Best Gaming Laptop Under $500



Like all the choices, choosing an appropriate laptop to fit your needs is a herculean task as well. With the plethora of choices and bad marketing, a person always ends up buying the things that he does not need. It’s a fast-paced world and even faster when it comes to evolving technology and electronic devices.

With the humongous brand for laptops, Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics company which was founded over 40 years ago. The brand has always assured quality with an affordable price range. The Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG is one of its most selling laptops within budget bounds (under $500).

There’s a scratch of good gaming laptops, but Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG is a good gaming calibre laptop with advance feature and the one which has largely satisfied its customers. The list of specification of this laptop is endless and in the end, it will beckon you to buy it right away.

For those who say “looks don’t matter” must have never looked at our laptop. It swoons a person away. It’s handsomely built with all plastic frameworks and a matte look gives it the refined finish. It’s an entirely plastic body laptop.

The keyboard on the laptop is very basic, all the keys are subdued and fitted and not conclave. All the keys look flat but for a gaming laptop that’s pretty decent feature considering there is relatively less work related to Word. Typing is not best recommended for this laptop. Trackpad in the Acer Aspire E 15 is very accurate than most of the other trackpads in the section, giving it a superior function for a laptop under $500.

The laptop weighs approximately 5 pounds making it easy enough to be mobile.

Moving on, the display quality, if your checklist has the words bold, vivid and vibrant colours for your display screen then Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG is the laptop for you. It’s a full HD display with 1920X1080 resolutions.  It comes with a Comfy View LED-backlit Display with an aspect ratio of 16:9, which is ideal. Under such a price, it is able to cover almost about 95% of sRGB colour gamut.

Speaking of Hardware, the laptops comes with latest Skylake series of 6th generation Intel Core i5-6200U processor clocked at 2.3GHz, which is value for money.

Unlike, the latest laptops from the company with high value and zero ports,(You know what I’m talking about!) the Acer Aspire comes with a bundle of traditional ports. It has three regular USB Type-A ports, One USB Type-C connector, an HDMI port and an ethernet port. No! the list has not finished yet, this was on just one side of the popular machine. On the other side, it has a writable DVD Drive with SD card slot in the front, making it a powerful fully functional machine packed with features.

Talking about the Graphics of the machine will make your jaw drop, I’m sorry to talk about the best at the end, but that’s how we make things interesting.

Well, The super functional Acer device is packed with the NVIDIA 940MX discrete graphics card, which is more than what you can get under the restricted point of money. It flows perfectly with not so heavy games, but it does crank up a little with heavy duty games like Witcher III in 4K resolution.

Next Comes, what you all must be wanting to know by now, the Battery Life of the incredible machine. A battery is something that people care the most about. They always want to charge less and use more. Especially gamers, they want their gaming friends to come over and play for the rest of the night with drinks and zero interruptions. This is the laptop for you people, with an incredible 9h 43min of battery life, need not worry about the battery while playing your favourite games. The Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG has got your back.

But, But, But.. No machine can be perfectly built. A wise man once said, ”Perfection is an illusion”. The laptop has it’s cons too, There is too much heating on the underside that it is rather uncomfortable to use it for a long time on the lap. Not only this, The webcam, simply sucks! I think Asus forgot to keep into consideration, the basic standard of a good 500 dollar laptop. Blurry pictures even in broad daylight.

Among, competing for laptops of its range, the Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG offers a little more attractive design, but less endurance. Apart from the minor shortcomings, it is a handsome laptop for its price. It looks pretty cool, with good performance in both productivity and gaming, lasts pretty long for those memorable gaming sessions with friends.

Bottom line is that the  Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG is a competent high-performance machine which offers more than what is expected from the price range, and it is enough to earn a recommendation.


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