• CPU: Intel Core i5-8300H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 128GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.48 kg (5.5 lbs)

Pros

  • Decent build
  • A slightly more simplistic design approach with less flashy appearance
  • Fairly comfortable input devices
  • Full HD IPS display
  • The panel doesn't use PWM for regulating screen brightness
  • Reliable cooling solution (at least for the AMD configuration)

Cons

  • The display becomes really dim (just 104 cd/m2) when the notebook isn't plugged in
  • The CPU is less powerful than its competitors and too old to be included in a 2017 build
  • The Radeon RX 550 can't beat the GTX 1050 in the same price range

Acer Nitro 5 - Specs

CPU Performance #65
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 5.5%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 2.4%
  • Intel Core i5-8300H
GPU Performance #74
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (3GB GDDR5) 1%
  • NVIDIA Quadro P2000 (Laptop, 4GB GDDR5) 1.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q (40W) 1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q (34W) 1.5%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
HDD/SSD
128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
No OS
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
390 x 268 x 27 mm (15.35" x 10.55" x 1.06")
Weight
2.48 kg (5.5 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card Reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2x2 MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD webcam
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Dual Fans (+CoolBoost)

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)

 

Acer Nitro 5 in-depth review

Acer's Nitro 5 lineup seems like a strange addition to the gaming family since there are already low-end gaming configurations under the Aspire VX 15 brand. In any case, the Nitro 5 has more in common with the mid-range Acer Predator Helios 300 notebooks rather than the VX 15 due to its cooling design, chassis and overall construction. And while the case looks good and appears to be more solid than the VX 15, the Nitro 5 incorporates a poorly-designed cooling solution with both cooling fans [...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8300H

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)

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