Gaming is usually reserved for the desktop computers as they come with easy upgradable parts and also with good cooling and power options. But the laptops these days are well capable of game plays, there are even dedicated gaming laptops intended for playing games and they come with superfast processing power, good graphics processing unit and stuff. Back in 2010, the price was a big concern but not anymore in 2013. We have sorted out 10 laptops in 500$ budget to suit your gaming needs.
Acer Aspire V3-571G
A Core i5 processor is hard to find in the low budget laptops, but this laptop comes with one. Besides the processor, this laptop comes with a 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, and it come preloaded with genuine Windows 8. Even though it has a powerful GPU like NVidia GeForce GT 730M, it will still provide a backup for around 5 hours.
This is an AMD based laptop and these are well known for good graphics performance. This processor is powered by a dual core 1.5 GHz processor. You get a well configured at a low price, and the other specifications of this laptop is – 4 GB RAM, 320GB hard drive and a AMD Radeon HD graphics processing unit.
HP Pavilion G7-2240
This laptop has a bigger display of 17.3 inches, which makes it less portable but more convenient for gaming. And at this budget, you won’t get any other laptop of this size. It comes with an Intel Core i3 processor, 6GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics, 750GB HDD and genuine Windows 8. You can expect to play HD games in this laptop because of the screen size, and it also does come below 500$.
Toshiba Satellite C855D
This satin black colored laptop reflects elegance. This laptop, with a 1.7 GHz AMD dual core processor, 500 GB hard drive, AMD Radeon HD graphics, 4GB RAM and Windows 8; costs around 480$ which is actually very affordable. And according to the enthusiasts, its display beats the Apple’s retina screen!
Dell Inspiron 15R
Dell always makes the best laptops and this is no exception. Might not be the best laptop in terms of price and configuration, but it will last longer than the other brands. It has a Core i3 processor, 6 GB RAM, a hard drive of 640GB, USB 3.0 ports, optical drive, and genuine Windows 7. It costs a little more than 500$.
Toshiba Satellite L875D
Another bigger screen laptop and this one’s from Toshiba. This 17 inch desktop offers better performance than any of the ones listed above but the 450$ price tag is more than just affordable. AMD A6 2.7 GHz processor, AMD Radeon HD Graphics, 6 GB RAM, 640GB hard drive – all these make this laptop a unique performer.
Acer Aspire V3 – 551G – X419
Another great product from laptop that you can find around 500$ price tag and this laptop’s configuration is – quad core AMD 2.3 GHz processor, 6 GB RAM, 750GB HDD and AMD Radeon 7670M HD graphics.
Samsung Series 3 Gamer NP350-V5C
The only low priced laptop that comes with a Core i7 processor. Samsung is not manufacturing laptops for long but they have already earned praises for their laptop’s build quality and performance. The other specifications of this laptop are – 6GB RAM, 500 GB HDD and Windows 8. The AMD Radeon HD 7730M graphics card provides a very spectacular graphics performance.
HP Envy DV6
Envy series, the slim and thin laptop series. You may consider this laptop a good gaming laptop and it’s very easily portable as well. The configuration is great – 1.9 GHz AMD quad core processor, 6 GB RAM, 750GB HDD and Windows 8 and all these in only 500$.
Lenovo Idea Pad Z580
We will call this the best laptop because of its price and configuration. It’s very highly configured, yet it’s very much affordable. Intel Core i5 processor, 1 TB HDD, 8 GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics and Windows 8. What else you would need?
Let us know in the comments section what you think about these laptops.