Nowadays, most gaming laptops sport a very aggressive and bulky designs, with a lot of elements which are basically screaming “Hey, I’m a gaming machine!”. Still, for those of you who prefer an elegant device, there are solutions and one of them is the Acer Aspire VN7591G72K6. Its stylish look doesn’t reveal at all how much horsepower it’s hiding under the hood, being able to deal with the most recent titles with no problems at all.
The processor is a 4th Gen Intel Core i7-4720HQ, with eight cores running at 2.6 GHz. Of course, like most high-end Intel CPUs, it features the Turbo Boost technology, so you can increase the clock speed and improve the energy efficiency. The CPU is aided by 16 GB of DDR3 RAM, so running graphics-demanding games or editing videos won’t create any issues.
In terms of graphics, the Acer Aspire VN7591G72K6 is loaded with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M card, with 4 GB of GDDR5 dedicated video memory. Finally, the storage capacity counts 1 TB and it’s more than enough for all your files, like music, videos or movies. Also, the laptop has an extra 256 GB solid state drive, for quick start up times.
Since it doesn’t have an optical drive, you can use one of the three USB 3.0 ports or the built-in media reader for file transfers. As for the connectivity, it comes with a Bluetooth 4.0 interface, which enables you to sync the laptop with compatible devices, HDMI output, for connecting it to a bigger display and Gigabit Ethernet LAN, for wired web access.
Of course, the wireless LAN isn’t missing. The next generation module connects to a router for speed nearly three times faster than Wireless-N.
Moving on to the display, the Acer Aspire VN7591G72K6 is using a 15.6″ full HD panel, with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, so no matter if you’re watching a movie or playing a game, it will always deliver vibrant colors and clarity, thanks to the ComfyView mode. Also, it features IPS technology, for wide viewing angles.
Above, there’s a built-in webcam and microphone duo, perfect for keeping in touch with friends and family over Skype, enjoying high quality image and sound.
This laptop’s battery is a 3-cell lithium-ion power pack, with a capacity of 4450 mAh, being able to keep it alive for more than 7 hours, in regular use conditions.
Like mentioned above, the design is one of Acer Aspire VN7591G72K6’s biggest pluses. It comes in a matte black finish, with silver accents and it measures just 0.94″ in thickness. Pretty impressive for such a powerful laptop, we’d say. Finally, it weighs 5.29 lbs. so you can easily transport it anywhere.
The Acer Aspire VN7591G72K6 is available for $1292.99, with a pre-installed copy of Windows 8.1 64-bit. It’s not cheap, but considering the specs and the design, it’s a great deal.