Acer Aspire V3-551-8469 here are the specs AMD A-Series Quad-Core A8-4500M 1.9 GHz (4 MB Cache)
4 GB SDRAM
500 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
15.6-Inch Screen, AMD Radeon? HD 7640G Graphics
Windows 8, 5-hour battery life a side note this can overclock at least to 2.8 ghz how would this computer be for gaming and what games would I be able to play on it?
You can't overclock laptops or you'd risk frying the whole system. Low power CPUs are made for low power form factors, and doing anything out of the ordinary won't end well. As far as games go, with 4GB RAM and a low end Radeon card, you'll be able to play some games but at very low resolutions.