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Best gaming laptop deals: Get an Asus with RTX 3050 Ti graphics for only $800

Check out these deals on the latest gaming laptops based on GPUs from Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30-series.

Ready to upgrade your rig with a new gaming laptop? You'll find some sweet deals right now on new models with Nvidia's latest GeForce RTX 30-series graphics. Best Buy has the best prices on gaming laptops right now, but there are a couple deals at Newegg worth checking out. The biggest deal is a 17-inch Asus laptop with RTX 3050 Ti graphics on sale at Best Buy for only $800. That's a lot of screen real estate and pixel-pushing power for the money.

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Check out the deals below and check back; I'll keep this list updated as sales expire and new deals emerge  

Best Buy

With its $200 discount, this is the lowest-cost laptop I've encountered with Nvidia RTX 30-series graphics. You'll need to be OK with getting a bigger and bulkier 17.3-inch laptop rather than a more popular 15.6-inch, though. It teams RTX 3050 Ti graphics with midrange components: an 11th-gen Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM and a 512GB SSD. The 17.3-inch display features full HD resolution and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate.

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Acer's Nitro 5 has long been a popular pick for gamers on tight budgets. Most Nitro 5 models are priced in the triple digits and supply midrange components and aging GTX graphics. Not so with this model, if you are willing to stretch your budget to just over $1,000. This model delivers the latest from Intel and Nvidia with an 11th-gen Core i7 CPU and GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics. The 15.6-inch display features a full HD resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate.

Best Buy

This MSI model isn't on sale but is one of the lowest cost laptops I've encountered with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics. It pairs the RTX 3060 GPU with decidedly midrange offerings in a previous-generation Core i5 CPU and 8GB of RAM. The 15.6-inch display features a full HD resolution and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate.

Small but mighty, this 14-inch Asus machine pairs GeForce RTX 3060 graphics with the powerful Ryzen 9 CPU -- while also serving up an ample 16GB RAM and roomy 1TB SDD. The 14-inch display has a Full HD resolution and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate.

Newegg

This is a bigger, more powerful version of the Nitro 5 model listed above. This Nitro 5 boasts a 17.3-inch display with a full HD resolution and a blazing 300Hz refresh rated powered by an AMD-Nvidia combo. It features the Ryzen 7 5800H CPU and RTX 3080 graphics. You also get a roomy 1TB SSD for your game library.

Gigabyte

With a 4K AMOLED display powered by an 11th-gen Core i7-11800H CPU and RTX 3080 graphics, this beast from Gigabyte can handle gaming and content creation. It also serves up 16GB of RAM and a roomy 1TB SSD. In addition to the huge $500 discount, you can save another $500 via mail-in rebate, further dropping the price to $1,999.

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