Gaming laptops are incorporated with features such as powerful hardware and attractive designs which are made to offer basic gaming experience for the users. But gaming laptops come at an exorbitant price rate, and it is quite difficult to find a gaming laptop cheap that won’t make you break the bank or cause any financial discomfort.
Keep in mind that gaming exhibits a lot of heat, which is mitigated either by cooling systems or powerful processors.
It is extremely difficult to incorporate liquid cooling systems into laptops, and that is the reason most laptops use strong processors that demand larger memory space thereby preventing them from overheating. And more memory translates to more money.
Make sure that you check the following 3 best gaming laptops under $300
Lenovo IdeaPad 110
The main component that powers the Lenovo IdeaPad 110 is Intel Pentium 4405U processor (with a capacity of 2.10 GHz). It comes with 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM and an Intel HD Integrated graphics card, but you can also incorporate an extra4GB chip into the device to improve the performance.
Asides this, other features embedded into the device include 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack, VGA Out, HDMI, ports for USB 2.0, USB 3.0, 802.11 AC WIFI, Ethernet, webcam, 4-in-1 card reader, an optical disk drive and a 500GB HDD for storage etc. It has a display resolution of 1366 x 768, and it comes with an HD webcam incorporated into the top of the display screen.
The device weighs 4.85 lbs and runs on an operating system (Windows10) and features a dual 1.5 W stereo speakers with Dolby Audio. It offers at most 3 hours of battery life when used moderately.
Acer Chromebook 15 CB5- 571- C1DZ
The main component that powers the Acer Chromebook 15 CB5- 571- C1DZ is the Intel Celeron 3205U 1.5 GHz Dual-core processor. It features DDR3L 4GB SDRAM and Intel HD Graphics DDR3L with shared graphics memory.
Other features of this laptop include; 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless LAN, SD card reader, 16GB SSD for storage, inbuilt webcam as well as ports for USB 3.0, USB 2.0, HDMI etc., and it doesn’t come with any CD/ DVD drive. It has a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 full HD with IPS technology.
The dimension size of the laptop is 15.08″ x 9.65″ x 0.97″, with an operating system that runs on Google Chrome and it weighs 4.85 lb. It offers at most 9 hours of good battery life.
HP 14-inch (14-bw010nr)
HP 14-inch (14-bw010nr) features 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM onboard, Radeon R2 graphics card (that can conveniently play games like Half-Life, CS 1.6), and an AMD dual-core E2-9000e with 7th generation APU (as high as to 2GHz).
The 5400 rpm HDD comes with a storage capacity of 500GB and runs on Windows10 Home. The other connections are compatible with VGA Out, Card Reader, Bluetooth, 802.11 ac WIFI, Ethernet, HDMI, USB 2.0 and USB 3.1. The display of the laptop is 1366×768 SVA BrightView WLED-backlit.
It has a dimension size of 9.4 x 13.4 x 0.9 inches, lightweight feature and weighs only 3 lbs – making it perfect to travel with. It offers a powerful battery life that can work for 6 hours when used moderately, and for 4 hours, if you are using it for playing games or streaming videos.