• CPU: Intel Core i7-8550U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 0.97 kg (2.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Ultra-thin and lightweight body
  • All-aluminum chassis with good build quality
  • Very fast and responsive device
  • Good IPS display with touchscreen
  • Core i7-8550U onboard
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Lack of an RJ45 port
  • Screen is a bit shaky when using the touchscreen
  • Bad thermal effectiveness (at very high load)

Acer Swift 5 (SF514-52) - Specs

CPU Performance #15
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK (@ 3.8GHz) 2.3%
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8705G 0.6%
GPU Performance #151
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)
  • Intel Iris Graphics 540 0.2%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge)
  • AMD Radeon R7 M440 (2GB DDR3) 0.3%
Display
14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
AUO B140HAK02.0
Color accuracy 3.4 -> 1.4
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot
RAM
8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
4670 mAh, 2-cell
Body material
Aluminum, Magnesium-Lithium alloy (Magnesium-lithium top & bottom; Magnesium-aluminum palm rest)
Dimensions
329 x 228 x 15 mm (12.95" x 8.98" x 0.59")
Weight
0.97 kg (2.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort, HDMI
  • HDMI
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack
Features
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 14.0-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name AUO B140HAK02.0
Diagonal 14.0"
Pixel density 157.35 ppi
Brightness 213 cd/m2
sRGB 72%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 22 inches (56 cm)
Contrast 1450:1
dE Color Checker 3.4 1.4
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)

 

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8550U

$5999.11
price
813.00+5%
performance
790.00+2.1%
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$5999.11
price
14655.00+1.4%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$5999.11
price
9.21-20.8%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

$999.11
price
1340.00+0.4%
performance
Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Some games you can play on this laptop

GTA V
quality
average
32 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
61 fps
35 fps
22 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
88 fps
40 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
122 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
37 fps
30 fps
20 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144 fps
108 fps
80 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
31 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
76 fps
28 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
110 fps
88 fps
65 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
76 fps
24 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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