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The Best AWP Skins in 2023

The AWP rifle has a destructive power in CS:GO, and at the same time, rifle skins have a fairly high price. Despite this, csgo awp skins are very popular among users. Which of them will be popular this year?

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Asiimov

Asimov gun

The Asiimov skin has an above average price and is a more expensive skin for this sniper rifle. White paint has been applied to the surface of the rifle as a background. Various sci-fi-style orange and black paint patterns have also been applied. There are no unpainted parts.

Now, about paint wear. This skin has only three types of exteriors: Field-Tested, Well-Worn and Battle-Scarred. The difference lies in the cracked paint and abrasions all over the surface of the rifle. Also missing from the exterior of the Battle-Scarred is paint on the surface of the barrel, scope, receiver cover, magazine, trigger, and bolt lever.

The minimum price is $59.

Hyper Beast

Hyper Beast gun

This skin has an above average price and is more related to expensive skins. Black and blue paint has been applied as a background. A toxic-colored image of a monster with its mouth open in attack is on the surface of the background. The barrel, receiver cover, magazine, sight legs, Picatinny rail and some details on the bipod are unpainted.

The price for this skin starts at $18.

Graphite

Graphite

This skin has an above average price and is more related to the expensive skins of this sniper rifle. The surface of the stock, receiver, handguard and trigger guard have been given a chrome finish as a background. On the surface of the background, images of various triangles in different shades of gray have been applied in a thin layer. It looks like cracked black glass. The rest of the details are unpainted.

This skin has only two exteriors:

  • Factory New;
  • Minimal Wear.

The difference between them lies in small, subtle abrasions on the surface of the forearm and buttstock. There is no other difference.

The minimum price is $150.

Lightning Strike

Lightning Strike gun

This skin, like the previous one, has an above average price and is more related to expensive sniper rifle skins. The surface of the stock, grip, receiver, forearm and trigger guard are painted imitating anodized metal to purple colors. On a ready-made «anodized» background, a pattern of lightning in the middle of the night has been applied. This image is very natural and looks like a real photo. The rest of the unnamed parts are unpainted.

Now, about paint wear. This skin has only two exteriors: Factory New and Minimal Wear. The difference between them is few, very small abrasions that are not evident.

The starting price is $455.

All these skins are perfect not only for colorfulness, but also for investment. Such skins are popular and often become desirable objects. The purchase and sale can take place on special platforms. For example, it can be DMarket, where using convenient payment systems you can withdraw money to your personal account.