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Best Black Friday gaming laptop deals 2021: Deals to expect

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The best Black Friday gaming laptop deals are expected to present the lowest prices of the year. High-performance gaming laptops can be costly and Black Friday offers a great opportunity to save. 

We've been scouting gaming laptop deals throughout 2021 — many of which were Black Friday-worthy. In some instances, we saw record low deal prices on even the most coveted gaming rigs.

Black Friday gaming laptop deals to expect 

During Black Friday, we expect to see more gaming laptop deals under $1,000, which is rare these days. Gaming laptops configurations with Nvidia's RTX 20 series GPUs are likely to get the deepest discounts. 

We also predict more generous price cuts among the latest RTX 30 series GPU laptops for Black Friday. In fact, aggressive discounts are beginning to surface this week in early Black Friday gaming laptop deals. 

Currently, you can get the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED w/ RTX 3080 GPU for $2,049 from Newegg. That's $1,400 off the laptop's $3,500 list price and its lowest price yet. The laptop in this deal has a 15.6-inch (3840 x 2160) 4K AMOLED display, 2.6-GHz Intel Core i9-11980HK 8-core CPU and 32GB of RAM. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory handles heavy graphics while a 512GB SSD and 1TB SSD provides plenty of storage.  

The Aero 15 OLED is a solid choice if you want to own the best laptop for gamingvideo editing, graphics design, music production, and more. 

So if you've been hesitating to pick up a new gaming laptop due to price — we've got your back. We'll be rounding up the best Black Friday gaming laptop deals for every budget right here. 

When is Black Friday 2021? 

Black Friday 2021 falls on Friday, November 26 this year. Technically, Black Friday is a one-day shopping event, however, awesome discounts can be had weeks before and the days after on Cyber Monday. 

While the big shopping weekend is still weeks from now, early Black Friday-like deals are already here. This week, Amazon's Epic Daily Deals and Best Buy offers discounts for holiday shoppers who want to get an early start. 

Black Friday 2021 is expected to offer tons of fantastic deals on today’s top gaming notebooks. Be sure to bookmark our Black Friday 2021 deals hub for the best retail holiday discounts. 

Black Friday 2021 falls on November 26 and we expect to see tons of notable discounts on today's best gaming laptops. Be sure to bookmark our Black Friday deals 2021 hub for the best holiday savings. 

If you can't afford to wait, here are best Black Friday gaming laptop deals you can get right now. 

Black Friday gaming laptop deals — RTX 30 series GPU

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MSI GF65 15.6 Gaming Laptop: $1,099 @ Best Buy
Although it's not on sale at the moment, the MSI GF65 is one of the best RTX30 series notebooks under $1,500. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 2.6-GHz Intel Core i5-10750H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. For graphics handling, it's outfitted with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 GPU. This deal bundles one free month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

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MSI Sword w/ RTX 3050 Ti GPU: $1,199 @ Best Buy
The MSI Sword is one of the best gaming laptops around and we expect to see its price drop considerably on Black Friday.  It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 2.3-GHz Intel Core i7-11800H 8-core CPU, 8GB RAM and Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU. There's also a 512GB SSD on board which is ample storage for your important files.

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Lenovo Legion Slim 7 w/ RTX 3060 GPU: was $1,799 now $1,529 @ Lenovo
For a limited time, save $270 on the Lenovo Legion Slim 7 gaming laptop. This model has a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 165Hz display, 3.2-GHz AMD Ryzen 7 5800H 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 2TB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of dedicated memory handles graphics.

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Gigabyte Aorus 15P XD w/ RTX 3070 GPU: was $1,899 now $1,699 @ Newegg
The Gigabyte Aorus 15P is $200 off at Newegg via rebate — its lowest price yet. It packs a 15.6-inch (1950 x 1080) 300Hz display, 2.3-GHz Core i7-11800H  6-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TBSSD. Doing all the heavy lifting for graphics is an RTX 3070 GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory.

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Gigabyte Aero 17 w/ RTX 3070 GPU: was $2,499 now $1,899 @ Newegg
For a limited time, you can save $600 on the Gigabyte Aero 17 via rebate at Newegg. This machine packs a 17.3-inch (3840 x 2160) 4K display, 2.3-GHzi7-11800H 8-core CPU and 16GB of RAM. Rounding out its specs are an RTX 3070 GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory and a speedy 1TB SSD.

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Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED w/ RTX 3080 GPU: was $3,449 now $2,049 @ Newegg
Save a whopping $1,400 on the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED Laptop at Newegg via rebate. Ideal for creators and gamers, it packs a 15.6-inch (3840 x 2160) 4K AMOLED display, 2.6-GHz Intel Core i9-11980HK 8-core CPU, and 32GB of RAM. Rounding out its specs are NVidia's RTX 3080 GPU with 8GB of graphics memory, a 512GB SSD and 1TB SSD. 

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MSI GP66 Leopard w/ RTX 3080 GPU: was $2,299 now $1,999 @ Newegg
This gaming laptop deal from Newegg knocks $300 off the MSI GP66 Leopard via rebate. This configuration consists of a 15.6-inch, 240Hz matte display, 2.3-GHz Intel Core i7-11800H CPU, 16GB of RAM and 1TB SSD. Nvidia's latest GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory handles graphics. VR ready, this laptop works with VR headsets like the Oculus Quest 2 and HTV Vive Cosmos

Black Friday gaming laptop deals — RTX 20 series GPU

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MSI GP75 Leopard w/ RTX 2070 GPU: was $1,999 now $1,299 @ Newegg
Currently $700 off via rebate, the MSI GP75 Leopard gaming laptop is at lowest price yet. This configuration consists of a 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display with 3ms response time. It houses a 2.2-GHz Intel Core i7-10870H 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2070 Super GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory handles graphics. 

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Razer Blade 15 Advanced w/ RTX 2070 GPU: was $2,599 now $1,701 @ Amazon
Now $898 off on Amazon, the Razer Blade 15 Advanced gaming laptops is at a stellar price. Sporting a sturdy, all-aluminum build, it's thin, lightweight and classic by design. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 300Hz display, 2.3-GHz Intel Core i7-10875H 8-core CPU and 16GB of RAM. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q GPU and a 512GB SSD round out its specs sheet. 

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Razer Blade Pro 17: was $3,199 now $2,299 @ Amazon
The Razer Blade Pro 17 is currently $900 off at Amazon and at its lowest price ever. In our Razer Blade Pro 17 review, we praise its solid gaming performance, slim, premium design and good battery life. The laptop in this deal packs a 17.3-inch (3840 x 2160) 300Hz 4K display, 2.2-GHz Intel Core i7-10875H 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB SSD. For graphics handling, it's outfitted with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q GPU. This deal includes a free full download of Humankind and Crysis Remastered Trilogy (Crysis 1, 2, & 3). 

Hilda Scott

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.