Best Gaming Laptops Under $700 – 2016

Are you looking for a cheap but good gaming laptop under 700? You have definitely run across lots of options out there. However, every single gamer requires a machine that is both affordable and powerful at the same time. But it can be quite hard to find such a machine unless you do a little digging.
Therefore, I have researched the best cheap gaming machines out there that are certain to provide you with more value than the money you are buying them. Here is a list of such machines.

Comparison Chart

nameManufacturerPriceScreen SizeResolutionProcessorCPU clockNo. coresGraphic Card
Graphic RamRAMSSDHDDSizeWeightSystemUSB portsOther ports

 
Lenovo Z41-70
80K5005GU
Lenovo[asa dvd3]B0130NDFBE[/asa] 14-Inch1920 x 1080i7-5500U2.4 GHz2Radeon R9 M3752 GB16 GB8 GB1024 GB13.66" x 9.80" x 0.96"4.63 lbsWindows 102 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1x HDMI
ASUS
X550ZE-DB10
ASUS[asa dvd3]B00YR6BJLC[/asa] 15.6-Inch1366x768AMD A10-7400P2.5 GHz42 x Radeon R7 M265DX4 GB8 GBNo1024 GB15" x 9.9" x 1.2"5.1 lbsWindows 82 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
Lenovo ThinkPad
Edge E550 20DF0040US
Lenovo[asa dvd3]B00SJ2G7UI[/asa] 15.6-Inch1920 x 1080i7-5500U2.4 GHz2Radeon R7 M2602 GB8 GBNo500 GB14.84" x 10.08" x 1.06"5.21 lbsWindows 72 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
Acer Aspire
E5-573G-56RG
Acer[asa dvd3]B014J7YEH4[/asa] 15.6-Inch1920 x 1080i5 5200U2.2 GHz2GeForce GT940M4 GB8 GBNo1024 GB15" x 10.1" x 1.15"5.3 lbsWindows 102 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
Dell Inspiron 15
i5545-2500sLV
Dell[asa dvd3]B00NJNEA9C[/asa] 15.6-Inch1366x768AMD A10-73001.9 GHz4Radeon R6No dedicated RAM8 GBNo1000 GB14.90" x 10" x 0.90"5.2 lbsWindows 8.12 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI

Frankly, the looks and design of this gaming laptop is absolutely amazing. First of all, it has a 14 inch display. It is running on the latest i7 Broadwell processor which is equipped with turbo boost technology that will definitely deliver the speed you require for high end gaming. This machine boasts of 2GB AMD Radeon graphics card meant to provide you with the best gaming experience.
It also features a 1TB HDD that will give you enough storage space and with SSD cache for speed. The laptop has an amazing 16GB RAM making it one of the best cheap gaming laptop that you can find in the market. It can run lots of applications at the same time. It uses Windows 10, 64 bit operating system.

Features:

  • Dual Core i7-5500U 2.4 GHz (Turbo 3.0 GHz)
  • Radeon R9 M375 GPU with 2 GB RAM.
  • 16 GB DDR3 RAM.
  • 1024 GB HDD Disc with 8GB ssd cache
  • 14-Inch Full-HD Display.
  • Windows 10.
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This gaming laptop offers quite some competition when it comes to cheap gaming laptops that can give you the best gaming experience. The laptop has a 15.6 inch display. The processor is an AMD 2.5 GHz Quad Core processor that will provide you with turbo boost function that will definitely help you achieve the high speed that is needed in high end gaming.
It also sports dual graphics powered by Radeon R7. It is equipped with 8GB DDR3 RAM and 1TB HDD. It comes installed with Windows 8.1 that is upgradable to the new Windows 10 so that you may get access to exciting new stuff.

Features:

  • Quad Core AMD A10-7400P 2.6 GHz (Turbo 3.5 GHz)
  • Radeon Dual graphics R7 M265DX with 4 GB RAM.
  • 8 GB DDR3 RAM.
  • 1024 GB HDD Disc
  • 15.6-Inch Display with 1366×768 resolution.
  • Windows 8.
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ThinkPad Edge E550 20DF0040US is among Lenovo’s greatest creations in gaming laptops. This machine is bundled with top-notch features to further enhance your gaming experience. The laptop features a 15.6-inch, 1920×1080 display. In terms of speed, this machine is fully armed with powerful 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-5500U Processor. This gives it the ability to launch multiple applications at high speed. This laptop has 8GB of SDRAM, which is beyond the required space of even the most demanding games on the market. It features 500GB, 7200 RPM hard drive that is more than enough to accommodate all your files. The laptop comes pre-installed with Windows 7 Pro 64 bit.

Features:

  • Dual Core i7-5500U 2.4 GHz (Turbo 3.0 GHz)
  • Radeon R7 M260 with 2 GB RAM.
  • 8 GB DDR3 RAM.
  • 512 GB 7200rpm HDD Disc
  • 15.6-Inch Full-HD Display
  • Windows 7
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Acer has a solid reputation for creating the best in gaming laptops. Aspire E5-573G-56RG is among its notable models that has revolutionized the gaming industry. The laptop has a 15.6-inch high resolution screen that provides a better gaming experience. It is equipped with Intel Core i5 2.5GHz Broadwell 5200U processor that is next in line with the advanced i7 series. It features 4GB dedicated graphics powered by NVIDIA GeForce 940M. The laptop comes with 8GB SDRAM specially designed to increase the overall system performance. It has an impressive 1TB, 5400 RPM SATA hard drive and runs on Windows 10 operating system.

Features:

  • Dual Core i5-5200U 2.2 GHz (Turbo 2.7 GHz)
  • GeForce GT940M GPU with 4 GB RAM.
  • 8 GB DDR3 RAM.
  • 1024 GB 5400 RPM HDD Disc
  • 15.6-Inch Full-HD Display
  • Windows 10
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The design of this laptop is nice. It has a 15.6 inch display that has a resolution of 1366 to 768. This is a standard resolution in this price range. It has a viewing angle that is quite decent but it unfortunately has a glossy screen making it difficult to use in sunlight. However, this is a problem that is very common in this price range.
This Dell Inspiron has a Quad Core processor with integrated Radeon R6 graphics, 8GBG of RAM and 1TB hard drive. It possesses the best integrated graphics that you can get in under 500. The performance can be compared to GeForce GT720.

Features:

  • Quad Core AMD A10-7300 1.9 GHz (Turbo 3.2 GHz)
  • Integrated Radeon R6 M275 GPU
  • 8 GB DDR3 RAM.
  • 1024 GB HDD 5400 rpm Disc
  • 15.6-Inch 1366×768 pixels Display.
  • Windows 8.
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Conclusion:

Listed above are the best cheap gaming laptops that you can get for under 700. They can offer to an alternative to very pricey models that you may have been considering. These laptops are a great choice for one who is looking for a good gaming laptop but intends to stay within a limited budget. They provide you with the best performance for that price and they have been configured to give you the latest features. They are certainly a consideration that would be worthwhile to add to your list.

nameManufacturerPriceScreen SizeResolutionProcessorCPU clockNo. coresGraphic Card
Graphic RamRAMSSDHDDSizeWeightSystemUSB portsOther ports

 
Lenovo Z41-70
80K5005GU
Lenovo[asa dvd3]B0130NDFBE[/asa] 14-Inch1920 x 1080i7-5500U2.4 GHz2Radeon R9 M3752 GB16 GB8 GB1024 GB13.66" x 9.80" x 0.96"4.63 lbsWindows 102 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1x HDMI
ASUS
X550ZE-DB10
ASUS[asa dvd3]B00YR6BJLC[/asa] 15.6-Inch1366x768AMD A10-7400P2.5 GHz42 x Radeon R7 M265DX4 GB8 GBNo1024 GB15" x 9.9" x 1.2"5.1 lbsWindows 82 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
Lenovo ThinkPad
Edge E550 20DF0040US
Lenovo[asa dvd3]B00SJ2G7UI[/asa] 15.6-Inch1920 x 1080i7-5500U2.4 GHz2Radeon R7 M2602 GB8 GBNo500 GB14.84" x 10.08" x 1.06"5.21 lbsWindows 72 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
Acer Aspire
E5-573G-56RG
Acer[asa dvd3]B014J7YEH4[/asa] 15.6-Inch1920 x 1080i5 5200U2.2 GHz2GeForce GT940M4 GB8 GBNo1024 GB15" x 10.1" x 1.15"5.3 lbsWindows 102 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
Dell Inspiron 15
i5545-2500sLV
Dell[asa dvd3]B00NJNEA9C[/asa] 15.6-Inch1366x768AMD A10-73001.9 GHz4Radeon R6No dedicated RAM8 GBNo1000 GB14.90" x 10" x 0.90"5.2 lbsWindows 8.12 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI
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