What are the best laptops with dedicated graphics cards?

If you are a gamer, a graphics designer, or a video editor, you definitely need to be geared with the best laptops with dedicated graphics cards as your work requires intensive use of graphics and high-quality video. Here's a list of laptops with discrete graphics card!

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    #1Acer Predator GX-792-77BL

    Acer Predator GX-792-77BL

    Powered by a dedicated GDDR5X VRAM graphics card from NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080, Acer Predator GX-792-77BL prides itself with a 17-inch screen and an i7 processor and a speed of 3.9GHz.

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    $2699.99

    Marie Meyer
    Written on February 15, 2018
    "Pretty good laptop for gaming, It is a little heavy, but that's expected."
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    #2Razer RZ09-01953E72-R3U1

    Razer RZ09-01953E72-R3U1

    Striking a balance between functionality and portability, the Razer RZ09-01953E72-R3U1 is a gaming laptop that features a discrete graphics card and an Intel Core i7 processor.

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    Dhruv Rangan
    Written on February 19, 2018
    "This is supposedly a high-end gaming laptop. The hardware is really poor quality. There's no support. Avoid it."
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    #3Acer Predator 21 X

    Acer Predator 21 X

    Geared with a powerful dedicated graphics from NVIDIA GeForce GTX1080 paired with Dolby Audio, the Acer Predator 21 X  caters to all gamers who play graphics-intensive games.

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    Kathleen Silva
    Written on February 22, 2018
    "I needed a great laptop with a dedicated graphic card since I love to play video games on my computer. I found the Acer Predator 21 X. This is such a great computer. It feeds my needs wonderfully. It's super fast and works so well with my Steam games. I love all the hard disk space and the RAM. I highly recommend this computer to everyone who wants a powerful machine."

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know why 15-inch MacBook Pros are more expensive than any other laptops? Well, one of the reasons is that they are equipped with a dedicated graphics card. Looking back on the early years of computer, every component needed a separate card. This means a card was needed for the audio, video, graphics, so on. Thanks to technological advancement, miniaturization happened. It eradicated the need for separate cards, integrating everything into the motherboard. Hence, the birth of the integrated graphics card.

Yet, why are the latest models of laptops still have dedicated graphics? This is common among gaming laptops because it arguably boosts the performance of the whole system. It works as a mini-system inside a system--it has an independent processor (the GPU), cooling system, and more. The discrete GPU installed in MacBook Pros provides stellar performance yet it consumes more energy. Well, if Apple is smart enough to have an 'automatic graphics switching' that lets the MacBook switch from using discrete GPU to using integrated one. While the dedicated cards are more efficient, the integrated ones maximize all its available resources to function well and do not take a toll on the laptop's battery life. So integrated vs dedicated, it's your call.

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    #4ASUS Flip TP500LA-DS71T

    ASUS Flip TP500LA-DS71T

    Having an integrated graphics card makes ASUS Flip TP500LA-DS71T an ideal choice for video-editing, gaming, and any other graphics-intensive activities, not to mention its i7 processor.

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    Christina Weaver
    Written on February 26, 2018
    "My daughter wanted a gaming laptop, but all of them were too expensive for her budget. So she got the Top Performance ASUS computer. It has great graphics and works really well for her needs."
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    #5Prostar Clevo P775TM1-G

    Prostar Clevo P775TM1-G

    This Prostar Clevo P775TM1-G has a 32GB RAM and a storage of 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD. It has a GTX 2080 GPU and a 17.3" 4K-ready display. It has 4 USB 3.0 ports, 1 Type C port, and 1 HDMI port.

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

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    Emily Brooks
    Written on February 21, 2018
    "Prostar Clevo P775TM1-G is a great laptop with its own dedicated graphics card attached to it. It has 32GB of RAM, and a storage of 512GB SSD. There are also a variety of ports that can be used for different reasons. It's good quality and works well. I have been pleased."
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    #6Prostar Clevo N850HK1

    Prostar Clevo N850HK1
    The Prostar Clevo N850HK1 is a gaming laptop equipped with a high performance i7-7700HQ processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. The device features a customizable backlit keyboard and a USB 3.0 port.


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    Russell Jones
    Written on February 22, 2018
    "I game. I came to game. I game, I saw I conquered LOL! This is a great gaming laptop. I love it and use it all the time for my favorite video escapades. Totally boss, yes I'm old. Has Ram, graphics card. Memory. Cpu power. One dope machine for me."
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    #7Lenovo Ideapad Y700

    Lenovo Ideapad Y700
    Lenovo Ideapad Y700 has 17.3" Full HD display and i7-6700HQ Quad-Core processor. It has 32GB DDR4 RAM along with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 4GB and a 1TB hard drive. It has 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 audio port and 1 HDMI port.

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    Crystal Medina
    Written on February 25, 2018
    "I purchased the Lenovo Ideapad Y700 after reading the product reviews because I am a serious gamer in my leisure time. I am so glad I chose this product! This laptop is FAST which is essential when you're competing against others in a game. The display quality is exceptional too. I highly recommend this product!"
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    #8Prostar Clevo P750TM1-G

    Prostar Clevo P750TM1-G

    Aside from being an ideal laptop for hardcore gaming due to its high-performance, the Prostar Clevo P750TM1-G also features a dedicated NVIDIA graphics card and a 16GB RAM.

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    Lawrence Alvarado
    Written on February 22, 2018
    "Extremely expensive for the specs you're getting but is one of the best with a bad price tag. Overall it's worth it if you have the money to spend but you could do better financially."
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    #9Razer 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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    Willie Garrett
    Written on February 25, 2018
    "This is a solid laptop, with solid specs, and solid performance. I also think it's about $2k too much, for just a SLIGHT bump from the nVidia 1060 to 1080. Seriously, there are similarly spec'd laptops that are far cheaper with only a slight dip in performance, don't waste the money on this."
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    #10Acer Aspire E 15 E5-576G-81GD

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-576G-81GD

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-576G-81GD is a fully-equipped laptop by Acer. It features Full HD screen, Intel Core i7-8550U, 8GB of RAM, 256Gb SSD, a powerful battery with up to 15 hours and Windows 10 Home. 

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    Raymond Willis
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "Probably a fine laptop if it actually works, but their support is terrible. Mine started experiencing random crashes and shutdowns a month after I bought it. I tried all sorts of local fixes, and even reformatted it to clear out any viruses, but nothing worked. I called up their support line, and they recommended about ten different things I'd already tried, and then made me go through every single step (even though I'd already tried them!) until they'd let me proceed and talk to someone who knew what they were doing. Eventually they agreed to try and repair it for me - and then they told me I'd need to pay $100 in shipping to get it sent to them, and back. So I paid. Already out 500 bucks on the laptop, right? It takes them A MONTH to get back to me. And when they do, guess what: it's a brand-new laptop (guess they couldn't fix the old one) with half the pixels in the screen already dead. Currently in my fourth hour talking to customer support trying to get a full refund. I don't want a replacement, and I never want to shop from this brand again. AVOID. "
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    #11Acer Predator Helios 300 G3-571-77QK

    Acer Predator Helios 300 G3-571-77QK
    Acer Predator Helios 300 is a 15.6-inch full high-definition gaming laptop which features 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Windows 10 operating system, and expandable hard drive slot.
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    David Reid
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "I've been gaming on the Predator Helios for a while now, after a friend recommended it. I was looking for a laptop with dedicated graphics, so I could really immerse myself in my games and not deal with dropped frames, etc. This definitely fit the ticket, for me...but maybe not for you. For the price, being less than a grand, this is one of if not the best laptop you can get with dedicated graphics. If you have the cash to spend, a better machine can be had obviously."
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    #12Prostar Clevo N870HK1

    Prostar Clevo N870HK1
    The Prostar Clevo N870HK1 is a gaming laptop fully loaded with an Intel Core i7-7700hQ processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. The device has a full color backlit keyboard and a USB Type-C port.

    **NO LONGER AVAILABLE**


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    Jordan Rodriguez
    Written on February 19, 2018
    "The hardware specs are certainly impressive for the price, but there are no reviews. I want to say this is a good laptop, but I cannot with there being no reviews and not having purchased it. While you would be taking a gamble on it, I'm certain that the manufacturer will stand behind it with some kind of warranty."
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    #13HP Pavilion Power 15

    HP Pavilion Power 15
    The HP Pavilion Power 15 is a CUK-upgraded laptop for many purposes. It has an i7-7700HQ processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050. It has 1 USB 3.1 Type-C port, and 3 USB 3.1 ports. It has 15.6" Full HD display and a battery that lasts up to 10 hours.

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    Amanda Douglas
    Written on February 15, 2018
    "This laptop is very decent with the power it has compared to the price. I don't buy HP brand though so I would find a different brand like Asus."
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    #14ASUS VivoBook S510

    ASUS VivoBook S510
    This CUK Asus VivoBook S510 is an upgraded version of the original, with the improvements done by Computer Upgrade King. It has an i7-8550U processor and 15.6" Full HD display. It has 32GB RAM, a 512GB SSD + 2TB, and a 2GB NVIDIA GeForce MX150.
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    Christian Munoz
    Written on February 17, 2018
    "This is useful but not the best out there. I would prefer bigger screen and more data."
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    #15HP Spectre x360

    HP Spectre x360
    The HP Spectre x360 is an excellent 2-in-1 laptop with long battery life and an amazing display. It's very slim and lightweight, which makes it perfect for people that use their laptop on-the-go.
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    Jason Newman
    Written on July 24, 2019
    "Storage is pretty high for an office-type of laptop. I admit I underestimated the power of this laptop. This is ideal for jet setters for it's lightweight and gamers at the same time for its functionality."
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    #16Prostar Clevo N850HP6

    Prostar Clevo N850HP6
    The Prostar Clevo N850HP6 gaming laptop allows you to play your favorite games thanks to its NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics and its Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor. Is VR Ready and features USB-C ports and Sound Blaster Cinema 3 audio platform for an immersive experience.

    **NO LONGER AVAILABLE**
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    Alan Vasquez
    Written on February 23, 2018
    "Overall a great gaming computer, made even more impressive by being a laptop. The graphics processing is excellent; monitor could be a little higher quality but unless you're doing precision image-editing work it's fine. I've also heard it can get a bit hot if you game too long but I've not yet had a problem with that."
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    #17MSI GT75 TITAN-055

    MSI GT75 TITAN-055
    The MSI GT75 TITAN-055 is a laptop from MSI with 17.3" screen, Intel i7-8750H 2.2 GHz  Hex-core processor, and 1TB SATA storage. This gaming laptop also has  64GB DDR4 RAM and NVIDIA GeForce GTX1080 8G GDDR5X video card.
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    Anthony Carroll
    Written on July 24, 2019
    "Owning a laptop with a dedicated graphics card doesn't mean you'll neglect the other specs like processor and screen resolution. To maximize the effect, be sure your laptop is 4K supported. And I think this is the closest that a gamer can ever dream of."
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    #18ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501

    ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501

    ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 is a gaming laptop with a 15.6-inch full high-definition screen, powered by Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor with 2.8GHz speed. It also has some quiet and cooling features for longer gaming time.

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    Dan Xu
    Written on July 24, 2019
    "In terms of design, Zephyrus is definitely one of the classiest laptops with graphics that is a discrete one. It has 256GB ssd storage which I find a bit smaller than 1TB gaming laptops out there so I opted to buy an external hd."
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    #19MSI GS65 Stealth Thin-037

    MSI GS65 Stealth Thin-037

    MSI GS65 Stealth Thin is a laptop with a 15.6-inch full HD anti-glare display. It has an 8th-gen i7-8750H processor and a Windows 10 OS. IT has 16GB DDR4 RAM, an 8GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 card, and a 512GB solid-state drive. 

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    $1999.99

    Louis Cruz
    Written on July 24, 2019
    "As its name suggests, this one stood out for me for its sleek, thin, and classy design. It will just take me some time to save up for this one. MSI is always a good and safe choice if you are looking for laptops with dedicated graphics card."

Summary

Best What are the best laptops with dedicated graphics cards
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Acer Predator GX-792-77BLElectronics 13 Paid
2Razer RZ09-01953E72-R3U1Electronics 13 Paid
3Acer Predator 21 X Electronics 12 Paid
4ASUS Flip TP500LA-DS71TElectronics 12 Paid
5Prostar Clevo P775TM1-GElectronics 11 Paid
6Prostar Clevo N850HK1Electronics 11 Paid
7Lenovo Ideapad Y700 Electronics 11 Paid
8Prostar Clevo P750TM1-GElectronics 9 Paid
9Razer Blade Pro RZ09-01663E52-R3U1Electronics 9 Paid
10Acer Aspire E 15 E5-576G-81GDElectronics 8 Paid
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