Acer announces its first Chromebook for… gaming?

The Acer Chromebook 516 GE gaming laptop

When one particular thinks of gaming, one particular normally thinks of a console, smartphone, or gaming Computer/laptop. Nonetheless, cloud gaming is rapidly getting traction (even while Google just lately introduced it is shutting Stadia down), and a good deal of units are on the horizon to facilitate that. The newest arrives from Acer in the variety of the Acer Chromebook 516 GE — a huge 16″ Chromebook with reliable specs for cloud gaming on solutions like GeForce NOW.

Powered by 12th Gen Intel Core processors, a massive 16-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) IPS screen with 120Hz refresh price, anti-ghosting keyboard, innovative DTS audio, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 256GB of PCIe Gen3 SSD storage, and more, the Chromebook itself sounds very reliable.

“The Acer Chromebook 516 GE sets the stage for a new era of Chromebooks with the emphasis squarely on gaming it brings together the perfect assortment of gaming components, video game-streaming aid for NVIDIA GeForce NOW’s leading tier and straightforward entry to common activity titles from the foremost cloud gaming platforms. Chromebooks have secured their posture as an indispensable instrument for education, work, enjoyment, and individual productiveness, so now it is time to have a lot more exciting.”

James Lin,General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business enterprise, Acer Inc.

According to Acer, the Chromebook 516 GE “supports the highest functionality tier of NVIDIA GeForce NOW” for cloud gaming. With its complex technical specs, this Chromebook must supply a good streaming gaming experience as very long as you have a first rate net relationship for its RJ-45 2.5G Ethernet port and Wi-Fi 6E help. The Chromebook also incorporates twin USB Style-C, a USB Form-A, HDMI, and Bluetooth 5.2 ports and connectivity.

The Acer Chromebook 516 GE gaming laptop
The Acer Chromebook 516 GE gaming notebook.

The Acer Chromebook 516 GE gaming notebook will be out there in the United States in October starting up at US$649.99. For a minimal time, Google is also featuring a 3-thirty day period free of charge trial of NVIDIA GeForce NOW for U.S. purchasers.

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Past Current on October 11, 2022.

Acer Chromebook 516 GE gaming laptop

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