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Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB11)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB11)

If you're looking for a gaming rig but have limited funds to do so, this system is a compelling solution. It's a reasonably powerful PC for the price and if you need more room for your game collection, it's easier to start with small but fast storage and build from there than starting with slower storage, even if its roomier.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer 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.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

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 Stationary Computer.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $1620.

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • Audio Editor

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck25th percentile
Versatility6th percentile
Power (General Purpose)38th percentile
Power (Graphical)19th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)13th percentile
Storage Space50th percentile
Portability75th percentile
Longevity69th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck51th percentile
Versatility9th percentile
Power (General Purpose)70th percentile
Power (Graphical)54th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)44th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability21th percentile
Longevity77th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G, 6 cores clocked from 3.9 to 4.4 GHz

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w17.5 × d38.6 × h39.2

Dimensions (in): w6.89 × d15.2 × h15.43

Weight (kg): 7.15

Weight (lbs.): 15.77

Features

  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • DVI
  • HDMI
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • USB 2
  • USB Type-C
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Stereo jack
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi 6 ax

Maintenance and Upgrades

I do not have much insight to offer regarding this product.

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Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this stationary computer 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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