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Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-620-EB12)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-620-EB12)

If you need an affordable gaming rig, you could do a lot worse than this one. With fast storage space, a decent CPU and more graphical horsepower than your garden-variety PC, it's a great platform for gaming and creative projects.

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 $1320.

Who it's For

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

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck56th percentile
Versatility74th percentile
Power (General Purpose)37th percentile
Power (Graphical)37th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)37th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability63th percentile
Longevity67th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck71th percentile
Versatility40th percentile
Power (General Purpose)66th percentile
Power (Graphical)63th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)60th percentile
Storage Space90th percentile
Portability19th percentile
Longevity77th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-11400, 6 cores clocked from 2.6 to 4.4 GHz

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

12 GB

Storage

1 TB 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 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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