Best Gaming Laptop under 500 [2016]

Modern games deserve a proper machine. The problem is, these sorts of machine don’t come cheap. With the power and hardware design it’s simply not possible to bring down the price. But what if you can bring down the specs just a little and sacrifice some proper ergonomics? This is where you can find the best gaming laptop under 500. Here are some of them.

Toshiba Satellite C55D

With AMD Quad-Core A8-6410 Accelerated Processor, you can be sure performance can at par with pricier machines. It comes with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics that delivers crisp performance. RAM space of 4GB with DDR3L tech running 1333MHz keep everything in check. Storage space? This computer comes with 1.0TB HDD churning at 5400 RPM through Serial ATA. It comes with DVD SuperMulti drive supporting 11 formats so you can install your beloved games with ease. It boasts of its 15.6-Inch Diagonal Widescreen, TruBrite TFT Display with max resolution of 1366 x 768 which can run 720p content easily. It has Windows 8.1 64 bit with free upgrade to Windows 10. Touch pad pointing device has multi touch control for added ease of control.

best gaming laptop under 500 - toshiba satellite c55d


Dell Inspiron i3541

This machine boasts of its 15.6 inch screen with LED backlight to boot, coupled with Truelife and HD resolution of 1366 x 768. This is then driven by Radeon R4 Graphics. Power comes in the form of AMD A6-6310, 1.80 GHz Quad-Core Processor. It also has 4GB Single Channel, DDR3L, 1600MHz RAM to meet your gaming needs. Storage-wise, this one has 500GB HDD with SATA technology running at 5400 rpm. It has a tray load DVD Drive which is very useful for software installations. It has Windows 8.1 operating system with free upgrade to Windows 10.

best gaming laptop under 500 - dell inspiron i3541


HP 15-G012DX

AMD seems to be in the zone in bringing cheap alternatives to gaming machine. This machine is another good example. Powered by AMD Quad-Core A8-6410 Accelerated Processor, you are assured of superb performance. It comes with 15.6″ WLED-backlit high-definition display driven by its AMD Radeon R5 graphics. It comes with 4GB DDR3L SDRAM to meet your needs. Storage space is numbered at 750 GB. DVD±RW/CD-RW drive comes standard with HP TrueVision high-definition webcam to boot. It has Windows 8.1 64-bit OS.

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Asus X550ZA-WH11

Powered by AMD Quad Core A10-7400P 2.5GHz, capable of Turbo up to 3.4GHz, performance should never be a problem. RAM space is catered by its 8GB RAM so you can certainly entertain most of the games out there. Storage space is more than enough as well with its 1TB HDD running at 5400rpm. This is then complemented by a DL DVD±RW/CD-RW if you wanted to install games or simply wanted more productivity. Its 15.6 inches LED backlit display, with 1366 by 768 maximum resolution, in matte finish is run by AMD’s Radeon R6. It has ergonomically designed keyboard with IceCool technology that keeps the palm rest at a comfortable temperature making longer hours of use easier. Windows 10 operating system comes preinstalled.

best gaming laptop under 500 - ASUS X550ZA-WH11



To start with, this machine has AMD Quad-Core A8-6410 CPU with integrated AMD Radeon R5 graphics for that high-level performance.  It has 15.6″ LED-backlit LCD with high-definition widescreen display boasting a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. It comes with 6GB DDR3L worth of RAM space with 500GB Hard Drive. It comes with preinstalled Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system. Overall, it’s a good entry-level gaming laptop.

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