Best gaming laptops 2021: Alienware, Asus ROG, Razer, Acer Predator, HP Omen and more

Acer demonstrates its expertise with this performance-first machine.

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Asus nails the brief with this excellent laptop.

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For sheer force of gaming power, this is a winner. 

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Razer might have made the most beautiful gaming laptop ever. 

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The Nitro 5 is a brilliant choice for everyday gaming. 

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A great laptop from MSI. 

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A solid option from a brand known for its gaming expertise. (image credit: Alienware)
All the gaming specs you'd need in a clean design. (image credit: Dell)
You get really good kit for the price and a screen that'll not lag like some others. (image credit: ASUS)
A powerhouse of a gaming laptop that has one of the best refresh rates around. (image credit: ASUS)