Best Laptops For Overwatch

Overwatch is a FPS game developed by Blizzard, the creators of World Of Warcraft. The game is available on most platforms, including PC, PS4 and Xbox. The game allows you to select from over 20 heroes to play with and puts you in lobbies against other players in different game-modes. Each hero comes with it's own list of unique skills that can be used against other players.


Laptops for Overwatch

  1. Best Laptops For Overwatch
  2. High-End Laptops For Overwatch
  3. FAQ for Overwatch Laptops

Overwatch was voted as one of the most popular games of the year in 2016, following releases on both Playstation and Microsoft's Xbox. Overwatch generated over $1 billion USD during it's first year, thanks to loot boxes and microtransactions, which contain purely cosmetic items.

You can play Overwatch on Laptops which are very powerful. The system requirements for this game are:

  Minimum Requirements Recommended Specifications
Operating System
Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8650
Intel® Core™ i5 or AMD Phenom™ II X3 or better
Video
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460, ATI Radeon™ HD 4850, or Intel® HD Graphics 4400
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 or better
Memory
4 GB RAM
6 GB RAM
Storage
30 GB available hard drive space
Internet
Broadband internet connection
Media
None for the recommended digital installation
Resolution
1024 x 768 minimum display resolution

This list was last updated on February 2018.

Best Laptops for Overwatch (under $1500)

These laptops should all be capable of running Overwatch based on the recommended settings. These laptops are not only great for gaming; they pack a lot of power so they are great for other intensive processing tasks.

Computer CPU RAM Storage Graphics Price Purchase
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming LaptopIntel Core i7-7700HQ16GB256GB SSD & 1TB HDNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060$0.00 View On Amazon
Lenovo E570 15.6" FHD IPS 1920x1080 Display High Performance Laptop
Lenovo E570 15.6" FHD IPS 1920x1080 Display High Performance LaptopIntel Core i7-7500U16GB256GB SSDNvida GeForce GTX950M$1018.08 View On Amazon
CUK HP Pavilion 17t Gaming Laptop Computer
CUK HP Pavilion 17t Gaming Laptop ComputerIntel Core i5-7300HQ16GB256GB SSD + 1TB HDNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050$949.99 View On Amazon
ROG Strix GL502VM 15.6" G-SYNC VR Ready Thin and Light Gaming Laptop
ROG Strix GL502VM 15.6" G-SYNC VR Ready Thin and Light Gaming LaptopIntel Core i7-7700HQ16GB128GB SSD 1TB HDDNVIDIA GTX 1060$1305.98 View On Amazon
Newest HP Pavilion 15t Premium Gaming Laptop
Newest HP Pavilion 15t Premium Gaming LaptopIntel Core i7-8750H16GB1TB HDD + 512GB SSDGTX 1050Ti 4GB$1349.00 View On Amazon

Last Updated on November 2018

High-End Laptops for Overwatch

The high-end laptops should all be good enough to run Overwatch. They sport some of the newest graphics cards, including the GTX 1080 and come with plenty of RAM to keep the game running for longer.

Computer CPU RAM Storage Graphics Price Purchase
ASUS G701VI-XB72K ROG 120Hz GSYNC
ASUS G701VI-XB72K ROG 120Hz GSYNCUnlocked Intel Core i7-6820HK32GB512GB SSDNVIDIA GTX 1080$2222.32 View On Amazon
Acer Predator 17 X GX-792-703D 17.3" FHD (1920x1080) Gaming Laptop
Acer Predator 17 X GX-792-703D 17.3" FHD (1920x1080) Gaming LaptopIntel Core i7-7820HK32GB512GB SSD, 1TB HDDNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080$2544.61 View On Amazon
ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 15.6” Full-HD 120Hz Ultra-portable Gaming Laptop
ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 15.6” Full-HD 120Hz Ultra-portable Gaming LaptopIntel Core i7-7700HQ16GB512GB SSDNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080$2697.79 View On Amazon
MSI GT63046 TITAN-046 Extreme Gaming Laptop
MSI GT63046 TITAN-046 Extreme Gaming Laptopi7-8750H16GB256GB NVMe SSD +1TBGTX 1080 8G$2453.55 View On Amazon
ROG G703GI Gaming Laptop
ROG G703GI Gaming LaptopIntel Core i9-8950HK64GB1.5TB PCIe SSD + 2TB FireCudaOverclocked GTX 1080 8GB$4799.00 View On Amazon
ASUS ROG Strix Scar II Gaming Laptop, 17.3
ASUS ROG Strix Scar II Gaming Laptop, 17.3Intel Core i7-8750H Hexa-Core16GB DDR4512G NVMe SSD + 1T HDDGeForce RTX 2070 8GB GDDR6$2199.00 View On Amazon
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S GX701 Gaming Laptop
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S GX701 Gaming LaptopIntel Core i7-8750H Hexa-Core16GB DDR41TB NVMe PCIe SSDNvidia GeForce RTX 2080 8GB GDDR6$3299.00 View On Amazon
CUK ROG Strix Scar II GL704GW Gaming Laptop
CUK ROG Strix Scar II GL704GW Gaming LaptopIntel Core i7-8750H Six Core32GB512GB NVMe SSDNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB$2199.99 View On Amazon

Last Updated on March 2019

FAQ for Overwatch Laptops

Why do I need such an expensive laptop to run Overwatch?

Although the spec requirements are low(ish) for running the game, on a laptop you need a lot more power behind it. You don't want your laptop to overheat when it's processor is running at max as that will damage the components. A higher end laptop will mean the processor will have to work less and keep your computer cooler.

What are the alternatives to playing Overwatch on a laptop?

You can also play Overwatch on both PS4 and Xbox One.

Suggestions for Overwatch Laptops?

Got any suggestions for running Overwatch on a laptop? What are you currently using? Do you find it runs well, or do you have lag? List your processor, ram, graphics card and HDD type in the comments below so we can see what everyone else is using.




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Best Laptops Overwatch

Homepage Play Overwatch
Publisher Blizzard
Year Released 2016
Genre FPS

System Requirements

OS 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
CPU Intel Core i5 or AMD Phenom II X3
RAM 6GB
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7950
Storage 30GB

Source: Battle.NET Support Page

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