Best Gaming Laptops to Buy in India

Updated 17 - Jan - 2018

PC gaming is not for everyone, but once you get used to the higher FPS adrenaline pumping action, you can’t go back. So, if you are looking to buy one of the gaming laptops available today and can’t make up your mind what to get, this list should help. We have tested most of these laptops and according to us, these are the best gaming laptops in India.




Asus ROG GX800
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Asus ROG GX800

If you are in the market for a gaming laptop and money is not a limiting factor than we think the ROG GX800 from Asus is the best choice for you. Powered by an Intel Core i7-7820HK processor and aided by two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs, this laptop can take on any game you throw at it. The most important bit however is that it is the only water cooled laptop available today and both the CPU and the GPU can be overclocked. It has a full RGB mechanical keyboard as well as a brilliant speaker system. Although, you will be shelling out close to 8 lakh rupees.

MSI GT73VRF Titan Pro 4K
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MSI GT73VRF Titan Pro 4K

The GT73VRF is quite simply the second best gaming laptop you can buy today in India as the Asus GX800 unmistakably takes the first spot. That being said you, the GT73 is not a slouch either and provides pretty much the same flawless performance as the GX800, at half the price. The laptop is powered by a Intel Core i7-7820HK processor, has 32GB of RAM and packs a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU. There are two 512GB SSD in RAID 0 and an extra 1TB HDD for more storage. The keyboard is RGB you get a 17.3-inch G-Sync enabled 4K IPS display. So, you can play pretty much any game with ease, including all versions of Crysis.

MSI GT72VR 6RE Dominator Pro Tobii
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MSI GT72VR 6RE Dominator Pro Tobii

The laptop packs in an Intel Core i7-6700 HQ processor along with 32GB RAM, 256GB SSD storage + 1TB HDD, a 17.3-inch Full HD IPS anti-glare display with 120Hz refresh rate along with an option to upgrade to 4K resolution. But what makes this laptop the winner is its desktop level performance, owing to the 8GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 GPU. Raw CPU performance is at its best with the i7-6700 HQ that can go upto 3.4 GHz with turbo-boost. Speaking of the GPU, Pascal based GTX 1070 shows a major jump in graphics performance over the previous Maxwell based 980M. Throw any game at the MSI GT72 at ultra settings and it just would not disappoint.

ASUS ROG G752V
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ASUS ROG G752V

It packs the same specifications as the GT72VR, such as the Intel Core i7-6700 HQ processor combined with 16GB RAM, a 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD along with a 17.3-inch Full HD display. What keeps the ROG G752V back from winning is the GPU it packs in. The Maxwell based NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M has been there around since over a year and does not even come closer to the performance offered by the GTX 1070 in the MSI GT72. No doubt the GTX 980M is a great GPU from its class and thus showed fairly good gaming performance even with the most resource hungry games, trailing behind the MSI.

HP Omen 17
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HP Omen 17

Closing in on the ASUS ROG G752V is HP’s Omen 17 that comes with an Intel Core i7-6700 HQ processor, 256GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, 16GB RAM and the latest Pascal based NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 GPU. In terms of GPU performance, the laptop comes dangerously close to the ASUS ROG G752V and even has the potential to surpass the numbers ASUS puts up. All this performance with a latest generation GPU along at a price tag of 1.3 lakh makes the MSI GE62VR 6RF win the Best Buy award as it offers great bang for your buck!

Lenovo Legion Y720
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Lenovo Legion Y720

The Legion Y720 comes with fast-paced internal hardware, packing an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU with 6GB GDDR5 memory to run most of your games at ultra settings. It is further helped by an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor. With a full HD screen, the Legion Y720’s 15.6-inch IPS display is bright enough, with vibrant colours and good contrast levels. The dual speaker with a bottom-facing subwoofer setup powered by JBL is one of the strong points of the Legion Y720. At the same time it is the best looking laptop in its category.

Acer Predator Helios 300
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Acer Predator Helios 300

Acer has also joined the gaming elites with its new Predator range and the Helios 300 strike the right balance between performance and affordability. The Helio 300 not only look good but matches the Legion Y720 from Lenovo in terms of hardware. It also relies on the Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor along with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU. you get 256GB M.2 SSD as standard and a 2TB secondary drive as well. It is lighter than most of its competitors and is more affordable as well.

Lenovo Legion Y520
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Lenovo Legion Y520

The Legion Y520 is the smaller cousin of the Y720. It is powered by the same Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, but comes with a slightly less powerful GPU options. You can either have the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 or the 1050Ti, both with 4GB vRAM. There 16GB RAM on the laptops and you get an 128GB SSD plus an 1TB HDD drive for storage. The battery life is also quite decent for a gaming laptop of this caliber.

Acer Nitro 5
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Acer Nitro 5

The Acer Nitro 5 is quite simply the most affordable 2018 gaming laptop you can buy today. It offers a great package that combines an Intel Core i7 processors with the NVIDIA GTX 1050 graphics card. A combination that makes this mean machine capable of running everything from your everyday tasks to hardcore gaming. Multitasking is a strong point for the device with current gen AAA titles scoring well above 30 FPS at high settings. You get a red backlit keyboard, 1TB HDD and a 128GB SSD as boot drive.

Dell Inspiron 15 7567
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Dell Inspiron 15 7567

Under the hood, the Dell Inspiron 15 7567 sports an Intel Core i7-7700 HQ along with 16GB RAM and a 256GB M.2 SSD in addition to 1TB 5400 RPM Hard Disk Drive. Along with a beefy processor, the 7567 laptop also features a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050ti with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM for your gaming requirements, putting it right in the battle of other beefy gaming laptops in India. The Dell Inspiron 15 7567 also offers the best battery life among gaming laptops, which is rare thing. However, you would have to settle for a TN display on this machine.

Here's is the summary list of Best Gaming Laptops to Buy in India 2018

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
Asus ROG GX800N/AN/AN/A
MSI GT73VRF Titan Pro 4KN/AN/AN/A
MSI GT72VR 6RE Dominator Pro TobiiN/AN/AN/A
ASUS ROG G752VN/AN/AN/A
HP Omen 17N/AN/A80/100
Lenovo Legion Y720N/AN/A65/100
Acer Predator Helios 300N/AN/A62/100
Lenovo Legion Y520N/AN/A70/100
Acer Nitro 5N/AN/A81/100
Dell Inspiron 15 7567N/AN/A68/100