Top 5 Gaming laptops priced at 39,995 [or less]!


The MSI Gaming PRO GV62 is the only laptop in this list that still uses a 7th gen CPU paired with a non-GTX card but it makes it to our top 5 nonetheless. Backed by MSI’s top cooling technology and impressive after-sales service – those looking for a long term gaming laptop should consider this pick.

MSI GV62 | PHP 39,995
Model MSI Gaming PRO GV62 7RC-415PH
Processor Intel Core i5-7300HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX150, 2GB GDDR5
Connectivity Intel 3168 Sandy Peak 1 (1×1 802.11 ac)+BT4.2
Operating System Windows 10 Home Single Language
Display 15.6″ FHD (1920*1080), wideview 94%NTSC color Anti-glare
Memory 4GB DDR4
Storage 1TB (SATA) 7mm
Optical Drive No ODD
Camera HD type (30fps@720p)
Keyboard single backlight KB
I/O Ports 1x Type-C USB3.1 Gen1, 2x Type-A USB3.1 Gen1, 1x Type-A USB2.0,
1x RJ45,1x SD (XC/HC), 1x (4K @ 30Hz) HDMI, 1xMini-Display Port
Battery 6 cell (PE)
Warranty 1 Year Warranty Term for Gaming (SEA)
Bundle Sleeves


Announced back in 2016, the X560UD was the first GTX1050 laptop to hit the sub-40K price-point. Using a more power efficient ULV Quad-core i5 processor, the laptop was meant for balancd users who needs a machine that can last long but still be powerful enough to handle daily tasks. The compact form factor is also a plus having very thin bezel versus the other laptops found in this list making it an ultraportable powerhouse.


Processor Inte Core i5 8250U 1.6 GHz (6 M Cache, up to 3.4 GHz) Processor
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Memory 4GB DDR4
Display 15.6″ (16:9) LED backlit FHD (1920×1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC
Graphic NVIDIA GTX1050 with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM
Hard Drives: 1TB 5400RPM SATA HDD
Keyboard Chiclet keyboard
Card Reader Multi-format card reader (SD/MMC)
WebCam VGA Web Camera
Networking Wi-Fi
Integrated 802.11 AC
Bluetooth Built-in Bluetooth V4.0
Interface 1 x Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack
1 x Type A USB3.1 (GEN1)
2 x Type A USB2.0
1 x HDMI, Support HDMI 1.4 1 x micro SD card
Audio Built-in Stereo 2 W Speakers And Microphone
ASUS SonicMaster Technology
Battery 3 Cells 36 Whrs Battery
Output : 19 V DC, 4.74 A, 90 W
Input : 100 -240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal
Dimensions 36.4 x 25.9 x 2.4 cm (WxDxH)
Weight 1.97 kg

3. Acer Nitro 5 AN515-42-R8HN (PHP39,995 NET CASH)

Those looking for a more gamery design can turn to the ACER Nitro 5. Featuring AMD’s Ryzen 5 ULV paired with an RX560X, the Nitro 5 is bang for the buck. Audio is boosted by Dolby premium and the keyboard experience is also top notch. It is quite chunky but one of the most affordable gaming designed laptops in the market.

ACER NITRO 5 | PHP 39,995
ACER NITRO 5 | PHP 39,995
Model Acer Nitro 5 AN515-42-R8HN
Processor AMD RYZEN 5 2500U quad-core processor
(upto 2 MB L2 cache, upto 4 MB L3 cache, 2.0 GHz w/ PrecisionBoost upto 3.6 GHz, 15 W)
Memory 4GB of DDR4 system memory, upgradable to 32 GB using
two soDIMM modules
Storage 1 TB 2.5-inch 5400 RPM
Display 15.6″ display with IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology, Full HD 1920 x 1080,
Acer ComfyView LED-backlit TFT LCD 16:9 aspect ratio Wide viewing angle up to
170 degrees Ultra-slim design Mercury free, environment friendly
Graphics AMD Radeon RX 560X with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM,
supporting Shader Model 5.0, Microsoft DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.5,
OpenCL 2.0
Connectivity WLAN
802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless LAN
Operates at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Bluetooth 5.0
Gigabit Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready”
Operating System: Windows 10 Home
Audio Optimized Dolby Audio Premium sound enhancement, featuring Surround Virtualizer
Two built-in stereo speakers”
Dimension 390 (W) x 266 (D) x 26.75 (H) mm (15.35 x 10.47 x 1.05 inches)
Weight 2.7 kg (5.95 lbs.) with 4-cell battery pack
Power 3-pin 135 W AC adapter
48 Wh 3220 mAh 15.2 V 4-cell Li ion battery pack
Camera HD webcam with:
1280 x 720 resolution
720p HD audio/video recording
Super high dynamic range imaging (SHDR)”
I/O Ports USB Type-C port supporting:
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps)
USB 3.0 port featuring power-off USB charging
Two USB 2.0 ports
SD Card reader
HDMI 2.0 port with HDCP support
3.5 mm headphone/speaker jack, supporting headsets with built-in
Ethernet (RJ-45) port”
Warranty 2 Years Door-to-Door Warranty



The X570ZD is a curved ball thrown in the gaming laptop market scene. It uses AMD’s Ryzen 5 quad core cpu but, interestingly, is paired with a full 4GB DDR5 GTX1050 for some serious firepower at it’s price point. Compared to it’s X560UD sibling, though, the X570ZD does not have thin bezels but makes up for it by a cheaper price point at 37,995 – the cheapest in this list.


Model AMD Quad Core R5-2500U Processor
Operating System Windows 10 Home – ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro.
Memory 4GB DDR4 2400MHz SDRAM, 2 x SO-DIMM socket ,
up to 16 GB SDRAM(On selected models), Dual-channel
Display 15.6-in (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC
Graphic NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 , with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
Storage 1TB 5400 rpm SATA HDD
Keyboard Chiclet keyboard with isolated numpad key
Card Reader Multi-format card reader (SDXC)
WebCam VGAWebcam
Networking Wi-Fi
Integrated 802.11ac
10/100/1000 Base T
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1
Interface 1 x Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack
1 x Type-C USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
1 x USB 3.0 port(s) Type A
2 x USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x RJ45 LAN jack for LAN insert
1 x HDMI, HDMI support 1.4
1 x AC adapter plug
1 x micro SD card
Audio Built-in 2 W Stereo Speakers with Analog Microphone
Supports Windows 10 Cortana with Voice
ASUS SonicMaster Technology
Battery 3 -Cell 48 Wh Battery


Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 330 [PHP39,995 NET CASH]

This laptop is simply the best at this price point. While most other brands resort to ULV processors to reach this pricepoint, or a non-GTX card – Lenovo has done neither. Using a true quad core gaming processor – the i5-8300H- and paired with a full GTX1050 GPU, the IdeaPad Gaming laptop is no doubt a true value for money. Backed by 2 years warranty and accidental damage protection, it’s a solid investment for first time buyers.

IdeaPad 330

Model Lenovo Ideapad 330-15ICH 81FK0035PH
Processor Intel Core i5-8300H 2.30 GHz Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Graphics 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GDDR5
Display 15.6 FHD IPS AG 200N
Memory 4GB DDR4 2400
Storage 1 TB SATA HDD
Audio 2 x 2 W speakers with Dolby Audio
Keyboard Backlit Keyboard ENGLISH
Dimensions 378 mm x 260 mm x 22.9 mm / 14.1″ x 10.2″ x 0.9″
Weight Starting at 2.2 kg / 4.85 lbs
WiFi/Bluetooth 1 x 1 AC WiFi + Bluetooth 4.1
Ports USB Type-C 3.1
2 x USB 3.0 (one charging)
4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
Audio jack

*Editors notes – All laptops are indentical in their base configurations of coming in with only a 4GB DDR4 ram and a 1TB Hard drive but all of them are upgradeable up to atleast 16GB of ram. An M.2 slot is also available in all 5 gaming laptops for those looking for a speedier system. We recommend atleast an extra 4GB and 128GB SSD add-on for any of the 5 laptops listed above.

All gaming laptops we listed are available in Major IT resellers nationwide. Prices may vary at the time of purchase versus the time this article was written.