Acer Aspire 5 (A517-53 / A517-53G)

Acer Aspire 5 (A517-53 / A517-53G) - Specs

  • BOE NV173FHM-N49 (BOE084E)
  • Color accuracy  5.0  4.1
  • up to 1000GB SSD
  • M.2 Slot
  • 1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 4.0 x4 + 1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4  See photo
  • RAM
  • up to 16GB
  • OS
  • Windows 11 Home, Windows 11 Pro, No OS
  • Battery
  • 50Wh, 3-cell, 50.3Wh, 3-cell
  • Body material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
  • Dimensions
  • 402.1 x 257.9 x 19.9 mm (15.83" x 10.15" x 0.78")
  • Weight
  • 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 4, Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.1
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • 2x Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Kensington Lock

All Acer Aspire 5 (A517-53 / A517-53G) configurations



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Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

Design and Gaming

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.


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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CPU performance

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the CPUs that come in the Acer Aspire 5 (A517-53 / A517-53G) series.

GPU performance

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the GPUs that come in the Acer Aspire 5 (A517-53 / A517-53G) series.

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

Acer Aspire 5 (A517-53 / A517-53G) in-depth review

If 17-inch laptops are your vibe, you are at the right place. We have recently had a run of large notebooks, and we ran it through the LaptopMedia treatment of tests. Some of the results were expected, while others were impressive. Nevertheless, the best thing we have seen is that you have a wide variety of choices, for pretty much every budget. And you can almost never go wrong. On the other hand, we might be seeing the last days of 17-inch computers. The market was flooded with 16-inch devices, while 18-inch monsters are just around the corner, as we have seen at CES 2023. Regardless [...]


  • 2x SODIMM, 2x M.2 PCIe x4 (one Gen 4)
  • Great cooling and performance
  • Comfortable viewing angles and good contrast ratio
  • No PWM
  • Light chassis
  • Thunderbolt 4 + fingerprint reader


  • Covers only 52% of the sRGB gamut
  • No SD card reader

How to open Acer Aspire 5 (A517-53G) - disassembly and upgrade options

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Games you can play on this laptop series

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (96EU) 97 FPS PLAY VIDEO 43 FPS PLAY VIDEO