The price bracket of $600-$700 gaming laptops is perfect for people who find 1000 dollar gaming laptops unnecessary, but want better price for performance than much weaker models with GeForce MX150 graphics. There are multiple options for under $700 that have at least a 4 core Intel processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 or GTX 1050 TI graphics card. To make choosing easier, we made this comparison chart, you can sort by price, model, CPU, GPU, RAM, HDD and many other parameters. Hardware specs are not the only thing you should look. Size, weight, screen and battery are also very important.
Laptop with best graphics card
Acer AN515-51-55WL is equipped with the best graphics card of the bunch, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB of VRAM is perfect for a gaming laptop under $700. Most competitors have 2GB version of GeForce GTX 1050.
Laptop with best processor
ASUS TUF Thin & Light FX504GD-ES51 has by far the best CPU, the new Coffee Lake i5-8300H processor has 4 cores/8 threads like previous generation i7-7700HQ. It is different from desktop Coffee Lake CPUs like i5-8400 which have 6 cores/6 threads.
Laptop with best screen
Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop AN515-51-55WL has an 15.6 inch IPS panel monitor, so it should be better than others with TN displays. There are couple laptops that have 14″ or 17″ displays, but these have weaker graphics cards. They can be an option for people who want portability or large screen for using it as desktop replacement.
ASUS TUF Thin & Light FX504GD-ES51 is slimmest (0.98 inches)
by the specs, but Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5577 is very close (0.99 inches). It’s not bad, but not close to ultra-thin Ultrabooks.
ASUS TUF Thin & Light FX504GD-ES51 wins the third time, it only weighs 5.07 pounds, which is pretty low for included hardware. It is the most portable 15.6 inch laptop of this roundup, ASUS is the slimmest and lightest of the 15.6 inch gaming laptops with GTX 1050 or better.