Best Buy knocks $150 off top-rated Acer Chromebook with 12th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU

Acer Chromebook 516 GE gaming laptop
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The Acer Chromebook 516 GE is built for cloud gaming and day-to-day tasks. If you're bargain shopping for a laptop under $500, here's an excellent deal for you. 

Best Buy now has the Acer Chromebook 516 GE on sale for $499. That's $150 off its regular price of $649 and one of the lowest prices we've seen for this Chromebook. Plus save 20% on select Logitech accessories with your purchase Logitech M510 wireless mouse

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

Acer Chromebook 516 GE: $649 $499 @Best Buy

Acer Chromebook 516 GE: $649 $499 @Best Buy
Save $150 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 adequate for cloud gamers, college students, remote workers and anyone else looking for a budget laptop. 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. 

This top-rated Chromebook is optimized for Nvidia's GeForce Now top tier cloud gaming. While 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. 

Now just under $500, the Acer Chromebook 516 GE is a budget-frlendly option if you're looking for a Windows laptop alternative.

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.