2019 the end of the decade had us on our toes with the advancement in the field of technology to a point where it seemed as the competition had peaked so high that nearly every 2 weeks or so we would get news of a certain company revamping their laptops or just coming out with new laptop ranges. New advancements such as the new Ryzen processor from AMD, and to compete against it the new I9 processor from Intel, and all the AMD coming with its own motherboard, and inbuilt Graphics processing unit just to go head to head against the giant NVIDIA, and NVIDIA coming with a Graphics Processing Unit that is way too advanced for its time. 2019 was the year of roller coaster rides packed in a just a few months. We even saw Lenovo going head to head against companies like MSI and Dell with the affordable price points they brought to the table with their laptops which came with some of the high-end Graphics Processing Units as well. 2019 in itself was the pinnacle of technology booming and showing just what can be done. With that said, we have a few top picks of ours for the year 2019. Also a small note, all the listed laptops are either from 2019 or came a year before 2019, and the list is totally based on the editors view on what were the best laptops. So, a few laptops you thought were great might not be here. To let us know your thoughts, please comment which laptop should have also made into the list. So, below are some of the best laptops of 2019 that we thought were the best among others.
Legion brand has been around for a few years now, but in 2019 they showed the type of technological advancement that they were capable of with the new Legion Y740.
The laptop Legion Y740 features
- Processor: Intel Core i7-8750H
- Graphic: NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2060 Max-Q
- RAM: 16 GB DDR4 2,667 MHz
- Screen size: 17.3 inches, which has a very thin bezel
- Resolution: Full High Definition Display (1920 x 1080) IPS panel
- Refresh rate: 144 Hz.
- Storage: 1 TB HDD, 256 SSD
- Battery: 776 Wh
- Total dimensions: 12 x 16.2 x 0.91 inches.
- Weight: 6.4 lbs.
The new Legion Y740 has the most upgraded GPU’s among its siblings, showing just how powerful the laptop in itself is. The laptop shows stunning frame rates for even the most demanding game out there. The laptop has a 144 Hz IPS display which makes the output of the screen even more stunning. And G-Sync eliminates the need for software-based adaptive sync protocols, such as v-sync, which notoriously reeks of input lag and micro stuttering.
Acer Predator Helios 300:
Acer Predator Helios 300: Acer has very rarely disappointed its users, as they are known to give some of the most outrageous, over the top, powerful laptops in the market. The predator series is the reason of this cause. The predator line has been one of the most top-notch productions Acer has made and Acer predator Helios 300 does not disappoint. The 15.6-inch laptop was considered one of the best laptops with the GTX 1060 Ti Graphics Processing Unit in it, but now it sports the elder sibling the GTX 1660 Ti which ramps up its performance even more than its former self. The benchmark it had before has been completely overtaken by the new GTX 1660 Ti graphics processing unit.
The laptop Acer Predator Helios 300 features
- The processing unit: Intel Core i7-9750H,
- Graphic: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. One of the best Graphics Processing unit
- RAM: of 16GB DDR4-2666MHz
- Screen size: 15.6-inch
- Resolution: Full High Definition display (1,920 x 1,080)
- Refresh rate: IPS 144Hz
- Storage of 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD
- Battery: of 3720 mAh
- Laptop dimensions: 10.01 x 14.23 x 0.90 inches
- Weight: 5.07 lbs.
MSI GS65 Stealth:
MSI GS65 Stealth. MSI has been one of the best motherboard providing companies in the market for years now, and these motherboards are always considered as one of the best by any custom PC builder. MSI also collaborates with NVIDIA to makes it’s very own PC’s and Laptops as well, and MSI GS65 Stealth is also one of those collaborated ones. The laptop itself is very very thin, with only 0.69 thickness, making it a very sleek and powerful machine on the go.
The laptop MSI GS65 Stealth features
- Processor: Intel Core i7 processor
- Ram: 16-32 GB
- Screen size: 15.6 inch (1920×1080) anti-glare
- Storage: SSD of 256 GB and a 1 TB HDD.
- Graphic: The MSI GS65 comes with two variations of Graphics cards, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060- 1070 and the new 2019 one comes with the refreshed RTX 20- series Graphics cards.
- Thickness: 0.69″
HP OMEN 17:
HP Omen 17 is a very powerful machine which has a very futuristic design that is sure to turn heads.
The laptop HP Omen 17 features
- Graphic: NVIDIA GTX 1070
- Processor: Intel Core i7 that makes its performance skyrocket.
- Storage: 256-512 GB of SSD paired up with 1TB of HDD.
- Resolution: 4k display screen and has a very fast response time to top it off.
This laptop is perfect for everyday usage as well as high graphics demanding games. The only problems this laptop has is sub-par battery life and heavy use of plastic lid instead of aluminium.
The Razer blade has been consistently been one of the best gaming laptops out there for many many years now, It has set this benchmark for the gaming laptops, even though they might be under the budget or some may even be more than $2000, that said,
The new 2019 Razer Blade features
- Processor: Intel Core i7-8750H and 9750H, giving you some of the best overclocking and best performances out there.
- Graphic: There are two variations to this very laptop though, One comes with the NVIDIA GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM while there’s another one that comes with NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2080 MAX-Q 8GB GDDR6 VRAM
- Screen size: 15.6-inch
- Resolution: FHD (1920×1080) 144hz and OLED 4K (3840×2160) touch 60hz.
- Storage: SSD 256GB and 512 GB.
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701:
The new Asus Zephyrus S GX701 comes with two variants of the Graphics cards, one being the RTX 2060 and RTX 2080. The Asus Zephyrus is a very thin lightweight laptop that has tonnes of performance, with just 0.7 inches of thickness, comes with an Intel Coffee Lake core i7 chipset, Nvidia RTX 2060/ RTX 2080 Max-Q Graphics Card and 16 GB of RAM. With these specifications, the Laptop easily hits 60 frames, in the Ultra settings of some of the most demanding games, such as Witcher 3. The screen is a 144hz panel, 17.3 inches screen (1920×1080). with G-sync. In overall, this is the best gaming laptop in this list. The new Zephyrus packs a punch when it comes to performance with its high specifications and mostly as it has very lightweight it is very easy to carry around and use on the go without having the hassle to carry a bulky laptop which when with all these specifications that is the case.
The Asus Zephyrus S GX701 features
- Processor: Coffee Lake core i7 chipset
- Graphic: Nvidia RTX 2060/ RTX 2080 Max-Q Graphics Card
- Ram: 16 GB
- Screen size: 17.3 inches
- Resolution: 1920×1080
- Refresh rate: 144hz
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