CNET First Look
Acer's Aspire VX 15 delivers good gaming on a budgetWith an edgier design than the average Aspire, Acer has put together a solid gaming laptop that starts at a reasonable $800.
[MUSIC] You can easily spend thousands on game and laptop but Acer's Aspire VX 15 is one of the nicest, that you gamers have seen this year. [MUSIC] Starting price of $300, it comes with various Is GeForce GTX 1050 GPU an intel core i5 processor, 8 gigs of memory and a 256 gig SSD. [MUSIC] If memory installed sound too small, you can open it up add more both on your own, Also expect to spend sometime uninstalling many of its preloaded Apps. Otherwise, the configuration is good enough to play demanding modern games at medium settings. But older games do just fine at higher settings at the screen's full HD resolution. The red backlit keyboard is comfortable With some soft bounds to it and there is an extra glow for your WASD keys. And if you would rather hook up your own peripherals there's room for them here, with a full size HDMI out, USB type C and more and it's all wrapped up in a body that looks like a gaming system but one that's not so over the top. [MUSIC] What's nice is none of it feels like a compromise at its price. Even its speakers sounds surprisingly good for the money and battery life tapped out at six hours on our video streaming test. Acer does offer several configurations if you want more memory or storage or a slightly better processor or graphics but for sub $1,000 gaming laptop It deserves a spot on your list. [MUSIC]