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The Best Gaming Laptops in UAE 2024: Our Top Picks

Best Gaming Laptops in UAE 2024

A high-performance gaming laptop ensures smooth gameplay, high frame rates, and the ability to run demanding games without lagging or stuttering. The gaming laptop market in 2024 is thriving with a wide range of options for gamers. With the rise of esports and the increasing demand for immersive gaming experiences, the market has become highly competitive. We aim to assist gamers in making informed decisions when selecting a gaming laptop that suits their needs and preferences.

Highlights:

  • Top 10 Gaming Laptops 2024
  • Upcoming Launches of new gaming laptops in 2024
  • Criteria For Evaluation

Top 10 Gaming Laptops 2024:

Following are the top 10 gaming laptops categorised as; overall good laptops, budget friendly and most powerful high-end gaming laptops.   

1. Asus ROG Strix Scar 16 (The best gaming laptop overall – AED 14000)

The Asus ROG Strix Scar 16 delivers a huge performance. The manufacturers have raised its level even above the Razer Blade 15. We highly recommend this gaming laptop. If you prioritise performance, get your hands on the Asus ROG Strix Scar 16 because it not only beats the Asus ROG Zephyrus but also the Razer Blade 18 had failed at benchmark testing in front of it. Yes, you read that right, we tested the Asus ROG Strix Scar 16 at 1080p for Shadow of the Tomb Raider and it continuously provided us with excellent 201 FPs, Total War: Three Kingdoms (High: 193fps / Ultra: 148fps), Red Dead Redemption 2 (Balanced: 118fps / Highest: 107fps), Metro Exodus (High: 134 fps / Ultra: 115fps), The Division 2 (High: 167 fps / Ultra: 138fps). However, if you prefer portability over performance, this laptop might disappoint you a little bit because it doesn’t have a sleek design.   

ASUS ROG STRIX SCAR 18 2024 Price in UAE

Specification:

CPU: Intel i9-13980HX

GPU: RTX 4080 | RTX 4090

RAM: 16GB | 32GB

Storage: 2TB M.2 PCI 4.0 SSD

Battery Life: Upto5 hours

Display: 16-inch QHD+ Mini LED, 240Hz | 16-inch QHD+ IPS, 240HzPorts: 1x USB-C Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB-C Gen 2, 2x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2, HDMI 2.1, 2.5G LAN, 3.5mm

2. Dell G15 5520 Gaming Laptop (Budget-Friendly gaming laptop – AED 2714):

A perfect budget-friendly option, equipped with all the latest components such as; the latest hardware, like Intel’s 13th-generation CPUs and NVIDIA’s RTX 40-series cards. Although it has a bulky design with almost five pounds weight, you should opt for G15 based on its performance if you care. In the benchmark testing, DELL G15 5520 achieved a single-core score of 1,659 and a multi-core mark of 8,342, beating the Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3.

Dell G15 5520 Gaming Laptop

Specifications:

CPU: Intel Core i5  

GPU: NVIDIA RTX 3050 

RAM: 8GB  

Storage: 512GB SSD 

Screen size: 15.6-inch 

Refresh rate: 120Hz  

Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Battery Life: 4.5 Hours

Ports: 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type C), USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type A), an HDMI port, a Headphone and Mic Combo Jack, and an RJ45 (LAN) port 

3. Acer Nitro 5 (Budget Friendly gaming laptop – AED 4000-AED 5000)

Another budget-friendly Gaming Laptop that comes with high-end components. We recommend Acer Nitro 5 if it’s your first laptop because, with its low price and entry-level features, the Nitro 5 is the perfect starter laptop. It will remain with you for a good few years until you are ready to make a big purchase. 

Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop, 17.3″ FHD IPS 144Hz, 12th Gen 12-Core i5-12500H, GeForce RTX 3050, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Thunderbolt 4, HDMI, RJ45, WiFi 6, Backlit, Win 11 (NH.QHXAA,001)

Specifications:

CPU: Up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800H / Intel i7-11800H

GPU: RTX 3060 | RTX 3070 Ti | RTX 3080 Ti

RAM: 16GB | 32GB

Storage: up to 1TB SSD

Battery Life: Up to 5 hours

Display: FHD at 360Hz | QHD at 240Hz | UHD at 144HzPorts: 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack, 1x HDMI, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 1x RJ45

4. Acer Predator Triton 500 SE Gaming Laptop (Another good option – AED 11,014):

Equipped with Intel’s 11th-gen CPUs, and NVIDIA’s RTX 30-series GPUs, the Acer Predator Triton 500 SE comes with a 16-inch display, giving you more of an immersive gaming experience. It left all of us in shock with its amazing benchmark test results, it earned a single-core score of 1,878 and a multi-core score of 14,155. Triton 500 SE has everything you may need from a sleek minimal design to high-end components to play demanding games. 

ACER PREDATOR TRITON 300 SE 14 GAMING LAPTOP

Specifications:

CPU: Intel Core i9 

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti

RAM: 16GB

Storage: 1TB  

Screen size: 16-inch

Refresh rate: 240Hz

Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Battery life: Up to 5.5 hours

Ports: Thunderbolt 4 port, USB Type-A ports on both sides, a full-size SD card slot, and an Ethernet port

5. Alienware M15 R7 (The best gaming laptop for most – AED 6,950):

Get your hands on the mid-range Alienware M15 R7. It provides excellent performance for a massive range of games. Although it has a bit of a bulky design, you can ignore it if you care about performance because, after rigorous benchmark testing against the i7-12700H processor and an RTX 3070 Ti, we ended up with the following amazing results at 1080p; Shadow of the Tomb Raider (High – 148fps / Highest – 129fps), Total War: Three Kingdoms (High – 120fps / Ultra – 83fps), Red Dead Redemption 2 (Balanced – 79 fps / Highest – 76fps), Metro Exodus (High – 98fps / Ultra – 72fps), The Division 2  (High: 124fps / Ultra: 97fps)

Specifications:

CPU: 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H

GPU: RTX 3070 Ti 

RAM: 16GB

Storage: 1TB SSD

Refresh rate: 165Hz

Display size: 15.6″ 

Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi  

Battery Life: up to 3-4 hours

Ports: 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 | 1x Type-C port with Thunderbolt 4, USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, and Power Delivery, 1x HDMI 2.1, 1x RJ-45 Killer E3100 2.5Gbps Ethernet port, 1x 3.5mm headset jack 

6. ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (Best gaming laptop with a dual screen – AED 9108):

If you are a multitasker then here is the best dual-screen laptop which will provide you with an amazing powerful extra 14-inch screen to satisfy your multitasking self. Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 comes with all the latest hardware components you may need to outstand the crowd. Moreover, it ran the benchmark at ultra settings at 98 fps at 1080p and 90 fps at 2560 x 1600

Specifications:

CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 

RAM: 32GB

Storage: 1TB 

Screen size: 16-inch 

Refresh rate: 165Hz  

Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 

Battery life: Up to 3.5 hours

7. HP Omen Transcend 16 (The best slimline gaming laptop – AED 3489.)

HP Omen Transcend 16 is a Slick, slimline gaming laptop with high-end components, an FHD display still, Impressive performance despite a skinny design, and is quieter than a lot of other laptops of similar category. It provides extensive portability options as well as value for money. Here’s the benchmark test results at 1080p; Shadow of the Tomb Raider (High: 138fps | Highest: 131fps), Total War: Three Kingdoms (High: 104fps | Ultra: 75fps), Rainbow Six Extraction (High: 169fps | Ultra: 136fps), Returnal (High: 68fps | Epic: 63fps), Hitman 3 (High: 117fps | Ultra: 102fps)

HP Omen Transcend 16

Specifications:

CPU: Intel i7-13700HX | Intel i9-13900HX

GPU: RTX 4050 | RTX 4060 | RTX 4070

RAM: 16GB DDR5 5600MHz | 32GB DDR5 m4800 | 32GB DDR5 5600 MHz

Storage: 512GB SSD | 1TB SSD | 2TB SSD

Battery life: Up to 6 hours and 45 minutes

Display: 16-inch 1920×1200 @ 165Hz | 16-inch 2560 x 1600 @ 240Hz | 16-inch 2560 x 1600 Mini LED @ 240Hz

Ports: 1x HDMI 2.1 | 2x USB-A | 2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 4, power delivery, DisplayPort) | 1x RJ-45 | 1x 3.5mm

8. Asus ROG Strix Scar 18 (The most powerful gaming laptop – AED 16,099 )

Asus has never disappointed and has worked wonders with constant 100+ frame rates across demanding games like Returnal, Total War: Three Kingdoms, and Hitman 3. It’s a power punch equipped with high-end components and a portability option. Here’s the benchmarks at 1080p (RTX 4090) of Asus ROG Strix Scar 18; Shadow of the Tomb Raider (High: 219fps | Highest: 199fps), Total War: Three Kingdoms (High: 220fps | Ultra: 170fps), Returnal (High: 161fps | Ultra: 142fps), Rainbow Six Extraction (High: 270fps | Ultra: 253fps), Hitman 3 (High: 198fps | Ultra: 173fps).

ASUS ROG STRIX SCAR 18 2024 Price in UAE

Specifications:

CPU: Intel Core i9-13980HX

GPU: RTX 4070 | RTX 4080 | RTX 4090

RAM: 16GB | 32GB

Storage: 1TB + 1TB PCle 4.0 NVMe M.2 | 1TB PCle 4.0 NVMe M.2

Display: 18-inch QHD+ IPS @ 240Hz

Battery Life: 2-3 hours

Ports: 1x USB-C (DisplayPort, power delivery), 1x USB-C Thunderbolt 4, 2x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2, HDMI 2.1, 2.5G LAN, 3.5mm audio

9. Razer Blade 15 Gaming Laptop (Premium gaming laptop – AED 5050):

This premium laptop is equipped with everything you need, providing high-end components, luxury performance, and aesthetics with a slick, slimline chassis and a matte black design. You can’t beat the Razer Blade 15 for performance, component horsepower, and portability because its benchmark test results have left us in shock. Following are the benchmark test (RTX 3080 Ti) results at 1080p; Shadow of the Tomb Raider (High: 101fps / Highest: 97fps), Total War: Three Kingdoms (High: 107fps / Ultra: 79fps), Red Dead Redemption 2 (Balanced: 84fps / Highest: 67fps), Metro Exodus (High: 87 fps / Ultra: 67fps), The Division 2 (High: 107fps / Ultra: 86fps).

Razer Blade 15 Gaming Laptop

Specifications:

CPU: Intel Core i7 

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 

RAM: 16GB 

Storage: 1TB 

Screen size: 15.6-inch

Refresh rate: 240Hz

Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Battery life: Up to 5.5 hours

Ports: USB-A and USB-C ports, an HDMI port, and a 3.5mm audio port, 

10. Alienware m18 (Best 18-inch gaming laptop – AED 7345):

Alienware m18 is one of the best options when it comes to configuration flexibility, You can easily configure it according to your own likings. It has incredible power with an amazing 18 inches screen which is the speciality of this laptop. It is slightly on the bulkier side but you can always consider it if you don’t travel a lot and need a good laptop with high-end performance. Here are the benchmark test results at 1080p; Shadow of the Tomb Raider (High: 210fps | Highest: 196fps), Total War: Three Kingdoms (High: 222fps | Ultra: 171fps), Rainbow Six Extraction (High: 212fps | Ultra: 174fps), Returnal (High: 183fps | Epic: 142fps), Hitman 3 (High: 168fps | Ultra: 153fps)

Alienware m18 Gaming Laptop

Specifications: 

CPU: Intel Core i7

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 

RAM: 16GB 

Storage: 1TB

Screen size: 18-inch

Refresh rate: 480Hz 

Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 

Battery life: Up to 5.5 hours

Ports: Two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, HDMI 2.1, mini-DisplayPort, an SD card slot, a headphone jack, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, and a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C port.

Best Gaming Laptops 2024 (New Launch):

Following are the latest gaming laptops that are expected to be released in 2024 with their hardware specification, design and features, release date and price:

  • ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15
  • Razer Blade 16
  • Alienware m18
  • Lenovo Legion 5 Pro
  • MSI Katana GF66
Laptop ModelHardware SpecificationsDesign and FeaturesRelease DatePrice
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G1514th Gen Intel Core i9 or Ryzen 8 processor, NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 5080 Ti Graphics,64GB DDR6 RAM and PCIe 5.0 NVMe SSDs4K OLED panel with a refresh rate of 240Hz Windows 11 OSEnglish & Arabic Keyboard.Improved thermals, AI-powered performance optimization, Advanced Wi-Fi 7 connectivity, Lightweight and thin 2024Starting price “AED 8,000”
Razer Blade 1614th Gen Intel Core i9 or Ryzen 8 processor, NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 5080 Ti Graphics,64GB DDR6 RAM and PCIe 5.0 NVMe SSDs4K OLED panel with a refresh rate of 240Hz Windows 11 OSEnglish & Arabic Keyboard.Refined CNC aluminium chassis, Advanced cooling system, Chroma RGB lighting, Advanced Wi-Fi 7 connectivity 2024AED 12,000 — AED 15,000
Alienware m18Expected to have:i9–14980HX processor, RTX or RX series graphic cards, DDR6 RAM,  PCIe NVMe SSDs, QHD+ or even UHD+ resolutions with higher refresh rates (240Hz – 300Hz) Improved cooling systems, with a sleek design.2024AED 17,500–18,000
Lenovo Legion 5 ProExpected to have the following:16th Gen Intel Core i9 / AMD Ryzen 7000 series chips, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 50 GPU, DDR6 RAM, PCIe Gen 5 SSDs, QHD+ resolution with refresh rates reaching 240Hz or even 300Hz, Wi-Fi 7.Sleek and modern design with advanced cooling system2024AED 7,500 – AED 8000
MSI Katana GF66Expected to have: 14th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 / next-generation AMD Ryzen 7000 series chips, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4000 series graphics cards, DDR5 RAM upto 64 GB, QHD+ resolution with a 165Hz or 240Hz refresh rateImproved cooling system, Upgraded keyboard and touchpad,  RGB lighting and advanced audio enhancements2024AED 5,100–5,700 AED

Criteria For Evaluation: 

Performance

  1. Processor and graphics card capabilities: 
  • Always look for Intel Core i7-13th Gen or AMD Ryzen 9 for speed. Latest gaming laptops will be equipped with 14th Gen Intel Core i9 or Ryzen 8 series chipsets. 
  • You should opt for GTX 1650, RTX 2050, or RTX 4070 graphic cards for lifelike visuals. Additionally, RTX 5070 Ti, or even the ultimate 5080 Ti will be the latest upgrade in the market 
  1. RAM and storage capacity: 
  • Must look for 16 GB or 32 GB RAM. For instance; DDR5 is great in this regard. Additionally, DDR6 RAM with capacities of up to 64GB and blazing-fast PCIe 5.0 NVMe SSDs are joining in 2024. 
  • Look for devices with 1 TB or 512 GB SSD for massive storage.
  1. Cooling system efficiency: 
  • Innovative cooling technology to ensure that your gaming sessions remain smooth and uninterrupted. Manufacturers have worked on the cooling systems in 2024 latest upgrades for better heat dissipation and quieter operation.  

Display and Graphics

  1. High resolution and refresh rate: 
  • A high refresh rate of up to 165Hz and IPS technology is recommended. 4K OLED with a refresh rate exceeding 240Hz will be the latest upgrade in 2024. 
  1. Colour accuracy and brightness: 
  • Look for Adobe RGB  colour gamut.

Design and Portability

  1. Size and weight: 
  • Consider laptops with a slim profile and manageable weight for enhanced portability
  1. Build quality and durability: 
  • Opt for sleek, durable designs for aesthetics and durability.
  1. Battery life: 
  • Consider laptops with decent battery life.

Connectivity and Expandability

  1. Advanced connectivity: 
  • Latest laptops will be equipped with Wi-Fi 7 support which will support blazing-fast wireless speeds.
  1. Available ports: 
  • Look for laptops with a variety of ports, including USB, HDMI, and Thunderbolt, to connect external devices such as; gaming controllers, monitors, or VR headsets.
  1. Upgradability options (RAM, storage):
  • Make your laptop future-proof by choosing such laptops which come with the flexibility of at least upgrading RAM and Storage.

Choosing a Gaming Laptop

We have provided you a comprehensive overview of the best gaming laptops in 2024, offering top recommendations that cater to diverse performance, design, and budget requirements. Now it’s up to you! What you choose from the long list. We will advise you to choose wisely from the following:

Entry level:

CPU: 11th / 12th generation i5 | Ryzen 5

GPU: Nvidia GTX 1650Ti / RTX 3050 RTX 3050Ti

RAM: 8GB – 16GB RAM

STORAGE: 256GB – 512GB SSD

DISPLAY: 60-120Hz

Mid-range:

CPU: 12th / 13th generation i7 | Ryzen 7

GPU: RTX 3060 / RTX 3070 / RTX 3070 Ti

RAM: 16GB – 32GB RAM

STORAGE: 1TB SSD

DISPLAY: 144-240Hz

Premium: 

CPU: 12th / 13th generation i9 | Ryzen 9

GPU: RTX 3080 / RTX 3080 Ti / RTX 4080 / RTX 4090

RAM: 32GB RAM | 64 GB

STORAGE: 1TB – 4TB SSD

DISPLAY: 240Hz – 300Hz 

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FAQs

What is the best gaming laptop of 2024?

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (Best gaming laptop overall For AED 5876.48) is a highly recommended gaming laptop. 

Which brand of laptop is best for gaming?

Some of the leading brands in the gaming laptop industry are Razer, Alienware, MSI, Asus, and Acer. Each brand offers a unique blend of features, from high-end components and advanced cooling systems to sleek designs and customizable options.

Can a gaming laptop last 5 years?

Yes, a well-maintained gaming laptop can last for 5 years or even longer

Can I use a gaming laptop for 10 years?

While it is possible for a gaming laptop to physically last for 10 years with proper maintenance, it is unlikely that it will be able to run the latest games released that far into the future.

Are gaming laptops as good as PCs?

YES, Gaming laptops in terms of performance can provide a comparable gaming experience to gaming PCs and their portability is unmatched.

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