Acer Nitro 5 – 15.6″ IPS FHD Gaming Laptop with i5-9300H, AN515-54 Review

Acer Nitro 5 – 15.6″ IPS FHD Gaming Laptop, AN515-54

Acer Nitro 5 - 15.6 IPS FHD Gaming Laptop Intel i5-9300H

Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-54) is a modern gaming laptop with a 15.6″ FHD IPS non-touch display, Intel i5-9300H processor, GTX 1050 dedicated graphics card, 256GB Solid State Drive storage, large 16GB memory, and Windows 10 Home operating system.

Please note that this is an offer by Amazon Renewed and looks and works like brand new with perhaps a generic box and accessories. It is covered by a 90-day Amazon Renewed Guarantee if you’re not happy with it or encountered any problems within the first 3 months. This is in conjunction with the Amazon’s standard return policy. It has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 17 users at the time of this post release. You have the option to get it with 8GB memory (AN515-54-54W2) instead of 16GB (AN515-54-16GB) if you wish to pay about 70 dollars less at the moment. 

The quarter 2 of 2019 release ninth generation quad core Intel i5-9300H runs at the base speed of 2.40GHz up to 4.10GHz burst speed as your more demanding games or software require. The PassMark benchmark score is 9846 for this advanced processor that can handle demanding programs and games. You will also enjoy a heavy multitasking power by this processor and the 16GB LPDDR4 memory. It is not a problem to open many browsers and applications at once without experiencing any delays or freezing.

15.6″ Full HD non-touch anti-glare matte ComfyView screen has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, vibrant colors, good contrast and very clear images when viewed from different angles vertically or horizontally with the IPS (In-plane Switching) panel. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 is an upper mainstream GPU with a video card benchmark score of 4808 with plenty of gaming potential for the latest demanding games at high settings and Full HD resolution. You can run programs like the Adobe Premiere Pro with Full HD resolution without problems.

You have a HD quality built-in front webcam with the 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. With a current video card benchmark score of 1345 you can play the low demanding games and perform pretty much all your daily tasks. The dedicated GTX 1050 will become active when you need more graphics power for the more demanding games and more complex graphics tasks. Intel UHD Graphics 630 is the built-in graphics card that shares the memory with Acer Nitro 5 - 15.6 IPS FHD Gaming Laptop AN515-54-16GBthe i5-9300H processor. For connectivity, you have the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth, Ethernet E2500, a USB 3.1 gen 1 Type-A port, a USB 2.0 port, and a USB Type-C port, an HDMI output and an audio jack.

Black Acer Nitro 5 has a solid plastic chassis as a budget gaming laptop, weighs 5.51 pounds and measures 10 x 14.3 x 1 inches. Windows 10 Home operating system comes pre-installed on the Acer Nitro 5 and you can use the new features like the Cortana Personal Assistant, Microsoft Edge browser or the older familiar features like the Windows 7 type Start screen. The TDP- Typical Thermal Design Power is 45 watts and the battery life is up to 8 hours from its 4-cell lithium ion battery. It is a good beginner gaming laptop with a robust construction, modern design, processing power for daily and more demanding tasks, good amounts of memory and SSD and is a great laptop for the price.

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