5. 2016 Newest HP Pavilion 15 Laptop

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When it comes to searching for a low-cost laptop for gaming, the 2016 Newest HP Pavilion 15 Laptop is one hp gaming laptop you should have your eye on. It’s affordable and packs quite a big punch specification wise. HP is a great brand known for the reliability and value when it comes to laptops. You get a powerful AMD A6-6310 Quad-Core processor, a dedicated r6 graphics card, 8 gigs of a ram and large terabyte hard drive for around $500. Depending on the hp laptop’s settings, this laptop will run your current generation games around the low to medium range and last generation games at the high range.

Laptop Specifications

  • AMD A10-8700P Quad-core processor 2MB L2 Cache, up to 2.4GHz
  • 8GB of DDR3 Ram
  • 1 Terabyte Harddrive
  • Dedicated AMD Radeon R6 Graphics card
  • 15.6 inch Touch Screen LED at 1366 x 768 Resolution
  • Backlit Keyboard
  • Windows 10 OS


  • The AMD processor featured in the HP  laptop is very powerful and one of the best budget quad core processors

  • The backlit LED display on the HP gaming laptop is built amazing with good colour depth
  • The large terabyte hard drive is more than enough for gaming storage

  • 8Gigs of DDR3 Ram is a very good addition and will help with laptop speed and overall gaming.
  • Backlit Keyboard on the gaming laptop is built phenomenally well.


  • Battery life is not the best and slightly below average when you compared it to similar laptops
  • When compared to similar laptops, this laptop is on the heavier side weighing in at 6 pounds.
  • The HP gaming laptop would tend to heat up whenever it was stressed and pushed.
  • Laptop has a bit of bloatware that might hinder performance.
  • The laptops construction and design is fairly average and bland.

Bottom Line

Th new 2016 HP gaming laptop is a fine laptop for gamers on a budget. This one of the best budget gaming laptops we have ever gotten our hands on and we strongly recommend it for those looking strictly for an HP gaming laptop. The price to performance ration on this laptop is unreal. You get an amazing processor, a solid GPU, adequate amounts of ram, a large hard drive, a high-quality screen and phenomenal backlit keyboard for a good price. That said, there were a few minor setbacks with this laptop but the pros far outweigh the cons. Like we mentioned earlier, expect to current generation games medium and last generation games around high.

Editors Rating

  • Price 85%
  • Specs 84%
  • Build Quality 86%
  • Battery Life 82%
  • Screen Quality 83%
  • Gaming Performance 85%
  • Overall Rating 85%