Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-53/54) - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 4000GB SSD + up to 2000GB HDD
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
up to 64GB
OS
Windows 10 Home, No OS, Windows 10 Pro
Dimensions
403.5 x 260 x 24.9 mm (15.89" x 10.24" x 0.98")
Weight
2.70 kg (6 lbs)
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 4, Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • HDMI 2.1
  • 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 Far-Field Microphones
  • Speakers Stereo Speakers, DTS X:Ultra Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington Lock Slot

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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 (AN517-53/54) 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 (AN517-53/54) series.

 

Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-53/54) in-depth review

The worldwide expansion of the Nitro series continues with full power. The success of these devices is undoubtful - in most scenarios, these machines aren't top-notch in every category but they provide great bang for their buck. The Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-54) is a typical device that belongs to the Nitro 5 family - its powers are hidden in its shell. The Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-54) can be picked with some Tiger Lake H45 CPUs and NVIDIA Ampere GPUs. Finally, we can say goodbye to the old and hot 14nm[...]

Read the full review

Pros

  • It has two RAM SODIMM slots and two M.2 drives, besides the 2.5" SATA drive bay
  • Optional RGB backlight
  • Decent price tag
  • Has a lot of GPU options

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader
  • Mediocre battery life
  • The cooling could be better

Inside Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-54) – disassembly and upgrade options

 

Games you can play on this laptop series

Apex Legends
 
Bench
299
fps
286
fps
206
fps
 
-21%
264
fps
210
fps
151
fps
 
-37%
212
fps
167
fps
117
fps
 
-48%
178
fps
137
fps
93
fps
 
-61%
137
fps
100
fps
71
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 21
 
 
Bench
-1%
204
fps
192
fps
 
 
-12%
186
fps
164
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
ARK: Survival Evolved
146
fps
130
fps
110
fps
71
fps
-10%
178
fps
99
fps
83
fps
50
fps
-24%
173
fps
75
fps
61
fps
38
fps
-58%
95
fps
41
fps
33
fps
23
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
 
 
Bench
-28%
1179
fps
101
fps
 
 
-69%
450
fps
109
fps
 
 
-70%
453
fps
72
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Red Dead Redemption 2
108
fps
99
fps
64
fps
35
fps
-16%
111
fps
77
fps
45
fps
23
fps
-41%
94
fps
57
fps
30
fps
-
-46%
86
fps
52
fps
28
fps
-
-61%
64
fps
36
fps
20
fps
-
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
182
fps
159
fps
95
fps
66
fps
-4%
176
fps
141
fps
88
fps
77
fps
-15%
180
fps
134
fps
72
fps
42
fps
-32%
171
fps
92
fps
49
fps
29
fps
-36%
126
fps
95
fps
59
fps
40
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
105
fps
88
fps
80
fps
75
fps
-10%
100
fps
85
fps
73
fps
54
fps
-33%
83
fps
68
fps
41
fps
41
fps
-47%
76
fps
63
fps
21
fps
24
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Cyberpunk 2077
124
fps
112
fps
97
fps
83
fps
-23%
105
fps
87
fps
69
fps
58
fps
-49%
65
fps
58
fps
50
fps
38
fps
-53%
63
fps
52
fps
44
fps
37
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
183
fps
165
fps
128
fps
 
-28%
134
fps
118
fps
90
fps
 
-62%
72
fps
63
fps
47
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
 
Bench
657
fps
361
fps
222
fps
 
-21%
444
fps
347
fps
188
fps
 
-31%
622
fps
160
fps
79
fps
 
-31%
450
fps
269
fps
132
fps
 
-38%
406
fps
240
fps
117
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
268
fps
216
fps
187
fps
132
fps
-21%
229
fps
168
fps
143
fps
95
fps
-42%
166
fps
124
fps
106
fps
70
fps
-47%
155
fps
113
fps
96
fps
61
fps
-64%
104
fps
78
fps
65
fps
43
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
 
Bench
455
fps
432
fps
403
fps
 
-1%
493
fps
423
fps
366
fps
 
-12%
442
fps
380
fps
309
fps
 
-15%
429
fps
374
fps
293
fps
 
-35%
338
fps
281
fps
217
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Battlefield 5
154
fps
125
fps
125
fps
119
fps
-3%
139
fps
123
fps
123
fps
121
fps
-15%
142
fps
111
fps
100
fps
92
fps
-20%
136
fps
104
fps
92
fps
84
fps
-38%
109
fps
82
fps
69
fps
63
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2021
 
 
Bench
-4%
226
fps
183
fps
 
 
-16%
219
fps
137
fps
 
 
-18%
212
fps
137
fps
 
 
-40%
157
fps
96
fps
 
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
236
fps
198
fps
193
fps
182
fps
-8%
229
fps
187
fps
171
fps
154
fps
-25%
201
fps
145
fps
148
fps
113
fps
-34%
181
fps
131
fps
122
fps
101
fps
-59%
120
fps
82
fps
70
fps
61
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
215
fps
179
fps
170
fps
150
fps
-4%
207
fps
174
fps
163
fps
144
fps
-12%
194
fps
155
fps
148
fps
131
fps
-20%
172
fps
145
fps
136
fps
121
fps
-22%
181
fps
147
fps
127
fps
105
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
107
fps
100
fps
89
fps
64
fps
-15%
90
fps
83
fps
73
fps
61
fps
-16%
97
fps
86
fps
73
fps
45
fps
-21%
93
fps
80
fps
69
fps
43
fps
-41%
70
fps
61
fps
51
fps
32
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
 
Bench
252
fps
237
fps
213
fps
 
-30%
184
fps
173
fps
136
fps
 
-35%
136
fps
216
fps
101
fps
 
-47%
149
fps
141
fps
85
fps
 
-59%
107
fps
99
fps
80
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
224
fps
135
fps
89
fps
67
fps
-4%
206
fps
119
fps
90
fps
77
fps
-22%
183
fps
105
fps
66
fps
50
fps
-30%
164
fps
93
fps
58
fps
43
fps
-51%
116
fps
67
fps
40
fps
29
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Metro Exodus
 
Bench
111
fps
83
fps
46
fps
 
-7%
125
fps
65
fps
32
fps
 
-27%
103
fps
49
fps
24
fps
 
-35%
92
fps
43
fps
21
fps
 
-48%
77
fps
32
fps
15
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
 
Bench
507
fps
427
fps
404
fps
 
-6%
499
fps
402
fps
362
fps
 
-21%
368
fps
355
fps
331
fps
 
-24%
354
fps
347
fps
313
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
129
fps
113
fps
85
fps
66
fps
117
fps
103
fps
92
fps
81
fps
-13%
126
fps
99
fps
67
fps
51
fps
-19%
120
fps
90
fps
61
fps
46
fps
-44%
90
fps
62
fps
40
fps
29
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
 
Bench
100
fps
89
fps
81
fps
 
-3%
98
fps
87
fps
78
fps
 
-6%
96
fps
84
fps
74
fps
 
-7%
97
fps
82
fps
72
fps
 
-28%
80
fps
62
fps
53
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
110
fps
98
fps
96
fps
70
fps
-5%
103
fps
88
fps
86
fps
80
fps
-13%
114
fps
86
fps
76
fps
49
fps
-20%
104
fps
79
fps
69
fps
46
fps
-37%
96
fps
56
fps
50
fps
32
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
269
fps
211
fps
192
fps
 
-8%
253
fps
195
fps
173
fps
 
-19%
238
fps
180
fps
125
fps
 
-20%
218
fps
182
fps
139
fps
 
-37%
211
fps
132
fps
81
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
-29%
420
fps
379
fps
 
 
-37%
420
fps
291
fps
 
 
-38%
420
fps
276
fps
 
 
-43%
465
fps
181
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
 
 
Bench
-1%
211
fps
188
fps
 
 
-17%
174
fps
163
fps
 
 
-19%
170
fps
159
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
290
fps
247
fps
246
fps
245
fps
-16%
242
fps
207
fps
207
fps
207
fps
-19%
230
fps
203
fps
202
fps
201
fps
-23%
219
fps
191
fps
190
fps
190
fps
-44%
202
fps
138
fps
125
fps
111
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
258
fps
214
fps
223
fps
196
fps
-23%
195
fps
184
fps
166
fps
145
fps
-62%
108
fps
90
fps
77
fps
65
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
146
fps
117
fps
112
fps
99
fps
-5%
143
fps
118
fps
106
fps
84
fps
-15%
151
fps
102
fps
84
fps
66
fps
-22%
140
fps
93
fps
77
fps
60
fps
-45%
103
fps
64
fps
54
fps
41
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
 
 
Bench
-24%
418
fps
267
fps
 
 
-38%
352
fps
201
fps
 
 
-42%
330
fps
187
fps
 
 
-57%
267
fps
121
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rise of the Tomb Raider
121
fps
80
fps
39
fps
26
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 20
 
 
Bench
231
fps
167
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
270
fps
240
fps
202
fps
 
-15%
213
fps
197
fps
192
fps
 
-20%
206
fps
193
fps
171
fps
 
-24%
201
fps
183
fps
157
fps
 
-24%
191
fps
184
fps
163
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
 
Bench
115
fps
99
fps
90
fps
 
-10%
104
fps
89
fps
82
fps
 
-10%
105
fps
89
fps
79
fps
 
-14%
101
fps
84
fps
76
fps
 
-36%
76
fps
62
fps
56
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
 
 
Bench
-4%
226
fps
183
fps
 
 
 
-16%
219
fps
137
fps
 
 
 
-18%
212
fps
137
fps
 
 
 
-41%
157
fps
93
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
 
Bench
453
fps
448
fps
60
fps
 
-7%
442
fps
395
fps
60
fps
 
-11%
395
fps
398
fps
60
fps
 
-17%
353
fps
381
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
109
fps
97
fps
88
fps
70
fps
-3%
108
fps
100
fps
87
fps
57
fps
-46%
61
fps
56
fps
49
fps
30
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
 
Bench
200
fps
200
fps
200
fps
 
200
fps
200
fps
200
fps
 
-16%
184
fps
163
fps
158
fps
 
-44%
135
fps
100
fps
98
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
 
Bench
221
fps
214
fps
177
fps
 
-23%
171
fps
164
fps
134
fps
 
-41%
133
fps
127
fps
101
fps
 
-45%
124
fps
118
fps
92
fps
 
-64%
81
fps
78
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
181
fps
165
fps
153
fps
125
fps
-7%
185
fps
154
fps
126
fps
116
fps
-13%
165
fps
143
fps
131
fps
105
fps
-14%
167
fps
140
fps
121
fps
108
fps
-36%
152
fps
94
fps
79
fps
73
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

 

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