Are you looking for a gaming rig that you can brag about?
If you mean brag about its performance and speed, you should be prepared to shell out a significant amount of money, because gaming rigs are usually expensive. But not anymore.
You can now buy gaming laptops that cost under $1,000, with some of the best specs, including a Core i7 processor.
Top 5 Gaming Laptops with Core i7 processor
ASUS ROG GL752VW-DH71 this powerful gaming laptop from ASUS is built with a 6th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, and 1TB of storage at 7200 RPM. Its 17.3-inch Matte Full HD display has a resolution of 1920 x 1080, thanks to its NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960m 2GB VRAM graphics card.
It can practically support any titles at medium-high settings and 1080p. With Witcher 3, for example, you will get 30 FPS at a resolution of 1920 x 1080. In the same resolution you will get close to 60 FPS from GTA 5.
ASUS K501UX this gaming rig is shipped with Windows 10 64-bit, 6th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD storage, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M gaming graphic card. The specs may not seem that impressive, especially with the storage capacity, but it can still keep up with the competition. The Asus Splendid Technology, for example, enhances the display output of the laptop’s 15.6-inch screen.
Admittedly, it is not top-notch compared with other gaming laptops, but it can handle Grand Theft Auto V and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in the best possible settings. If you want to play Fallout 4, you may have to tweak the settings.
A lesser (for the lack of a better word) version of the ASUS ROG GL552VW-DH71, this gaming laptop has a smaller screen and RAM size, which is at 15 inches and 16 DDR4, respectively. But it still has an Intel Core i7 processor, 1TB storage at 7200 RPM, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M gaming graphic card that help strike a balance and ensure optimum performance.
Despite what could be considered minimum specs, ASUS ROG GL552VW-DH71 can run heavy games, such as The Witcher 3, Fallout 4, GTA 5 and Tom Clancy’s The Division.
Lenovo Y700 this gaming rig from Lenovo can support games that require stunning sound, discrete graphics and HD display, thanks to its Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 960M Graphics, and 1TB storage. What is even better is that it not only comes with essential gaming features, but the mobility you need to play games on the go.
Called the Nitro Black Edition, expect Acer Aspire V15 VN7-592G-71ZL to have specs and features designed for speed. These include the Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM, 8GB RAM and 1TB Storage at 5400 RPM. The 4GB graphics card speaks for itself. It also explains why this gaming laptop can run heavy games, such as The Division, Fallout 4, The Witcher 3 and XCOM 2.
How you choose your gaming rig is really up to you. But why go for expensive models, when you get one of these units for less than $1,000.