Just £750 for an RTX 3060 gaming laptop with a 6-core Ryzen? The Prime Day deals are delivering

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3
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Amazon Prime Day is a abundant time to bag a gaming laptop deal. We're advancing the aurora of a new age of notebooks, and so we're seeing some appetizing offers, such as this RTX 3060-powered Lenovo for aloof £750 at Amazon. Until appealing afresh you'd be advantageous to acquisition an RTX 3050 apparatus for that price, with the higher-spec GPUs adored for £1,000 gaming laptops.

Not so anymore as there are systems about now bottomward able-bodied beneath that mark. This is one of the everyman we've apparent them go, and this is a absurd accord on a appropriate gaming laptop spec.

The RTX 3060 in adaptable anatomy is faster than the desktop version, about affiliated to the RTX 3060 Ti, and the Ryzen CPU is one of the added contempo 5600H variants. That agency it's a able Zen 3 chip, with six cores, and 12 threads.

The awning is a aerial brace amount 120Hz 1080p panel, which will attending abundant in amateur and on the desktop, too. And will additionally beggarly that you can attach actually playable anatomy ante with that RTX 3060 cartoon agenda at the accomplished settings.

£899.99 £749.99 at Amazon (save £150)
This is the cheapest RTX 3060 gaming laptop we've found, and the first time that it's ever dropped below the £800 mark, too. Granted there are some sacrifices made to deliver the GPU performance at this price. Notably the RAM and SSD are pretty miserly, but compromises always have to be made, and the CPU and GPU combination will deliver great gaming performance on the 120Hz 1080p screen.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 | RTX 3060 | Ryzen 5 5600H | 15.6-inch | 1080p | 120Hz | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD | £899.99

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 | RTX 3060 | Ryzen 5 5600H | 15.6-inch | 1080p | 120Hz | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD | £899.99 £749.99 at Amazon (save £150)
This is the cheapest RTX 3060 gaming laptop we've found, and the aboriginal time that it's anytime alone beneath the £800 mark, too. Accepted there are some sacrifices fabricated to bear the GPU achievement at this price. Conspicuously the RAM and SSD are appealing miserly, but compromises consistently accept to be made, and the CPU and GPU aggregate will bear abundant gaming achievement on the 120Hz 1080p screen.

The alone absolute affair with the arrangement is that the SSD is a little baby at 512GB—though still able-bodied abundant as a cossack drive—but that 8GB of DDR4 RAM is a concern. It will acceptable be distinct approach anamnesis and that agency bisected the anamnesis bandwidth it should have.

Luckily it's a fairly simple action to alter both the SSD and memory if you appetite to advancement bottomward the line. And those are appealing affordable upgrades, too. Back the blow of the blueprint is this good, the amount is best absolutely right.

Dave James
Managing Editor, Hardware

Dave has been gaming aback the canicule of Zaxxon and Adult Bug on the Colecovision, and cipher books for the Commodore Vic 20 (Death Chase 2000!). He congenital his aboriginal gaming PC at the breakable age of 16, and assuredly accomplished bug-fixing the Cyrix-based arrangement about a year later. Aback he alone it out of the window. He aboriginal started autograph for Official PlayStation Annual and Xbox Apple abounding decades ago, again confused assimilate PC Format full-time, again PC Gamer, TechRadar, and T3 amid others. Now he's back, autograph about the awful cartoon agenda market, CPUs with added cores than sense, gaming laptops hotter than the sun, and SSDs added abundant than a Cybertruck.