• CPU: Intel Core i7-8705G
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL (Vega 870, 4GB HBM2)
  • Display: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 1.50 kg (3.3 lbs)

Pros

  • Super thin and light body
  • Good performance for the size
  • Dual M.2 PCIe SSD support
  • Decent battery life
  • IPS display offers wide viewing angles and good contrast ratio (LM156LF9L02)
  • It covers 94% of sRGB and our Gaming and Web design profile improves color accuracy to an Average dE of <2.0 (LM156LF9L02)

Cons

  • There is some noticeable flex in the body
  • No RAM upgrade is possible
  • Lacks Thunderbolt connection
  • Uses harmful PWM, although up to only 82 nits (our Health-Guard profile deals with that) (LM156LF9L02)

Acer Aspire 7 A715-73G - Specs

CPU Performance #28
  • Intel Core i7-1065G7 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 0.7%
  • Intel Core i7-8705G
  • Intel Core i7-8550U 0.1%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 0.6%
GPU Performance #43
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (6GB GDDR5) 0.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q (4GB GDDR5) 0.3%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL (Vega 870, 4GB HBM2)
  • NVIDIA Quadro P2000 (Laptop, 4GB GDDR5) 1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (3GB GDDR5) 1.7%
Display
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD PCIe NVMe
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10
Dimensions
358 x 248 x 16.9 mm (14.09" x 9.76" x 0.67")
Weight
1.50 kg (3.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Web camera
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS

Name 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 282.42 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Becomes "Retina" from 12 inches (31 cm)

 

Acer Aspire 7 A715-73G in-depth review

You need a sleek and powerful device, but you don't want to pay a ton of money to get it? Yep, you are part of one of the biggest target groups of the new generation. As such, you might be interested in the device we have for you today. It comes from Acer and its name is Aspire 7 (A715-73G). Since we have reviewed a previous version of this model, we are going to compare both devices on numerous occasions throughout the review. Interestingly, this device is suspiciously familiar to another o[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8705G

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL (Vega 870, 4GB HBM2)

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