The Best Gaming Buff Ever: Add These 5 Lowest-price-guaranteed Gaming Laptops to Your Rig Now


In gaming lingo, a “buff” generally pertains to an effect or ability that boosts your game performance. These include stronger attacks, faster movement, increased stamina, doubled points, and more which you can usually buy or gain from in-game elements like potions or weapons. However, there’s another “buff” that we all need to talk about more—and that’s your choice of a gaming device.

Your gaming device’s specs and features play vital roles in helping you win battles and keep your gameplay enjoyable. Thus, a high-powered gaming laptop makes a *permanent* and crucial buff, if you ask us. And to help you enhance your gameplay, we listed five great gaming laptops that you should add to your rig right now.

P.S.: All of these laptops are available at their lowest guaranteed prices until May 31 at Villman in SM City North Edsa, SM Megamall, SM Mall of Asia, SM City Marikina, and SM City Fairview via the SM Malls Online app!

Optimal cooling system

A big reason behind the Dell Gaming G15 5520’s excellent performance is its optimal cooling system, which keeps every component running efficiently despite the demanding workload of gaming. The Dell Gaming G15 5520 has an Alienware-inspired thermal design with features like a dual-air intake, ultra-thin fan blades, copper pipes, and strategically placed vents to cool its entire system.

With a simple press of a button, you can activate a Game Shift function that puts your laptop in a dynamic performance mode within the Alienware Command Center. This performance mode maximizes the laptop fans’ speed to keep the system cool while ramping up its processors’ performance to improve your gameplay experience.

From an original price of P87,990, you can get the Dell Gaming G15 5520 now for only P80,488 via the SM Malls Online app. This offer is valid until May 31 only, so don’t miss it!

High-speed performance

Need a laptop that lets you play at turbo speed without compromising quality? The Acer Nitro 5 is exactly what you need. It uses a powerful combination of Intel Killer E2600 Ethernet Controller, Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6, and Control Center 2.0 to achieve low latency and reliable connection, resulting in less lag when playing online.

The Acer Nitro 5 also runs on an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, which has Ray Tracing Cores for real-time cinematic-quality rendering even for the most visually intense games. It also uses Tensor Cores for mixed precision computing that helps accelerate your games, while the NVIDIA DLSS technology lets you boost frame rates without downgrading image quality through AI rendering.

Enjoy big savings until May 31 on the Acer Nitro 5, which is now available for only P54,888 (from an original price of P67,999) via the SM Malls Online app.

Cutting-edge features

Listen up, gamers: The MSI GF63 THIN offers an excellent variety of features on both its hardware and software. First, it runs on an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Max-Q graphics processor with Ray Tracing and NVIDIA DLSS AI acceleration features. It also offers an advanced feature called Resizable BAR that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and make it load and run faster. This boosts your game’s frame rate performance, especially in titles like Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla and Resident Evil 3.

Another feature of the MSI GF63 THIN is the MSI App Player, which delivers a seamless gaming experience and leverages customized features like specific keyboard lighting. As for its hardware, the MSI GF63 THIN has a 144Hz IPS-level thin-bezel gaming display that quickly delivers vibrant visuals. It also features a single backlight keyboard and unique X-shaped ventilation to further improve your gaming experience. 

Get the MSI GF63 THIN now for only P53,688 (from an original price of P65,995) via the SM Malls Online app until May 31.

Battle-ready durability

When it comes to tough tech gear, you can always rely on the Asus TUF Gaming A15 laptop. Its chassis is capable of withstanding accidental bumps, and it is also resistant to shock, vibration, heat, cold, and humidity. With this military-grade toughness, you don’t need to worry about damaging your laptop from accidental drops or extreme temperatures. 

Keeping your device healthy also helps it last longer. Thus, the Asus TUF Gaming A15 laptop features four-way indicators built into its keyboard deck to let you quickly check its key system information—even while you’re in the middle of defeating a game boss. Its desktop-style keyboard is also durable enough to withstand over 20 million presses, so don’t fret about hitting the keys too hard or having a keyboard smash moment while immersing in your game.

From an original price of P67,995, you can get the Asus TUF GAMING A15 for only P63,488 via the SM Malls Online app. This promo runs until May 31 only.

Immersive gameplay

With a mix of impeccable audio and visuals, the Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 delivers an immersive gaming experience. This laptop’s FHD IPS display screen can reach up to 165Hz in refresh rate, which lets you play games at the highest screen resolution with detailed visuals and tear-free frame rates. The stunning visuals produced by its NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics processor are further emphasized by its nearly bezel-less screen, which enables a more expansive and less distracting viewing experience.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 laptop also uses a gaming-focused Nahimic Audio system, which features an immersive 7.1-channel surround sound. It also lets you focus better on your battles and quests with a fast and efficient performance delivered by its NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 and AMD Ryzen 5 5600H processors.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 is available for only P50,488 (from an original price of P67,995) via the SM Malls Online app until May 31.

Buff your gameplay experience with top-tier gaming gear available at the lowest price guaranteed on the SM Malls Online app. For more exciting deals and discounts, visit SM Deals or download the SM Malls Online app!