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Acer Aspire 5 A517 Series

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-87A7Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620, NVIDIA GeForce MX130, NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Display: 17.3 inch
Weight: 2.878kg, 2.88kg, 2.9kg, 3kg
Price: 600, 850, 1000, 1089 euro
Average Score: 75.53% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 15 reviews)
price: 82%, performance: 84%, features: 73%, display: 89%
mobility: 78%, workmanship: 92%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 94%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-80L

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-80LNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-80L
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.878kg
Price: 1089 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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84.7% Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G (i7-8550U, MX 150, Full-HD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Fit primarily for work! The new Aspire 5 is based on Intel's 8th-gen Core series. On top of that, the 17-incher offers a dedicated graphics card. Unfortunately, it will only manage to impress casual gamers. In this review, you will learn how well the new CPU generation stacks up against the old guard.
Acer Aspire 5 (A517-51G) (Core i7-8550U + GeForce MX150) review – absurdly good 17-inch all-rounder
Source: Laptop Media English
The best in class multimedia 17.3-inch laptop. Period. It may have some unpolished edges here and there – we refer to the slightly flexible interior, lid and the wobbly touchpad – but it delivers exceptional multimedia experience and pretty powerful hardware for the asking price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/29/2017
Acer Aspire 5 (A517-51G) (Core i7-8550U + GeForce MX150) review – absurdly good 17-inch all-rounder
Source: Laptop Media English
The best in class multimedia 17.3-inch laptop. Period. It may have some unpolished edges here and there – we refer to the slightly flexible interior, lid and the wobbly touchpad – but it delivers exceptional multimedia experience and pretty powerful hardware for the asking price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/29/2017

Foreign Reviews

Acer Aspire A517 teszt – a nappali ura
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; solid workmanship; good cooling system; comfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/22/2018
Acer Aspire A517 teszt – a nappali ura
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; solid workmanship; good cooling system; comfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/22/2018
Ревю на Acer Aspire 5 (A517-51G) (Core i7-8550U + GeForce MX150) – абсурдно добър 17-инчов лаптоп за универсални цели
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; excellent display; good price / performance ratio; impressive battery life; large screen. Negative: Uncomfortable touchpad; no backlit keys.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/19/2017
Ревю на Acer Aspire 5 (A517-51G) (Core i7-8550U + GeForce MX150) – абсурдно добър 17-инчов лаптоп за универсални цели
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; excellent display; good price / performance ratio; impressive battery life; large screen. Negative: Uncomfortable touchpad; no backlit keys.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/19/2017

 

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-582X

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-582XNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-582X
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Links: Acer homepage
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Acer Aspire 5 – Laptop Review
Source: Hardwareheaven English
If you don’t mind missing out on those extras, those, this is an excellent workhorse for a reasonable price. It won’t break the bank, it’s fast in applications, and it’s solid elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/05/2018

Foreign Reviews

Laptop de gaming Acer Aspire Nitro A517-51G
Source: Area DVD German DE→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display; good connectivity; backlit keys. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/22/2017

 

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-54UG

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-54UGNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-54UG
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixels
Weight: 2.88kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

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%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-8433

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-8433Notebook: Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-8433
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Acer homepage
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Average Score: 65% - average

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

60% Acer Aspire 5 (2018) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Acer Aspire 5 shines with its fast, extensive drives; crisp, clear display; and elegant design, but falters when it comes to audio and price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Acer Aspire 5 (A517-51G-8433)
Source: PC Mag English
The Acer Aspire 5 laptop offers a bright 17.3-inch screen, optical drive, and good array of parts and ports for a grand. It'll satisfy DVD watchers and glasses wearers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-5577

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-5577Notebook: Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-5577
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 90% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

90% ▷[Análisis] Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-5577, el portátil de 17 pulgadas que estabas esperando
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 90% features: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
Portátil multimedia 17,3": Acer Aspire A517-51-5577 [NX.GSWEB.003]
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Low price; large screen; nice display; good connectivity. Negative: Heavy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/04/2018

 

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-508X

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-508XNotebook: Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-508X
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 850 euro
Links: Acer homepage
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Average Score: 84% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

84% Acer Aspire 5 A517-51-508X
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 82% performance: 85% features: 85% mobility: 84%

 

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-87A7

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-87A7Notebook: Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-87A7
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX130
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 60% - poor

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

60% Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-87A7
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Comment

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.


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

NVIDIA GeForce MX150: Pascal GP108 based laptop graphics card and mobile version of the desktop GeForce GT 1030. Offers 384 shader cores and usually 2 GB GDDR5 with a 64 Bit memory bus. Manufactured in 14nm.Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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.NVIDIA GeForce MX130: Mid-range graphics card for mobiles based on the Maxwell architecture. Renamed GeForce 940MX.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Kaby Lake Refresh:

8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.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.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.878 kg:

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

3 kg:


75.53%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU

HP 15-da1017ns
GeForce MX130, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-53G-888K
GeForce MX130, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Asus Vivobook X507UF-EJ171T
GeForce MX130, Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U, 15.6", 1.68 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Acer Aspire 5 A515-54G-54PC
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Acer TravelMate X3 TMX3410-MG-59Z5
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 14", 1.6 kg
Acer TravelMate P6 TMP614-51TG-792V
GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.16 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55G-78U1
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.35 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A317-51G-7604
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 17.3", 2.7 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF514-54GT-70SY
GeForce MX250, Ice Lake 1065G7, 14", 0.99 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A514-52G-516T
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14", 1.6 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-56G-79D1
GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.6 kg
Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-54G-7895
GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.8 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Acer Swift 7 SF714-52T-7537
UHD Graphics 615, Core i7 8500Y, 14", 1 kg
Acer ChromeBook 714 CB714-1WT-36MS
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U, 14", 1.5 kg
Acer Swift 7 SF714-51T-M4JV
HD Graphics 615, Core i7 7Y75, 14", 1.2 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-57-50YH
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake 1035G1, 14", 1.2 kg
Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517-51-79T5
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 4 kg
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-75B4
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 3 kg
Acer Chromebook 715 CB715-1WT-5368
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 15.6", 2 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-501U
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake 1035G1, 14", 0.99 kg
Acer Predator Triton 500 PT515-51-75C9
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Acer ConceptD 7 Pro CN715-71P-75G8
Quadro RTX 5000 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54-749V
GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-54K-59N
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Acer Predator Triton 300 PT315-51-7815
GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-51-50Y5
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF315-52-37YA
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Acer Swift 7 SF714-52T-741M
UHD Graphics 615, Core i7 8500Y, 14", 0.9 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2019-11-16 (Update: 2019-11-16)