• CPU: Intel Core i5-7200U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

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

Acer Aspire 5 - Specs

CPU Performance #78
  • Intel Core i3-8130U 0.2%
  • Intel Core i5-7300U 0.7%
  • Intel Core i5-7200U
  • Intel Core i7-6600U 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-6500U 0.2%
GPU Performance #91
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 (2GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100 (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
  • NVIDIA Quadro M600M (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
3220 mAh, Li-Ion, 4-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
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
  • Web camera 720p
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)

 

Acer Aspire 5 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. [...]

Read the full review

CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-7200U

$1086.99+21%
price
336.00-1.5%
performance
345.00+1.2%
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$1086.99+21%
price
6676.00+3.4%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1086.99+21%
price
15.50-22.5%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2GB GDDR5)

$698.00-22%
price
2488.00+1.1%
performance
Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$698.00-22%
price
383.00-26.8%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$698.00-22%
price
300.00-18.3%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$698.00-22%
price
491.00-29.6%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Some games you can play on this laptop

GTA V
quality
average
64 fps
25 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
95 fps
58 fps
48 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
32 fps
20 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
33 fps
29 fps
26 fps
21 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
quality
average
30 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
91 fps
67 fps
37 fps
28 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
63 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
144+ fps
35 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
72 fps
56 fps
36 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
128 fps
113 fps
106 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
120 fps
44 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
76 fps
50 fps
28 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
143 fps
66 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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