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Acer is swooping in right before Black Friday with one of the best PC gaming laptop deals we’ve seen so far: its 2017 Predator Triton 700 is $2,000 off for a final price of $999.99. It’s not the newest of machines, so you won’t find an Nvidia RTX graphics chip or a 9th Gen Intel processor inside, but it has plenty of power nevertheless.
This laptop has a 15.6-inch 1080p display with a 120Hz refresh rate and G-Sync support — the latter spec a rarity in gaming laptops, especially one this affordable. The higher refresh rate will help you see your games running at up to 120 frames per second instead of being locked to 60 fps like the displays on most gaming laptops. The G-Sync support should also eliminate screen tearing, which is common to see at high frame rates with V-Sync switched off.
There may be enough power to actually drive some games at 120Hz, too: there’s an Nvidia GTX 1080 Max-Q graphics chip inside, as well as a 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad-core processor with a base clock speed of 2.8GHz and a healthy 32GB of RAM. That’s Nvidia’s previous generation high-end GPU, but even today, the GTX 1080 is still trading blows with