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When it comes to online gaming, a regular old laptop just isn’t going to cut it. The thing needs to be a beast with loads of storage, a lightning-fast processor and a top-notch GPU (graphics processing unit) — and you’ll want a pretty high-end display, too, if you’re a serious player.
Unless you cut corners, the whole package will traditionally cost you approximately an arm and a leg — but Amazon is saving the day (as in today) with discounts on two of its top-performing gaming laptops: The MSI GS75 Stealth Gaming Laptop, which is an impressive $350 off, and the Alienware M17 R4 Gaming Laptop for $270 off.
Gaming laptops are designed for serious performance, boasting powerful Intel Core Processors for seamless gaming — but they also look as sleek and sophisticated as these machines get. Ready to level up? Don't miss these deals.
Amazon’s best deal on gaming laptops belongs to this fierce competitor. The MSI GS75 uses top-of-the-line NVIDIA's GeForce GTX graphics to bring games to life on its 17.3-inch screen. But the first thing you’ll notice is the adrenaline-spiking, backlit keyboard with its glowing key edges, and the sleek black frame. This device also features CPU- and GPU-cooling technology to help max out airflow and thermals, so your computer won't overheat during intense play.
"This MSI is by far a better option than the other brands that exist in the market," a happy customer said. "It is super fast, fluid in the processes that I carry out that are related to my profession such as electrical engineering, I have no problems running simulators, computer-aided drawing programs such as Autocad, Solidworks, among others."
Shop it: MSI GS75 Stealth Gaming Laptop, $1,400 (was $1,750), amazon.com
Game on! This Alienware laptop features the latest 10th Gen Intel Core-i7 Processor for increased performance and NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics for amazing output, no matter where you game. The M17 boasts a 360Hz 300-nits 5ms FHD panel to give you smoother graphics and richer colors than its competitors. A thin monitor and lightweight feel (just 5.5 pounds!) make this gaming computer easy to tote. Enjoy all the action on your sizable 17.3-inch screen.
"Great purchase if you're looking to buy a laptop to last you several years," a five-star fan said in the reviews. "The Alienware R4 is an excellent choice for gaming on the go... . This particular laptop comes with high-end parts meant to last and provide superior gaming experiences. Overall a great choice for the price."
Shop it: Alienware M17 R4 Gaming Laptop, $1,970 (was $2,240), amazon.com
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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