Nowadays, many people rely on good computers to complete everyday tasks, while also using computers to enjoy themselves every now and then. Whether you’re working from home or you carry your device with you to work, you simply need a powerful laptop that will meet your needs.
When deciding which laptop to buy, you should always consider buying a gaming one. The main reason is that, although a bit pricier, a gaming laptop can always support both gaming and business needs, while business laptops aren’t always capable of supporting gaming hobbies.
Gaming laptops pack powerful hardware that lets them support the newest game requirements. On the other hand, business laptops are designed to be convenient, but don’t have the speed or power to support the latest games in most cases. That’s why a gaming laptop is always a better choice, even if you’re not into gaming at all. That being said, here are a few gaming laptops you can also use for business.
Gigabyte Aorus X9 DT
If you ever thought you can’t put monster hardware into a laptop, then think again. This beastie from Gigabyte brings a whole new meaning to “packs a punch”. This laptop costs more than anyone’s willing to pay for, but then again, there’s pretty much nothing you can’t do with this piece of equipment.
Gigabyte’s Aorus has the latest Intel Core i9-8950HK Processor a 6-core with 2.9 to 4.8GHz frequency. If that’s not enough, it also has an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU with 8GB of DDR5V. In addition, it has 32GB of DDR4 2666Hz RAM and can be upgraded to 64GB. This laptop comes with 1TB of NVMe storage and can fit up to 2X PCI-E Gen 3 NVMe SSDs and 1X 2TB HDD. But wait, there’s more. Its display is 17.3-inch FHD (1920×1080) IPS Anti-Glare Display with 144Hz refresh rate. Dimensions are 428(W) X 314(D) X 23.5-29.9(H) mm and it weighs 3.5kg.
MSI GS65 Stealth
If you are looking for a top-notch gaming laptop, this one from MSI in one of the best you can find on the market at the moment. It can easily match your everyday needs, be those business or gaming related needs. MSI always delivers with exceptional performance for their devices, this one included.
MSI’s GS65 Stealth comes with an Intel Core i7-8750H quad-core processor with a 3.9 to 4.2 GHz. It also has an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB of Max-Q GDDR5. As for the RAM, this laptop has 16GB of DDR4 2,400MHz. Moreover, its display is an anti-glare, wide view 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) with 144Hz refresh rate. It has a 512GB M.2 SSD storage space and its dimensions are (357.63 x 247.65 x 17.53mm; W x H x D). It also weighs less than 2kg.
Microsoft Surface Book 2
Here’s a highly portable ultrabook from Microsoft that hides its true colors underneath being pretty in design. Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 certainly has hardware that will catch you by surprise. Just because it looks harmless, doesn’t mean it won’t bite.
This little thingy with a detachable screen comes with a Core i7-8650U quad-core CPU ranging from 1.9GHz to 4.9GHz frequency. It also comes with an Nvidia GeForce 1060 GTX GPU with 6GB of memory. Its storage space could see better days coming along with a 256 GB SSD, but it does have 16GB of RAM, which is ideal in most cases. However, its display is an amazing 15-inch PixelSense with 3240 x 2160 resolution (260 PPI) and a 10 point multi-touch G5. Its dimensions are (343 x 251 x 15 -23mm; W x H x D) and it weighs less than 2kg.
Acer Predator Helios 300
Here’s a laptop that’s more suitable for people with enthusiasm for games and a limited budget. Acer’s gaming laptop will come in handy no matter if you have to work or you’ve freed up some time to enjoy games. Acer’s Predator Helios 300 can meet most of your gaming needs, as well as all of your business needs, while not making you go bankrupt in the process.
It comes with an Intel Core i7-8750H hexa-core CPU with 2.2HGz to 4.1GHz frequency. It also has an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB of GDDR5 alongside integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 GPU. In addition, it has a 16GB DDR4 2,666MHz RAM and a 256GB PCIe SSD storage space. Its display is a 15.6-inch Full-HD (1,920 x 1,080) ComfyView IPS with 144Hz refresh rate. Its dimensions are (391 x 267 x 28mm; W x D x H) and it weighs 2.7kg.
It’s no secret that the price range for some gaming laptops may cause you to pop an aneurysm. However, considering their hardware and mobility, purchasing a gaming laptop will set you up for years to come. Gaming laptops are always more powerful than business laptops, which means you can use them for any work-related task and still get to enjoy playing games in your spare time.