• CPU: Intel Core i5-10300H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • One of the best-priced gaming laptops out there
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, clicky feedback, and an optional RGB backlight
  • Two M.2 slots with RAID 0 support
  • The display doesn't flicker at any brightness level (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • Has a good contrast ratio and comfortable viewing angles (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • 144Hz display option

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader and Thunderbolt support
  • Hot and loud during gameplay
  • Covers only 53% of sRGB (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • Subpar CPU performance

Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-55) - Specs

CPU Performance #50
  • Intel Core i7-10710U 4819.1%
  • Intel Core i7-1165G7 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-10300H
  • Intel Core i5-10400H 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-9300H 1.5%
  • Intel Core i5-1135G7 45.5%
GPU Performance #53
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop, 50W) 0.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA Quadro T2000 (4GB GDDR5) 3.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q 2.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5) 4%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 RAID 0 See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
3560 mAh, 4-cell
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
363.4 x 255 x 23.9 mm (14.31" x 10.04" x 0.94")
Weight
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • HDMI
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Optical drive

 

 

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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)

 

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-10300H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
121
fps
80
fps
39
fps
26
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
171
fps
92
fps
49
fps
29
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
61
fps
56
fps
49
fps
30
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
202
fps
138
fps
125
fps
111
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
MED
 
Bench
81
fps
78
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
LOW
MAX
Bench
181
fps
147
fps
127
fps
105
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
LOW
MED
MAX
 
Bench
338
fps
281
fps
217
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
LOW
MED
 
Bench
395
fps
398
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
MIN
MED
 
Bench
622
fps
160
fps
79
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
MED
MAX
 
Bench
499
fps
402
fps
362
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
 
 
Bench
465
fps
181
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
211
fps
132
fps
81
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
120
fps
82
fps
70
fps
61
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
LOW
MED
Bench
70
fps
61
fps
51
fps
32
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
96
fps
56
fps
50
fps
32
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
MIN
MAX
 
 
Bench
1179
fps
101
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
LOW
MED
Bench
152
fps
94
fps
79
fps
73
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
Bench
201
fps
183
fps
157
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Metro Exodus
LOW
 
Bench
77
fps
32
fps
15
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
90
fps
62
fps
40
fps
29
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
108
fps
90
fps
77
fps
65
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
LOW
MAX
 
 
Bench
174
fps
163
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
LOW
 
Bench
76
fps
62
fps
56
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
LOW
MED
Bench
103
fps
64
fps
54
fps
41
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Red Dead Redemption 2
MIN
MED
Bench
64
fps
36
fps
20
fps
-
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
LOW
 
 
Bench
157
fps
93
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2021
LOW
 
 
Bench
157
fps
96
fps
 
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 20
LOW
 
 
Bench
231
fps
167
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
LOW
MED
Bench
104
fps
78
fps
65
fps
43
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
LOW
 
Bench
80
fps
62
fps
53
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Apex Legends
MIN
MED
MAX
 
Bench
137
fps
100
fps
71
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
LOW
MED
 
Bench
135
fps
100
fps
98
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
LOW
MED
 
Bench
107
fps
99
fps
80
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Battlefield 5
LOW
MED
Bench
109
fps
82
fps
69
fps
63
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
72
fps
63
fps
47
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
ARK: Survival Evolved
LOW
MED
Bench
95
fps
41
fps
33
fps
23
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
LOW
MED
Bench
116
fps
67
fps
40
fps
29
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
LOW
 
 
Bench
267
fps
121
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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