• CPU: Intel Core i5-8250U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 128GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB
  • 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 A515-51 - Specs

CPU Performance #31
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 0.4%
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ 0.6%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-6820HQ 0.9%
GPU Performance #69
  • AMD Radeon Pro 560 (4GB GDDR5) 0.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M (4GB GDDR5, GM107) 0.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (4GB GDDR5) 0.1%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
HDD/SSD
128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
8GB
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
4810 mAh, 2-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 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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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8250U

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB GDDR5)

Some games you can play on this laptop

DOTA 2
quality
average
94 fps
77 fps
54 fps
44 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
117 fps
96 fps
74 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
82 fps
33 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
50 fps
44 fps
40 fps
32 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
39 fps
29 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
quality
average
31 fps
29 fps
22 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
104 fps
98 fps
66 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
90 fps
26 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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