What are the best gaming laptops with Thunderbolt 3?

Isn't it every gamer's dream to play in a 4K display? Well, with the obsolescence of USB 3.0, the only way to do it is through Thunderbolt 3-enabled computers. Step up your gaming experience and connect with external displays with these gaming laptops equipped with the Thunderbolt 3!

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    #1Razer Blade Pro RZ09-01663E52-R3U1

    Razer Blade Pro RZ09-01663E52-R3U1

    This Razer Blade Pro is a gaming laptop with an i7 processor and a 17.3" 4K-ready touchscreen display. It has a 32GB RAM and a 1TB SSD for memory, along with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080, which is ready for Virtual Reality graphics.

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    Brandon Vasquez
    Written on February 13, 2018
    "I wanted the latest and greatest portable gaming rig. I found the Razer Blade Pro Gaming Laptop. I love this machine. I paid alot for it but with a 4k screen and a 1080 GPU this thing screams. I love the 17 inch screen. I always wanted a super gaming machine and this plays anything and looks great on my desk at work. I love how it even has 32 gb ram."
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    #2MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-212

    MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-212
    The MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-212 is a powerful gaming laptop equipped with the latest features. Is VR ready and fully loaded with a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics.
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    Donald Brooks
    Written on February 6, 2018
    "has thunderbolt but not sure if it is the best"
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    #3MSI GT73VR Titan SLI-058

    MSI GT73VR Titan SLI-058
    The MSI GT73VR Titan SLI-058 gaming laptop has advanced features, such as an Intel Core i7-6820HK Quad Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. Is VR ready, has a backlit keyboard and a cooling system to ensure high performance under pressure.



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    Keith Garza
    Written on February 4, 2018
    "This laptop does it all. It allows you to play everything that you want to at high settings and it runs it smoothly. This laptop has Thunderbolt three along with many other great features."

WHAT'S THE MEANING?

Previously called Light Peak, the Thunderbolt is a connection technology primarily co-developed by Intel and Apple. It is based on the PCI express and DisplayPort architectures that have been fully utilized by Apple computers ever since. Apple then made it a flagship feature of the newest MacBook releases starting 2011.

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that Thunderbolt can transfer a 300-hour worth of video in less than 20 seconds? Yes, you read that right. The first generation of this powerful Thunderbolt technology has paved the way for ultra-fast data transmissions at a rate of 10 Gigabit per second (Gbps). To put it simply, imagine transferring a full-length 4K movie in under 30 seconds--that's how insanely fast it is! Yet, it hasn't been a smooth-sailing journey for the Thunderbolt to reach the dock, so to speak. The new peripheral-connection technology has drawn flaks due to its exclusive nature. When it was first released, it was exclusive for Apple laptops, as well as for a few Google Chromebook Pixel only. Just a few years after the emergence of the USB Type-C (also called as USB 3.1), the Thunderbolt 3 came into existence. Thanks to its versatile nature, it is now possible to use Type-C cables to connect to Thunderbolt 3 ports. Now, there are even gaming laptops with Thunderbolt 3. As experts would say, the Thunderbolt 3 is a game changer not just in the world of data transmission and connectivity but also in the realm of display. It has extremely increased the transfer speed from a rate of 10 Gbps to 40 Gbps. For the gamers, this means they can now plug and play external graphics to their gaming laptops and play graphics-intensive games at higher settings.

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    #4Acer Predator GX-792-77BL

    Acer Predator GX-792-77BL
    Acer Predator GX-792-77BL is a gaming laptop powered by a 7th Gen Intel Core processor, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card, and a 17.3-inch Full HD screen with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. It also features advanced cooling and stellar audio capabilities.
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    Francisco Paredes
    Written on February 5, 2018
    "This is a great gaming laptop!! I have been using it for months now. The graphics are great and I have not had any problems at all. However, I am not sure if it has Thunderbolt 3."
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    #5Razer RZ09-01953E72-R3U1

    Razer RZ09-01953E72-R3U1
    This laptop is the ultimate balance between power and portability: even though it is lightweight and slim, its powerful processor and graphics card will make sure you can play your favorite games anywhere. 




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    Walter Carr
    Written on February 9, 2018
    "The Razer Blade 14" HD Gaming Laptop is a spectacular machine. This is a powerful beast with a lightning fast processor, great SSD, strong 16 GB RAM. Thunderbolt 3 USB C is a great new addition and innovative tech that solves many issues."
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    #6MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024

    MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024
    The MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 is gaming laptop ready for VR and loaded with an Intel Core i7-6820HK Quad Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. It features a backlit keyboard and an intelligent cooling system.


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    Gregory Olson
    Written on February 14, 2018
    "An excellent laptop, but very pricey. It's got all the features I could ask for and will last for several years without needing an upgrade. Again, it's expensive, but I plan on getting at least 8 years out of it by running both Windows and then installing Linux once Windows advances to the point it will no longer run efficiently on it."
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    #7Razer FBA_RZ09-01952E72-R3U1

    Razer FBA_RZ09-01952E72-R3U1

    The Razer FBA_RZ09-01952E72-R3U1 is a gaming laptop that features a 14-inch full HD screen, powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i7-Quadcore processor, and an NVDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card.

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    Brenda Payne
    Written on February 13, 2018
    "Performs pretty good and has a ton of power. I wish it had better graphics. Touchscreen is great if you actually use it. I've hard a hard time getting customer support online with some things like throttling, but this is a nice little laptop."
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    #8Acer Predator 15 G9-593-77WF

    Acer Predator 15 G9-593-77WF
    The Acer Predator 15 G9-593-77WF is a gaming laptop equipped with a 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics. The device has a powerful audio True Harmony sound system.

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    Anthony Montgomery
    Written on February 13, 2018
    "Heavy but powerful. And it runs kind of hot honestly. After an hour or so, it's not completely comfortable to have it in your lap while gaming. But the laptop has handled everything I've thrown at it, and looked great doing it. Sounds nice, the backlit keys make typing at night fun and easy, and it's everything a gamer on the go wants. Battery life isn't great though; you'll need to stick near an outlet."
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    #9ASUS ROG G752VS OC Edition

    ASUS ROG G752VS OC Edition

    ASUS ROG G752VS is a gaming laptop with an i7-7820HK processor and a 17.3" full HD screen. It has a 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD memory, along with an 8GB GTX 1070 video card. It is ready for Virtual Reality and as 3D mobile vapor cooling technology.

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    Dylan Lane
    Written on February 3, 2018
    "ASUS ROG G752VS OC Edition could be one of the best gaming laptops with Thunderbolt 3. The only thing keeping it from being that is the price. At $1500 there is a ton of other options with the same features."
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    #10HP Omen 17

    HP Omen 17

    HP Omen 17 is a gaming laptop with a 17.3-inch full high-definition screen. It is powered by Intel Core i7 six-core processor with a 2.2GHz processor speed. It also has 32GB DDR4 RAM and a 1TB internal storage.

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    Kathy Dean
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "HP Omen 17 is the laptop to have if you can carry the huge thing. With all the bells and whistles you'd expect from a desktop, even thunderbolt 3, this machine does it all."
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    #11MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-069

    MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-069
    The MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-069 gaming laptop allows you to play your favorite games anywhere thanks to its lightweight and portable design. It features a 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics. IS VR ready and stays cool for hours.
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    Deborah Bell
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "This laptop has the requirements that the person is asking for and looks like a good laptop to play games with. The only thing I don't like about the laptop is that it has a small screen. I like bigger screens for gaming purposes"
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    #12MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-078

    MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-078
    The MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-078 is a gaming laptop which is VR ready and powered by an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and NVIDIA GeForce 1070 graphics. It has a backlit keyboard and Nahimic 2 surround sound system.
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    #13MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-230

    MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-230
    MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-230 is a gaming laptop equipped with an i7 processor and powered by NVIDIA GTX 10 that will make your PC become the ultimate gaming weapon. It features a customizable RGB keyboard and a clear 15" screen.
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    Kimberly Morales
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "This is blazing fast, and really, really light. I have a bad back, and carrying around my old laptop put a little too much strain on me, but this doesn't even give me a twinge. The price is actually a couple hundred dollars less than I'd budgeted for, so that was awesome."
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    #14MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-002

    MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-002

    Thanks to the Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and the 32 GB RAM, with this laptop you will be able to play your favorite games without missing a detail. Ultra thin and really lightweight, this PC also features the classic edge glow technology in every key.

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    Angélica Castillo
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I needed a fancy new game laptop, mine was so laggy; I splurged on this one, and I've had some serious buyer remorse. The parts are generally solid, but maybe they didn't make the best decisions when building this, it's more flash and trend in a weird kind of way."
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    #15MSI GS63 Stealth-060

    MSI GS63 Stealth-060

    The MSI GS63 Stealth-060 is a 15.6-inch gaming laptop equipped with a full HD display, an Intel Core i7 processor, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card, 16GB RAM, and a hybrid drive with 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD.

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    Daniel Davidson
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "I was a newbie gamer up until a couple months ago. I started watching PC games being run on Twitch and YouTube, and I wanted to play these games. The problem was my old laptop couldn't handle the graphics of a newer game. I had to upgrade. I found the MSI GS63 Stealth-060 online, and I bought it after doing my research. I was not disappointed. It does have Thunderbolt 3, and I love the performance of the machine, as well as the rainbow colored keyboard that lights up."
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    #16Razer Blade 14 (RZ09-01953E52-R3U1)

    Razer Blade 14 (RZ09-01953E52-R3U1)
    Razer Blade RZ09-01953E52-R3U1 is a light and powerful gaming laptop equipped with advanced features, such as a 4K UHD touch display, a 7th Gen Intel i7-7700HQ processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics.
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    Ben Lee
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This is a power laptop, true, but the price-to-performance level isn't where I like it to be. This laptop needs to be about $200 cheaper for me to be enticed by it."
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    #17Razer RZ09-01953E73-R3U1

    Razer RZ09-01953E73-R3U1

    Gaming meets perfection in this laptop: with a thin and durable design, and powered by the latest 7th Gen Intel Core i7 Quad Core processor, you will be able to play your favorite games for hours. 

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    Larry Jordan
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This Laptop has a nice design also fits very powerful hardware in a sleek computer that can handle some intense games. but a lot of other laptops have thunberboldt 3 besides this one and so this one is not the best one for the topic"
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    #18Razer RZ09-01963E32-R3U1

    Razer RZ09-01963E32-R3U1
    Ultra-mobile and with amazing performance, this laptop is perfect for gamers looking for a 13" laptop to play their favorite games on. Incredibly thin and with an amazing graphics display, this laptop is powered with i7 processor. 



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    Jason West
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "Great little laptop, Very light at about 3 pounds. Quiet fans. Very good capabilities as a gaming laptop, My only issue is its price. "
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    #19Alienware 13 R3

    Alienware 13 R3

    Alienware offers this gaming laptop with 8gb of RAM power for a fast performance, a 7th generation Intel chip and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics, for the best gaming performance that you can get.


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    Larry Walker
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "f you are into gaming your will surely like this machine. With plenty of power and video performance you will get the best your games have to offer. A bit pricey but you get what you PLAY for :)"
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    #20HP Omen 15

    HP Omen 15
    HP Omen 15 is a gaming laptop powered by an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics. Its graphics can handle 1080p resolution and produces high-quality audio with its two Bang & Olufsen speakers.
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    Tammy Wells
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "This is an excellent laptop for the price. The graphics were super clear, the audio was stunning. They really god it right with this laptop for gaming. "
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    #21MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro 4K-228

    MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro 4K-228
    The MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro 4K-228 gaming laptop with 4K resolution, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics and an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor. It is VR ready and is equipped with a backlit keyboard.
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    $1849

    Joshua Boyd
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "This laptop has one of the best graphics cards which makes the games come alive and one can delve even deeper using its VR functionality. The ram and hard drive are topnotch and I haven't been able to take my eyes off it since I started playing the latest mortal kombat on it."

Summary

Best What are the best gaming laptops with Thunderbolt 3
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Razer Blade Pro RZ09-01663E52-R3U1Electronics 13 Paid
2MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-212Electronics 11 Paid
3MSI GT73VR Titan SLI-058Electronics 8 Paid
4Acer Predator GX-792-77BLElectronics 7 Paid
5Razer RZ09-01953E72-R3U1Electronics 6 Paid
6MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024Electronics 5 Paid
7Razer FBA_RZ09-01952E72-R3U1Electronics 4 Paid
8Acer Predator 15 G9-593-77WFElectronics 0 Paid
9ASUS ROG G752VS OC EditionElectronics 0 Paid
10HP Omen 17Electronics 0 Paid
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