• Thu. Sep 22nd, 2022

Get a top-spec all-AMD gaming laptop for $1250 at Best Buy after $400 off – Rock Paper Shotgun

ByWikafever

Sep 20, 2022

One of the fastest gaming laptops is a solid $400 off at Best Buy, bringing an Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition to just $1250. That’s an awesome price* for a laptop that comes with top-end AMD components, including a Ryzen 9 5900HX processor and RX 6800M graphics card, which for context should equal the performance of a good RTX 3080 gaming laptop.
*By comparison, the same laptop costs £1500 (equivalent to $1770) in the UK, so y’all Americans are getting darn lucky with this one.
This model also comes with a 512GB NVMe SSD for storage, 16GB of DDR4 RAM and a truly impressive screen: a 15.6-in 1080p 300Hz display, rated with a 3ms pixel response time and FreeSync support. Together with the CPU and GPU, you’ll have an incredibly potent machine for playing games or crunching through content creation tasks.
Reviews of the Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition are uniformly positive, with coverage mentioning the excellent gaming performance, strong battery life (8 hours when not gaming) and the gamer-y but not too gamer-y design. The high refresh rate display also got special plaudits, thanks to the smoothness it provides in both desktop computing and in esports titles where you can reach this high of a refresh rate. The display can also automatically switch to 60Hz to save battery, e.g. if you’re writing a blog post or something, which is a nice touch.
This is the best gaming laptop deal I’ve seen in the last week, and given that Amazon Prime Day just happened, that’s a heck of a thing. Do check this out, and if you have any questions feel free to leave them below!
Will Judd
Deputy Editor, Digital Foundry
Will Judd is a journeyman from the forges of Digital Foundry, here to spread the good word about hardware deals and StarCraft.
Subscribe and get access to supporter-only articles, an ad-free reading experience, free gifts, and game discounts. Your support helps us create more great writing about PC games.
Please enable JavaScript to see comments.
The ROG Zephyrus G14, my favourite AMD gaming laptop, is $300 off at Best Buy
Balancing power and portability, with Ryzen 9 6900HS CPU, RX 6700S GPU and 16GB DDR5.
3
AMD's fastest gaming processor is down to $375
The Ryzen 7 5800X3D is the last, best CPU for AM4 motherboards.
With the RTX 4090 waiting in the wings, this RTX 3090 Ti is down to $999
Nvidia's fastest graphics card is into the triple figures – barely.
3
This EVGA 1600W Platinum PSU is down to $200 at Newegg
A great choice for high-end, multi-GPU setups.
2
Wordle answer today (Tuesday 20 September)
Hints and the answer to today's Wordle word
Return To Monkey Island review: a perfect new entry into a beloved old series
Sometimes you can go back
29
Past Wordle answers
Here's an archive of previous Wordle words
1
Wordle answer today (Monday 19 September)
Hints and the answer to today's Wordle word
Oddball derby racer Trail Out is crash happy in the best way
Insurance Frau’d
7
Tyrant's Blessing's low pressure tactical puzzles let it punch above its weight
The only good surprise parties
5
The power of a Steam Next Fest demo
Where it all started for a lot of this week's reviews
13
5 weird games out in September that I might not have time to review but really want to
(But will hopefully play and write about at some point because they seem cool)
10
We've been talking, and we think that you should wear clothes
Total coincidence, but we sell some clothes
Copyright © 2022 Gamer Network Limited, a ReedPop company.
All rights reserved. No part of this site or its content may be reproduced without the permission of the copyright holder.

source

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.