The best gaming laptop deals this weekend can save you up to $300

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If you've been looking for a gaming laptop deal this weekend, we've spotted a couple of great ones over at Best Buy that might just be worth your attention.

[Update] Most of these gaming laptop deals are now no longer on sale but we've just added a fantastic alternative deal - This HP Pavilion for $749.99 (was $899.99).

For those on a budget, this $60 price cut on an Acer Nitro 5 for just $599.99 might just be one of the best cheap gaming laptop deals we've seen in a while. It's got a brand new AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor, which is a fantastic addition at this price, as well as a GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD - solid specs for a starter gaming machine. Subsequently, this one's a good buy for casual gamers making their first tentative steps into the world of gaming.

If you've got a little more cash in the piggy bank, or need a bit more performance, then check out this new Asus Strix G15 for $899.99, which has just debuted at Best Buy with a fantastic $100 discount. Though some might find the aesthetic a little too garish for their tastes, you can't argue with specs on offer here - a 10th gen Intel Core i7-10750H, GTX 1650 Ti, 8GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD. It's also got a 144Hz screen, which is a nice little feature that most manufacturers like to cheap out on at this price point. 

For those really looking for the ultimate gaming laptop deal this weekend then check out this $300 discount on an Asus ROG GU502GV for $1,399.99. With an RTX 2060, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB of RAM and 1TB SSD, this is one serious machine that will easily blast through all of the latest games at high setting and 1080p. This is the one to check out if you're only wanting the very best performance and would like to fully future proof your setup for the fast encroaching next generation of games.

Not in the US? Check out the best gaming laptop deals in your region just below.

This weekend's best gaming laptop deals


HP Pavilion gaming laptop | $899.99 $749.99 at Best Buy
Save $150
on a super up to date and specced out HP Pavilion this week at Best Buy. Featuring a 10th gen Intel Core i5-10300H, 8GB of RAM, 512GB SSD and a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, this HP has a well rounded set of components without breaking the bank.


Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop | $669.99 $599.99 at Best Buy
Don't let the price deceive you, this Acer Nitro 5 has some really up to date components for the money and is a great value buy if you're on a budget. An AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor, GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD are extremely solid components for the money here.


Asus ROG Strix G15 gaming laptop | $999.99 $899.99 at Best Buy
This Asus Strix G15 is a new release at Best Buy but they're already knocking $100 off the price - fantastic for us gaming laptop deals hunters. There are some great components under the hood here - a 10th gen Intel Core i7-10750H for starters, as well as a GTX 1650 Ti, 8GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and a 144HZ screen, which is a nice little addition.


Asus ROG GU502GV gaming laptop | $1,749 $1,399.99 at Best Buy
If you're really serious about your games or future-proofing your rig then check out this $300 saving on a top tier Asus this weekend at Best Buy. With an RTX 2060, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB of RAM and 1TB SSD, this is a fully formed gaming monster, with plenty of room on the drive to boot.

We've got plenty more non-Best Buy options over at our main best gaming laptop deals page, where you'll also see the latest from Amazon, Dell and all the other best retailers. If you need something for just streaming and browsing, then check out the best cheap laptop deals page, where prices start at just $200.

Alex Whitelock
Deals Editor

Alex is deals editor at TechRadar. With over three years of experience on-site and eight years working in e-commerce, Alex has made it his personal mission to share all his favorite tips, bargains, and deals with our readers here at TechRadar. At work, he specializes in computing, phones, and covering huge sales events like Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day. Outside of work, you'll find him indulging his keen love of photography and PC gaming, or down at the local climbing gym hanging off boulders far too difficult for his abilities. His editorial bylines also include contributions to T3 and GamesRadar.