• CPU: Intel Core i3-8130U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 17.3”, HD+ (1600 x 900), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 2.90 kg (6.4 lbs)

Acer Aspire 5 - Specs

CPU Performance #66
  • Intel Core i5-7300U 0.6%
  • Intel Core i7-4600M 0.6%
  • Intel Core i3-8130U
  • Intel Core i5-7200U 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-6600U 0.5%
GPU Performance #87
  • NVIDIA Quadro M520 (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA Quadro M600M (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon R8 M445DX (2GB DDR3) 0.2%
Display
17.3”, HD+ (1600 x 900), TN
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD slot (2280)
RAM
8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum (Plastic exterior, aluminum interior)
Dimensions
423 x 290 x 28 mm (16.65" x 11.42" x 1.10")
Weight
2.90 kg (6.4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 2x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Audio jack
Features
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Microphone
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 17.3”, HD+ (1600 x 900), TN

Name 17.3”, HD+ (1600 x 900), TN
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 106.11 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1600 x 900
Becomes "Retina" from 33 inches (83 cm)

 

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The last few years, Acer is the OEM with one of the best value notebooks and it aims to uphold its reputation with the new Acer Aspire 5 lineup. The series delivers a variety of configurations packed in a decent 15-inch and 17-inch bodies without too much compromise in build quality. The most interesting models, however, are the ones with the latest 8th Generation Intel Core-U processors. Luckily, we now have the chance to test the Core i7-8550U processor that features not two but four compu[...]

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Pros

  • Decent build with small exceptions
  • Best in class display - bright, vibrant and with wide sRGB coverage
  • No PWM at any brightness level
  • Good price/performance ratio
  • Impressive battery runtimes for a budget 17-inch laptop

Cons

  • Wobbly touchpad
  • No keyboard LED illumination
  • Just a few flexible areas - the lid and interior

CPU Performance: Intel Core i3-8130U

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5)