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The best gaming laptop deals in August 2021

The best gaming laptop deals
Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 (Image credit: Asus)

August continues to bring us the best gaming laptop deals of the season. Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart as well as PC makers like Dell, HP and Lenovo are putting their best gaming laptop deals forward. 

With back to school deals full swing, we're currently seeing generous discounts on the industry's best gaming notebooks. Whether you're on the hunt for a modestly priced gaming notebook under $1000 or a fully-loaded beast, there's a gaming laptop deal to suit your budget. 

Our hand-selected roundup of the best gaming laptop deals can ease the strain on your wallet. From modestly priced machines to high-end rigs, here are today's best gaming laptop deals.

Best gaming laptop deals right now 

Gaming laptop deals under $1,000

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14: was $1,099 now $989 @ Best Buy
At $110 off, the Editor's Choice Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is one of the best gaming laptops to buy. This particular model nets you a 14-inch 1080p display, Ryzen 7-4800HS  8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. For graphics handling it packs Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1650 GPU.View Deal

MSI Modern 14: was $749 now $699 @ Amazon
Currently $70 off at Amazon the MSI 14 is one of the most affordable gaming laptops you can get. This Windows 10 Pro powered machine packs a 14-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 1.6-GHZ Intel Core i5-10210U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, GeForce MX450 GPU and a 512GB SSD. Walmart has it for the same price. View Deal

Lenovo Legion 5: was $899 for $699 @ Walmart
One of the best gaming laptop deals this week takes $200 off the Lenovo Legion 5. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 120 Hz display, a 3-GHz AMD Ryzen 5-4600H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and an Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti GPU with 4GB of graphics memory. For your storage needs, it houses a 256GB SSD and 1TB secondary hard drive.View Deal

Gaming laptop deals under $1,500

HP Omen 15 w/ RTX 3060 GPU: was $1,499 now $1,299 @ Best Buy
If you're a multitasker or require more storage, the HP Omen 15 2020 (15-EN0023DX) is also $200 off. This model packs 2.9-GHz AMD Ryzen 7-4800H 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM a 1TB SSD and a RTX 3060 GPU. View Deal

Dell G15 Ryzen: was $1,549 now $1,299 @ Dell
Now $249 off, this Dell G15 Ryzen Edition RTX 30 series laptop takes gaming to a whole new level. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 165Hz display, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H 8-core CPU, 16GB RAM and Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of graphics memory. For storage and transferring files, there's a speedy 512GB SSD on board. View Deal

Acer Predator Triton 500: was $1,799 now $1,469 @ Amazon
Amazon knocks $331 off the Acer Predator Triton 500 in this gaming laptop deal. This RTX 20 series GPU machine is a solid gaming laptop deal. This model packs a 15.6-inch 300Hz display, 2.6-GHz Core i7-10750H 6-core CPU, GTX 2070 Super GPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. Quantities are low, so we recommend you act swiftly.View Deal

Razer Blade 15 Base: was $1,499 now $1,165 @ Walmart
Now $322 off, the Razer Blade 15 Base Edition is one of the best gaming laptops to buy. It has a 15.6-inch 1080p display @ 144Hz, 2.6-GHz Core i7-10750H 6-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics and a 256GB SSD. View Deal

Gaming laptop deals under $2,000

Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XC: was $1,999 now $1,599 @ Amazon
For a limited time, you can save $400 on the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XC. This machine packs a 15.6-inch (3840 x 2160) 4K display, 2.2-GHz i7-10870H 8-core CPU, and 16GB of RAM. Rounding out its specs are an RTX 3070 GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory and a speedy 512GB SSD.View Deal

Alienware m15 R4: was $2,129 now $1,909 @ Dell
Save $219 on the Alienware m15 R4 — a pro-tier gaming laptop with the specs to back it up. This machine packs a 15.6-inch 144Hz (1920 x 1080) display, 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10870H 8-core CPU, RTX 3070 GPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. Apply coupon, "50OFF699" at checkout to drop its price down to $1,909.View Deal

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott is a Deals Writer at Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, bringing you the best bargains on laptops, gaming gear, smart home gadgets, and wearables. After graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Film and Media Studies, she's written for iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parle Mag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not bringing readers the best deals, she's streaming her favorite shows or attending a live concert or pro wrestling event.