Acer Aspire 5 A515-44-R41B
Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5 A515-44-R41B
Acer is the latest company to offer an AMD Ryzen 4500U based 15" laptop in the budget category. It performs great after a memory upgrade and the non-gpu version performs better than the one with a GPU!
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/22/2020
AMD Vega 6: Integrated graphics adapter of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 6 CUs (= 384 shaders) and a clock of up to 1,500 MHz.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
R5 4500U: A laptop-grade hexa-core APU with Zen 2 cores running at 2.3 GHz to 4.0 GHz and a Vega series graphics adapter with 6 CUs clocked at up to 1,500 MHz. Thread-doubling SMT tech is not enabled in this CPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.
Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.
While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.
There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.