Acer Aspire 5 A515-44G-R83X
Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5 A515-44G-R83X
Source: Laptop Media
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/08/2020
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
Source: Zive CZ→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; great built quality; attractive price; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2020
AMD Radeon RX 640: Polaris based entry level dedicated graphics card with 512 shaders (8 CUs) or 640 shaders (10 CUs) and 4 GB GDDR5 graphics memory (64 bit memory bus). Compared to the older RX 550X, the memory bus is halfed.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
R5 4500U: An upper mid-range, hexa-core APU designed for use in thinner, lighter laptops. The Ryzen features Zen 2 CPU cores running at 2.3 GHz to 4.0 GHz along with the Vega 6 graphics adapter (6 x 64 = 384 unified shaders). The thread-doubling SMT technology is not enabled in the case of Ryzen 5 4500U.» 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 old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.
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.