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5 Things You Should Look Into While Purchasing A Gaming Laptop

You can find tons of laptops available in the market with different features and sizes for different purposes. Different laptops are designed for different purposes. If you are a gamer you require a more powerful laptop that is able to push much more intense graphics and applications smoothly to ensure a good game experience that is not only playable but also offers a lot of fun. If you are planning to purchase the one for you it can be tough to decide what exactly you need, especially if you do not have knowledge about computer’s hardware. So here are the best tips which will help you select the best laptop what you are looking for.

Things to do before buying a gaming laptop

Before we can even begin to look at each hardware component individually, you need to address a few issues that will impact your entire search the right laptop. First, you must set a budget for the laptop.

The laptop that is capable of running games is more expensive than the normal laptops that your use for your personal or office use.

The second thing to consider here is what your requirements. If you only play a particular style of game, you may not require the certain type of hardware. For example, if you play games on Facebook, or maybe even a basic turn-based game, then you won’t require the most powerful laptop to play those games. But if you play high-end games like Grand TheftAuto, then you definitely want to look into hardware that is powerful enough in order to guarantee a seamless and smooth experience while Gaming.

1. Processor

The processor is the most important factor to consider in buying a gaming laptop. To play high-intensive games like WatchDogs, you should not consider less than Intel Core i7 quad-core processor. They might be highly priced laptops but believe me, it will worth to buy.

2. Hardware

Unlike traditional laptops that are designed to provide users with the tools they need to create a document, surf the internet or send emails, gaming laptops require more powerful hardware because the games that run on the device are much more powerful applications that push high-end graphics to provide hardware details of the laptop more carefully if they want to make the right decision in regards of the laptop purchase.

3. Graphics

Selecting the graphics is the most crucial decision you will make when purchasing the best gaming laptop. Most of the people use NVIDIA line of video cards but AMD is not a slouch either with their performance. All you need to make sure is that you get the laptop with the highest end graphics cards you can find and afford. The graphics card can make or break the gaming performance on your laptop.

4. RAM

One of the biggest questions is how much RAM is required to play a video game. While this may be a difficult answer but it is preferred to purchase a laptop with more than 16GB RAM. Most of the gaming laptops are equipped with 8GB to 16GB of RAM.

5. Display

To play games, a laptop with the small display would not give you a true experience as a large screen laptop. You should look for at least 1920×1080 pixel resolution to enjoy HD gaming. A laptop with 2560×1440 or more would be much better for hardcore gamers but they cost you more than a 1080p display laptop.

Final words

Apart from this, there are many other things which need to be taken into consideration while purchasing your gaming laptop. I will suggest you go online and do some research on the laptops which you planning to purchase.

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  1. Mat @ Antispygadget

    August 19, 2018 at 11:33 am

    Even though there are tons of games for a smartphone, a laptop would be another best choice too.

  2. Jurnell

    August 29, 2018 at 12:52 am

    Would a GTX 1050Ti graphics card be good enough to last me some years or should I look to get a gaming laptop with a GTX 1060?

  3. Omar

    September 25, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    On point tips, Martin. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Gary

    October 2, 2018 at 10:43 am

    Good Work well in my point of when you buying a gaming laptop that these 3 things must include
    1: at least GTX 1060
    2: 4 Gb DDR 4 RAM
    3: 7th Gen Processor
    if they don’t have then they shouldn’t be called so-called gaming laptops

  5. Truman Barlow

    October 15, 2018 at 9:03 pm

    Hello Martin,
    Wonderful post and amazing information given for game lover people. Yes you are right for getting a true experience of gaming you need a bigger screen laptop and also required a good RAM.
    Thanks for your amazing article.keep going.

  6. Nootan Kumar

    October 17, 2018 at 6:32 pm

    Hi, Martin

    This is exactly that what I was looking for. You have just simplified the whole laptop choosing process with this effective guide. Keep up the good work man!


  7. Andrew Peterson

    November 16, 2018 at 11:56 am

    Yeah this is really amazing guide about purchasing a good gaming laptop. Very effective guide for me. Keep it up.

  8. Kyle

    August 13, 2019 at 3:25 am

    Great gaming laptop guide. For those who are looking for a specific laptop I can recommend MSI GV62. I had this one for over a year and its been working great!

  9. daniyal

    August 29, 2019 at 5:45 am

    I think you clear my all doubts. This is the best guide for purchasing a good laptop.

  10. Vee

    January 28, 2022 at 12:39 pm

    Gaming laptops are more expensive than the normal laptops that use for personal or office use. Your post will definitely help those who are looking for a gaming laptop. Thanks for sharing!

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