Acer Chromebook 516 GE cloud gaming notebook hits new price low of $449

Man using Acer Chromebook 516 GE on a wooden table next to a coffee mug
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The Acer Chromebook 516 GE is not just a Chrome OS-powered cloud gaming laptop. Wheter you game or not, it's a solid Windows laptop alternative for everyday use. 

Currently, the Acer Chromebook 516 GE is on sale for just $449 (opens in new tab) at Best Buy. That's $200 off its normal price of $649 and of course the lowest price ever for this Chromebook. Best Buy bundles this deal with 25% off Logitech accessories like the excellent Logitech M220 Silent (opens in new tab) wireless mouse. 

This is one of the best Chromebook deals you can get today. 

Acer Chromebook 516 GE:  $649 (opens in new tab)

Acer Chromebook 516 GE: $649 $449 @Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the Acer Chromebook 516 GE cloud gaming laptop. Powered by Intel's powerful 12th Gen processor, it's optimized for Nvidia GeForce Now's top tier gameplay. The Acer Chromebook 516 GE packs a gorgeous 16-inch (2560 x 1600) 120Hz display, Intel Core i5-1240P 12-core CPU, 8GB or RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics and 256GB SSD. 

Acer's Chromebook 516 GE is a top-rated Chromebook optimized for Nvidia's GeForce Now top tier cloud gaming. It's also one of the best for college students, business pros, and anyone else looking for a capable PC. It features a 16-inch (2560 x 1600) 120Hz display, Intel Core i5-1240P 12-core CPU, 8GB or RAM and Intel Iris Xe graphics. For fast file transfers and storage, it's configured with a 256GB solid state drive. 

Although we didn't test this laptop, Acer Chromebook 516 GE reviews at Best Buy rate it 4.6 out of 5-stars. Owners happy with their purchase like its powerful, snappy performance, fantastic display, reliable Wi-Fit 6E, and 2.5 Gbps Ethernet port. The laptop's build quality and comfortable, responsive keyboard were also a hit among owners. 

If you're looking for a 12th Gen Intel Windows laptop alternative, the Acer Chromebook 516 GE is wise choice. Especially at this incredibly low price. 

Hilda Scott

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,, 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.