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Best gaming laptop deals in September 2022: Cheap Alienware, Razer, Asus laptops and more

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The best gaming laptop deals pack plenty of power at a whole range of affordable price points — from bargain-basement systems to the top-of-the-range. 

That includes RTX 3080 gaming laptops for under £1,800, an RTX 3070 system at the same price you'd expect for RTX 3060 laptops, and a shock saving on a brand new 12th Gen Intel gaming rigs.

Of course, there are plenty of so-called "savings" that are not really worthwhile discounts, but that's where we come in, to find the last scraps of stock that retailers are clearing out and the price cuts they don't want you to know about.

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Best gaming laptop deals

Gaming Laptops Under £1,000

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Gigabyte G5 (RTX 3060): was £979 now £789 @ eBuyer (opens in new tab)
Packing plenty of power into a shockingly affordable package, Gigabyte’s G5 sports a 10th gen Intel Core i5 CPU, GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB GDDR6, 16GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB M.2 SSD. Up top for peak performance on the go is a 15.6-inch FHD 144Hz display and comfortable keyboard.

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Acer Nitro 5 (RTX 3060): was £949 now £749 @ Costco (opens in new tab)
Now £200 off at CostCo the Acer Nitro 5 is one of the best gaming laptop deals around. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, AMD Ryzen 5 5600H GPU, 8GB of RAM, and RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of dedicated memory. A 512GB PCIe SSD provides fast and ample file storage. 

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HP Victus 16 RTX 3060 Laptop (AMD): was £999 now £799 @ Box.co.uk (opens in new tab)
Now £200 off, the HP Victus 16 is one of the best gaming laptops for the money. For just under £800, you get AMD Ryzen 5 5600H power and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics. This machine packs a 16.1-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD.

Gaming Laptops Under £2,000

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MSI Katana GF66 (RTX 3070): was £1,399 now £1,069 @ Laptops Direct (opens in new tab)
Now £400 off, this is the cheapest RTX 3070 gaming laptop we've ever seen. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, Intel Core i7-11800H CPU, 16GB RAM and Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3070 GPU with 8GB of graphics memory. For storage and transferring files, there's a speedy 512GB SSD onboard. 

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MSI GP66 Leopard (RTX 3080): was £1,999 now £1,599 @ Overclockers (opens in new tab)
A £600 price cut brings this powerful laptop into a more affordable category! The GP66 features an 11th gen Intel Core i7 processor, beasty RTX 3080 GPU, a whopping 32GB DDR4 RAM and a 1TB M.2 SSD, all alongside a fluid 240Hz 1080p display.

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Dell G15: was £1,299 now £1,199 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
Inside, you'll find a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 120Hz display, AMD Ryzen 7 6800H CPU, 16GB RAM and Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3090 GPU with 6GB of graphics memory. For storage and transferring files, there's a speedy 1TB SSD on board. 

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New Alienware m15 R7: was £1,798 now £1,708 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
The brand spanking new Alienware m15 R7 is already being discounted with this £90 saving! Up top, there's a 15.6-inch FHD display with 165Hz refresh rate, while keeping things running smoothly under the bonnet is an AMD Ryzen 7 6800H CPU, RTX 3060 GPU, 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD.

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Asus ROG Strix G15 Gaming Laptop: was £1,699 now £1,499 @ Overclockers
(opens in new tab)With a £200 discount, this powerful Asus ROG Strix G15 gaming laptop is worth grabbing. In our Asus ROG Strix G15 review (opens in new tab), we praise its great overall and gaming performance and excellent 10+ hour battery life. The laptop in this deal has a 15.6-inch (2560 x 1440) 165Hz display, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU, AMD R9-5900HX GPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD.

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Razer Blade 14 (RTX 3080): was £2,799 now £1,898 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Leave it to Razer to deliver an exceptionally powerful gaming laptop in a sleek black chassis; now 18% off the retail price. Expect an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, 14-inch (2560 x 1440) 165Hz display along with 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. This beast packs in all your gaming needs. 

Gaming Laptops Under £3,000

Jason England
Staff Writer

Jason brings a decade of tech and gaming journalism experience to his role as a writer at Laptop Mag. He takes a particular interest in writing articles and creating videos about laptops, headphones and games. He has previously written for Kotaku, Stuff and BBC Science Focus. In his spare time, you'll find Jason looking for good dogs to pet or thinking about eating pizza if he isn't already.