• CPU: Intel Core i7-8550U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51) - Specs

CPU Performance #10
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 1%
  • Intel Core i7-7920HQ 1.1%
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 0.7%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 2.8%
GPU Performance #146
  • AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R7 M440 (2GB DDR3) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon 530 (2GB DDR3) 0.2%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
48Wh, 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

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)

 

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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 i7-8550U

$6999.11
price
813.00+5%
performance
816.00+5.4%
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$6999.11
price
14655.00+1.4%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$6999.11
price
9.21-20.8%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

$1999.11
price
1328.00+2.9%
performance
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)

Gameplay recordings with Intel UHD Graphics 620

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