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Best Gaming Laptops 2014-Best Laptops to Play Games

Updated on September 15, 2014

League of Legends is now the world's most played Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game with players from all over the world. Developed by Riot games, it's considered one of the best free-to-play MOBA game currently available.

If you want to get join the fun and adventure of League and Legends, you're going to need a computer with enough power to play without any lags. While League of Legends isn't a high graphics game like Grand Theft Auto V, many laptops cannot run it because they don't meet the minimum system requirements. If you need a laptop for professional reasons, then you may not need a high end one. But, if you are a serious gamer and you want to play high graphic games on a laptop without any lag, then you have to buy a more powerful laptop that is built to to maximize the gaming experience.

Below you will find the best gaming laptops of 2014 guaranteed to give you a smooth experience playing League of Legends and other MOBA games.

Regardless of which laptop you purchase, you want to make sure it meets the minimum system requirements, which you can find below. Ideally, you want a laptop that exceeds these minimums so that the game will run at its most efficient.

PC Requirements for League of Legends

Speed: 2 Ghz (Minimum)
3 GHz
Minimum : 1 GB
Hard Disk Space
8 GB Free Space
12 GB
DirectX 9 or More
9 or More
WIndows, MAC
Video Card
Geforce 8800

#1 HP Envy 15 - j170US 1


This is one of the best HP laptops under $700. With 8 GB of RAM, 1024 GB of hard drive space and a 2.5 Ghz processor, this model surpasses all the minimal requirements and meets all the optimal requirements except for one: the processing speed, which is slightly below the recommended 3 Ghz. Nonetheless, for its price, this remains one of the best gaming laptops on which to play League of Legends.


2.5 GHz
8 GB
Hard Disk
1024 GB
Video Card
Amd Radeon HD 8650G
Windows 8

#2 Toshiba Satellite Windows 7 i5 C55-B5287

Toshiba Satellite Windows 7 i5 C55-B5287 15.6-Inch Laptop
Toshiba Satellite Windows 7 i5 C55-B5287 15.6-Inch Laptop | Source

A laptop with all the features that costs under $700. It has an LED light display with an Intel i5 processor, running Windows 7. It has a video card, Mobile Intel® HM76 Express Chipset, and Intel integrated graphics. With 8GB of RAM and hard disk capacity of 750 GB, this laptop is available for $499.

On a complete charge,this Laptop can be used up to four hours.

#3 Acer Aspire S7-191-6447

Acer Aspire S7-191-6447
Acer Aspire S7-191-6447 | Source

Acer has always been a leader in the laptop industry. While primarily known for manufacturing computer hardware, they have also succeeded in developing some good laptops for gaming. Have a look at the table below for more additional features of this laptop

1.8 GHz (i5)
4 GB
Graphic Card
128 MB Integrated.
Battery Life
5 Hours
Windows 8
Hard Disk
128 GB

#4 MD10LLA MacBook Pro

Apple MD10LLA MacBook Pro
Apple MD10LLA MacBook Pro | Source

Apple has the world's best-selling laptops. Although their products won't run Windows applications, Apple has made a mark for their MAC operating system. Check out the specs below.

2.5 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 processor
Hard Drive
500 GB
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Mac OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion

#5 Lenovo Y 40


The Lenovo Y series is manufactured primarily as gaming laptops. This laptop is one of the best examples. It can run League of Legends with a minimum Frames Per Second (FPS) rate of 40 and a maximum of 100! It may sound unbelievable, but it's true. With 8GB of RAM and 512 GB of hard drive space, this laptop ensures high quality gameplay of League of Legends or most any game you would want to play.

Features of Lenovo Y 40

Processor speed:
1.8 GHz
8 GB
Hard disk
512 Gb
Wi-fi, Bluetooth
Windows 8

I hope you enjoyed this list. If you have any questions, want further information, or have other suggestions, please comment below and I'll respond as soon as I can. Thanks!

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      Eddie 3 years ago

      I would really suggest the Y40 you can get a discount to for 530$ using USPY4301113

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      Emily Hotchkiss 3 years ago

      I'm thinking of purchasing a new laptop for my boyfriend for christmas specifically so he can play League, it has a little over the minimum for the CPU, 2.16 GHZ. The laptop is over the rest of the requirements but the CPU is the only thing I'm worried about. Any thoughts or suggestions would help a lot, thank you