The real value for the money comes with a rig that sports significant graphical prowess — the gems usually found in the last scraps of stock retailers are clearing out to make way for the newest models.
Cyber Monday gaming laptop deals live right now
- Dell G15 gaming laptop:
£849£759 @ Dell
- MSI Katana GF66 with RTX 3070:
£1,399£949 @ Very
- Dell G15 (RTX 3070 Ti):
£1,849£1,429 @ Dell
- Asus TUF F15:
£725£685 @ Amazon UK
- Acer Predator Helios 300 (RTX 3070 Ti):
£1,899£1,449 @ Box.co.uk
- Acer Nitro 5 (RTX 3080):
£1,879£1,199 @ eBuyer
Best Cyber Monday gaming laptop deals
Gaming Laptops Under £1,000
MSI Katana GF66 with 12th Gen Intel:
£1,299 £999 @ Currys
The brand new model of MSI Katana is now £300 off! It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, Intel Core i7-12650H CPU, 16GB RAM and Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of graphics memory. For storage and transferring files, there's a speedy 1TB SSD onboard.
MSI Katana GF66 with RTX 3070:
£1,399 £949 @ Very
That's right — an RTX 3070 laptop for under £1,000! 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 6GB of graphics memory. For storage and transferring files, there's a speedy 512GB SSD onboard.
MSI Katana GF66 with RTX 3060:
£1,099 £899 @ Overclockers
The discount may be small, but this is an insanely good price for a gaming laptop with these specs! It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, Intel Core i7-11800H CPU, 16GB RAM and Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of graphics memory. For storage and transferring files, there's a speedy 512GB SSD onboard.
Dell G15 gaming laptop:
£849 £759 @ Dell This nicely powerful gaming laptop is perfect for new starters and enthusiasts on a budget alike. Up top, you've got a 15.6-inch 1080p display with 120Hz refresh rate, which is kept silky smooth by an Intel Core i5-12600H CPU and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 GPU. Multitasking is handled by 8GB DDR5 RAM and you can stuff this full of games on the 512GB SSD.
Gaming Laptops Under £2,000
Acer Predator Helios 300 (RTX 3070 Ti):
£1,899 £1,449 @ Box.co.uk
Black Friday is a good chance to save big on beefy powerhouses, and the Acer Predator Helios 300 is the definition of that. 15-inch FHD ratio display with 165Hz refresh rate, 12th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU, RTX 3070 Ti graphics, 16GB of DDR5 RAM and a 1TB SSD. What more could you want?
Acer Nitro 5 (RTX 3080):
£1,879 £1,199 @ eBuyer
There it is - an RTX 3080 machine for less than £1,200. The machine in this boasts a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 360Hz display, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. For graphics handling, it employs Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3050 GPU with 4GB of dedicated memory.
Asus ROG Strix G15 Gaming Laptop:
£1,699 £1,299 @ Overclockers
With a £300 discount, this powerful Asus ROG Strix G15 gaming laptop is worth grabbing. In our Asus ROG Strix G15 review, 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.
Razer Blade Pro 17:
£2,999 £1,999 @ Laptops Direct
Now £1,000 off, the Razer Blade Pro 17 is one of the best gaming laptops around. This machine packs a 17.3-inch 1080p display with buttery smooth 360Hz refresh rate, Intel Core i7-11900H CPU, 32GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. For graphics handling, it's outfitted with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 GPU.
Gaming Laptops Under £3,000
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