6 best 6-core gaming laptops to buy [2021 Guide]

Madalina Dinita
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Any hardcore gamer is interesting in improving his/her rig in order to enjoy the ultimate gaming experience.

In this article, we’re going to list the best 6-core gaming laptops that you can buy in 2020.

We’re sure more 6-core i9 devices will be announced in the coming months and we’ll continue to update this list accordingly so as to include the latest machines.

Note: Some of the laptop models listed below are not available for purchase yet.


What are the best 6-core gaming laptops deals?

MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFK-062

  • 144 Hz refresh rate
  • 10th generation Intel Core i7 processor
  • 512 GB NVMe SSD
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card
  • Almost 10 pounds

MSI GL65 Leopard has a proper name for what it represents: an agile predator with awesome power. Of course, everything starts with the Intel i7 10th generation processor and with the 16 GB RAM.

But as a good gaming laptop should have, the MSI rig comes with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card with 8 GB of GDDR6 memory, great for any new and demanding game.

As for the storage, you will have a 512 GB SSD to fill up with content. And we’ve left the best for last as the 15.6″ IPS display has a 144 Hz refresh rate which is awesome for a laptop display.


Alienware m17 R3

  • 300 Hz refresh rate
  • Nvidia Geforce RTX 2070 graphics card with 8 GB memory
  • AlienFX lighting
  • Optimized cooling
  • Expensive

Dell revamped its Alienware m17 R3 model adding a new 10th generation 6-core Intel i7 processor.

This next-generation gaming laptop delivers enhanced graphics performance and a smoother and faster gaming experience thanks to improved display refresh sync rates.

We’re talking about a 17-inch display with a 300 Hz refresh rate and a 100,000:1 contrast ratio. We also need to mention the very responsive keyboard with a 1.7 mm travel and 4-zone RGB lighting.


ASUS ROG Strix G15 (2020)

  • 240Hz 1080p IPS display
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card
  • 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD
  • ROG Intelligent Cooling thermal system
  • Slight problems with the touchpad

ASUS ROG Strix 15 is another excellent 6-core Intel i7 gaming laptop that you can buy this year.

If you’re looking for a really powerful gaming machine, this NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 powered laptop is one of the best choices you could possibly make.

Your gaming sessions will definitely be more enjoyable on this 240 Hz 15.6-inch FHD IPS-level display 3ms GTG response time.

The new ROG Strix 15 version comes with faster RAM, a 1 TB SSD, and as well new display options.


Acer Nitro 5

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Alexa built-in
  • Only 8 GB of RAM

If you’re looking for an Acer gaming laptop, the Nitro 5 can be definitely an option. As Acer explains, Nitro 5 offers top-notch performance which is perfect for professional users.

The 9th-gen, 6-core Intel i5 CPU delivers premium gaming performance so that users never drop a frame while gaming.

Acer Nitro 5 is equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card that delivers truly immersive gaming experiences, fast rendering as well as dynamic lighting to find and destroy hiding enemies even the darkest corners.

This gaming laptop boasts super-fast boot-up times. At the same time, Acer NitroSense constantly monitors CPU and GPU performance while CoolBoost adjusts fan speed according to your needs.


[2020] Gigabyte AERO 15 WB

  • 144Hz FHD IPS display
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 with Max-Q
  • Latest generation Intel i7 processor
  • Up to 8.5-hrs battery life
  • Slight problems with the Wi-Fi connection

The Aero 15 WB is a slim and beautifully designed Windows 10 laptop that’s now available in an Intel 10th generation 6-core CPU configuration.

It comes equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card with Max-Q design and a Full HD 144 Hz IPS Panel that’s only 5 mm thin.

If portability is an important criteria for you, then this is the perfect 6-core gaming laptop to buy. Its battery can power you for up to 8.5 hours of gaming.

Other features include Thunderbolt 3 of up to 40 Gbps, USB 3.1 type-C port, 2666 MHz DDR4, NAHIMIC 3 surround sound technology and more.

The device is also equipped with a stunning backlit keyboard that perfectly blends professional design and style.

Acer Predator Helios 300

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060-6GB graphics card
  • VR Ready
  • Intel i7 processor
  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Metal chassis
  • Poor customer support

Acer Predator Helios 300 is a perfect option for someone who wants good performance at a reasonable price.

Also, this laptop is designed for those who need to speed, combining the 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with high-performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics.

The battery has up to 7-hours life, supporting long gaming sessions.

It has a 15.6” Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen LED-backlit IPS display with 144 Hz Refresh Rate.

Well, we’ll end our list here. As stated at the beginning of this article, these laptops have only recently been announced and some of them are not available yet for purchase.


Over to you now: Are you planning to buy one of these machines in the near future? Or do you prefer to wait for a few months to make sure that these new hardware configurations are not affected by any issues? Let us know in the comments below.


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