8 best Black Friday gaming laptop deals you can't miss

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Black Friday gaming laptop deals are still available, but at this point in the weekend, you're better off looking ahead to Cyber Monday deals. The good news is that if you're in the marketing for a powerful, portable gaming machine, many of the items available here are among the best Cyber Monday gaming laptops we've spotted so far.

That's good because so far, we've seen the prices on all kinds of great laptops drop by hundreds of dollars. Better yet, those price drops remain in place. For example, the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is now $899 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)— that's $500 off our pick for the best gaming laptop. Then there's the Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 for $666 at Amazon (opens in new tab), which is $230 off the normal price. There's also an insane deal on this Gigabyte Aorus 17 XE5, which was $2,399 and is now $1,449 at Best Buy (opens in new tab) — that's $950 off!

Best Black Friday gaming laptop deals still available

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3: was $899 now $685 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3: was $899 now $685 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This gaming laptop sports a 15.6-inch FHD display, an AMD Ryzen 5 6600H CPU, an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU, 8GB of DDR4 RAM and a 256GB SSD. It should be sufficient enough to play games at lower settings. This deal is also available at Best Buy (opens in new tab), and the price looks to be lower.

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Asus ROG Zephyrus G14: was $1,399 now $899 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $500! The powerful Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is our pick for the best gaming laptop (opens in new tab), and there's $500 off the normal price right now. This machine comes with Windows 11 and sports a 14-inch 1920 x 1080 144Hz display, an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, an AMD Ryzen 7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage. At $500 off, this is an epic deal.

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Asus ROG Flow X13 2-in-1: was $1,599 now $999 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
This gaming laptop comes loaded with high-end specs. You get a speedy AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS CPU, 16GB of RAM, a massive 1TB SSD and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti — all for $999. Plus, it's pretty portable. The ROG Flow X13 has a 13.4-inch screen and weighs a little less than 2.9 pounds, but you still get about 6 to 7 hours of battery life when you're not gaming. And don't forget — this touchscreen machine folds into a tablet for real versatility.

Acer Predator Helios 300: was $1,499 now $999 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Acer Predator Helios 300: was $1,499 now $999 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The Acer Predator Helios 300 is a good mid-range gaming laptop at a steep discount. This model comes with a bevy of high-quality components, including an Nvidia GeForce 3060 GPU, an Intel Core i7 12700H CPU, 16 GB RAM and a 512 GB SSD. The device is currently available at a $500 discount — a significant 1/3 off of its usual retail price.

MSI Stealth 15M: was $1,399 now $999 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

MSI Stealth 15M: was $1,399 now $999 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Lowest Price!
The MSI Stealth 15M laptop offers some pretty decent specs for the money. It features an 11th gen Intel Core-i7 CPU, an RTX 3060 GPU, 16GB memory and a 512GB SSD. What's more, its 15.6" 1080p screen runs at 144Hz for smooth gameplay. We've only seen this laptop go as low as $1,096 before now, so it's a good time to snap up this deal.

Alienware m15 R5: was $1,999 now $1,399 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Alienware m15 R5: was $1,999 now $1,399 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Another pricey machine brought down to a less eye-watering price, with $600 off the MSRP for Black Friday. For your money you'll get a 15.6" Full HD display, with 360 Hz refresh rate, an AMD Ryzen R9 processor, 16GB of RAM, a 1TB  SSD and a Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070. This isn't the lowest price we've seen this particular laptop go this deals season, but it's still a heck of a saving.

Gigabyte Aorus 17 XE5: was $2,399 now $1,449 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Gigabyte Aorus 17 XE5: was $2,399 now $1,449 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save yourself an insane $950 on the Gigabyte Aorus 17 XE5 laptop. This beastly machine comes with a 17.3-inch 360 Hz display, with Full HD resolution. Inside is a 1TB SSD, 16GB of RAM, a 12th generation Core i7 processor and a Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 TI GPU. That's on top of an array of ports, including Thunderbolt 4, Mini DP and two USB 3.2 ports. This deal is also available at Newegg (opens in new tab) 

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Razer Blade 14: was $2,799 now $1,949 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Razer Blade 14 offers excellent performance in a compact and lightweight package. This model comes with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD as well as a 14-inch QHD 165Hz display.

If none of those deals are to your taste, then there are plenty of other opportunities to save money on a new machine. Check out our Black Friday laptop deals page for the latest deals on laptops, and our list of the best Black Friday MacBook deals if you'd prefer something Apple-made.

Of course, there's more to Black Friday than savings on laptops. Be sure to check out our list of the best Black Friday deals available so far, should you want to pick up some bargains on the latest gadgets and tech.

Tom Pritchard
Automotive Editor

Tom is the Tom's Guide's Automotive Editor, which means he can usually be found knee deep in stats the latest and best electric cars, or checking out some sort of driving gadget. It's long way from his days as editor of Gizmodo UK, when pretty much everything was on the table. He’s usually found trying to squeeze another giant Lego set onto the shelf, draining very large cups of coffee, or complaining that Ikea won’t let him buy the stuff he really needs online.