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Gaming laptop price analysis: Amazon Australia vs Australian retail

We've compared gaming laptops from Amazon Australia to see how their prices stack up against other Aussie retailers.

Why spend thousands of dollars on a tricked-out gaming PC when it's just going to spend most of the day sitting dormant at home while you're out and about? Wouldn't you rather the ability to take your beastly rig with you, playing the likes of Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed and Forza Motorsport on the train to work or during your lunch break?

Ten years ago, that might have been nothing more than a fantasy, but thanks to the breakneck pace of modern technology, today's gaming laptops are more than capable of powering the latest games without tying you down to a desk.

Of course, all that power doesn't come cheap, and it can be difficult to find a gaming laptop that fits within your budget. To help you with that, we've rounded up some of the most popular gaming laptops on the market and compared the best prices from Australia's biggest tech retailers.

Prices were last checked between 20 Dec 2017 and 22 Dec 2017 and may be subject to change. Prices include any discounts but exclude potential shipping charges.

Product Brand
Retailer Prices
MSI GV62 15.6-inch i7-7700HQ, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 2GB GTX 1050
MSI
$1,399.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
Cheapest
Scorptec
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$1,499.00
checked 20 Dec 2017
+7% More
Amazon
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ASUS 15.6-inch VivoBook Pro i7-7700HQ, 8GB RAM, 4G GTX 1050
ASUS
$1,559.00
checked 20 Dec 2017
Cheapest
Amazon
Go to site
$1,561.20
checked 22 Dec 2017
+0.14% More
Catch
Go to site
$1,599.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
+3% More
Dick Smith
Go to site
ASUS ROG STRIX GL553VD 15.6-inch HD i7-7700HQ, 16GB RAM, 4GB GTX 1050
ASUS
$1,659.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
Cheapest
Scorptec
Go to site
$1,899.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
+14% More
Bing Lee
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Acer Predator Triton 700 15.6-inch HD i7-7700HQ, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 6GB GTX 1060
Acer
$2,699.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
Cheapest
Scorptec
Go to site
$2,899.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
+7% More
Mwave
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MSI GS73 Stealth Pro 17.3-inch HD i7-7700HQ, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 6GB GTX 1060
MSI
$2,899.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
Same Price
Mwave
Go to site
$2,899.00
checked 22 Dec 2017
Same Price
Scorptec
Go to site
$3,499.00
checked 20 Dec 2017
+21% More
Amazon
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