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

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

This model ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

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 or playing with your friends online, 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 $1220.

Who it's For

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

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck73th percentile
Versatility67th percentile
Power (General Purpose)53th percentile
Power (Graphical)47th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)40th percentile
Storage Space37th percentile
Portability50th percentile
Longevity60th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck79th percentile
Versatility41th percentile
Power (General Purpose)76th percentile
Power (Graphical)66th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)59th percentile
Storage Space68th percentile
Portability17th percentile
Longevity75th 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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