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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best gaming laptop under 1000.

A gaming laptop is a high-performance portable computer designed for gamers. It contains high-end components, that allow for fast game play and smooth video editing. Browse the top-ranked list of best gaming laptops under $1,000 below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Lenovo LOQ 15.6" 144Hz Gaming Laptop FHD - Intel 12th Gen Core i5 with 12GB Memory - Intel Arc A530M - 512GB SSD - Luna Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "Decent gaming laptop...One of the best gaming laptops available in the market at this price range. ...Good all around laptop with basic gaming ability...This laptop is an entry level gaming laptop. It looks like a normal laptop except for the shelf behind the hinge of the screen. "

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    Take your gaming and performance to the next level by shattering your own expectations with the Lenovo LOQ 15, a PC engineered for gaming, productivity and everything in between. Equipped with 12th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, and up to 32GB 4800MHz DDR5 RAM, the system is performance-tuned with the Lenovo AI Engine+. Capable of delivering lightning-fast gameplay on a high resolution 144Hz 15.6" FHD 350-nit display, as well as blazing-fast precision and comfortable typing with the signature Lenovo gaming keyboard. The durable chassis is designed for simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O. Dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling, so you can game undetected in public areas on a future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank.
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    "Decent gaming laptop...One of the best gaming laptops available in the market at this price range. ...Good all around laptop with basic gaming ability...This laptop is an entry level gaming laptop. It looks like a normal laptop except for the shelf behind the hinge of the screen. "

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    Take your gaming and performance to the next level by shattering your own expectations with the Lenovo LOQ 15, a PC engineered for gaming, productivity and everything in between. Equipped with 12th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, and up to 32GB 4800MHz DDR5 RAM, the system is performance-tuned with the Lenovo AI Engine+. Capable of delivering lightning-fast gameplay on a high resolution 144Hz 15.6" FHD 350-nit display, as well as blazing-fast precision and comfortable typing with the signature Lenovo gaming keyboard. The durable chassis is designed for simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O. Dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling, so you can game undetected in public areas on a future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank.
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  2. Dell - G15 15.6" Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 5  7640HS - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 - 16GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Dark Shadow Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "First time gaming laptop...Amazing first time gaming laptop. Would recommend to anyone looking to getting into gaming....Gaming laptop...This laptop has good graphics and sound but the battery dies way too fast for a gaming laptop."

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    Game on a retro-inspired Dell G15 5535 gaming laptop with all the modern essentials for everyday gaming. Equipped with 15.6" FHD 120 Hz Display for immersive gameplay. Experience powerful gaming experience with the latest AMD Ryzen 5 CPU.
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    "First time gaming laptop...Amazing first time gaming laptop. Would recommend to anyone looking to getting into gaming....Gaming laptop...This laptop has good graphics and sound but the battery dies way too fast for a gaming laptop."

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    Game on a retro-inspired Dell G15 5535 gaming laptop with all the modern essentials for everyday gaming. Equipped with 15.6" FHD 120 Hz Display for immersive gameplay. Experience powerful gaming experience with the latest AMD Ryzen 5 CPU.
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  3. Lenovo - Legion Slim 5 14.5" OLED Gaming Laptop - Ryzen 7 7840HS with 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 8GB with 1 TB SSD - Storm Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "Best Gaming/Work Horse OLED laptop you can get!...If you’re getting a gaming laptop for work/fun this is absolutely hands down the best choice....Good laptop, semi good battery...Good laptop, Amazing screen but the battery life is good compared to gaming laptops but compared against a mac it is terrible."

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    Equipped with AMD Ryzen 7000 Series processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Series graphics on an OLED display, the Lenovo Legion Slim 5 is built for students and young creatives who demand a machine that can handle both extreme pro-level gaming sessions and advanced rendering work.
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    "Best Gaming/Work Horse OLED laptop you can get!...If you’re getting a gaming laptop for work/fun this is absolutely hands down the best choice....Good laptop, semi good battery...Good laptop, Amazing screen but the battery life is good compared to gaming laptops but compared against a mac it is terrible."

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    Equipped with AMD Ryzen 7000 Series processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Series graphics on an OLED display, the Lenovo Legion Slim 5 is built for students and young creatives who demand a machine that can handle both extreme pro-level gaming sessions and advanced rendering work.
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  4. MSI - Bravo 15 15.6" 144hz Gaming Laptop FHD - Ryzen 5-7535HS with 16GB RAM - GeForce RTX 4050 with 6G GDDR6 - 512GB NVMe SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Budget Gaming Laptop...Great budget gaming laptop! Worked perfectly right out of the box....Awesome gaming laptop...But it's about average for a gaming laptop."

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    Ambush at the peak-point, overlooking the enemy and about to march strongly, Bravo 15 is ready to ignite the gaming world. Combining the latest AMD Ryzen 7535HS processor and Nvidia RTX4050 graphics together, Bravo 15 satisfies the gamer's imagination in gaming. With the MSI exclusive thermal solution - Cooler Boost 5, empower the full performance of CPU and GPU. Also the 144Hz gaming display provides sharp and smooth visuals so gamers never miss a beat. Take advantage of Bravo 15 and soar like thunderbird in the game battlefield!.
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    "Great Budget Gaming Laptop...Great budget gaming laptop! Worked perfectly right out of the box....Awesome gaming laptop...But it's about average for a gaming laptop."

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    Ambush at the peak-point, overlooking the enemy and about to march strongly, Bravo 15 is ready to ignite the gaming world. Combining the latest AMD Ryzen 7535HS processor and Nvidia RTX4050 graphics together, Bravo 15 satisfies the gamer's imagination in gaming. With the MSI exclusive thermal solution - Cooler Boost 5, empower the full performance of CPU and GPU. Also the 144Hz gaming display provides sharp and smooth visuals so gamers never miss a beat. Take advantage of Bravo 15 and soar like thunderbird in the game battlefield!.
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  5. MSI - Bravo 15 15.6" 144hz Gaming Laptop FHD - Ryzen 7-7735HS with 16GB RAM - Radeon RX6550M with 4G GDDR6 - 512GB NVMe SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Descant laptop for starters...I liked the laptop don’t get me wrong the one thing that made me return the laptop was more the preference of the laptop I know laptops aren’t the best with that but the poor thing was already getting bottle necked by the GPU that laptop could of been so much better if it had an upgraded gpu but it would be good for a starter machine and to start getting into the pc gaming scene...one of the best gaming laptops...the laptop is very cheap for what it can do this laptop can do what laptops twice the price can."

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    Ambush at the peak-point, overlooking the enemy and about to march strongly, Bravo 15 is ready to ignite the gaming world. Combining the latest AMD Ryzen 7735HS processor and AMD Radeon RX 6550M graphics together, Bravo 15 satisfies the gamer's imagination in gaming. With the MSI exclusive thermal solution - Cooler Boost 5, empower the full performance of CPU and GPU. Also the 144Hz gaming display provides sharp and smooth visuals so gamers never miss a beat. Take advantage of Bravo 15 and soar like thunderbird in the game battlefield!
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    "Descant laptop for starters...I liked the laptop don’t get me wrong the one thing that made me return the laptop was more the preference of the laptop I know laptops aren’t the best with that but the poor thing was already getting bottle necked by the GPU that laptop could of been so much better if it had an upgraded gpu but it would be good for a starter machine and to start getting into the pc gaming scene...one of the best gaming laptops...the laptop is very cheap for what it can do this laptop can do what laptops twice the price can."

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    Ambush at the peak-point, overlooking the enemy and about to march strongly, Bravo 15 is ready to ignite the gaming world. Combining the latest AMD Ryzen 7735HS processor and AMD Radeon RX 6550M graphics together, Bravo 15 satisfies the gamer's imagination in gaming. With the MSI exclusive thermal solution - Cooler Boost 5, empower the full performance of CPU and GPU. Also the 144Hz gaming display provides sharp and smooth visuals so gamers never miss a beat. Take advantage of Bravo 15 and soar like thunderbird in the game battlefield!
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  6. Acer - Nitro5 15.6"Gaming Laptop 2560 x 1440 QHD-FreeSyncPremium-Ryzen7 6800H-NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti with 16GB DDR5-1TB SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Gaming Laptop...Great laptop, fast shipping, plays all the games I plat seamlessly...Darn good gaming laptop for $999....Spent two weeks( the return period) looking for better deals just couldnt find one better than this on any laptop. The 3070 ti is about 7-10% slower than a 4070 laptop and doesnt have frame generation but im not willing to paying an extra $500-$1000 for it."

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    Fire it up then go full throttle faster and more effectively than ever with Acer's next evolution of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The powerful Nitro 5 laptop delivers an iconic gaming experience with the combined power of an AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Octa-Core Processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti laptop graphics—powered by Ampere NVIDIA's RTX architecture! Next, toss in the vivid, crystal-clear 15.6” QHD (2560 x 1440) display with a 100% DCI-P3 165Hz IPS panel, ample cooling and a 4-zone RGB keyboard and you can see why the Nitro 5 is a knockout hit for gamers of every level!
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    "Gaming Laptop...Great laptop, fast shipping, plays all the games I plat seamlessly...Darn good gaming laptop for $999....Spent two weeks( the return period) looking for better deals just couldnt find one better than this on any laptop. The 3070 ti is about 7-10% slower than a 4070 laptop and doesnt have frame generation but im not willing to paying an extra $500-$1000 for it."

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    Fire it up then go full throttle faster and more effectively than ever with Acer's next evolution of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The powerful Nitro 5 laptop delivers an iconic gaming experience with the combined power of an AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Octa-Core Processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti laptop graphics—powered by Ampere NVIDIA's RTX architecture! Next, toss in the vivid, crystal-clear 15.6” QHD (2560 x 1440) display with a 100% DCI-P3 165Hz IPS panel, ample cooling and a 4-zone RGB keyboard and you can see why the Nitro 5 is a knockout hit for gamers of every level!
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  7. Lenovo - LOQ 15.6" Gaming Laptop FHD - AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS with 8GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 6GB - 512GB SSD - Storm Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "I found the Gaming Laptops from Lenovo are best ones. This is my 2nd Gaming Laptop of Lenovo and after seeing best results from my first laptop, I mad my opinion to buy another one. ...Best laptop ever...And also best gaming laptop"

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    Take your gaming and performance to the next level by shattering your own expectations with the Lenovo LOQ 15APH8, a PC engineered for gaming, productivity and everything in between. Equipped with up to AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 Laptop GPU and up to 32GB 5600MHz DDR5 RAM, the system is performance-tuned with the Lenovo AI Engine+ and a dedicated MUX switch with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus. Capable of delivering lightning-fast gameplay on a high resolution 144Hz 15.6" FHD 350-nit display, as well as blazing-fast precision and comfortable typing with the signature Lenovo gaming keyboard. The durable chassis is designed for simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O. Dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling, so you can game undetected in public areas on a future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank.
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    "I found the Gaming Laptops from Lenovo are best ones. This is my 2nd Gaming Laptop of Lenovo and after seeing best results from my first laptop, I mad my opinion to buy another one. ...Best laptop ever...And also best gaming laptop"

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    Take your gaming and performance to the next level by shattering your own expectations with the Lenovo LOQ 15APH8, a PC engineered for gaming, productivity and everything in between. Equipped with up to AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 Laptop GPU and up to 32GB 5600MHz DDR5 RAM, the system is performance-tuned with the Lenovo AI Engine+ and a dedicated MUX switch with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus. Capable of delivering lightning-fast gameplay on a high resolution 144Hz 15.6" FHD 350-nit display, as well as blazing-fast precision and comfortable typing with the signature Lenovo gaming keyboard. The durable chassis is designed for simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O. Dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling, so you can game undetected in public areas on a future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank.
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  8. Acer - Nitro 5 17.3" Full HD IPS 144Hz Gaming Laptop- Intel Core i5-12500H- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050-512GB PCIe Gen 4 SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very good best bang for your buck laptop...We have a very big gaming family. I have purchased 5 of these laptops they are super perfect for the price will run all of the modern games of 2023 with zero problems. ...Great Gaming Laptop for Beginners....This a great gaming laptop for someone who is starting out in online/computer gaming."

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    Fire it up then go full throttle faster and more effectively than ever with Acer's next evolution of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The new Nitro 5 soars to new levels of performance for gamers and creators, courtesy of its 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3050 graphics—powered by Ampere™ NVIDIA's RTX architecture! Next, toss in the vivid, crystal-clear 17.3” Full HD display with a 144Hz IPS panel, ample cooling and a 4-zone RGB keyboard and you can see why the Nitro 5 is a knockout hit for gamers of every level!
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    "Very good best bang for your buck laptop...We have a very big gaming family. I have purchased 5 of these laptops they are super perfect for the price will run all of the modern games of 2023 with zero problems. ...Great Gaming Laptop for Beginners....This a great gaming laptop for someone who is starting out in online/computer gaming."

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    Fire it up then go full throttle faster and more effectively than ever with Acer's next evolution of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The new Nitro 5 soars to new levels of performance for gamers and creators, courtesy of its 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3050 graphics—powered by Ampere™ NVIDIA's RTX architecture! Next, toss in the vivid, crystal-clear 17.3” Full HD display with a 144Hz IPS panel, ample cooling and a 4-zone RGB keyboard and you can see why the Nitro 5 is a knockout hit for gamers of every level!
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  9. HP OMEN - 16.1" 144Hz Full HD Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i5 - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 - 512GB SSD - Shadow Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Best gaming laptop...Best gaming laptop money can buy,would highly recommend for anyone looking for a gaming pc...Best gaming laptop I Iove how you upgrade the ram and the ssd"

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    While it's surely nice and cozy wherever your PC is setup in your home, with the new OMEN 16, desktop-level gaming is no longer tethered to your desk and pajamas. With a next gen Intel processor and graphics card, a buttery smooth, high refresh rate display, and enhanced thermal design, you can max out your relaxation and comfort wherever you go. Power your games, power your life, and bring powerful fun anywhere with the new OMEN 16. Portable desktop power is powerful fun anywhere.
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    "Best gaming laptop...Best gaming laptop money can buy,would highly recommend for anyone looking for a gaming pc...Best gaming laptop I Iove how you upgrade the ram and the ssd"

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    While it's surely nice and cozy wherever your PC is setup in your home, with the new OMEN 16, desktop-level gaming is no longer tethered to your desk and pajamas. With a next gen Intel processor and graphics card, a buttery smooth, high refresh rate display, and enhanced thermal design, you can max out your relaxation and comfort wherever you go. Power your games, power your life, and bring powerful fun anywhere with the new OMEN 16. Portable desktop power is powerful fun anywhere.
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  10. Lenovo - LOQ 15.6" Gaming Laptop FHD - Intel Core i5-13420H with 8GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 6GB - 1TB SSD - Storm Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "BEST ON ENTRY LEVEL GAMING/PRODUCTIVITY LAPTOPS...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This laptop is the best available on the entry level gaming laptops everything is perfect except the laptop cooling isn't enough for the GPU. ...Lenovo LOQ Gaming Laptop...If you like affordable laptops, you can't go wrong with one."

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    Step up your game and shatter your own expectations, whether you're gaming with your crew or working on projects. Powered by up to Intel Core i5-13420H processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 laptop GPU and up to 32GB 5600MHz DDR RAM, the Lenovo LOQ 15IRH8 breaks the limits of what you'd expect from an entry-level gaming PC, with best-in-class performance-tuning of the Lenovo AI Engine+ and a dedicated MUX switch with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus. Experience lightning-fast gameplay on an up to 144Hz 15.6" FHD 350-nit display and a signature Lenovo gaming keyboard with 1.5mm key travel. A future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank. The durable chassis is focused on simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O, while dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling.
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    "BEST ON ENTRY LEVEL GAMING/PRODUCTIVITY LAPTOPS...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This laptop is the best available on the entry level gaming laptops everything is perfect except the laptop cooling isn't enough for the GPU. ...Lenovo LOQ Gaming Laptop...If you like affordable laptops, you can't go wrong with one."

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    Step up your game and shatter your own expectations, whether you're gaming with your crew or working on projects. Powered by up to Intel Core i5-13420H processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 laptop GPU and up to 32GB 5600MHz DDR RAM, the Lenovo LOQ 15IRH8 breaks the limits of what you'd expect from an entry-level gaming PC, with best-in-class performance-tuning of the Lenovo AI Engine+ and a dedicated MUX switch with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus. Experience lightning-fast gameplay on an up to 144Hz 15.6" FHD 350-nit display and a signature Lenovo gaming keyboard with 1.5mm key travel. A future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank. The durable chassis is focused on simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O, while dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling.
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