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Acer’s Nitro 5 is an affordable laptop that lets casual gamers get reckless

You can adjust the fan speed yourself, but don't get too crazy there.
martyn_williams@idg.comThe Nitro 5 will give you a taste of the big leagues with CoolBoost. Switch it on and the cooling system runs at full power.

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Melissa Riofrio spent her formative journalistic years reviewing some of the biggest iron at PCWorld--desktops, laptops, storage, printers--and she continued to focus on hardware testing during stints at Computer Currents and CNET. Currently, in addition to leading PCWorld’s content direction, she covers productivity laptops and Chromebooks.

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