5 Intel gaming laptops that aim to keep you single

Cut down those bad habits now; save every penny you can

If you want to get into serious gaming, breaking that piggy bank won’t help. You definitely need some serious dough that can cause that Amazon or Flipkart buddy to drive your next gaming rig home. And if you rely on your dad paying for your gaming toys, then you should hide all sharp objects around him before proposing for that investment. And if you know your dad won’t support then you should definitely start cutting off those ugly habits to save on every penny you would waste. Coz these gaming laptops we are about to talk about are not as cheap as you think. Let’s dishearten you slowly as we take you down five such gaming beasts that will make sure you will ignore your friends when they call you to meet up for that weekend get-together.

HP Gaming Pavilion

Touching close to a lakh, HP’s Pavilion Gaming laptop is for the everyday gamer in you. Powered by Intel’s 9th Generation Core i7 processor, with a discrete Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU and up to 16 gigs of RAM, cooled with a dual fan system, this little beast (2.23Kg) could help you flaunt those gaming tricks in public too — thanks to those sleek micro-edge bezel that wraps in a FullHD 15in 144Hz display. Prices start pinching you at just ₹95,991.

Lenovo Legion Y740

Next up is where you start paying around 50% higher than the one above. The Y740 buzzes atop a 9th Generation Intel Core i7-9750H processor alongside an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6 with 8Gigs of RAM. The 15-inch laptop claims a captivating experience with refresh rates up to144Hz and brightness levels that peaks at 500nits. An RGB backlit keyboard equipped with Corsair iCUE lighting effect, start coughing up ₹1,37,539 onwards.

Acer Predator Helios 300

This one is termed as a budget gaming laptop — beats us, but is true too. Built around an Intel Core i7-9750H CPU with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, 16 gigs of RAM and a 144Hz FHD display, this lappie is cooled with a 4th gen Aeroblade 3D fan tech that prevents overheating. Try killing this beast with heavy duty games such as DOTA2 and Limbo, and it won’t break a sweat. If you think ₹1,59,990 is a budget price, find out your dad’s opinion.

ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III

Tell your dad about this badass gizmo and you could definitely find a scar across your face. We ain’t kidding! This little beast starts eating into your bank beginning from ₹2,49,990, and why not — this one is designed in collaboration with BMW Designworks Group. Fussing around for sheer power, Asus has given this beast a 9th Gen Intel Core i9 9880H processor with Nvidia’s RTX 2070 graphics and 32 gigs of RAM with a jaw-dropping 240Hz/3ms display. PUBG, Call of Duty, FIFA 19 or whatever you wanna throw at it, this one will draw you in at highest settings without a peep.

Dell Alienware Area-51m

If you manage to convince your old man into checking the SCAR III, don’t forget to show him what Dell has on offer too — you may just get lucky. The Alienware could probably change his mind simply with its looks. Underneath that alien-looking beast is a 9th Gen Intel Core i9 9700K desktop processor and an nVidia GeForce RTX 2070t which, unlike other laptops, can be upgraded further too. 16GB of DDR4 RAM 1TB SSD,  17.3in 144Hz display, TactX keyboard with per-key AlienFX lighting are just some of the things your old man won’t understand — so take advantage and tell him that it’s for just ₹2,52,290.