HP Victus 16 with RTX 3050 GPU falls to $699 deal price

HP Victus 16 laptop
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Best Buy's gaming laptop sale takes up to $350 off various RTX 30 series configurations. If you're on a budget and want to upgrade your PC gaming experience, it's a great time to save. 

One standout deal offers the HP Victus 16.1-inch Gaming Laptop for $699 (opens in new tab). Typically, it sells for $899, so that's $200 in savings. This is one of the best prices we've seen for this laptop. 

HP Victus 16-inch RTX 3050 Gaming Laptop: was $899 now $699 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

HP Victus 16-inch RTX 3050 Gaming Laptop: was $899 now $699 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Now $200 off, the HP Victus 16 is one of the best gaming laptops for the money. This machine has a 16.1-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.7-GHz Intel Core i5-11400H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. Nvidia's RTX 3050 GPU with 4GB of dedicated memory handles graphics.

HP manufactures many of the industry's best laptops, including gaming-specific machines. The HP Vitcus in this deal packs a 16.1-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.7-GHz Intel Core i5-11400H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. For graphics handling, it houses an RTX 3050 GPU with 4GB of dedicated memory. 

In our HP Victus review, we liked the gaming laptop's bright, vivid display and clean design. We were also impressed by its strong CPU and GPU performance. During testing, it juggled multiple tasks without a hiccup. Not even 40 Google Chrome tabs and five 1080p YouTube videos running could slow it down. 

The machine we tested had a powerful Intel 11th Gen Core i7 CPU. We expect the laptop in this deal's 11th Gen Core i5 chip to deliver on par snappy performance. 

Weighing in at 5.4 pounds and 0.9 inches thick, the Victus has some heft to it. It's on par with the Acer Predator Helios 300 (5.5 pounds, 0.9 inches) and Lenovo Legion 5 Pro (5.4 pounds, 1.1 inches). 

At $200 off, the HP Victus is one of the most affordable RTX 30 laptops you can get right now.

If you can afford to splurge, Best Buy offers the Editor's Choice Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 with RTX 3060 GPU for $1,499 (opens in new tab) ($350 off). 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.