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Acer Aspire 5 A515 Series

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-74D3Processor: AMD Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, AMD Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R7 5700U, AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R3 3350U, Intel Alder Lake-M i3-1215U, Intel Alder Lake-M i5-1235U, Intel Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, Intel Alder Lake-P i5-1240P, Intel Alder Lake-P i7-1260P, Intel Ice Lake i3-1005G1, Intel Ice Lake i5-1035G1, Intel Tiger Lake Pentium 7505, Intel Tiger Lake i3-1115G4, Intel Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, Intel Tiger Lake i7-1165G7
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 6, AMD Vega 7, AMD Vega 8, Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs, Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, NVIDIA GeForce MX350, NVIDIA GeForce MX550, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 1.65kg, 1.724kg, 1.76kg, 1.8kg, 1.824kg, 1.9kg
Price: 300, 400, 410, 499, 550, 629, 650, 750, 780, 1000, 1200 euro
Average Score: 82.35% - good
Average of 21 scores (from 36 reviews)
price: 97%, performance: 79%, features: 49%, display: 86%, mobility: 72%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 91%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511ANotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake i5-1135G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 750 euro
Links: Acer homepage
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81.4% Acer Aspire 5 A515 in review: A look at a Tiger Lake laptop | Notebookcheck
The exterior of the Aspire 5 A515 has remained in line with its predecessors but now contains a Tiger Lake CPU. Find out how this processor fares in everyday use and what else users can expect from this office notebook in our review.
Acer Aspire 5 2021 A515-56 SSD and Ram Upgrade
Source: Ricks Tech English
Support, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2021
Acer Aspire 5 2021 A515-56 SSD and Ram Upgrade
Source: Ricks Tech English
Support, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2021

Foreign Reviews

Günstiger Tiger-Lake-Laptop fürs Office
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2021
Günstiger Tiger-Lake-Laptop fürs Office
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2021
Acer Aspire 5 và xu hướng dịch chuyển của giới trẻ
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Modern design; compact size; light weight; high performance; full set of ports.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/13/2020
Acer Aspire 5 và xu hướng dịch chuyển của giới trẻ
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Modern design; compact size; light weight; high performance; full set of ports.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/13/2020
Acer ra mắt Aspire 5 mới, trang bị vi xử lý Intel Core i thế hệ thứ 11
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; powerful processor; modern design; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/23/2020
Acer ra mắt Aspire 5 mới, trang bị vi xử lý Intel Core i thế hệ thứ 11
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; powerful processor; modern design; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/23/2020

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-56VK

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-56VKNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-56VK
Processor: Intel Ice Lake i5-1035G1
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 650 euro
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Average Score: 94% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

94% Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-56VK 15.6-Inch
Source: Laptop Ninja English
If you want a mid-range laptop that can reliably get basic day to day tasks done without breaking a sweat, the Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-56VK offers excellent value for money with only a few minor drawbacks.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/19/2021
Rating: Total score: 94%

Foreign Reviews

Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-56VK: Gran portátil a precio reducido
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; powerful processor; comfortable keyboard; nice connectivity. Negative: No SD card slot; 256GB ROM.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/19/2021

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-55LT

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-55LTNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-55LT
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake i5-1135G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.65kg
Price: 750 euro
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Average Score: 82.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

90% Acer Aspire 5 review - Compacte 15,6-inch laptop
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/03/2021
Rating: Total score: 90%
75% Betaalbare laptop met volwaardig toetsenbord
Source: Diskidee.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/30/2021
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 75%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-35SE

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-35SENotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-35SE
Processor: Intel Ice Lake i3-1005G1
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 410 euro
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Average Score: 97% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

97% Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-35SE [ONLY ] Gets The Jobs Done?
Source: PCR English
This laptop is a better version of the last model of the Acer Aspire 5 family that already was a great value. The SSD helps this notebook to perform fast, it boots and turns on quickly. The Wi-Fi 6, backlit keyboard, and Fingerprint sensor are great additions. In short, if you are looking for a new 10th Gen Intel laptop for your basic computing needs, I’d choose this 15.6″ A515-55-35SE. The Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-35SE is a good laptop for everyone, especially for PC beginners. Thin, lightweight, and aluminum covers are not-cheap looks. The 10th Generation of Intel CPU, SSD, and 4GB RAM allow this laptop to deliver decent performance for daily computing tasks. For this price, you can't go wrong with it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/01/2021
Rating: Total score: 97% display: 100% workmanship: 100%

Foreign Reviews

[Análisis] Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-35SE: ¡Gran portátil low-cost!
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; backlit keys; decent processor; fast fingerprint reader. Negative: No SD card slot; only 4GB RAM.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/21/2021

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R3YX

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R3YXNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R3YX
Processor: AMD Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 7
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
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Average Score: 83% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

83% Review: Acer Aspire 5 (A515-45-R3Yx)
Source: L&B TechReview English
In this edition, the Acer Aspire 5 is a computer that provides plenty of computing power for very little money. With 16 gigabytes of RAM, you can run so many concurrent programs that few will experience bottlenecks. Regardless of the Radeon name, the graphics are slow and games should be avoided. The screen is the place where you most clearly feel the low price. But as a workhorse for the (home) office or for study use, it is an excellent purchase. And should you go further down in price, the alternative is likely to be a Chromebook.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 83%

Foreign Reviews

83% Test Acer Aspire 5 (A515-45-R3Yx)
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2021
Rating: Total score: 83%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R14K

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R14KNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R14K
Processor: AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R3 3350U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 6
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 400 euro
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Average Score: 86% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

97% A515-46-R14K Acer Aspire 5 [NOT] Without Faults
Source: PCR English
We are impressed with this notebook. Acer has made good inexpensive laptops on their Acer Aspire 5 lineups. The aluminum top cover, IPS Full-HD panel, and a Windows precision trackpad at this price are awesome features. Moreover, you will also miss the backlit keyboard and the Fingerprint sensor on other laptops at this price tag. And the option to be able to upgrade is a great addition. Overall, this Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R14K is a capable thin laptop with many extra features.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/01/2021
Rating: Total score: 97% price: 100% display: 100%
75% Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R14K Review
Source: Digit week English
If you’re looking for an affordable laptop for work and college, you’re getting a good deal with this Acer Aspire 5. The capable, middle-of-the-line AMD Ryzen 3 and integrated graphics can handle the work you need to get done. And while you’ll take a few days to get used to the touchpad, the comfortable, backlit full-size keyboard makes typing away college assignments and business spreadsheets a breeze. Parents looking for a laptop for their kid will be disappointed by the battery life, however, with today’s remote-learning, that isn’t a deal-breaker. That’s just something to consider along with the Aspire 5’s appealing price tag. As this Acer Aspire 5 review has shown, there are a few caveats to remember, but without performance-limiting issues, the Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R14K is a laptop you’d want to invest in.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2021
Rating: Total score: 75%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R695

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R695Notebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R695
Processor: AMD Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 7
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 550 euro
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Foreign Reviews

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R695. Portátil 15,6" con AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, pantalla IPS y Windows (549 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; powerful processor; great connectivity; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/08/2021
Test Acer Aspire 5 - Laptop z procesorem AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, ekranem Full HD IPS i w cenie dla zwykłego Kowalskiego
Source: PurePC Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; high performance; good cooling and silent system; metal case; simple design; nice display; comfortable keyboard. Negative: Short battery life; mediocre touchpad.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/08/2022

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R4R1

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R4R1Notebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R4R1
Processor: AMD Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R7 5700U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 8 512 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.724kg
Price: 629 euro
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81% Acer Aspire 5 A515-45 review: A laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 power but... | Notebookcheck
For about 600 Euros (~$687), the Acer Aspire 5 A515-45 offers a powerful AMD Ryzen 7 5700U processor. However, the rest of the configuration, including an AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 and 8 GB of RAM, thwart the plans of the elegant, quiet, and cool laptop in terms of many benchmarks, as our test shows.

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R74Z

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R74ZNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R74Z
Processor: AMD Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 7
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
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Average Score: 83% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

90% A515-45-R74Z is [NOT] Low-End
Source: PCR English
Overall, for under 500 bucks (when this review was published), this laptop is capable to run like a $900 laptop with almost similar specs. We highly recommend this A515-45-R74Z Acer Aspire 5 Ryzen 5 5500U model, especially when the chipset supply is pretty low like now.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/20/2022
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 100% performance: 99% display: 99%
76% Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R74Z Review
Source: PC Verge English
The latest Acer Aspire 5 laptop isn’t a game-changer, but it gets the job done well (with reason). Its design is all too familiar and its Ryzen 5 processor, though new in the market, won’t blow you away with its performance. But the Acer Aspire 5 price is a boon for most budget buyers looking for Full HD screen, and it serves up a solid design and has enough power to get the job done. Anything from writing up a report, video chatting with family or Netflix binge, it won’t disappoint at all. However, if you’re looking for more power, longer battery life and a better screen, the LG Gram 17Z90P is a great choice, with a WQXGA (2560×1600) screen, over 17 hours battery life, an intel evo 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1165G7 CPU, 16GB RAM, 2TB SSD and includes Thunderbolt 4. You’ll pay slightly more for the sleek design and added power, but it’s worth every dollar you spend. That said, if all you need is a laptop that can handle remote or in-person learning and work, the Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R74Z is a good choice.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 76%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57-3488

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57-3488Notebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-57-3488
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-M i3-1215U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.76kg
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Acer Aspire 5 (A515-57) - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/27/2022
Acer Aspire 5 (A515-57) review
Source: Laptop Media English
Acer did a good job with the cooling of this laptop. Indeed, it might be an overkill for the Core i3 model, like ours, but you have to keep in mind that Intel’s 12th Gen is really capable if you provide it with the right cooling. So, if you want a good laptop suitable for your everyday needs, and coming with an appetizing price tag, the Aspire 5 (A515-57) is a very viable choice. Keep in mind that even the Core i3-1215U has more than enough power for your needs.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/27/2022

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-32DK

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-32DKNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-32DK
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake i3-1115G4
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.65kg
Price: 300 euro
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Average Score: 82% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

82% Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-32DK Review
Source: Digit week English
The Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-32DK is a great budget option for most people, especially students. For its affordable price, it still delivers decent performance, robust build and offers fantastic value for money.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/27/2022
Rating: Total score: 82%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56G-78TR

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56G-78TRNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-56G-78TR
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake i7-1165G7
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX350 2048 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.65kg
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Foreign Reviews

[Análisis] Acer Aspire 5 A515-56G: Calidad y Precio Imbatibles
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Elegant design; anti-glare screen; nice display; powerful processor; great dedicated graphics. Negative: No backlit keys; no fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/28/2022

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57-58LU

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57-58LUNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-57-58LU
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-M i5-1235U
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.76kg
Price: 780 euro
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Average Score: 74% - average

Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

74% Acer Aspire 5 2022 Review: The (Almost) Perfect Student Laptop!
Source: Gadgetbyte Nepal English
Okay, that brings me to the end of this review. I believe it’s an easy recommendation for students or freshers who are looking for a reliable daily driver on a budget. First and foremost, the Intel Core i5-1235U CPU brings significant performance gains over its predecessor. And things like Thunderbolt 4 and WiFi 6E are hard to find on a 600-dollar laptop too. You can even upgrade the memory down the line in case your workflow ever gets more intense. But that’s not to say it is without flaws—especially in terms of the build quality and display. You can definitely find last-gen laptops with better specs in this regard, but that means they miss out on that sweet-sweet 12th Gen power.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/23/2022
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 90% performance: 80% display: 60% workmanship: 60%
78% Acer Aspire 5 (2022) review: Penny-pinching power, upgrades galore
Source: PC World English
I think that Acer has put a lot of great stuff into the Aspire 5. If you want a big screen with plenty of RAM and SSD space for not a lot of money, this could be a great pick. DIY upgrades can also keep your Aspire chugging down the road, which I wish more laptop makers would consider when designing mass-market models like this. There are some clear downsides, however. The weak battery life and mediocre display and keyboard marred the experience. But when writing this summary, I can’t help but feel that the Aspire 5 is less than the sum of its parts. You miss out on so much of the modern PC experience—from Windows Hello biometric log-in to a touchscreen to all-day battery life. These are minor additions that can truly change the way you use your computer. At the $600 price, it’s stuck between some cheaper big-screen options (Dell’s Inspiron 3000 15 starts at $449) that, for an average user, might offer an indistinguishable day-to-day experience. Then if you can stretch your budget, you’re nearly in premium laptop territory (HP Envys and refurbished MacBook Air M1s can both cost as little as $849).
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/20/2022
Rating: Total score: 78%
70% Acer Aspire 5 (2022) review: Squeaking by with just enough
Source: Digital Trends English
The 2022 Acer Aspire 5 fixes two of the previous generation’s most glaring weaknesses. It equips a much better display, and its performance is significantly better. It’s also more expensive, without the same low-cost option. While its battery life is below average and its build quality isn’t the best, it’s a much better value even at its $700 retail price. Get it on sale for $600, and I can recommend it as a well-performing laptop with a display that meets a productivity user’s needs.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/22/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-705U

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-705UNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-705U
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-P i7-1260P
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Mobile 4096 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.76kg
Price: 1200 euro
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Acer Aspire 5 (2022) Laptop Review / RTX 2050 / i7 1260p
Source: Hubwood English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/12/2022

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-53N8

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-53N8Notebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-53N8
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-P i5-1240P
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Mobile 4096 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.824kg
Price: 1000 euro
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80.7% Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G laptop review: unused potential | Notebookcheck
On paper, the Aspire 5 A515-57G is a very interesting laptop. For instance, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2050 is a rather uncommon graphics card. However, Acer messed up an otherwise good idea through unnecessary blunders and conscious cost-cutting measures.

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-758V

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-758VNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-758V
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake i7-1165G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.65kg
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% Acer Aspire 5 (A515-56-758V) Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
User Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/27/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57-56UV

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57-56UVNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-57-56UV
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-M i5-1235U
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.76kg
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Acer Aspire 5 (2022, A515-57-56UV) Review
Source: PC Mag English
Made to tread the line between budget and midrange laptops, the Acer Aspire 5 has a tightrope to walk, balancing an affordable price and capable features. The latest version handles that balance fairly well, though there are some rough spots that are hard to ignore, like the lackluster display and missing biometric and touch-screen features. But on the whole, it delivers what the Aspire line has always promised, a better-than-bare-bones laptop for consumers on tight budgets. Whether you're looking for performance that edges out other economy laptops or a port selection that lets you leave the hubs and dongles at home, the 2022 Aspire 5 hits those marks. It's a strong option for a solid laptop that won't cost you a fortune.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/10/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-P8NZ

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-P8NZNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-P8NZ
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake Pentium 7505
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.65kg
Price: 499 euro
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82.2% Acer Aspire 5 A515-56 review: Good value office laptop with reasonable battery life | Notebookcheck
The Acer Aspire 5 has a Tiger Lake processor on board, hardly gets warm and produces only minimum noise. In addition, it offers a backlit keyboard, acceptable battery life as well as a two year guarantee. The whole package is available for just under 500 euros.

 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-74D3

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-74D3Notebook: Acer Aspire 5 A515-57G-74D3
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-M i7-1255U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX550 2048 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.76kg
Price: 1200 euro
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Acer Aspire 5 review (2022 A515-57 model – Core i7, Nvidia MX550)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
This generation of the Acer Aspire 5 refines on its predecessors with a slight update in design and practicality, and a more notable update in specs and internal cooling. Unfortunately, Acer haven't updated the display in the same manner, and only seem to offer basic-level IPS panels for this series, the kind that might not suffice in 2022. The audio quality isn't much here, either, but overall the series remains a serious contender in the budget class of full-size all-purpose laptops.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/18/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

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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.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 80 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Ice-Lake G1 SoCs based on the new Gen. 11 architecture with 32 of the 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 300 MHz base to 1050 - 1100 MHz boost. The Ice-Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm process at Intel produced.

AMD Vega 7: Integrated graphics adapter of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 7 CUs (= 448 shaders) and a clock speed of up to 1,600 MHz.

AMD Vega 6: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 6 CUs (= 384 shaders) and a clock of up to 1100 MHz.

AMD Vega 8: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 8 CUs (= 512 shaders) and a clock of up to 2.100 MHz.

Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Alder Lake SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture (Xe) with 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. 

Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 48 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

NVIDIA GeForce MX350: Successor of the MX250 and most likely a renamed GeForce GTX 1050 based on the Pascal GP107 chip with 640 shaders and a 64 Bit memory bus for GDDR5.

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

NVIDIA GeForce MX550: Entry level dedicated graphics card based on the TU117 with GDDR6 memory.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Mobile: Mid range laptop graphics card based on the Turing architecture with raytracing features and 2,048 shaders (more than a RTX 2060) but only a small 64 Bit memory bus.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Tiger Lake:

i5-1135G7: A quad-core, mid-range processor of Tiger Lake product family designed for use in ultra-light laptops. The i5 is manufactured on Intel's second-gen 10 nm process marketed as SuperFin and features an 80 EU Iris Xe G7 iGPU. Core i5-1135G7 has a base clock speed of 2.4 GHz as long as it is allowed to consume 28 watts.

i3-1115G4: Tiger Lake based dual-core processor for thin and light laptops. The two CPU cores are clocked at 3 GHz - 4.1 GHz and the integrated UHD Graphics Xe GPU can run at up to 1.25 GHz.

i7-1165G7: An upper mid-range, quad-core processor of Tiger Lake product family. The i7 is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops; it is manufactured on Intel's second-gen 10 nm process marketed as SuperFin. The CPU cores run at 2.8 GHz (base clock speed @ 28 W TDP) to 4.7 GHz (single-core Boost frequency). This i7 features the 96 EU Intel Iris Xe G7 iGPU; it was the second-fastest CPU of TGL-UP3 line-up when Intel initially launched the series in 2020.

Pentium 7505: An energy-efficient dual-core processor of the Tiger Lake product family designed for thin and light laptops. The Pentium is produced on the second-gen 10 nm Intel SuperFin process. The two CPU cores run at 2 GHz to 3.5 GHz.

Intel Ice Lake:

i5-1035G1: A quad-core processor of the Ice Lake product family. The i5 is designed for use in thinner, lighter laptops; it features Hyper-Threading-enabled Sunny Cove CPU cores running at 1.0 GHz to 3.6 GHz along with the 32 EU UHD Graphics G1 iGPU. Partial Wi-Fi 6 and Thunderbolt support is baked into the chip. Core i5-1035G1 is produced on Intel's first-gen 10 nm process.

i3-1005G1: Ice Lake based low-power dual-core processor for thin and light laptops with two Sunnycove cores clocked at 1.2 - 3.4 GHz and HyperThreading support for a total of 4 threads. Furthermore, the SoC features an entry-level UHD Graphics G1 GPU and a partially integrated W-Fi 6 / Thunderbolt support. The chip is manufactured on the first-gen 10 nm Intel process.

AMD Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000):

R5 5500U: A hexa-core APU designed for use in ultra-thin, upper mid-range laptops. The Ryzen features six Zen 2 CPU cores running at 2.1 GHz to 4.0 GHz alongside the Vega 7 graphics adapter (448 unified shaders running at up to 1,800 MHz). One could be forgiven for thinking Ryzen 5 5500U is a renamed Ryzen 5 4500U - which is not the case. Ryzen 5 5500U is most similar to Ryzen 5 4600U, the most noteworthy difference between the two being the faster iGPU model of the former.

R7 5700U: A laptop-grade APU featuring eight SMT-enabled Zen 2 cores running at 1.8 GHz to 4.3 GHz and a Vega series graphics adapter with 8 CUs clocked at up to 1,900 MHz.

AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU):

R3 3350U: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen+ cores clocked at 2.1 to 3.5 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 8 CUs clocked at up to 1200 MHz. Does not support SMT/Hyperthreading and therefore can only work on 4 threads at once.

Intel Alder Lake-M:

i3-1215U: On Alder-Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 4 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 8 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 0.9 to 4.4 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.

i5-1235U: On Alder-Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 12 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 0.9 to 4.4 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.

i7-1255U: Alder Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 12 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 1.2 to 4.7 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.

Intel Alder Lake-P:

i7-1260P: An upper mid-range Alder Lake family CPU featuring 4 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. This 28 W SoC is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops. Core i7-1260P's performance cores are Hyper-Threading-enabled for a total of 16 threads. This 12th Gen CPU runs at 1.5 GHz to 4.7 GHz and supports "Essentials" tier vPro features. Last but not the least, Core i7-1260P has a built-in 96 EU Iris Xe GPU, not unlike certain 11th Gen Tiger Lake-UP3 processors.

i5-1240P: A mid-range 28 W Alder Lake family CPU featuring 4 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. This SoC is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops. The i5's performance cores are Hyper-Threading-enabled for a total of 16 threads. Core i5-1240P runs at 1.2 GHz to 4.4 GHz; it has a built-in 80 EU Iris Xe GPU and supports "Essentials" tier vPro features.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.65 kg:

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.

1.9 kg:


82.35%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices with the same GPU

HP Pavilion Plus 14-eh0754ng
GeForce MX550, Alder Lake-M i5-1235U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Xiaomi Notebook Pro 120G
GeForce MX550, Alder Lake-P i5-12450H, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Xiaomi RedmiBook Pro 14 2022, i5-12450H MX550
GeForce MX550, Alder Lake-P i5-12450H, 14.00", 1.5 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-521S
GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-P i5-12500H, 15.60", 2.5 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF514-56T-706S
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-P i7-1260P, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Acer Swift Edge SFA16-41, Ryzen 5 6600U
Radeon 660M, Rembrandt (Zen 3+) R5 6600U, 16.00", 1.17 kg
Acer TravelMate P2 TMP214-53-53VY
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-34-C8K1
UHD Graphics 600, Gemini Lake Celeron N4000, 15.60", 1.94 kg
Acer Swift Edge SFA16-41, Ryzen7 6850U
Radeon 680M, Rembrandt (Zen 3+) R7 PRO 6850U, 16.00", 1.17 kg
Acer Chromebook 516 GE CBG516-1H-53SL
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Alder Lake-P i5-1240P, 16.00", 1.7 kg
Acer Chromebook Spin 513-2H-K627
Mali-G57 MP5, unknown, 13.30", 1.3 kg
Acer Chromebook Spin 311 CP311-2H-C7QD
UHD Graphics 600, Gemini Lake Celeron N4000, 11.60", 1.19 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-42-R5A1
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Rembrandt (Zen 3+) R7 6800H, 17.30", 3 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-58-39L1
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, Tiger Lake i3-1115G4, 15.60", 1.7 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-59, i3-1215U
UHD Graphics 64EUs, Alder Lake-M i3-1215U, 15.60", 1.78 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-53F4
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-P i5-12500H, 15.60", 2.5 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-43-R4JS
Vega 7, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 14.00", 1.19 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-35-C8XU
UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU), Jasper Lake Celeron N4500, 15.60", 2.2 kg
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-55-764C
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-S i7-12700H, 15.60", 2.6 kg
Acer Swift Edge SFA16-41-R8GY
Radeon 680M, Rembrandt (Zen 3+) R7 6800U, 16.00", 1.17 kg
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-55-902L
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-P i9-12900H, 15.60", 2.6 kg
Acer Predator Triton 300 PT314-52S-72JC
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-S i7-12700H, 14.00", 1.7 kg
Acer Aspire Vero AV14-51-72DL
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 14.00", 1.5 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R606
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, Rembrandt (Zen 3+) R7 6800H, 15.60", 2.5 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-781E
GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-S i7-12700H, 15.60", 2.5 kg
Acer Chromebook 311 C733-C6M8
UHD Graphics 600, Gemini Lake Celeron N4000, 11.00", 1.26 kg
Acer Aspire 7 A715-51G-529E
GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-P i5-1240P, 15.60", 2.1 kg
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-52-712Q
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 15.60", 1.76 kg
Acer Predator Triton 300SE PT314-52s-99PC
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-P i9-12900H, 14.00", 1.7 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2021-04-22 (Update: 2021-04-22)