We decided it would come in handy for the majority of users to make a detailed list of everything we know about the laptops that sport the GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q GPU from NVIDIA.
Acer – Acer Predator Triton 700
We begin with this bad boy that is powered by the 7th gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ in combination with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q or GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q graphics card, of course. The immersive gaming experience is ensured by a 15.6-inch 120Hz G-Sync-enabled IPS display. On top of all that, Triton 700 offers two upgradeable RAM slots each supporting up to 16GB of DDR4-2400 memory, as well as two M.2 PCIe NVMe-enabled SSD slots.
When it comes to portability, this gaming beast is exceptionally lightweight tipping the scale at 2.38 kg with an 18.9 mm thin profile. Moreover, the Triton 700 proves to be quite sturdy and reliable as the main material used for its construction happens to be aluminum (the bezels are plastic).
Acer Predator Triton 700 - $1899.99
Dell G3 15 3579 (G3579)
Now let’s have a look at several Dell models. We would like to start with a gaming laptop which is more on the affordable side – the Dell G3 15 3579 (G3579). The powerful performance is provided by up to an 8th gen Intel Core i7-8750H processor paired with up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (6GB GDDR5). Memory-wise, you can configure your laptop with up to 16GB of DDR4-2666 RAM and use up to 256GB SSD + up to 1000GB HDD for storage.
In addition, you can enjoy your favorite titles on the 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS panel. The laptop can be comfortably used outdoors when the sun is shining thanks to the anti-glare coating. We should also mention its thickness of just 22.7 mm that makes Dell G3 15 3579 the thinnest 15.6-inch laptop part of the Dell G lineup.
Dell G3 15 - Not available
Dell G3 15 3579 - Not available
Dell G5 15 5587 (G5587)
We continue with another 15-inch gaming device. The mid-range Dell G5 15 5587 makes use of an 8th gen Intel processor – Core i7-8750H or Core i5-8300H. Additionally, the graphics options include NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5), GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5), as well as GTX 1060 Max-Q (6GB GDDR5). When it comes to memory options, up to 8GB of RAM combined with up to 256GB SSD + up to 1000GB HDD for storage should meet your needs.
Moving on, the model comes with a 15.6-inch IPS panel that boasts up to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution to immerse you to a greater depth in the gaming world. We can also note the dual-fan cooling system with large cooling vents that keep the temperatures under control even with demanding games’ load.
Dell G5587 - $999.99
Dell G5 15 - Not available
Dell G7 15 7588 (G7588)
Let’s move on to another gaming device that falls in the mid-range segment. Dell G7 15 7588 (G7588) packs up to an 8th gen Intel Core i7-8750H processor paired with up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (6GB GDDR5) providing uncompromised performance for your gameplay. What’s more, the device supports up to 32GB of RAM that has become a standard these days, while storage-wise, you can opt for up to 256GB SSD + up to 1000GB HDD.
Also, if you decide to go for this gaming notebook, you’ll get a 15.6-inch IPS display that comes with either Full HD (1920 x 1080) or 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution. On top of all that, the 24.95 mm thin laptop tips the scale at 2.63 kg (5.8 lbs) so your configuration is not only powerful but also pretty portable.
Dell G7 15 7588 - $1129.99
Dell G7 15 7588 - $1259.99
Dell Inspiron 15 7577
Next on our list comes the Dell Inspiron 15 7577, another laptop meant for gaming. As far as computing performance is concerned, you are presented with up to a 7th generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor. The combination with the available GTX 1060 Max-Q graphics card will undoubtedly lead to more than a pleasing gaming experience. This powerful hardware is handled effortlessly by the cooling solution that keeps the chassis mostly cool even under heavy loads.
What’s more, this bad boy relies on up to 32 GB of RAM and also offers a dual-storage option – up to 2000GB SSD + up to 2000GB HDD. As far as other more notable specifications are concerned, the notebook boasts a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display with either 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution or Full HD (1920 x 1080) one. In terms of portability, the 24.95 mm thin chassis weighs 2.65 kg (5.8 lbs).
Dell Inspiron 7577 - $790.00
Dell Inspiron 15 7577 - $935.00
HP – HP Omen 15 (Mid-2017)
HP has made a mid-2017 iteration of their HP Omen 15 that goes by the name HP Omen 15 (15-ce000). Starting off with the most important hardware components, you are able to configure your device with up to the latest 8th gen Intel Core i7-8750H processor paired with up to NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q graphics card, of course. The maximum memory capacity here is 32 GB of RAM, whereas the storage options include up to 2000GB SSD + up to 2000GB HDD.
In addition, the aggressive design of this bad boy screams “gaming” from miles featuring patterned triangle shaped ornaments and vent openings. We should also note the portable dimensions of 389 x 276 x 25 mm, as well as the 2.57 kg (5.7 lbs) weight. And finally, the 15.6-inch IPS display comes with two resolution options – 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) or Full HD (1920 x 1080).
HP Omen 15 - $1499.99
HP Omen 15 - $1469.99
Lenovo – Lenovo Legion Y520
We are now turning our heads towards the mid-range Lenovo Legion Y520. This attractive bad boy features an Intel Core i7-7700HQ or Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (6GB GDDR5), as you already know. This combination should deliver not only effortless multitasking but also a smooth gaming experience.
Additionally, you will be presented with up to 4000GB SSD of PCIe NVMe SSD plus 2TB of HDD storage, depending on your needs. The list with merits goes on with a 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display, 26 mm thin profile, as well as a weight of 2.40 kg (5.3 lbs).
Lenovo Legion Y520 - Not available
Ryzer – Razer Blade 15 (2018)
We conclude our list of GTX 1060 Max-Q-powered laptops with one ultra-powerful yet fairly portable gaming beast. Razer Blade 15 (2018) packs the 8th gen Intel Core i7-8750H processor accompanied by an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5) or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (6GB GDDR5) graphics card. What makes this an even more tempting offer is the available 512GB SSD which will speed up the loading times for your OS and more demanding programs. Also beneficial in this respect are the available 16 GB of RAM.
Furthermore, the 15.6-inch IPS display that offers 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) or Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution, as well as 144Hz refresh rate will certainly appeal to the hardcore gamers. To put the icing on top, Razer Blade 15 also comes in a light package – it measures at 17 mm in height and weighs only 2.10 kg (4.6 lbs).
Razer Blade 15 - Not available
Razer Blade 15 - Not available