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The Acer Black Friday blowout kicks off Nov. 24

Black Friday (and the accompanying Cyber Monday) is an exciting time for gamers and non-gamers alike, especially when it comes to tech. Acer’s Black Friday deals are nifty and numerous, with tons of deals for students, creators, and of course, gamers.

Over 60 popular Acer products will be featured in the sale including everything from your basic word processors to your big, beefy gaming setups.

Acer’s big sale starts Nov. 24 and will last one week, ending on Dec. 1, and can be accessed either on the Acer Store or via the Amazon marketplace. It’s worth noting that the sale on Acer’s site and the Amazon sale differ in their offerings somewhat. The Amazon sale features fewer items overall and only runs from Nov. 24 – 28.

Looking through 60+ options will all their stats may be overwhelming to many. To help you avoid that, here are some of the most notable sales for gamers (and creators) looking to “get good” and save money while doing it.

Acer Aspire 7 – $499.99 (from $799.99)

  • 15.6 FHD display (1920×1080)
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5500U – CPU
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB – GPU
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB SSD

A bit more of a budget option, this laptop provides users with everything they need for entry-level gaming and more. With a GTX 1650 and Ryzen 5 5500U, the Acer Aspire 7 is a great bang for your buck with a 512GB SSD to keep your load times nice and quick.

Acer Nitro 5 – $799.99 (from $1,199.99)

  • 15.6” FHD display (1920×1080)
  • 144Hz refresh rate
  • Intel Core i5-11400H – CPU
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB – GPU
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • Windows 11

A great mid-range option for gamers on the go, the Acer Nitro 5 provides the essentials for modern gaming and is a great option for those with a bit of a bigger budget. The 144Hz refresh rate makes for snappy gameplay, while the GeForce RTX 3060 and 16 GB of RAM gives players the performance to back it all up.

Acer Predator Helios 300 – $1,999.99 (from $2,499.99)

  • 17.3” HQD display (2560×1440)
  • Intel Core i7-11800H – CPU
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB – GPU
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 1TB SSD

Acer’s Predator Helios 300 is a powerhouse of gaming on the go. Rocking a 17.3” 1440p display, this laptop gives you a finer level of detail, with plenty of screen real-estate to enjoy it on. 16GB of RAM with a 1TB SSD and GeForce RTX 3070 GPU will ensure your games stay quick and crisp. If you’re looking for the power of a mid-high end desktop PC in laptop form, this is a great place to start.

Acer Nitro XZ3 gaming monitor – $199 (from $449)

  • 27” WQHD display (2560×1440)
  • Curved for increased immersion
  • 1ms response time
  • AMD FreeSync Premium
  • VA panel

The Nitro XZ3 gaming monitor is 27” of pure WQHD beauty with a 1ms response time which really comes in handy for games where reaction time is everything. On top of that, AMD FreeSync Premium support goes a long way to eliminate screen tearing and stuttering. Oh, and did I mention it was curved?

Acer Predator XB3 gaming monitor – $199 (from $449)

  • 27” FHD display (1920×1080)
  • 144Hz response time
  • 4ms response time
  • NVIDIA G-Sync
  • IPS panel

Similar to the XZ3, the Acer XB3 gaming monitor also features a $199 price tag but changes up the offerings somewhat. This model trades graphics for improved response time and display performance, which may just prove to give you an edge over your competition.

Acer Nitro 50 gaming PC – $829.99

  • Intel Core i5-12400F – CPU
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB – GPU
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB SSD

The Nitro 50 gaming desktop sports a 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12400F 6-Core processor, 8GB DDR4 memory, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics, and 512GB SSD is perfect for entry-level or casual gamers.

Those are just some of the great gaming options available from Acer this Black Friday so be sure to check back in for the Acer Black Friday sale starting Nov. 24.

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Carl-Edwin Michel

Carl-Edwin is a tech and video game enthusiast. He is the founder and CEO of Northern Arena - one of Canada's biggest esports tournament organizers - and TV and interactive production company Northern Arena Productions. He is also the owner of Mirage Esports, and the creator and executive producer of the Canadian Game Awards.

Carl-Edwin Michel has been reporting on the technology and gaming industry since 2009 as a freelance journalist, lecturer, and radio and TV personality.

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