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Best gaming laptop deals in the UK: 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 £2,000!

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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Right now, as Nvidia’s RTX 30 Series graphics are well and truly here, there are some surprisingly great deals on outgoing hardware, budget laptops, and even those with the latest GPUs. This includes RTX 3050 and RTX 3060 deals for under £1000!

Best gaming laptop deals

Gaming Laptops Under £1,000

Dell G15: was £849 now £699 @ Dell

Dell G15: was £849 now £699 @ Dell
The £150 discount may be small, but this kind of price for this kind of machine is impressive! The Dell G15 packs an 11th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, RTX 3050 GPU, 8GB RAM and a 512GB SSD, alongside a 15.6-inch FHD display with 120Hz refresh rate.

Acer Nitro 5: was £1,100 now £949 @ Laptops Direct

Acer Nitro 5: was £1,100 now £949 @ Laptops Direct with free delivery using code LDFND
Dropping to the sub-£1,000 gaming laptop category, this great Acer Nitro 5 option boasts a AMD Ryzen 5 5600H CPU, Nvidia RTX 3060 GPU, and a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display with a speedy 144Hz refresh rate. What’s more, it offers 512GB for storage and 16GB of RAM.

MSI Katana: was £898 now £698 @ Scan

MSI Katana: was £898 now £698 @ Scan
The entry-level model with specs that are anything but entry-level. This loaded MSI Katana sports a gorgeous 15.6-inch FHD display, 11th gen Intel Core i5 CPU, RTX 3050 graphics, 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD.

Need more horsepower? For £200 more, you can pick up the Katana with Intel Core i7 and RTX 3060.

Asus ROG Strix G15: was £999 now £898 @ Amazon UK

Asus ROG Strix G15: was £999 now £898 @ Amazon UK
Packing performance into a seriously affordable price, this Asus ROG Strix configuration sports an AMD Ryzen 7 CPU, dedicated GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB PCIe SSD. Completing the setup is a 15.6-inch FHD, 144Hz display and a comfortable keyboard, plus all the I/O any serious gamer needs.

Gaming Laptops Under £2,000

Lenovo Legion 7: was £2,549 now £1,771 @ Lenovo with code QUID22

Lenovo Legion 7: was £2,549 now £1,771 @ Lenovo with code QUID22
Packed to the gills with power, courtesy of the 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super GPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, and a 1TB M.2 SSD, the Legion 7i is a beast! Plus, for immersive portable gaming, that 15.6-inch 1080p display up top has a buttery smooth 144Hz refresh rate.

MSI GP66 Leopard: was £2,199 now £1,999 @ Overclockers
RTX 3080 laptop!

MSI GP66 Leopard: was £2,199 now £1,999 @ Overclockers
A £200 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.

Alienware m15 R6 (RTX 3060): was £1,499 now £1,339 @ Dell

Alienware m15 R6 (RTX 3060): was £1,499 now £1,339 @ Dell
A seriously impressive gaming laptop at an even better price. This 15-inch beast from Alienware packs an Intel Core i7-11800H CPU, RTX 3060 GPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM and a 1TB M.2 SSD.

Gaming Laptops Under £3,000

Razer Blade 14: was £2,799.99 now £2,399 @ Amazon UK

Razer Blade 14: was £2,799.99 now £2,399 @ Amazon UK
Leave it to Razer to deliver an exceptionally powerful gaming laptop in a sleek black chassis; now £500 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. 

Razer Blade 15 Advanced: was £2,499 now

Razer Blade 15 Advanced: was £2,499 now £2,349 @ Amazon
The latest and greatest from Razer, this Blade 15 crushes intense ray tracing with its RTX 3070 GPU with 8GB GDDR6 video memory, which pairs with the Intel Core i7-10875H CPU for pure power. Multitasking is dealt with by 16GB of DDR4 RAM and a 1TB SSD ensures your games load fast. Plus, with a 360Hz screen, you're sure to have the competitive edge!

RTX 3080 laptop!
Alienware m15 R4: was £3,349 now £2,512 @ Dell

Alienware m15 R4: was £3,349 now £2,512 @ Dell
With over £840 off, this is a big deal! An RTX 3080 gaming laptop with a 10th Gen Intel Core i9 beast of a CPU, a whopping 32GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage. This is a fully loaded machine at a good price.

 Jason brings a decade of tech and gaming journalism experience to his role as a writer at Laptop Mag. He specializes in finding the best deals to make sure you never pay more than you should for gadgets! Jason takes a particular interest in writing 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.