Dell's got RTX 30-series gaming laptops cheaper than abundance notebooks appropriate now

Dell G15 Ryzen Edition Gaming Laptop
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If you're in the bazaar for a new assignment laptop with gaming adequacy as a bonus, you're active in a aureate age. Who needs to angle out aloof beneath three admirable for the new XPS 15 with chip graphics, back you can buy an RTX 3050-boasting Allowance for a atom of that price? Sure, the XPS band is adorned and they're absolutely top-of-the-line abundance machines, but if you're attractive to bold on one, you're attractive at about AU$3,500 for a archetypal apartment the 3050 Ti.

Alternatively, you could analysis out this deal on the new Allowance G15, which boasts an i5-11400H, RTX 3050 and 8GB of DDR4 RAM. It's usually AU$1,799, but Allowance is currently flogging it for AU$1,439 (a AU$360 discount). That includes a 120Hz 1080p affectation with a 512GB SSD.

Meanwhile, the Ryzen Copy G15 isn't discounted absolutely as much, but it does accept bigger specs with 16GB RAM and of course, a Ryzen 5 5600H CPU. That's currently AU$1,529, bottomward from AU$1,799.

It's account advertence that the 3050 isn't a powerhouse: benchmarking has shown that it can be outdone by, for example, a GTX 1660 Ti. But GTX cards don't abutment DLSS, so the RTX 3050 does accept an advantage back it comes to upscaling. Aloof don't go in assured the aforementioned affectionate of achievement you'd get from college tiers of 30 alternation cards: we'd anticipate of a 3050 laptop as a assignment apparatus that can additionally comedy amateur at bashful settings.

If you do appetite article with added heft, the Allowance G15 with RTX 3060 is additionally on sale, bottomward from AU$2,599 to AU$2,079. That's still cheaper than your boilerplate XPS, and boasts an i7-11800H, 16GB RAM, and a 1080p 120Hz display. For added options, analysis out our adviser to the best gaming laptops.

Shaun Prescott

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years acquaintance accoutrement the amateur industry, his assignment has appeared on GamesRadar , TechRadar, The Guardian, COMEDY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests accommodate indie games, abstruse Metroidvanias, speedrunning, beginning amateur and FPSs. He thinks Attractive by Metallica and Lou Reed is an best archetypal that will accept its due analytical reappraisal one day. 

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