The Top 5 Gaming Laptops Under $1,000 for Back to School

Discover here our top 5 gaming laptops equipped with an Nvidia graphics card for less than 1,000 euros to buy for the start of the school year. A selection that includes high-end, high-performance models at affordable prices for the most demanding mobile gamers.

For the start of the school year, some laptops with an Nvidia 3000 series graphics card are the subject of great promotions. Thus, if your budget does not exceed 1,000 euros, it is possible to equip yourself with high-performance models at really very attractive prices. We have selected 5 gaming laptops capable of running the latest games without shaking.

Asus, HP, MSI, Lenovo or even Acer, almost all manufacturers offer compact machines dedicated to gaming with excellent value for money. The references that we present to you here are all equipped with a dedicated graphics card stamped Nvidia. You are therefore guaranteed to benefit from the best graphics performance during your gaming sessions.

Also, so that you can make your choice easily and in order to see clearly, the gaming laptops in our top are listed in ascending order of price. The most accessible model is displayed at 819 euros, and the most expensive is offered at 949 euros. As you will be able to see, it is not necessarily necessary to put more than 1,000 euros to obtain a high-performance gaming laptop.

Even if our selection includes models exclusively designed for gaming, nothing prevents you from using them for any other type of use such as video editing, office automation, internet browsing, entertainment, etc… Without further ado, here is our selection of the best gaming laptops under 1,000 euros for the start of the school year.

1.HP Victus 15

HP Victus 15
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We start our top with the HP Victus 15 which is displayed at a price of 819.99 euros on the Cdiscount side. This model has a 15-inch Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel screen with an anti-glare function and a response rate of 9 ms. It features an AMD Ryzen 5 600H processor coupled with 8 GB RAM memory.

I buy the HP Victus 15

There is an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics card ensuring sharp and jerk-free images when it comes to taking action. The latter is accompanied by an AMD Radeon Graphics GPU integrated into the processor, and useful for tasks that do not require large graphics resources.

The main storage consists of an NVMe M.2 SSD with a capacity of 512 GB. Very durable, this HP Victus 15 is able to offer autonomy of up to 14 hours (depending on use). Finally, it comes with the latest operating system from Microsoft, namely Windows 11 Home.

2. Asus TUF Gaming A17

Asus TUF Gaming A17
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We no longer present the Asus TUF laptops, deemed excellent for gaming. At the moment, the A17 model is displayed at 849.99 euros instead of 1,199.99 euros. Thanks to a very nice reduction of 350 euros, it thus falls below the 900 euro mark and is logically in our top 5 of the best gaming PCs for the start of the school year.

I buy the Asus TUF Gaming A17

This model stands out from the other machines in our selection by the size of its 17.3-inch screen. It will be perfect for people looking for visual comfort on a screen with a larger diagonal than the standard 15.6 inch. Also, who says bigger, necessarily says heavier weight. This Asus TUF indeed displays 2.6 kg on the scale, which remains reasonable and will allow you to take it with you without too much difficulty.

The hardware part is basic but effective and consists of an AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor clocked at 3 GHz, 8 GB RAM memory, a 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD. For the rest, you can count on a solid graphics part supported by an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics card accompanied by an AMD Radeon Graphics chip. Finally, everything comes with the Windows 11 Home operating system.

3.Lenovo Legion 5

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Lenovo’s best seller, the Legion 5 is the manufacturer’s ultimate gaming benchmark. While it is displayed at 899.99 euros instead of 1,299.99 euros, its price plummets a little more thanks to an ODR of 100 euros. It is therefore possible to have it for the incredible price of 799.99 euros. Ultra powerful, this Lenovo Legion 5 is nonetheless quite compact and light and therefore easily transportable.

I buy the Lenovo Legion 5

It sports a matte Full HD IPS screen with a diagonal of 15.6 inches, with a refresh rate of 120 Hz which ensures an optimal, fluid and fast gaming experience, without slowing down. This screen covers 45% of the NTSC color gamut in addition to offering excellent viewing angles (170°). We also find the famous AMD Freesync technology which improves fluidity and avoids screen tearing phenomena.

The CPU part is provided by an AMD Ryzen 5 5600H 6-core processor clocked at 3.3 GHz and can reach 4.2 GHz in turbo mode. Coupled with the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card (TDP 130W), you have a winning combo ready for gaming. To this CPU/GPU configuration, we must add an 8 GB RAM memory which can be extended up to 32 GB and an M.2 2242 PCIe 3.0×4 NVMe SSD with a capacity of 512 GB, also expandable thanks to the second dedicated M.2 2280 SSD slot.

4. MSI GF63 Thin

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We continue with the MSI GF63 Thin, a gaming PC offering excellent value for money. Cdiscount offers it at 899.99 euros. This model has a Full HD 1920 x1080 pixel screen with a diagonal of 15.6 inches with a refresh rate of 144Hz ensuring speed and fluidity in any event. Its sleek design, with a thin frame, makes it light enough (1.86 kg) for a PC dedicated to gaming.

I buy the MSI GF63 Thin

Under the hood there is an 11th generation Intel Core i5 11 400H processor clocked at 2.7 GHz (up to 4.5 GHz in turbo mode) supported by 8 GB RAM memory. On the internal memory side, you have to rely on an SSD ultra fast with a capacity of 512 GB of NVMe type in M.2 format with a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface. For the GPU, this MSI G63 Thin features an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 graphics card with dedicated 4GB GDDR6 video memory.

The latter is based on the second generation of the Ampere architecture, and therefore ensures high performance. Coupled with state-of-the-art artificial intelligence features such as Nvidia DLSS (Deep Learning Supersampling), the performance gain is simply exceptional. Everything runs on Windows 10 Home.

5.Acer Nitro 5

Acer nitro 5
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I buy the Acer Nitro 5

Displayed at 949.99 euros, the Acer Nitro 5 Gaming laptop closes our top. If you are a CDAV member, you benefit from an additional reduction of -5% with the code INFO5CDAV. This drops its price to 902.49 euros. Very powerful, the latter is based on an Intel Core i5 (11th generation) 11400H processor clocked at 2.7 GHz.

The 8 GB RAM can be expanded, as can its storage space supported by a Samsung-stamped 512 GB M.2 2280 PCIe SSD. Its screen offers a definition of 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD), anti-glare functions, ComfyView, as well as a response time of 25 ms.

Like all the models in our selection, this Acer Nitro 5 is equipped with an NVIDIA graphics card, a GeForce RTX 3050 in this case and runs under the Windows 11 Home operating system. For less than 1,000 euros, it represents an excellent alternative to the most expensive models on the market.

Why choose a laptop with an Nvidia graphics card?

As you will have understood, the back-to-school offers allow you to equip yourself with a gaming laptop at a lower cost. Also, all the laptops in our selection are equipped with an NVIDIA RTX graphics card. The latter offer performance to accelerate 3D design, photo and video editing. The NVIDIA Studio platform thus includes accelerated applications, drivers and exclusive tools such as NVIDIA Omniverse, Canvas and Broadcast.

Do not wait too long if you want to take advantage of it since the offers present in this top 5 are not intended to remain available indefinitely. The prices of these high-performance gaming laptops could therefore quickly rise again. With such promotions, it would be a shame to miss out!

Finally, we remind you that when you place an order on a merchant site, you have a legal period of 14 days to return a product and receive a full refund in case you change your mind. You therefore take no risk and are entitled to a second chance by ordering on the internet.

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