Acer Nitro 5 with RTX 3060 is only $729 in Black Friday gaming laptop deal

Acer Nitro 5 Black Friday deal
Acer Nitro 5 Black Friday deal (Image credit: Future)

Black Friday gaming laptop deals are already firing off! This Nitro 5 laptop features an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of VRAM — and it's only $729.99 at Acer! (opens in new tab) (It was originally $1,050, yuck!)

In addition to Nvidia 30-series graphics, the Acer Nitro 5 in this Black Friday deal comes with an Intel Core i5-11400H processor, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of SSD storage, and a 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080-pixel display with a refresh rate of 144Hz.

Black Friday 2022 is officially on Nov. 25 and we're tracking early holiday discounts on laptops. For the best deals so far, browse our Black Friday laptop deals hub.  

Nitro 5 w/ RTX 3060: was $1,050, (opens in new tab)

Nitro 5 w/ RTX 3060: was $1,050, now $729 @ Acer (opens in new tab)
Save $320 on the Acer Nitro 5
! The gaming laptop in this Black Friday deal packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, an Intel Core i5-11400H CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. For graphics handling, it uses Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of dedicated memory. This is one of the best gaming deals you can get. 

Acer's Nitro 5 RTX 3060 gaming laptop is one of the cheapest, yet powerful machines you can get for Black Friday. Just under $730 at Acer (opens in new tab), the Nitro 5 comes with a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, an Intel Core i5-11400H CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, and Windows 11 Home. As far as graphics is concerned, it comes with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of VRAM.

At 4.85 pounds and 14.3 x 10 x 0.94 inches, the Acer Nitro 5 is lighter than other rivals, including the MSI Katana GF66 (5.1 pounds, 14.1 x 10.2 x 1.0 inches) and the HP Victus 16 (5.4 pounds, 14.6 x 10.2 x 0.9 inches).

If you're looking for a stylish, powerful laptop that can handle triple-A games and graphics-intensive productivity, the Acer Nitro 5 is worth it, especially now that the company slashed a whopping $320 off the list price. Get it before the stock runs out!

Black Friday 2022 is on Nov. 25 and we’re tracking the best end-of-year discounts on must-have tech. Be sure to bookmark our Black Friday deals roundup for the best holiday discounts. 

Kimberly Gedeon, holding a Master's degree in International Journalism, launched her career as a journalist for MadameNoire's business beat in 2013. She loved translating stuffy stories about the economy, personal finance and investing into digestible, easy-to-understand, entertaining stories for young women of color. During her time on the business beat, she discovered her passion for tech as she dove into articles about tech entrepreneurship, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the latest tablets. After eight years of freelancing, dabbling in a myriad of beats, she's finally found a home at Laptop Mag that accepts her as the crypto-addicted, virtual reality-loving, investing-focused, tech-fascinated nerd she is. Woot!