• CPU: Intel Core i5-7200U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Display: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 1000.00GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4 (up to 20GB)
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51) - Specs

CPU Performance #61
  • Intel Core i5-7300U 0.9%
  • Intel Core i5-7360U 1.4%
  • Intel Core i5-7200U
  • Intel Core i7-6600U 0.3%
  • Intel Core i7-6500U 0.3%
GPU Performance #161
  • AMD Radeon R7 M260 (2GB DDR3, 64-bit)
  • AMD Radeon R7 M360 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Intel HD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R5 M430 (2GB DDR3)
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo-L)
Display
15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4 (up to 20GB)
Battery
3220 mAh, 4-cell, Li-ion
Dimensions
382 x 263 x 22 mm (15.04" x 10.35" x 0.87")
Weight
2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 2x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo headphone/mic jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera 720p
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN

Name 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 100.45 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1366 x 768
Becomes "Retina" from 34 inches (87 cm)

 

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Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51) in-depth review

Acer just released its new Aspire 5 and 7 lineup but the market responded shortly due to the great value these notebooks offer. And despite some obvious drawbacks, the 17-inch version of the Aspire 5 quickly became our favorite choice in the budget 17-inch segment thanks to its excellent price/performance ratio, ideal screen and fairly robust design. But for a little less, you can get the 15-inch Aspire 5 that we are reviewing here so we expect similar if not the exact same user experience. [...]

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Pros

  • Fairly good build quality
  • Decent keyboard
  • Generally good IPS display for the asking price
  • The display doesn't use PWM for regulating brightness above 22%
  • Good price/performance ratio
  • Extra long battery life

Cons

  • Wobbly and stiff touchpad
  • No keyboard illumination
  • GPU gets a bit hot under heavy and extended workload

CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-7200U

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performance
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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