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Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-54UG

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-54UG
Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-54UG (Aspire 5 A517 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4-2133, max. 16 GB
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixel 106 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
,  GB 
, 1TB HDD
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD
Networking
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2
Optical drive
DVD +/- RW Double Layer
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 28.25 x 423.3 x 289.9 ( = 1.11 x 16.67 x 11.41 in)
Battery
48 Wh, 3220 mAh Lithium-Ion, 4-cell, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 7 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 0.9Mpix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Acer TrueHarmony Technology, Keyboard: Chiclet, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.88 kg ( = 101.59 oz / 6.35 pounds), Power Supply: 320 g ( = 11.29 oz / 0.71 pounds)
Price
600 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-54UG

80% Acer Aspire 5 review (A517-51-54UG, i5-8250U): Plainly a bargain
Source: Toptenreviews English
It may be unashamedly basic in design and build quality, but this is a good laptop with excellent performance for the price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620. Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.3":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 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.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-04-12 (Update: 2018-04-12)