Patiently waiting for Black Friday laptop deals to score one of today's best gaming laptops out there on a budget? Luckily, this early Amazon Black Friday deal includes an excellent discount on one of our favorite gaming machines.
For a limited time, you can get the Acer Helios 300 17.3-inch gaming laptop for $1,199 from Amazon. Traditionally priced at $1,399, that's $200 off and the lowest price we've ever seen for this gaming laptop. It's one of the best early Black Friday deals we've seen this month.
In our review of an older version, the Acer Predator Helios 300, we loved its strong performance and long battery life. Though its display could use a brightness tweak, we rated it 4 out of 5 stars for its solid performance and powerful graphics. It's the Editor's Choice best gaming laptop for for hardcore gamers on the go.
This model Helios 300 on sale sports better specs and it's also VR-ready. If you'd prefer a smaller gaming screen, Amazon also has the 15.6-inch Acer Predator Helios on sale for $1,099.99 ($100 off).
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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.