What are the best graphics cards for laptop gaming?

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    #1AMD Radeon RX 480

    AMD Radeon RX 480

    The Radeon RX 480 is the first GPU by AMD that features a dual-slot with, 1 HDMI port and 3 display ports. It works at 256 bit and includes 8Gb GDDR5. 

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    Lisa Ortega
    Written on February 26, 2018
    "I found this to be an excellent graphics card. It has plenty of power for gaming."
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    #2NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition

    The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition is a graphics card powered by Pascal. It uses 8 gigabytes of GDDR5 memory, counts with three DisplayPort 1.4 connections and one HDMI 2.0b port.

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    Israel Osorio
    Written on February 27, 2018
    "It isn't recommended to game on your laptop over your PC unless your laptop is really strong. You need a really good graphics card to be able to run the top games. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition is one of the best options for laptop graphic cards."
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    #3AMD Radeon R9 Fury X 1

    AMD Radeon R9 Fury X 1
    The AMD Radeon R9 Fury X graphics card is the world's first total solution GPU with AMD-pioneered High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM) on-chip delivering extreme performance for unbelievably 'real' 4K and VR experiences.
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    Ann Tang
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "Nice graphics card, however the money spent on it would be better put to use building a proper PC."
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    #4EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC

    EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC
    The EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC has an 8192MB GDDR5 memory and clocks of 1594 MHz and 1784MHz. It supports the new DX12 with its Precision XOC, and the ACX 3.0 cooling allows longer gaming hours.
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    Donald Franklin
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "This is a very high end graphics card. I love how it cools your computer for longer use. "
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    #5AMD Radeon R9 295X2

    AMD Radeon R9 295X2
    Engineered for extreme gaming performance, finished for premium looks and loaded with all of the latest AMD technologies, the AMD Radeon R9 295X2 sets a new standard for ultra-enthusiast gaming, crushing the competition in 4K and multi-monitor gaming, while undeniably becoming the World's Fastest Graphics Card
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    Ajay Bhatnagar
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "The AMD Radeon R9 295X2 is fine as far as graphic cards for gaming go. It will be able to process anything you need and you will see the display is beautiful 4k. "
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    #6MSI GeForce GTX 1080 GAMING X 8G

    MSI GeForce GTX 1080 GAMING X 8G
    The Gaming X model by MSI features a different cooler than the Founders Edition. It counts with three DisplayPort, one HDMI, and a dual-link DVI-D. It's also an efficient graphics card for 4K and VR.
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    Crystal Hudson
    Written on March 4, 2018
    "the MSI geforce 1080 is the only graphics card you need for hardcore gaming. it features a nice fan to make sure you don't over heat. It also has every port you need for your accessories and monitor. You can even watch hd and hook up any hdmi television. "
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    #7EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW

    EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW
    This EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW has an 8GB GDDR5 memory, a boosted clock of 1860MHz, and the ACX 3.0, the cooling system for longer gaming hours. It also features the NVIDIA Pascal GPU, the most advanced unit ever created.
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    Christine Pena
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "If you are into 4k gaming you will probably want to get you one of these. With high intensity high graphics games it is easy to slow your computer down due to overheating. Installing this and there are no more issues of any kind, just fast game play."
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    #8MSI GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB)

    MSI GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB)

    This MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 has an 8GB GDDR5X and supports a max resolution of 7680x4320. It has ports for DVI, HDMI, and 3Display Port. It also has the Zero Frozr tech that cools down and lessens the noise from the unit.

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    Kyle Schneider
    Written on February 27, 2018
    "MSI GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB) is the pinnacle of graphics cards for gaming. This unit has easily handled everything I've thrown at it and is capable of much more. This will take on all laptop gaming needs."
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    #9MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X

    MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X

    The MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X is a graphics card equipped with a high-end Pascal GP104 based GPU. It is very energy efficient and occupies 2 slots, instead of 2.5-slot like most GTX 1070 cards. 

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    Betty Moore
    Written on March 5, 2018
    "This is great! I love the improvements like the energy efficiency and takes up less slot space. It is also well rated and overall looks like it could be a great buy. My old card isn't working well anymore and I'm definitely hoping to purchase a new one with improved features so I'm really excited about this option."
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    #10EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti SC

    EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti SC

    The EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti SC is the third edition of the GTX 1050 following the Ti and the Ti FTW. It has a 4096MB DDR5 that allows 1080p at 60 fps. It has a Base Clock of 1354MHz and a Boost Clock of 1468MHz.

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Best What are the best graphics cards for laptop gaming
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1AMD Radeon RX 480Electronics 17 Paid
2NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders EditionElectronics 14 Paid
3AMD Radeon R9 Fury X 1Electronics 12 Paid
4EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SCElectronics 11 Paid
5AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Electronics 10 Paid
6MSI GeForce GTX 1080 GAMING X 8GElectronics 8 Paid
7EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW Electronics 7 Paid
8MSI GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB)Electronics 5 Paid
9MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming XElectronics 2 Paid
10EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti SC Electronics 1 Paid
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