Deal | Upgradable Acer Nitro 5 with Core i5-11400H and RTX 3060 discounted by a significant 29% on Acer's official store
If you are looking for a budget gaming laptop with respectable hardware, the Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-57-537Y) on sale for just US$749.99 can be a good pickup (via slickdeals). The discounted laptop configuration which has a list price of US$1,049.99 features an RTX 3060 GPU, an 11th gen Core i5-11400H CPU, 8 GB of DDR4 memory, and 256 GB of SSD.
Per LaptopMedia’s review of the Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-57), the laptop is sturdy thanks to a durable plastic chassis and the keyboard is comfortable to type on. One of the best things about the Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-57) is the memory and storage upgradability. There are two M.2 slots for storage, one SATA port for an HDD, and two So-DIMM slots for up to 32 GB of memory.
Additionally, the 15.6 inch 1080p display boasts a fast 144 Hz refresh rate, a good contrast ratio of 1480:1, and 278 nits of average brightness resulting in a decent budget gaming panel.
When it comes to performance, the Acer Nitro 5 under discussion can run almost all modern games at acceptable frame rates with medium to high settings at 1080p. According to our review of the Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-55), the 2019 model with a Core i5-10300H and a 95 W RTX 3060, the RTX 3060 manages to push 74 fps in GTA V, 48.9 fps in Cyberpunk 2077, and 72.9 fps in Witcher 3 all at 1080p/ultra. Since the Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-57-537Y) packs a more powerful Core i5-11400H, it will likely perform noticeably better at 1080p.
All in all, the Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-57-537Y) is a decent budget gaming laptop that, at US$749.99, definitely deserves serious consideration.
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