Not all of us can afford a high-end gaming rig costing an arm and a leg. The situation is even worse when we need a laptop that will both serve us for work and gaming. They have an even steeper price than desktop gaming computers. Still, it is possible to find a few models that will get the job done without breaking the bank. Granted, you won’t be playing latest games at ultra settings and 120 FPs, but for occasional gaming, they will suffice. Here are our choices for the best 5 cheap gaming laptop under 300$ in 2019.
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6″ HD High-Performance Gaming Laptop
Lenovo IdeaPad 15.6″ HD High-Performance Gaming Laptop comes with an AMD A6-7310 processor, which is a Quad-Core CPU running at 2.0 GHz. With 4GB RAM, it has enough juice for gaming and CPU comes with AMD Radeon R4 Graphics. The resolution is on a low side, with a maximum of 1366 X 768, but you get it on the 15.6-inch display.
HP 15.6″ Laptop, AMD A6-9220 Dual-Core Processor 2.50GHz
HP 15.6″ Laptop, AMD A6-9220 Dual-Core Processor 2.50GHz has an even better processor, running at 2.50 GHz and can be overclocked up to 2.90 GHz, although you will need to invest in some serious laptop stand with a lot of cooling power if you want to run it for long periods of time.
Lenovo IdeaPad 320 15.6″
Another Lenovo IdeaPad, this model comes with an Intel Celeron N3350 dual-core processor, running at 1.6 GHz, but it can be pushed to 2.40 GHz. The 4GB DDR3L SDRAM may be enough for you, but if it isn’t, it can easily be expanded. It also has a 1TB hard drive, enough for almost everything you need.
ASUS VivoBook E403NA-US04
Not quite under $300, ASUS VivoBook E403NA-US04 will set you back some $350, but it has several features that make it worth a few extra bucks. For one, it has a Full HD display, with 1920 x 1080 resolution. It also has 64GB eMMC SSD, ensuring fast booting speed. 4GB DDR3 RAM should be enough for your everyday needs.
Dell Inspiron i3552-4042BLK
Another model with Intel Celeron N3050 processor, Dell Inspiron i3552-4042BLK offers an excellent price-performance ratio. It has 4GB Single Channel DDR3L 1600MHz, paired with Intel graphics. It also features Waves MaxxAudio technology, which provides excellent sound even on laptop speakers.