Good news if you've been looking for a affordable, yet decent gaming laptop. Best Buy currently offers an early Black Friday Laptop deal that puts a couple of Benjamins back into your pocket.
For a limited time, you can score the Asus ROG Zephyrus GA502 for $999 at Best Buy. Normally, this gaming machine would set you back $1,199, so that's $200 in savings. It's the lowest price we've ever seen for this gaming-specific laptop and one of the best laptop deals we've seen yet.
It's also $100 cheaper than Walmart's current sale price for this same configuration gaming PC.
- Buy the Asus ROG Zephyrus GA502 for $999 from Best Buy
In our Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502 review, we were impressed by its thin and light design, solid graphics performance, and above-average battery life. Although we were underwhelmed by its dim display and lack of webcam, we gave it an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.
While the Zephyrus G is technically in the budget tier of the Zephyrus line, it's still incredibly stylish.
At a mere 4.5 pounds, the Zephyrus G is thinner and lighter than the (5.6 pounds) and the (5.3 pounds). In performance tests, the Zephyrus G juggled 40 Google Chrome tabs, five 1080p YouTube videos, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider simultaneously without skipping a beat.
Thanks to its GTX 1660 Ti GPU, the Zephyrus G also blazed through Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Highest, 1080p) at 36 frames per second.
The MSI GF63 8RB (4.2 pounds, 14.1 x 10 x 0.9 inches) is the lightest of the bunch, but the Zephyrus G is still slimmer.
Now, under $1,000, the Zephyrus G is a solid option if you're on a somewhat flexible budget and want strong graphics performance, good battery life, and a solid pair of speakers.
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.