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Deal | This GeForce RTX 2060 laptop is only $699 USD right now from Walmart and Gateway

This GeForce RTX 2060 laptop is only $699 USD right now from Walmart and Gateway (Source: Walmart)
This GeForce RTX 2060 laptop is only $699 USD right now from Walmart and Gateway (Source: Walmart)
This is probably the cheapest laptop we've seen with the GeForce RTX 2060 GPU and 120 Hz 1080p display. However, you're going to want to upgrade the 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB PCIe SSD at some point to get the most out of the system.
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Gaming laptops with the GeForce RTX 2060 launched almost two years ago with high starting prices of about $1400 USD. Fast-forward to Holiday 2020 and now laptops sporting this same GPU can be found for almost half the price. The Walmart Gateway Creator is currently on sale for $700 down from its original launch price of $1000.

The highlight of the deal is its high performance-per-dollar as most gaming laptops in this price range would typically come with the much slower GeForce GTX 1650 instead. The Walmart system even includes a 120 Hz IPS display to reduce screen tearing and increase responsiveness.

Of course, there are some drawbacks to keep in mind. The Core i5-10300H CPU, for example, isn't nearly as fast as the latest Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 7 CPUs. Furthermore, the configuration comes with just 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of PCIe SSD storage which are barely enough for the latest games. These modules are thankfully user-upgradeable, but warranty may be impacted.

We also can't confirm if the 120 Hz display is a Panda panel. Such panels tend to offer high refresh rates but with poor colors and slow black-white response times. Note that the Gateway laptop utilizes a Tongfang white label chassis similar to some Schenker laptops.

  • 15.6-inch 1080p 120 Hz IPS display
  • Intel 10th gen Core i5-10300H CPU
  • GeForce RTX 2060 w/ 6 GB of GDDR6 VRAM
  • 8 GB RAM (expandable)
  • 256 GB PCIe M.2 SSD (expandable)
  • HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort, USB-C w/ DisplayPort, 3x USB-A, Gigabit RJ-45, 3.5 mm microphone, 3.5 mm earphones, SD card reader, Kensington Lock
  • 14.2” x 9.7” x 0.8”
  • 4 lbs
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Allen Ngo, 2020-12-22 (Update: 2020-12-22)