Cheap Ray Tracing: Acer Nitro 5 with RTX 2060 Now $799

Acer Nitro 5 with RTX 2060 Graphics
(Image credit: Walmart)

If you've been paying attention to the graphics card market lately, you'll know how difficult and expensive it is to buy any Nvidia RTX-enabled card. Even the base model RTX 2060, the lowest-end GPU you can get for ray tracing, is sometimes sold out and pricey, hovering around the $350 range. 

So it's a really tremendous Cyber Monday laptop deal now that you can score an Acer Nitro 5 laptop with RTX 2060 graphics and a slew of other amenities for just $799 at Walmart. This configuration also sports a 15.6-inch, 144 Hz screen, 16GB of RAM,  an Intel Core i5 CPU, and dual storage: a 256GB SSD and 1TB hard drive.

Acer Nitro 5 with RTX 2060, 144 Hz: was $1099, now $799 at Walmart

Acer Nitro 5 with RTX 2060, 144 Hz: was $1099, now $799 at Walmart
This 15.6-inch gaming rig is ready to play games that have ray tracing thanks to its RTX 2060 GPU. It also has a 144 Hz, 1080 display, Core i5 CPU, 16GB of RAM and both a 256GB SSD and a 1TB hard drive.

With that kind of firepower under the hood, you can easily exceed the Cyberpunk 2077 system requirements and get great shadows and lighting effects in the most anticipated game of the year. You can also enjoy ray-tracing-enabled games like Battlefield V, Fortnite, and, yes, Minecraft RTX.

The 144 Hz, 1080p screen ensures that, no matter how many frames the graphics card pumps out, you should be able to view them without tearing or ghosting. This Acer Nitro 5 also has Wi-Fi 6 so it's compatible with the latest and fastest routers.

For more savings, check our list of best Cyber Monday deals overall, best Cyber Monday monitor deals, best Cyber Monday SSD deals, best Cyber Monday CPU deals, best Cyber Monday graphics card deals, best Cyber Monday laptop deals, best Cyber Monday gaming PC deals and best Cyber Monday Raspberry Pi deals.


Avram Piltch
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  • PrinceTexasLoaf
    Psh $800 isn't cheap ray tracing. I can't imagine how bad performance would be when using ray tracing haha.