The ultimate sub-$1,000 gaming laptop comes from Lenovo with eight cores and an Nvidia RTX 2060

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Looking for a gaming laptop deal this Black Friday? There are some great choices right now thanks to the latest sales from Lenovo with savings of up to $300.

The company's Legion 5 gaming laptop, which is on sale right now for just $999.99 (was $1299.99) - getting a tasty $300 discount thanks to Lenovo's jaw dropping Black Friday offer.

This one's got an AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor, which currently stands as the high-range model to beat for gaming laptops. This is an 8-core processor with 16 threads and 8MB cache; it is easily one of the fastest mobile CPUs on the market right now, so much so that it can seamlessly be used as a mobile workstation or a video editing laptop.

It does come with a trade-off, however, as you're only getting an Nvidia RTX 2060 here, which is a slight downgrade from the 2070. It's still got a 512GB SSD, 16GB of RAM, a 144Hz 15.6-inch full HD display, and a supplementary 1TB hard drive though.

Alongsideh a 60Whr battery, there's Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, four USB ports plus two 2W Harman Kardon speaker system with Dolby Atmos support for headphone support.

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Lenovo Legion 15-inch gaming laptop: $1300 $1000 at Lenovo
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Lenovo Legion 15-inch gaming laptop: $1300 $1000 at Lenovo
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this weekend in the latest Lenovo sale on this AMD equipped Legion 5 gaming laptop. This one's packing the very latest from team red - an AMD Ryzen 7 4800H plus an Geforce RTX 2060 GPU. You're also getting 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD, and also a generous 1TB hard drive as well. 

Looking for more? Check out our weekly cheap gaming laptops roundup, where you'll find all the best options ranking from just $600 all the way to $1000. We've also got some great cheap laptop deals and MacBook sale prices articles if you're looking for something for more general use.

Alex Whitelock
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