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Top 5 Cheap i7 Windows 10 laptops

Updated on March 9, 2017


The Intel Core i7 processor was a much awaited upgrade for anyone in search of a superior processor on their laptops and PCs. It features many improvements from older and other processors including a significant improvement in graphics performance which is good news for anyone who uses their laptop or PC for gaming purposes.

Windows 10, which has been another hit with people, has seen the re-appearance of everyone’s favourite customisable start menu as well as further additions like Cortana, improved security with ‘Device Guard’ which blocks malicious apps, the option of streaming your Xbox across your Windows 10 devices allowing you to play games on your laptop or PC as well as a new update promised every year. These two components combined gives us a choice of great laptops, continue reading as we take you through our pick of the top 5 cheap i7 Windows 10 laptops.

1) ASUS X555LA

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (5th Gen) 5500U / 2.4 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.0 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 1TB HDD
  • Screen: 15.6" HD Display (1366 x 768) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 5500
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

This laptop is packed with features that make it well worth the money. It has a powerful 3.0 GHz processor, amazing audio thanks to the inclusion of ASUS Sonic Master technology allowing you to listen to your favourite music or watch your favourite movies for a truly immersive experience. It also looks great and comes in a sleek design making it comfortable to use but also aesthetically pleasing. It has an ergonomically designed keyboard allowing you to have the full sized keyboard with added ease of use due to its keys which have minimal float on them meaning less effort is needed to type.

2) Lenovo Yoga 700

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (6th Gen) 6500U / 2.5 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.1 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Screen: 14" Touchscreen Full HD Display (1920 x 1080) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Special Offer: Includes BullGuard Internet Security and Logitech Wireless Mouse

The Lenovo Yoga 700 looks the part but also has the amenities to match. The laptop/tablet hybrid has a fast processor with Windows 10 and this makes it simple and easy to use. The Windows 10 operating system also makes it highly customisable adding to the fun feel to this convertible tablet.

Despite it being a small laptop and tablet which is light and thin making it highly portable and easy to use on the go, it also comes equipped with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage so you get more space to fill the device with all your necessities. It also comes with a full HD display, allowing you to have a crystal clear view of all your favourite programmes.

3) HP Envy 15

  • Processor : Intel Core i7 (6th Gen) 6500U / 2.5 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.1 GHz
  • RAM: 12GB RAM
  • Storage: 1TB + 128GB SSHD
  • Screen: 15.6" Full HD Display (1920 x 1080) Resolution
  • Graphics : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 4GB Dedicated Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

If you’re into gaming, want a fast laptop and the advantages of Windows 10 then the HP Envy 15 ticks all of the above boxes. The NVIDIA GeForce graphics make gaming on this laptop a superior experience. It features a Bang & Olufsen sound system so this laptop won’t disappoint if you’re looking to use it for entertainment purposes.

Added extras such as HP CoolSense technology which detects the temperature and adjusts itself accordingly make this laptop stand out. In addition to this, the impressive battery life as well as 4 USB 3.0 ports means it’s also perfect for everyday use and for travelling with.

4) HP Omen 15

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (6th Gen) 6700HQ / 2.6 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.5GHz Quad Core
  • RAM: 16GB RAM
  • Storage: 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD
  • Screen: 15.6" Full HD Display (1920 x 1080) Resolution
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M 4GB Dedicated Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Another laptop for the gamers, again from HP. The HP Omen 15 has amazing graphics with its NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M dedicated gaming graphic, the experience of playing your favourite games on this laptop is a far more intense experience. The graphics coupled with its i7 processor also make it faster and smoother.

It has a long battery life so you can game on without re charging half way through. The unique design of the HP Omen, make it an exciting laptop for gamers and everyone else alike. The addition of the backlit keyboard also adds to the overall look of the laptop and the reason for being in our list of the top 5 cheap i7 Windows 10 laptops.

5) Dell XPS 13

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (6th Gen) 6600U / 2.6 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.4 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Screen: 13.3" QHD+ Touchscreen Display (3200 x 1800) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 520
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

The touchscreen display adds to the user experience and the Intel i7 processor makes it faster and slicker to use. It also has 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage and a backlit keyboard so using it in the dark for your gaming sessions or movie marathons won’t be an issue. In addition to this, its thin design and bright and vivid screen make it a pleasure to use.


If you’re on the look for a fast laptop with a familiar but reliable operating system, an Intel i7 processor and Windows 10 laptop may be your best bet. We hope you enjoyed reading our pick of the top 5 cheap i7 Windows 10 laptops, let us know if we featured any of your favourites!

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