Best cheap gaming laptops under $1,000 to get right now

The microchip shortage has made getting a good deal on a gaming laptop more difficult. You can find worthy gaming laptops between £700 and £1,000, really good bargains tend to disappear quickly due to limited stock. Fortunately, when you can find one, they're typically loaded with the latest Intel or AMD processors, newer entry-level discrete graphics and displays with faster refresh rates. 

That means that you're not limited to low-res gaming on these machines and can get an immersive experience playing games like Apex LegendsCS: GOPUBGFortnite and Minecraft.

It still costs a pretty penny to get what's considered an affordable gaming laptop, but frugal gamers can save even more money if they look for laptop deals on a refurbished or open-box gaming laptop from the likes of Best Buy, AmazonMicro Center and Woot

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And if you want to improve your gaming and work-from-home experience, you may want to look into some inexpensive gaming gear to help you do it. We'll update this list of the best cheap gaming laptop options as we review new products.