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Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

Suppose you're craving your favourite PC game or need to get some graphical work done in places where a desktop PC would be impractical. In that case, this laptop proposes a reasonably cost-effective solution.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Laptop which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Laptop.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $20 on accessories, for a total cost of $920.

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared to other Laptops

Bang for the Buck94th percentile
Versatility71th percentile
Power (General Purpose)69th percentile
Power (Graphical)92th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)76th percentile
Storage Space98th percentile
Portability2th percentile
Battery Autonomy30th percentile
Ease of Maintenance100th percentile
Longevity76th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck90th percentile
Versatility82th percentile
Power (General Purpose)52th percentile
Power (Graphical)78th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)68th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability4th percentile
Battery Autonomy31th percentile
Ease of Maintenance98th percentile
Longevity60th percentile

Specs

Screen

15.6", 1920×1080 (FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i5-10300H, 4 cores clocked from 2.5 to 4.5 GHz

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Battery

57.5Wh

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w363.4 × d255 × h23.9

Dimensions (in): w143.07 × d647.7 × h60.71

Weight (kg): 2.3

Weight (lbs.): 5.07

Features

  • Backlit
  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • Webcam / Front-Facing Camera / Selfie Cam
  • HDMI
  • IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.)
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • USB Type-C
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • Built-in Number Pad
  • Built-In Keyboard
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi 6 ax

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Battery: A technician can help you with that

Local Storage: Easy project for an enthusiast

Memory: Easy project for an enthusiast

GPU: Can't be repaired or updated

Additional Ressources

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this laptop to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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