is decent for low spec gaming.

Specifications of Dell Premium gaming Laptop
Display 15.6-inch HD LED-backlit display
Pixels  1366 x 768
Processor  7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U Processor
RAM 8 GB DDR4
Storage  128 GB SSD
Graphics card Intel Integrated graphics 620 HD

 


Lenovo 320-15ABR

best gaming laptop under 500

Moving forward on to our list of best gaming laptop under 500 dollars, we will talk about gaming laptop by Lenovo, “Lenovo 320-15ABR”.




This gaming laptop comes with 15.6″ HD display with 1366 x 768 resolution which offers you amazing gaming experience. The processor used in this gaming laptop is AMD A12-9720P Quad-core processor 2.7GHz. It also comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB HDD storage which let you play games offering great performance and let you store games without any problem. When we talk about gaming, graphics is the thing one concerns about. This gaming laptop comes with AMD Radeon R7 Integrated graphics which allows you to play low spec games without any worry.

  Specifications of Lenovo 320-15ABR
 Display 15.6″ HD Widescreen LED display 
Pixels   1366 x 768
Processor  AMD A12-9720P Quad core processor 2.7GHz 
RAM 8 GB DDR4 
Storage   1 TB HDD 
Graphics   AMD Radeon R7 Intergrated graphics 

 


Premium Lenovo gaming laptop

best gaming laptop under 500

Last, on our list of best gaming laptop under 500 dollars is another rig by Lenovo. Well, getting 500 dollar rig is the tough job and getting the one which can run games with decent FPS should be the first choice. To extend that thought, we have on our list of best gaming laptop under 500 dollar is “Premium Lenovo gaming laptop”.

This gaming laptop comes with 15.6-inch diagonal SVA BrightView WLED-backlit display. It goes best with 1366 x 768 resolutions allowing you to play games with the good viewing experience. The processor used by this gaming laptop is Quad-Core AMD A6-7310 APU with 2 GHz, turbo boost up to 2.4 GHz and 2 MB of cache. For RAM and storage, this gaming laptop offers 4 GB of SDRAM and 500 GB HDD. Lastly, the graphics card used by this gaming laptop is AMD Radeon R4 Graphics.

Specifications of Premium Lenovo gaming laptop
Display 15.6-inch diagonal SVA BrightView WLED-backlit display
Pixels 1366 x 768
Processor Quad-Core AMD A6-7310 APU with 2 GHz, turbo boost up to 2.4 GHz
RAM 4 GB SDRAM
Storage  500 GB HDD
Graphics card  AMD Radeon R4 Graphics

 


My Recommendation on buying best gaming laptop under 500 dollar

  • 14-inch Full HD display with 1366 x 768 pixelsbest gaming laptop under 500 dollar
  • AMD dual-core A9-9420 processor 3.0 GHz (Turbo core to 3.6GHz).
  • 8 GB DDR3
  • AMD Radeon R5 integrated graphics

 

 


This is it guys, I know the laptops have a low spec and will run games on low settings but the budget is very tight and these are the best I was able to find. Do write in the comment section if you have any other laptops in mind. If you are new do subscribe and stay in touch with us. It is FREE, so do it now. We will be back with another great article on budget gaming picks. Goodbye.

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Post Author: Parth Rathod

Hello people this is parth rathod owner of this website "gamerswizard.com". I will guide you with the gaming laptops and PCs and review the upcoming games.  I love playing games and and something i have information on is "GAMING", so here i am writing about the games and gaming accessories. I hope it helps you.

2 thoughts on “Top 9 Best Gaming Laptop under 500 dollar [November 2017]

    Scribbling Geek

    (November 28, 2017 - 2:32 pm)

    Am currently looking for a budget one to play retro games. Your list will help me a lot. Thanks!

      Parth Rathod

      (December 16, 2017 - 12:26 pm)

      Glad it helped you,
      thank you for your time

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