• CPU: Intel Core i3-7100U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Display: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 4GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)

Pros

  • Good build quality
  • Lack of PWM (AUO38ED)
  • Good sound quality
  • Matte screen finish
  • Relatively low price
  • Support for M.2 PCIe storage

Cons

  • Low battery runtimes
  • Modest color gamut coverage (AUO38ED)
  • Uncomfortable viewing angles

Acer Aspire 3 (A315) - Specs

CPU Performance #116
  • Intel Core i5-4310U
  • Intel Core i5-3210M
  • Intel Core i3-7100U
  • AMD FX-9800P
  • Intel Core i5-5200U
GPU Performance #183
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R7 M260 (2GB DDR3, 64-bit) 0.2%
  • 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, 5400 rpm
RAM
4GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
4810 mAh, Li-Polymer, 2-cell
Dimensions
382 x 259 x 22 mm (15.04" x 10.20" x 0.87")
Weight
2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 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 IEEE 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo headphone/mic jack
Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

 

 

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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)

 

Acer Aspire 3 (A315) in-depth review

Today we shall have a look at yet another product meant for those who do not want to invest a lot of money into expensive and powerful laptops but do want a regular budget machine at a low price - Acer Acer Aspire 3 (A315-21). This is a mid-range budget product that may attract many customers. Hence our interest in it. We must first note the hardware highlights. The configuration we've chosen features a dual-core AMD A4-9120 CPU - a mid-range chip part of the Stoney Ridge architecture. As [...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i3-7100U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$1869.00+393%
price
263.00+0.8%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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0.00-100%
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Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
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performance
22.40-2.7%

GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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price
1070.00+4.6%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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price
201.00-50.7%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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price
0.00-100%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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price
268.00-52.5%
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