Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-52) - Specs

  • AUO B173HAN04.7 (AUO479D)
  • Color accuracy  4.1  3.6
  • HDD/SSD
  • up to 2000GB SSD + up to 2000GB HDD
  • M.2 Slot
  • 2x 2280 M.2 NVMe slots  See photo
  • RAM
  • up to 64GB
  • OS
  • Windows 10 Home, Windows 11 Home, Linux, No OS
  • Battery
  • 55Wh, 4-cell, 55Wh, 4-cell , 53Wh, 4-cell
  • Body material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate
  • Dimensions
  • 403.5 x 280 x 24.9 mm (15.89" x 11.02" x 0.98")
  • Weight
  • 2.70 kg (6 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.0
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5 Combo Jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • 2 Stereo Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Kensington Lock

 

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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

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 Nitro 5 (AN517-52) series.

Results are from the Cinebench 20 Multi-core test (the higher the score, the better)

GPU performance

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the GPUs that come in the Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-52) series.

Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-52) in-depth review

The popularity of the Nitro series worldwide is undoubtedly high. One of the main reasons for that is their low price. Indeed, most of the time, they are outsold by the Predator Helios 300 series, but this is to be expected when you take into consideration the better-built quality of the latter. However, the Nitro 5 (AN517-52), is a 17-incher that packs decent hardware - from the budget GTX 1650, all the way up to the RTX 2060, which enables ray-tracing in the titles that support it. Moreover, this notebook embodies the latest from the Intel world, including the Core i5-10300H and the Core[...]

Pros

  • It has two RAM SODIMM slots and two M.2 drives, besides the 2.5" SATA drive bay
  • Optional RGB backlight
  • Lack of PWM (AUO B173HAN04.7)
  • Comfortable viewing angles and good contrast ratio (AUO B173HAN04.7)

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader
  • Slow response times, despite the 120Hz refresh rate (AUO B173HAN04.7)
  • Covers only 51% of sRGB (AUO B173HAN04.7)
  • Doesn't explore the full potential of the Core i7-10750H

Inside Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-52) - disassembly and upgrade options

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Games you can play on this laptop series