Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-53/54)

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

  • HDD/SSD
  • up to 2000GB SSD + up to 2000GB HDD
  • RAM
  • up to 64GB
  • OS
  • Windows 11 Home, Windows 10 Home, Windows 11 Pro, Windows 10 Pro, No OS
  • Battery
  • 57.5Wh, 4-cell
  • Body material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate
  • Dimensions
  • 403.5 x 260 x 24.9 mm (15.89" x 10.24" 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-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
  • optional
  • Microphone
  • Far-Field Microphones
  • Speakers
  • Stereo Speakers, DTS X:Ultra Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Kensington Lock Slot

All Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-53/54) configurations

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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.

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 Comet Lake-H-based devices. The new CPU options are 10nm products and while they aren't as efficien[...]

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
  • The cooling could be better

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

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