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The best gaming laptops (May 2020)

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In this article, you will find a list of the best gaming laptops for May 2020.

The increased power of gaming or gaming laptops has been noticed in recent years, and many users prefer to opt for a laptop as the main computer. The convenience of being able to carry it from one place to another is an advantage when it comes to spending more than you can on a laptop that you will need anyway, in addition to a desktop computer.

There are good value for money, cheap and also the most powerful on the market. Here they are…

The list of best gaming laptops for May 2020

Acer Predator Helios 300

The Predator Helios 300 laptop is one of the cheapest on the market with a GeForce RTX 2060 or GTX 1660 Ti , so it can be a more than interesting option for those who want maximum graphics power in their equipment at a reasonable price. Although that power and its low price leads to cutting in other aspects, although they do not detract from the final product.

Acer Predator Helios 300 - the best gaming laptops for may 2020

The processor is a powerful Core i7-9750H , with 8 or 16 GB of RAM, and various SSD options. The cover is aluminum, and is generally well-built and durable. Only the 2.5-inch hard drive and the two SO-DIMM memory banks are well accessible. The keyboard and touchpad are rather normal. The 15.6-inch FHD screen with 120 Hz refreshment, although depending on the specific model that is purchased, it will reach 250 nits of maximum brightness or close to 400 nits. It has an HDMI output, two or three USB 3.0, a USB 3.1 type C, an Ethernet, and an SD card reader.

The maximum noise level that the equipment reaches is about 46 dB at half a meter of distance, although they can make a somewhat sharp and annoying noise, and it will generally be between 41 and 42 dB in normal use of the equipment while playing. It will not prevent headphones from being required to play, or reduce the graphic power of the equipment to play more quietly.

The keyboard can be overheated enough to have a comfortable use, especially in long gaming sessions, reaching over 122ºF in all the left area of ​​the keyboard and the WASD keys. The battery life is rather poor, with 1 hour of gaming time, or about four hours with more normal use.

MSI Alpha 15 - the best gaming laptops for may 2020

MSI Alpha 15

The Alpha 15 is an atypical laptop since it uses an AMD Radeon RX 5500M graphics card instead of an Nvidia, and combines it with a Ryzen 7 3750H processor also from AMD. It has a design with a 15.6-inch FHD screen and 120/144 Hz refresh rate depending on the model, with few screen frames. It has varied connectivity, with several USB 3.0, a USB 3.0, mini-DisplayPort, HDMi, RJ-45, wifi 802.11ac or Bluetooth 5.0.

Gigabyte Aero 15 series

Gigabyte Aero 15 series

Gigabyte’s Aero 15 series stands out for being gaming notebooks that are generally light and thin, but with plenty of power. It stands out above all the quality of its 15.6-inch IPS screen, with professional color quality with a Pantone certificate from X-Rite, good response times for games, although it stays at 60 Hz. It is a good laptop for those who can look for a laptop that works for design work for the quality of the screen, but also for gaming.

The dual fan cooling system does a good job, although it can be noisy if you squeeze the equipment to the maximum. You can fully control the cooling and many other parameters through the equipment configuration program created by Gigabyte for him. The bottom cover can be removed to access a pair of M.2 slot for storage and also to install a pair of memory modules.

Razer Blade series - the best gaming laptops for may 2020

Razer Blade series

Razer has premium gaming notebooks, in true Apple MacBook style, only they are made of black aluminum. They are considerably less noisy than you might expect from slim computers with powerful hardware .

The Blade Pro model includes a configuration option with 1080p display up to 144 Hz or a professional color quality 4K, a steam chamber cooling system, Core i7-9750H processor, up to an RTX 2070 Max-Q and Thunderbolt connector 3. This last connector also appears on the Blade Stealth, which is a gaming ultrabook , although only when using Thunderbolt 3 to connect an external graphics card.

Razer notebooks are not available with Spanish screen printing on the keyboard, but the Spanish layout is the same as in the UK or Germany. They can only be obtained from import or through the Razer Store of another country where they are sold.