Best Gaming Laptops of the Year
So it is the month of December going on, I hope that you guys had a great fun in this year. Enjoying the Christmas holidays? Well, you must be. Gaming has always been one of the best forms of entertainment, and if you are a true gaming freak, then you might be having lot of gadgets to play games. Right? Well, in the past some time, smartphones have progressed a lot and good gaming features in them are making them replace the gaming consoles. People also prefer to play games on smartphones, which may be due to better experience or lack of time to sit with gaming consoles.
Anyways, according to tech analysts, laptops still stand in the queue of best gaming gadgets. You might be having a good gaming laptop with you. What? You do not have, but are thinking to get one? If yes is your call, then let me tell you that all gaming laptops will not make you have the perfect gaming fun. You should only opt for a good gaming laptop as wrong selection may result in the end of your gaming desires. I know choosing the best gaming laptop from a big crowd of laptops is not an easy task. Therefore, I am here with the list of best gaming laptops of 2012, so to ease your selection work. Let us pay attention on the list.
1. Alienware M18x
Undoubtedly, it is the Alienware Laptops which have been at the top among the best gaming laptops. Alienware M18x is availing the first spot in this list of best laptops of 2012. Alienware M18x is best in each aspect, which make a laptop, good for gaming needs. It is the most powerful 18 inch laptop as claimed by manufacturer Dell, and it is actually so. The big 18.4 inch screen offers you HD quality. Intel core i7 2.7 GHz processor makes the laptop run fast. RAM is 16GB. The high graphic card in this Alienware gaming laptop, enables you to enjoy high-end games with smooth. You can enjoy 3D games on this laptop, and HD sound quality further enhances the gaming experience of this laptop. Though this one comes with high price tag, but the price is nothing as compared to gaming fun, that you will have with this laptop.
Alienware M18x Specifications:
Processor: 2.0 GHz Intel Core i7 2630QM processor
Display: 18.4 inches display screen with picture resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels
Memory: 6 GB of DDR3 RAM
Storage: 750 GB of HDD
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M Graphics
Dimensions: 17.2 x 12.7 x 2.1 inches
2.Dell XPS 15
Laptop manufacturer Dell is availing the second spot as well, in this list of best gaming laptops of 2012. This time, it is Dell XPS 15. For those out of you, who want a laptop for gaming need and some desktop needs, the Dell XPS 15 is meant for you. Though the speed of this Dell laptop is less as compared to Alienware M18x, but still good enough for your gaming needs. 2.1 GHz processor and 8GB RAM speed up the laptop. Windows 7 is the operating system that you get in it. 750GB storage capacity is good enough to save your favorite games. This laptop is a perfect for those, who want to have good gaming experience, but can’t afford the Alienware M18x, as this one is way cheaper than Alienware M18x.
Dell XPS 15Specifications
Processor: Intel i7-2860QM Processor (3MB cache, 2.53GHz)
Display: 15.6-inch 1366 x 768 glossy display with LED backlighting
Memory: 6GB DDR3 memory
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT420M with 1GB DDR3
Dimensions: 15 x 10.4 x 1.3-1.5-inches
Price: $899.99 (Closest configuration)
3. Maingear Pulse 11
With incredible hardware/software features and with a decent price tag, this laptop is getting good hits from everywhere. Powered with Inter iCore i7 processor clocked at 2.1 GHz, one get a smooth gameplay, even in the high-end games as well. The screen size is 11.6 inches which may not be good for many users as a perfect gaming experience is possible on big screen. Still, this gaming laptop is perfect for those, who want a compact sized laptop which they can carry easily during travel. Not only the screen size, but also the 3.7 lb weight makes Maingear Pulse 11 easily portable. Nvidia GeForce GT 650M is the graphic card that you get in this gaming laptop from the house of Maingear. Talking about its memory, 8GB RAM and 120GB storage capacity may not be tagged as ‘Best’, but good for many gaming addicts. The operating system is Windows 7.
Maingear Pulse 11 Specifications
Processor: Intel® Core™ i5 3320M 2.6GHz/3.3GHz Turbo 3MB L3 Cache HD 4000 [35W]
Memory: 4GB Corsair DDR3-1333 SODIMMs (2x2GB)
Graphics and GPGPU Accelerator: NVIDIA® GeForce™ GT 650M 2GB with Optimus Technology
Hard Drive Bay One: 250GB Western Digital 7200 RPM SATA 2.5″
Display: 11.6″ HD 16:9 LED Display (768p) Glossy Screen
4. Razer Blade
Razer Blade is another awesome gaming laptop making into the list of best gaming laptops of 2012. Intel core i7 processor clocked at 2.2GHz and 8GB RAM are some of the best features of a big feature set of this gaming laptop from Razer. Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M graphic card enables you to play high-end games with quality being at its best. The screen is full HD, which makes it good not only for playing games, but for watching movies. 17.3 inches screen size is quite enough to make this laptop replace your favorite gaming console. If you are one of those, who mostly get the time to use your laptop while on travel, then Razer Blade is what made for you only, as it weighs only 6.6 pounds. So its quite easy to carry along with you. Right? Alas! Laptop does not come with internal DVD drive, but yes, you can use external drive if you want. Like the other laptops listed here, this one is also based on Windows operating system, and comes with Windows 7 on it.
Razer Blade Specifications
Processor: Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core Processor with Hyper-Threading CPU: 2.2GHz (Base) / 3.2GHz (Turbo)
Display: 17.3” Full HD 16:9 Ratio, 1920×1080 LED Backlit
Memory: 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz
Storge: 500GB 7200RPM HDD (Primary Storage) 64GB SATA III SSD with NVELO Dataplex™ Software
Graphics: Integrated Intel® GMA HD – Mobile Mode NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660M 2GB GDDR5 VRAM with NVIDIA Optimus™ Technology
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit or Windows 8 64 Bit
5. Samsung Series 7 Gamer
All the spots in this list of best gaming gadgets of 2012 seem to be availed by Intet Core i7 laptops only as this one, Samsung Series 7 Gamer, is also powered by the same processor. Samsung has taken care of graphic card feature and thus has used nVidia GeForce GTX 675M in Samsung Series 7 Gamer. 16GB is RAM in it. If you like to save a no. of games in your laptop and always face the storage capacity related limitations, then Samsung Series 7 Gamer should be the best for you as it comes with whopping 1500GB storage capacity. Screen size is 17.3 inched and you get Blu-Ray Disc as primary optical drive in it.
Samsung Series 7 Gamer Specifications
Processor: Intel Core i7-3610QM @ 2.3GHz
Memory: 16GB DDR3 RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M Graphics
Storage: 1.5TB Hitachi Hard Drive
Display: 17.3″ display with 1920×1080 resolution
So it was the list of best gaming laptops of 2012. Last choice is always yours which certainly depends on your needs and budget. Which one you like the most from the list? Do share your views with us, via the comment section below.