• CPU: Intel Core i3-1005G1
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics G1
  • Display: 14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (1x 8192MB) - LPDDR4, 3733MHz
  • Weight: 1.19 kg (2.6 lbs)

Pros

  • Very good battery life
  • Super light thanks to its Magnesium-lithium and magnesium-aluminum alloy combination
  • Has a Thunderbolt 3 port
  • It doesn't use aggressive PWM to adjust screen brightness (Chi Mei N140HCA-EAC (CMN14D4))
  • Barely audible under heavy load
  • Supports PCIe x4 M.2 drives

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader
  • Not very high maximum brightness and narrow color coverage - 54% of sRGB (Chi Mei N140HCA-EAC (CMN14D4))
  • Memory is soldered to the motherboard

Acer Swift 3 (SF314-57) - Specs

CPU Performance #103
  • Intel Core i3-10110U 1809.5%
  • Intel Core i3-1005G1
  • Intel Core i3-8145U 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-7500U 0.3%
GPU Performance #191
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • Intel UHD Graphics G1
  • AMD Radeon 530 (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon 520 (2GB GDDR5) 0.3%
Display
14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
Innolux N140HCA-EAC
Color accuracy 5.8 -> 3.5
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
RAM
8GB (1x 8192MB) - LPDDR4, 3733MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Body Material
Aluminum, Magnesium alloy
Dimensions
320 x 217 x 15.95 mm (12.60" x 8.54" x 0.63")
Weight
1.19 kg (2.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • Wi-Fi Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2x2 MU-MIMO)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Web camera HD 720p (SHDR)
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington lock

 

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DISPLAY: 14.0-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name Innolux N140HCA-EAC
Diagonal 14.0"
Pixel density 157.35 ppi
Brightness 265 cd/m2
sRGB 52%
PWM frequency 25000 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 22 inches (56 cm)
Contrast 1300:1
dE Color Checker 5.8 3.5
PWM Rating 7.7: (acceptable)
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Health-Guard

The first and most important profile (in our opinion) is the Health-Guard – when being used with our LM Profiles application, Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body.

Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate (they may seem strange at first but after a few minutes our brain will start recognizing them as accurate ones – that’s how Health-Guard differs from alternatives like f.lux).

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Office Work and Web Design

The second profile type is Office Work and Web Design. Business tasks are various, most often related to a set of office-targeted applications. Sometimes, working outside is necessary. In such cases color accuracy is paramount, but so is image clarity, brightness, contrast etc. A piece of text must be legible, graphics and histograms must be clear. All of this is precisely what this profile is for. If you’re doing office work, web design, or simply value color accuracy when browsing the Internet, this is the profile to use!

It’s important to note that not all displays are suited for Web design – our profiles can not compensate for insufficient sRGB coverage (most TN panels have this problem), so you you might want to check our detailed color tests in the respective product reviews we’ve done if you want to use the machine for professional work.

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Gaming and Movie Nights

Gaming is among the main driving forces for the fast clip of hardware development. Gamers are well-aware of the fact that a poor image can ruin the entire experience.

The same goes for watching movies. Imagine sitting down for a nice movie after a long day, and barely making out what’s on the screen. The ‘Gaming and movie night’ profile can make a huge difference. We strongly recommend you use it, since it’s gamma curve is specifically tuned to reveal details in the dark sections of the image.

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This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

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Health-Guard

Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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Acer Swift 3 (SF314-57) in-depth review

Here comes the latest Acer Swift 3 to hit the market - the SF314-57. You may also find it with a delicate "G" at the end of its name, which symbolizes the dedicated graphics card included with the specific model. Firstly, this laptop reveals a great continuity in design features plus some newly implemented stuff. However, this is not what is most interesting about this device. Clearly, the hardware is in a good moment right now, as Swift 3 is another laptop brand that utilizes the new 10th G[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i3-1005G1

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics G1

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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performance

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
16
fps
-
-
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
10
fps
-
-
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
31
fps
21
fps
-
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
MED
 
Bench
11
fps
-
-
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
LOW
MAX
Bench
95
fps
55
fps
24
fps
-
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
LOW
MED
MAX
 
Bench
67
fps
43
fps
24
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
LOW
MED
 
Bench
108
fps
108
fps
57
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
MIN
MED
 
Bench
142
fps
23
fps
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
MED
MAX
 
Bench
197
fps
159
fps
96
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
 
 
Bench
64
fps
28
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
31
fps
22
fps
12
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
19
fps
-
-
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
LOW
MED
Bench
12
fps
-
-
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
MIN
MAX
 
 
Bench
532
fps
42
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
LOW
MED
Bench
24
fps
-
-
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
Bench
37
fps
35
fps
32
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
13
fps
-
-
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
LOW
MAX
 
 
Bench
99
fps
30
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
LOW
 
Bench
9
fps
-
-
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
LOW
MED
Bench
9
fps
-
-
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
LOW
 
 
Bench
27
fps
-
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 20
LOW
 
 
Bench
47
fps
28
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
LOW
MED
Bench
20
fps
-
-
-
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
LOW
 
 
Bench
43
fps
-
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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