Best Buy shaves 00 Acer's Nitro 5 for back-to-school season

With kids gearing up to head back to school, Acer and Best Buy are angling for your laptop dollars with a hefty discount on the Nitro 5 laptop. In total, Best Buy has has shaved $100 off the price of two different models, bringing the price of entry down to as little as $619.

At the top end is the Nitro 5 model with 8GB of RAM, 256GB of SSD storage, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics for $699. That's down from this particular model's usual price of $799. For $619, you can sub out a little bit of graphical power for a model with the same amount of RAM, but with a 1TB hard drive and GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. Both models pack Intel's 8th Gen Core i5 processor.

Best VPN providers 2020: Learn about ExpressVPN, NordVPN & more

Both models offer enough power to get some light gaming in between study sessions, but you'll want to step up to the 1050 Ti if you need a little more oomph. But if you're worried about storage, you may want to stick with the $619 model to be on the safe side.

We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.