• 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: 2x 8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 1.50 kg (3.3 lbs)


  • Astonishing white magnesium body
  • Its display covers 100% of Adobe RGB and is pretty color accurate
  • Super bright 4K IPS panel
  • It doesn'te use PWM to adjust its brightness levels
  • Dual M.2 PCIe SSD support


  • There is some noticeable flex in the body
  • No RAM upgrade is possible
  • Lacks Thunderbolt connection
  • Mediocre battery life

Acer ConceptD 5 (CN515-51) - Specs

CPU Performance #49
  • Intel Core i5-9300H 4.5%
  • Intel Core i5-10400H 39.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8705G
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3550H 1.1%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3750H 2%
  • Intel Core i5-8300H 3.1%
GPU Performance #46
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q 1.3%
  • NVIDIA Quadro T2000 (4GB GDDR5) 2.4%
  • 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%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5) 2.7%
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
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AUO B156ZAN03.1 (AUO31EB)
Color accuracy 6.0 -> 3.2
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
2x 8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
Windows 10 Pro
Body material
Aluminum, Magnesium alloy
356 x 248 x 16.9 mm (14.02" x 9.76" x 0.67")
1.50 kg (3.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington Lock


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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 3840 x 2160, IPS

Name AUO B156ZAN03.1 (AUO31EB)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 282.42 ppi
Brightness 386 cd/m2
sRGB 100%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Becomes "Retina" from 12 inches (31 cm)
Contrast 1400:1
dE Color Checker 6.0 3.2
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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