Best Gaming Laptops Under $800-2015

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We review some of the best gaming laptops under 800 dollars—2015. The affordable Lenovo Z70 17.3-inch laptop (80FG0036US) in black is the best laptop for entertainment purposes. It offers a brilliant display with a powerful Intel processor. Its speakers have superior stereo sound quality. In addition, the Acer Aspire V 15 V3-572G-76EM 15.6-inch Full HD laptop in platinum silver is the gaming laptop under $800 that offers high performance with visually stunning graphics.

Popular Gaming Laptops Under 800 Dollars-2015:

No.1 Dell Inspiron i7559-763BLK

Dell Inspiron i7559-763BLK Looking for the best gaming laptop under $800? Dell Inspiron i7559-763BLK is exactly what you are looking for. With the latest Windows 10 OS and 6th generation Intel Core i5-6300HQ processor, quad-core CPU (4 cores & 6MB cache); the laptop promise a great performance with less power consumption. The laptop has 8GB of RAM which can also be upgradable to 16GB, perfect for gamers out there.

Dell Inspiron i7559-763BLK has storage of 256GB of high speed Solid State Drive to store files, this will perform way smoothly and won’t freeze, lag or delay when streaming or download large files.

The best features of this laptop is the video card; the high performance, dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M with 640 cores and 4GB of GDDR5; the laptop will be able to play almost all of the 2015 games on even ultra settings.

Lots of users gives this laptop thumbs up, it has a great performance, boot much faster to desktop in less than 30 seconds, slim and portable and lot more.

Technical specs

Processors2.3 GHz Core i5 6300HQ
Screen Size15.6-Inches
Screen Resolution1920x1080
Hard Drive256 GB SSD
Graphics CoprocessorNV GTX 960M 4GB GDDR5
Optical DriveNo
Operating SystemWindows 10
Weight5.67 pounds


  • High performance in gaming and home use.
  • Quality 15.6-Inch FHD IPS, Wide-Angle, Anti Glare Screen.


  • Absent of Touchscreen.

No.2 ASUS K501UX 15-inch Gaming Laptop

ASUS K501UX 15-inch Gaming Laptop

ASUS K501UX is another best gaming laptop under $800; the laptop comes with Windows 10 OS with 6th generation Intel Core i7-6500U (2.5GHz)/4MB cache and Turbo up to 3.1GHz, 8GB of RAM, and a discrete Nvidia GTX950M graphics card with 2GB DDR3 RAM and a 15.6-inch matte FHD display; the Intel Core i7-6500U is a dual core processor which promises high performance for both gamers and home use.

ASUS K501UX comes with impressive storage of 256GB solid-state drive, and with NVIDIA GeForce GTX950M using 2GB dedicated GDDR3 memory, it can still play most games at high settings (1080p) with a promise of up to 30 frames per second.


  • Decent performance with the Intel Core i7 processor and the discrete graphics card.
  • Portable and Great design.


  • TN display instead of IPS display.
  • No optical drive.

No.3. Lenovo Z70 17.3-Inch Laptop

Lenovo Z70 17.3-Inch LaptopLenovo Z70 is another stylish and powerful best gaming laptop under $800 with 17.3 inch screen laptop designed for great gaming experience with a 5th generation Intel i7 processor and Intel i5 processor, a large Full HD anti-glare screen, discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT840M with 2GB memory and the in-built Intel HD 5500 graphics for premium multimedia and high gaming performance for premium multimedia and entry-level gaming performance. The laptop has high multimedia editing and even great level of gaming thanks to the fast CPU with sufficient power and discrete GPU.

Lenovo Z70 comes with the dual core Intel Core i7-5500U processor and Intel Core i5-5200U version (4MB cache) at 2.4 GHz speed and up to 3.0 GHz with turbo. With the support of 16GB DDR3 SDRAM offers multitasking super smoothly, the laptop comes with 1TB Serial ATA hard drive at 5400rpm spindle speed and 8GB Solid-State Drive to give high performance at boot-up or wake up from hibernation.

Technical specs

ProcessorsIntel Core i7-5500U 2.4 GHz Processor
Screen Size17.3-Inch Screen
Screen Resolution1920x1080
Hard Drive1 TB 5400 rpm Hard Drive, 8 GB Solid-State Drive;
Graphics CoprocessorNVIDIA GeForce GT840M 2GB
Optical DriveDVD-RW
Operating SystemWindows 10
Weight6.6 pounds


  • High performance with the Intel Core i7/ Core i5 processor and the discrete graphics card.
  • Bigger screen (Some people)
  • Bigger HDD of 1TB.


  • Low discrete GPU.

 No.4.Lenovo Z70 (80FG0036US) laptop

Best Gaming Computers Under 800Next best gaming laptops under 800 dollars is the Lenovo Z70 (80FG0036US). This laptop has modern technology in the form of an Intel Core i5-5200U processor, which belongs to the fifth and latest generation of Intel’s CPUs. This model was announced in 2015 and has a dual core configuration and 2.2GHz base speed. Features include turbo boost up to 2.7GHz and an upgraded graphics chip named Intel HD 5500. This processor is one of the best models out there.

The Lenovo Z70 17.3-inch laptop (80FG0036US) in black has an Intel Core i5-5200U processor with 8GB of DDR3 RAM with two memory slots. Its screen is 17.3 inches. The computer has a 1TB 5400 RPM hard drive. The Lenovo has Windows 8.1, which gives it a four-hour battery life.


The size of the hard drive on this Lenovo is excellent—1024GB. The huge size comes with a low price. It has a 5400 RPM rate. If this is your concern, you can upgrade the hard drive by yourself.


There is no USB 3.0 port.

No.5. Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550 20DF0040US

Cheap Gaming Laptops Under 800

A crisp display and impressive power are what makes the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550 20DF0040US one of the best laptops for gaming at its price. It has an Intel Core i7-5500U Processor (up to 3GHz and with 4M cache), a 500GB, 7200 RPM hard drive, and 8GB of RAM. Its AMD Radeon RY M260 graphics coprocessor makes everything look incredibly clear on the 15.6-inch screen with 1920 x 1080p resolution. This notebook also has a fingerprint reader, number keypad, 720p webcam, and a DVD/RW drive. Lenovo boasts that this device has a nine-hour battery life as well.

Pros and Cons

Many of those who purchased the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550 20DF and posted reviews reported that they were thrilled with its significant processing power, excellent trackpad, and comfortable keyboard. Some customers also expressed their satisfaction with the vivid, clear display and the lengthy battery life. A few customers mentioned that they wished it were easier to access the internal components (such as the battery and hard drive).

No.6. Toshiba Satellite S55-B5266 15.6-Inch Laptop

Toshiba Satellite S55-B5266 15.6-Inch LaptopIf you’re looking for the best laptop for gaming and you’re on a budget, you’ll want to check out the Toshiba Satellite S55-B5266. It comes loaded with an Intel Core i74510U Processor (with 4M Cache and up to 3.1 GHz when using Intel Turbo Boost technology), 8GB of RAM, and a 1TB 5400 RPM hard drive. This notebook has a 15.6-inch HD, TruBrite screen (1366x768) and AMD Radeon R7 M260 with hybrid graphics. It weighs just 4.8 pounds, and you’re sure to love its thin (0.93 inches), sleek design. Plus, all of this comes at a great price!

Pros and Cons

Customers who purchased this product were thrilled with its sleek, light, and thin design, applauding its portability. Many also commented on its speed, durability, and bright and crisp display. Some people were very pleased with the amount of storage this Satellite laptop offers. A few consumers reported that the unit gets hot during use and that the fans run a bit loud.

No.7. Acer Aspire V 15 V3-572G-543S 15.6-Inch Full HD Laptop

Acer Aspire V 15 V3-572G-543SThe Acer Aspire V 15 V3-572G-543S 15.6-inch Full HD laptop in platinum silver is a new powerful mainstream laptop that’s perfect for modern games, office work, multimedia and entertainment.

The Acer Aspire V3-572G has a 15.6-inch monitor and a new Intel Core i5-5200U dual-core processor at 2.2GHz to 2.7GHz, providing better performance. Inside is an 8GB DDR3L SDRA upgradable to 16GB of RAM combined with a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1.

Acer’s touchpad is accurate; swirl, flick and pinch your fingers to navigate photos, web pages and more.


The price is affordable. Other strengths include the graphics card and processor, as well as the computer’s performance and functionality, gaming capacity, MAC-style keyboard and NumPad. In addition, it’s easy to adjust the volume and screen brightness.


An excessively ultra-sensitive touchpad that interrupts gameplay or chatting. The screen is small and the computer becomes overheated.

Conclusion About Best Gaming Laptops Under 800 Dollars-2015

All of the gaming laptop under $800 are fancy and affordable. You will enjoy better performance with the new Core i5-level processor, with plenty of space to support 8GB of RAM. The notebook has a large Full HD screen, which might make multimedia users happy. The dual-band Wi-Fi is wonderful, while the prices are affordable.

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