Best Gaming Laptops Under $500 of 2017

If you are planning best gaming laptops under 500 dollars than this article is surely for you. This list is updated every month with latest laptops. Now a days choosing a good laptop for you is not an easy task. You might end up buying an expensive laptop with older configuration. That’s why this list is created to help users like you. You can also checkout list of best gaming laptops under 400 or best gaming laptops under 600 dollars. So without wasting your time you can take a look at the list below. If you are not willing to pay above $500 than you can play games like Overwatch, GTA V, Fallout 4, CS : GO at lowest setting at around 30fps on average with laptops listed below. In this budget you will not be able to buy a laptop with dedicated GPU for yourself, because most of them comes with shared Graphics like Intel HD Graphics 620 & Intel UHD Graphics 620 etc.

940MX Benchmarks (via NotebookCheck)

Battlefield 1:
Low 1280 X 720 : 51 fps
Medium 1366 X 768 : 32fps
High 1920 X 1080 : 16 fps
Ultra 1920 X 1080 : 14 fps

GTA V :
Low 1280 X 720 : 77 fps
Medium 1366 X 768 : 69fps
High 1920 X 1080 : 18 fps
Ultra 1920 X 1080 : 8 fpsCheck more 940mx benchmarks

Intel HD Graphics 620 Bechmarks (via NotebookCheck)

World of Warships
Low 1366 X 768 : 71fps
Medium 1366 X 768 : 47 fps

Metal Gear Solid V
Low 1366 X 768 : 43fps
Medium 1366 X 768 : 29 fps Check more Intel HD 620 Graphics Benchmarks

best gaming laptops under 500

List Of Best Gaming Laptops Under 500 Dollars

Acer Aspire E15 E5-575G-57D4

It is powered by 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7200U processor. It comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD. It runs on Windows 10 OS out of the box. It features 15.6 inch Full HD display. It is powered by 2GB Nvidia GeForce 940MX GPU. It also comes with Optical drive. The weight of the laptop is 5.3 pounds. It gives upto 12 hours of battery backup. This laptop is not available under $500 you have to add $49 more to get this, this one is best if you are looking for gaming one. This one comes with entry level dedicated GPU which is not a great GPU but better than a shared integrated graphics chip for gaming.

  • 7th Gen Intel Core i5 7200U processor
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB SSD
  • Windows 10 OS
  • 15.6 inch full HD display
  • Optical drive
  • 2GB Nvidia GeForce 940MX GPU
  • 12 hours of battery backup
  • Backlit Keyboard
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ASUS VivoBook F510UA

It is the only laptop that comes with 8th gen i5 processor and Full HD display instead of HD one. It is powered by 8th gen Intel Core i5-8250U quad core processor. It comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB HDD. It runs on Windows 10 OS out of the box. It features 15.6 inch Full HD display. It doesn’t comes with Optical drive. The weight of the laptop is 3.7 pounds. For security purposes it comes with Fingerprint Reader. This laptop is specially designed for business professionals and gives 5 hours of battery backup. The disadvantage with this laptop is that it lacks backlit keyboard and speed of hard drive is really slow which is 5400 rpm. The one more con with this is that it comes with TN panel instead of IPS one. The main advantage with this laptop is that it comes with quad core processor, Fingerprint Reader and it is really lightweight. It has the best specs available under this budget.

  • 8th gen Intel Core i5-8250U processor
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • 1TB HDD@5400 rpm
  • Windows 10 OS
  • 15.6 inch FHD (TN) display
  • No Optical drive
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620 Check Gaming Performance
  • Fingerprint Reader
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Dell I3558-5501BLK

This laptop by dell is powered by 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7200U dual core processor. It comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 2TB HDD as storage. It features 15.6 inch HD touchscreen display. It runs on Windows 10 OS out of the box. It also comes with Optical drive. The weight of the laptop is 5.07 pounds. The main advantage with this laptop is its more storage and touchscreen display. The cons with this one are HD display instead of Full HD and it doesn’t comes with Optical drive.

  • 7th gen Intel Core i5-7200U processor
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • 2TB HDD@5400 rpm
  • Windows 10 OS
  • 15.6 inch HD (TN) display
  • Optical drive
  • Intel HD Graphics 620
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HP Laptop

This laptop by HP also has the same specs as the one listed above by Dell. It is powered by 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7200U dual core processor. It has 8GB DDR4 RAM and 2TB hard drive for storing large number of files. It features 15.6 inch HD touchscreen display. It runs on Windows 10 OS out of the box. It also comes with Optical drive. The weight of the laptop is 4.5 pounds. It gives upto 8 hours of battery backup. The con with this laptop is that it doesn’t comes with backlit keyboard and instead of Full HD display it has HD display. But a great buy for those who are looking for touchscreen display and more storage.

  • 7th gen Intel Core i5-7200U processor
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • 2TB HDD@5400 rpm
  • Windows 10 OS
  • 15.6 inch HD (TN) touchscreen display
  • Optical drive
  • Intel HD Graphics 620

So this is the list of best gaming laptops under 500 dollars. If you have any suggestion or query do leave it in the comments below.

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