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Best Gaming Laptops 2016

In 2016, there are plenty of PC gamers still mainly using Steam for playing major games like Call of Duty, Battlefield, and MineCraft. The big difference between playing video games on a major console and on a PC is with the matter of graphic interaction and frame rate speed. For many PC gamers who are looking for maximum performance and a lag-free experience, then you would need to look into a gaming laptop for these benefits and to minimize the disadvantages for good. We at Hammered Gaming have hand-picked the best gaming laptops 2016 that we believe would answer many PC gamers questions.

ASUS 17-Inch Gaming Laptop

ASUS ROG Gaming Laptop

An image of the ASUS ROG 17″ gaming laptop

The ASUS ROG 17 inch Gaming Laptop is one of the best sellers as it makes our best gaming laptops 2016 list since it has plenty of positive feedback from PC gamers who say this laptop has the best processing power with a 2.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor from Intel with a capability to get up to 3.5 GHz with it’s turbo performance feature, which is a step-up from just high performance.

The graphics card aboard this computer is a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M. For many people who are advanced technical users, this computer can be modified and made serviceable for repairs or clean-up. Even despite the CPU making your lap a little toasty because of high definition gameplay load, it still can stand high heat for as long as it takes as the computer does have thermal solution to keep high heat away as well as a single fan to back-up the solution for keeping the laptop cool.

Acer Predator 15.6″ Full HD Gaming Notebook

Acer Predator 15.6 Inch HD Gaming Notebook

A look at the Acer Predator 15.6 Inch HD Gaming Notebook

Our number 2 on the best gaming laptops 2016 has to go to the Acer Predator 15.6 Inch HD Gaming Notebook, which is the most reliable gaming laptop in our top 5 list for 2016. The Acer Predator 15.6″ HD Gaming Notebook comes with the best sound quality with it’s TrueHarmony High Performance Speaker System.

Under it’s high performance banner, this gaming laptop uses the popular 6th Gen i7-6700HQ Quad Core Processor that will reach up to 3.5Ghz with it’s turbo boost technology and powerful GeForce GTX970 Graphics Card.  Also, there is 3GB of GDDR5 dedicated video memory that is more than enough to run  and handle up to 1080p quality out of the box.

The talk of the Acer Predator 15.6″ Gaming Notebook is the 16GB DDR4 RAM and 128GB Samsung solid state drive itself as many individuals have claimed to handle many programs at a time without running through the usage memory or bandwidth quickly. It handles the full potential of storing up to 10 to 15 pc games at a time much expected to a typical gaming desktop computer with 1TB of Hard Drive Memory.

In terms of maintaining the high performance over time in the extreme, this laptop has the capability of plugging in an external plug and play graphics card accelerator or potentially an external display that can handle 4k quality from the ThunderBolt 3 USB-C technology. So, you can run a Blu-Ray movie in 4k resolution from your laptop to the TV or connect dual 4k monitors to the laptop for far better gaming experience.

If there is no space or place for a gaming desktop, then the Acer Predator 15.6″ HD Gaming Notebook would be an excellent alternative to match a gaming desktop’s performance right in your grasps.

Best Gaming Laptop 2015 features the MSI GE70 Apache 17.3" Laptop

An image of the MSI GE70 Apache 17.3″ Laptop

Next, on our list of the top 5 best gaming laptops 2016 goes to the MSI GE70 Apache 17.3″ Laptop which features 12GB of RAM, Intel Core i7-4700HQ that has a processing speed of 2.4 GHz with a possibility to get up to 3.7 GHz with its turbo boost performance setting.

The graphics card for this computer is the NVIDIA GeForce GTX860M which was the same for our number 1 pick above. Also, this computer has a 1TB Hard Drive so there is plenty of storage for your gaming as well as a subscription to XSplit Gamecaster.

If you want a powerful power supply that will last a long time and a super-fast connection, then this computer would also prove beneficial to your standards. This computer can also get up to network speeds of 433 mbps on a dual-band wireless AC to get the needed FPS for a no lag experience.

Lenovo Y50 15.6-Inch Gaming Laptop

The best gaming laptops 2015 list presents the Lenovo Y50 15.6" Gaming Laptop as one of the top 5 most recommend gaming pcs of all time

An image of the Lenovo Y50 15.6″ Gaming Laptop

Another one of our gaming laptops that we picked as a good choice for PC gaming is the Lenovo Y50 15.6″ Gaming Laptop which is another one of  the gaming laptops under 1000 dollars in our best gaming laptops 2016 list. This laptop features a 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7-4720HQ processor with NVIDIA GeForce GTX960M graphics card. The Lenovo Y50 gaming laptop also comes with JBL Dual-embedded stereo speakers and subwoofer that emits Dolby Surround Sound for the maximum sound quality.

Many people have told about the Lenovo Y50 gaming laptop being a “wild-card” computer, which to be brought to our attention as a computer that has gone unnoticed. However, some people who have bought this computer have said that the computer does manage its battery power unlike most other gaming laptops where it uses 100% high performance.

The HDD Speed is a consistent 5400 RPM drive speed which is not bad for a hard-drive; but, could be improved and upgraded to a faster HD. From what some customers have noticed, this is one of the cheapest computers with the GTX960M graphics card on board as Gaming computer. These are ways that let this computer rank as one of the best gaming laptops 2016 on our list.

Razer Blade 14 Inch Gaming Laptop

The best gaming laptops 2015 presents the Razer Blade.

An image of the Razer Blade 14″ Gaming Laptop

The final gaming laptop that would join the top 5 best gaming laptops 2016 goes to the Razer Blade 14″ Gaming Laptop. This laptop is made by the same brand that offers the game booster service for helping boost FPS in-game with their utility cortex service which is one of the most used boosters on the web for PC gaming.

Anyways, the Razer Blade 14″ Gaming Laptop is one of the smallest gaming laptops that we have reviewed as far as screen size goes and is much different from the other 4 gaming laptops above since this computer has a different graphics card and hard-drive.

The Razer Blade has a 256GB Solid-State Drive with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX765M graphics card that gives the processor a 2.2 GHz processing speed. The processor in this computer is a Intel Core i7-4702MQ which is very equal to the MSI GE70’s computer processor mentioned above.

Most people have said that the Razer Blade is an excellent laptop for doing heavy technical work and gaming under the same roof. The battery life lasts a long time from 4-7 hours on a single charge for browsing the web and 2 to 3 hours for heavy-gaming. The boot-time is 2 times faster on the Windows 8.1 operating system and many people are recording game-time at 1080p with no problems. This is a must have laptop if you are serious of converting to Steam gameplay over from console gameplay.

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