This list contains epic gaming rigs for a serious gamer. They are packed with extremely useful hardware as well as high frame rates for most modern titles featuring the latest AMD and Intel processors. They also have healthy RAMs and high-end graphics to rival even the best desktop gaming experience. Remember however that these power-hungry beasts will not be necessarily impressive in terms of battery longevity. Below are the top 5 gaming laptops for 2015.
Best Gaming Laptops 2016 – #1 Alienware 17 ANW17-7500SLV 17.3-Inch
Alienware laptops are well known for their out-of-this world appearance. The Alienware 17 is no different. It bears a more robust experience which is attributed to its dominating black and silver color, several effects that extend from outer lid to keyboard backlit.
The whole surface attracts little or no fingerprints at all. Thanks to a large chassis, the Alienware 17 features lots of ports which include five 3.0 USB ports, an SD card, an Ethernet port an HDMI port and a mini display port.
• Intel Corei7-4710HQ processor 2.5GHZz
• 16 GB DDR3, 128GB Solid State Drive, 1000 GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 4GB GDDR5
• 17.3” Full-HD Touch Screen
Best Gaming Laptops 2016 – #2 ASUS ROG G751JT-CH71 17.3-Inch
This is a new entrant into the field of gaming laptops and it features NVIDIA GeForce GTX970M 3GB graphics card. Although it lacks in the SSD department found in most competition laptops, this 970M makes for represents a better jump in performance compared to other competing laptops. Also, it’s capable of maxing out nearly all modern titles without great effort. If you want added performance, you will want to get an SSD drive. It has generally received positive reviews in spite of the fact that it has view defective units.
• Intel Core i7 4710HQ (2.50 GHz)
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 3GB
• 16GB RAM and 1 TB HDD
• Windows 8.1 64-bit
Best Gaming Laptops 2016 – #3 MSI GT80 TITAN SLI-001 18.4-inch
Measuring just 2 inches in thickness and weighing 4.5 kg, this 18.4 inch laptop was designed with one thing in mind: to deliver desktop class gaming experience. Compared to a normal laptop, this is a behemoth. However, MSI has taken full advantage of its big size to pack a graphics card and a mechanical keyboard inside.
Although chunky, the titan is still elegant enough due to the black magnesium alloy cover and the brushed-aluminum lid. The sleek look is extended to the air vents which also sport a very sophisticated look just like that of a car. Beneath the lid is a red backlit mechanical keyboard as well as a digital touch pad which effortlessly transforms into number pad. The SteelSeries keyboard delivers great feedback not only in typing but also in gaming.
• 16 GB memory, 256 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD
• Blu-Ray burner
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 16GB GDDR5
• 18.4” 1920×1080
• Intel Core i7 4720HQ
Best Gaming Laptops 2016 – #4 Alienware 15 ANW15-5357 SLV 15.6-Inch
Alienware’s ANW15-5357 SLV combines premium design with powerful hardware for a great price point. Its chassis is made from aluminum and carbon fiber, which is made to look not only premium but also to last the long haul.
Its looks are great, and this is due to a highly attractive backlit keyboard, several LEDs on the surface as well as a glowing touch pad. Though slimmer compared to its 17 and 18-inch prequels, it is still heavy weighing 3kg. You are sure to notice its presence when you carry it in your backpack.
• Intel core i7, 2.5 GHz processor
• 15.6 inch screen LED-lit IPS screen
• 1 terra byte and 128SSD storage
• Windows 8.1 OS
• 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM
Best Gaming Laptops 2016 – #5 Razer Blade 14 RZ09-01301E22-R3U1
Thin and with a light profile, Razer Blade 14 strongly resembles a premium ultraportable but still manages to squeeze some serious gaming hardware in its small frame. Weighing just 4.5 pounds and measuring .70 inch at its thickest point, this aluminum clad gaming machine really is the ultimate laptop for a serious gamer.
Majority of gaming laptops feature several glowing LEDs and try to be outstanding with futuristic design enhancements.
However, the matte-black chassis projects a more professional look with just one glowing green logo at its back lid. Its bottom surface also has a clean finish and its green backlit keyboard will be eye-catching to any gamer. Its green color consistently extends to tabs on its 3 USB 3.0 ports.
• 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM
• 512 GB Sold-state drive
• Intel Core i7 2.6/3.66 GHz
• Windows 8.1 (free upgrade to Windows 10 included)
• 14-inch screen
With latest and demanding games due to be released in 2016, you need a good gaming rig to satisfy your gaming needs. Although majority of gamers would be okay with a fairly decent gaming platform, hard-core gamers will not settle for anything less. They want a perfect 60 FPS at ultra settings. With the above laptops for gaming 2016, you can rest easy knowing you are prepared.