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Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen 5 CPU now just $599

Score the Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen 5 CPU for just $599
Acer Nitro 5 (Image credit: Acer)

The Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen 5 CPU is a solid performing cheap gaming laptop. Right now, this already modestly priced machine is on sale for a stellar price.  

For a limited time, Best Buy has the Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop on sale for $599. Formerly $670, that's $70 off and the lowest price we've seen for this gaming laptop. 

It's one of the best laptop deals you can get right now.

Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Gaming Laptop: was $669 now $599 @ Best Buy
The Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop offers exceptional value for your hard-earned dollar. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080p) display, a 3-GHz AMD Ryzen 5 4600H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD and GTX 1650 graphics. View Deal

The latest Acer Nitro 5 is one of the best gaming laptops for the money. 

This Nitro 5 on sale packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080p) display, a 3 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 4600H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and GTX 1650 graphics. 

Although we didn't review this particular model, this Nitro 5 (AN515-44-R99Q) offers better performance, speed and battery life over its predecessor. Its Ryzen 5 4600H chip beats Intel's i7-10750H in userBenchmark tests.

Gaming wise, the laptop's GTX 1650 GPU should have no problem running demanding PC games like Forza 7, Homeworld Remastered or Halo: MCC. 

In terms of design, the Acer Nitro 5 sports a matte-black plastic exterior with a brushed texture on the hood with a reflective black metal Acer logo. It also has slimmer bezels and is less bulky than the 2019 Acer Nitro 5

At 5.2 pounds, the 14.6 x 10 x 0.9 inches, it's on par with the Dell G3 15 (5.4 pounds and 14.4 x 10.0 x 0.85 inches) and the Lenovo Legion Y545 (5.3 pounds, 14.2 x 10.5 x 1~1.1 inches). 

If you want a solid gaming laptop under $1,000, this $599 Acer Nitro 5 is a no brainer. 

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott is a Deals Writer at Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, bringing you the best bargains on laptops, gaming gear, smart home gadgets, and wearables. After graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Film and Media Studies, she's written for iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parle Mag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not bringing readers the best deals, she's streaming her favorite shows or attending a live concert or pro wrestling event.