Prime Day gaming laptop deals: Best early Black Friday savings

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Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale gaming laptop deals are almost sold out, and if you've been waiting for a powerful system, you don't want to miss htem. Just about every retailer is jump-starting the holiday shopping season this year. Given the current state of inflation, frugal shoppers are hunting for gaming laptop deals more than ever. 

During this iteration of Prime Day, we're witnessing gaming laptop discounts on a par with Black Friday. In fact, select configurations are already dropping to all-time low prices. With retailers making way for the next generation of high-end GPU laptops, existing rigs are getting deeply discounted. So if you want to step up your gaming, don't sleep on these Prime Day Early Access gaming laptop deals.

Prime members will get exclusive access to select Prime Day Early Access deals including limited time Lightning Deals. Join Amazon Prime (opens in new tab) now to access today's Prime Early Access deals as well as offers during Amazon's holiday sale. 

Amazon offers a 30-day free trial before you decide to fully commit. There's no risk, you can cancel any time. If you decide to keep your membership, Amazon Prime costs $139 for a one-year membership and $14.99 for monthly subscribers. 

Prime Day Early Access Sale is off to a raucous start and ends October 12. Visit our Prime Day Early Access Sale hub for the best tech deals from the event.

Don't want to wait? Browse the best gaming laptop deals worth your while below. 

Today's best gaming laptop deals

Prime Day gaming laptop deals

MSI Stealth 15M RTX 3060: $1,399 (opens in new tab)

MSI Stealth 15M RTX 3060: $1,399 $1,199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the MSI Stealth in today's Amazon Prime Early Access Sale. this machine packs a 15.6" 144Hz 1080p display, 3.3-GHz Intel Core i7-11375H 4-core CPU, 16GB RAM and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU. There's a speedy 512GB SSD on board for file storage. 

MSI Pulse GL66 RTX 3070: $1,499 (opens in new tab)

MSI Pulse GL66 RTX 3070: $1,499 $1,249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $250 on the MSI Pulse GL66 gaming laptop. It's configured with a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 2.3-GHz Intel Core i7-12700H 14-core CPU coupled with 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. Doing the heavy lifting for graphics is Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3070 GPU.

Asus TUF Gaming F15 GTX 1650: $649 (opens in new tab)

Asus TUF Gaming F15 GTX 1650: $649 $589 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $60 on the Asus TUF Gaming F15. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.5-GHz Intel Core i5-10300H 4-core CPU, 8B of RAM and 512GB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1650 GPU does all the heavy graphics lifting. 

Lenovo Legion 5 RTX 3060: $1,149 (opens in new tab)

Lenovo Legion 5 RTX 3060: $1,149 $999 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $150 on the Lenovo Legion 5 gaming laptop. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 120Hz matte display, 3.3-GHz AMD Ryzen 5 5600H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. For graphics handling, it's equipped with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of dedicated VRAM. 

Asus ROG Flow X13 RTX 3050 Ti: $1,499 (opens in new tab)

Asus ROG Flow X13 RTX 3050 Ti: $1,499 $1,199 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $350 on the Asus ROG Flow X13 at Best Buy. This portable little gaming beast packs a 13.4-inch (1920x1200) 144Hz display, 3.0-GHz AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS 8-core CPU, 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD. Doing all the heavy graphics for lifting is Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU. This laptop offers plenty of muscle for today's most demaindng AAA games.

Alienware m15 R7: $2,949 (opens in new tab)

Alienware m15 R7: $2,949 $2,374 @ Dell with code LAPTOPMAG5 (opens in new tab)
For a limited time, save $575 on the brand spanking new Alienware m15 R7 at Dell. This machine packs a 15.6-inch QHD 240Hz display, an Intel Core i7-12700H CPU, 32GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. For graphics handling, it has Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU with 16GB of dedicated memory. 

Acer Nitro 5 RTX 3060: $1,499 (opens in new tab)

Acer Nitro 5 RTX 3060: $1,499 $1,297 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $202 on the powerful Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop. This machine has a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 3.5-GHz Intel Core i7-12700H 14-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. For graphics handling, it employs Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 4GB of dedicated memory.

MSI GP66 Leopard RTX 3080: $2,399 (opens in new tab)

MSI GP66 Leopard RTX 3080: $2,399 $1,849 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $550 on the MSI GP66 Leopard. This machine has a 15.6-inch, 240Hz matte display, 2.3-GHz Intel Core i7-11800H 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. Nvidia's latest GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory handles graphics. 

HP Victus 15 Gaming Laptop: $979 (opens in new tab)

HP Victus 15 Gaming Laptop: $979 $764 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $215 on the HP Victus 15 Gaming Laptop. This gaming rig is a great choice for entry level gamers, but can also do a mid-level player justice. In our review, we praised its 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display with a 144Hz refresh rate, Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, Nvidia graphics, and a 512GB SSD. It's a great value gaming laptop that you shouldn't pass up. 

Asus TUF Gaming F17 RTX 3060: 1,399 (opens in new tab)

Asus TUF Gaming F17 RTX 3060: 1,399 $1,194 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $205 on the Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX706. The laptop in this deal packs a 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 2.3-GHz Intel Core i7-11800H 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and 1TB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3050 GPU with 6GB of dedicated memory does all the heavy graphics lifting. Amazon also offers the Intel Core i5 version for $699 (opens in new tab) ($200 off).

Gigabyte A5 K1 Gaming Laptop: was $1,399 (opens in new tab)

Gigabyte A5 K1 Gaming Laptop: was $1,399 now $1,249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $150 on the Gigabyte A5 K1 gaming laptop. This machine packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) thin-bezel display, 3.2-GHz AMD Ryzen 7 5800H 8-core CPU, 16GB RAM and a speedy 1TB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of dedicated memory handles graphics. 

Alienware m15 R7 RTX 3060: $1,699 (opens in new tab)

Alienware m15 R7 RTX 3060: $1,699 $1,449 @ Dell
(opens in new tab)Get $250 off this solid Alienware spec. This machine has a 15.6-inch (1920x1080) 165Hz display, with AMD Ryzen 7-6800H CPU CPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. It employs Nvidia's RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of dedicated RAM for graphics handling. 

Acer Predator Helios 300 RTX 3050Ti: $1,239 (opens in new tab)

Acer Predator Helios 300 RTX 3050Ti: $1,239 $899 @ B&H (opens in new tab)
Save $300 on the Acer Predator Helios 300. The Acer Predator Helios 300 is one of the best gaming laptops (opens in new tab) around. This machine packs a 15.6-inch, (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 2.3-GHz 10th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512B SSD For graphics handling, it has RTX 3050 Ti graphics with 4GB of VRAM.

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.