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Acer Chromebook 317 Series

Acer Chromebook 317 CB317-1HT-P5PFProcessor: Intel Jasper Lake Celeron N4500, Intel Jasper Lake Pentium N6000
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU), Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU)
Display: 17.30 inch
Weight: 2.2kg, 2.4kg
Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)

 

Acer Chromebook 317 CB317-1H-C994

Specifications

Acer Chromebook 317 CB317-1H-C994Notebook: Acer Chromebook 317 CB317-1H-C994
Processor: Intel Jasper Lake Celeron N4500
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU)
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 66.67% - average

Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

60% Acer Chromebook 317 review: The budget Chromebook, supersized
Source: Expert Reviews English
The Chromebook 317 is a slightly odd beast. The bigger screen and desktop replacement form factor cry out for a high-performance spec but the Intel Celeron N4500 doesn’t have the cores or the firepower of the faster Intel Pentium Gold, Intel Core i3 and Intel Core i5 CPUs, and Acer hasn’t backed it up with 8GB of RAM or a speedy SSD. It’s usable, but we’d like it to be powerful and, I suspect, the 4GB of RAM might not be enough as time goes on. All the same, it’s impressive that you get so much Chromebook for so little cash, and the 317 would be a great option for light office duties or home study, partly because the bigger screen and keyboard make it a more comfortable device for everyday use. It’s worth considering, then, even if you can’t help wishing that it had the grunt to match its mighty size.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/10/2022
Rating: Total score: 60%
Acer Chromebook 317 CB317-1H (2021) Review
Source: Reviewed.com English
With the Chromebook 317, you're basically getting a big ol' portable screen that's a better (and cheaper) computing experience than your typical tablet and keyboard combination. It feels like that was Acer's primary focus for this laptop above all else, and that's fine, but we don't think it makes the most sense for everyone. You're better off waiting to see what other manufacturers can come up with at this size and price point—or, better yet, convincing yourself that a 15-inch display is big enough and focusing your gaze on one of the many excellent, slightly smaller Chromebooks you can get right now.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/20/2021
70% Acer Chromebook 317 review
Source: Techradar English
The Acer Chromebook 317 isn't the highest quality Chromebook to come through this office by a long shot. Its build quality will never let you forget it's made with a lot of plastic and its performance isn't great, but it has an ample keyboard, a 17.3-inch, 1080p screen (a first for a Chromebook), and acceptable battery life to carry it over the line into the "decent enough Chromebook" class.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/18/2021
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Acer Chromebook 317
Source: PC Mag English
It's hard to be critical of a laptop that has no competition—if you'd like a 17-inch Chromebook, your options begin and end here. The "3" is as significant as the "17" in the Acer Chromebook 317's model number, telling you that you're getting a modestly equipped, entry-level system rather than one of the fancier, faster machines in Acer's Chromebook 500 or 700 series. But it also means you're not paying very much. The Chromebook 317 isn't a stunner, but it should satisfy many consumers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/22/2021
Rating: Total score: 70%
Hands-on with the Acer 317, the world's first 17-inch Chromebook
Source: Android Authority English
The Acer Chromebook 317 model CB317-1H comes with a non-touchscreen, the Intel Celeron N4500 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a single microphone for $379/€399. That’s a fair starting price, given the absolute enormity of this machine and the workspace it provides. It’s hard to know just how pricey the Chromebook gets without knowing the cost of items such as the webcam, dual-mic setup, or backlit keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/27/2021

 

Acer Chromebook 317 CB317-1HT-P5PF

Specifications

Acer Chromebook 317 CB317-1HT-P5PFNotebook: Acer Chromebook 317 CB317-1HT-P5PF
Processor: Intel Jasper Lake Pentium N6000
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU)
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 90% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Acer Chromebook 317 review: Is the world’s first 17.3-inch Chromebook worth it?
Source: Laptop Mag English
There are other Chrome OS devices you can buy that are within the same price range as the Acer Chromebook 317. For example, the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 (currently $449 at Amazon) is also a record-setter — it’s the world’s first Chrome OS laptop with a QLED display. As such, it’s brighter and more colorful than its Acer counterpart. However, it’s stingy with ports, its battery life is shorter and it looks puny compared to the Chromebook 317’s giant footprint. If you’ve been sick and tired of dealing with Chromebooks that do not accommodate large hands, the Chromebook 317 is what you’ve been waiting for. The display is massive, the keyboard is roomy and the touchpad is expansive. You don’t have to worry about feeling cramped nor restricted ever again. Plus, the Chromebook 317 offers decent battery life with a runtime of 9 hours and 30 minutes. Overall, the Chromebook 317 is geared toward a niche consumer base. It won’t earn a spot on our best Chromebooks page, but we’ll let it sit at the best laptops under $1,000 table.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/07/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Acer Chromebook 317 Review – A Really Big Deal In More Ways Than One
Source: Android Headlines English
Whether or not the touch version of the Acer Chromebook 317 is going to be worth the money isn’t even really a question. Or at least that’s the case if you don’t need a top-tier gaming machine this Chromebook has more than enough power. Especially since Chrome OS itself is so lightweight. And, best of all, with a display that boasts a FullHD resolution at a size that’s unprecedented for its category. For all of that, this Chrome OS laptop from Acer is worth its asking price and then some. At under $500, the Acer Chromebook 317 (CB317-1HT-P5PF) sets a high bar for any future large-size Chromebooks. It’s a bargain that shouldn’t be overlooked.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/24/2021
Rating: Total score: 100%

 

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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.


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Jasper Lake Celeron entry level models based on the Gen. 11 architecture. Offers 16 of the 32 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 350 MHz base to 800 MHz boost. The Jasper Lake chips are produced in the 10nm process at Intel produced (similar to Ice Lake).

Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Jasper Lake Pentium Silver models based on the Gen. 11 architecture. Offers all 32 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 350 MHz base to 900 MHz boost. The Jasper Lake chips are produced in the 10nm process at Intel produced (similar to Ice Lake).

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


Intel Jasper Lake:

Celeron N4500: Low power dual-core SoC from the Jasper Lake series for inexpensive notebooks. Runs with clocks between 1.1 - 2.8 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter with 16 EUs and up 750 MHz. The CPU cores are smaller and slower than in the Core CPUs (e.g. Ice Lake) but manufactured on the same 10nm process.

Pentium N6000: Low power quad-core SoC from the Jasper Lake series for inexpensive notebooks. Runs with clocks between 1.1 - 3.3 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter with 32 EUs. The CPU cores are smaller and slower than in the Core CPUs (e.g. Ice Lake) but manufactured on the same 10nm process.

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


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


2.2 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.4 kg:


76%: 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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Devices with the same GPU

Acer Aspire 1 A114-33-P2EY
UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU), Jasper Lake Pentium N6000, 14.00", 1.6 kg
HP Chromebook 14a-na1005ns
UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU), Jasper Lake Pentium N6000, 14.00", 1.46 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-35-P9GR
UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU), Jasper Lake Pentium N6000, 15.60", 1.7 kg
Asus BR1100FKA-BP0491RA
UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU), Jasper Lake Pentium N6000, 11.60", 1.4 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-55K2
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1155G7, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A317-33-C82Z
UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU), Jasper Lake Celeron N5100, 17.30", 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R3UB
Vega 6, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R3 3350U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Chromebook 514 CB514-1W-P0Y5
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, Tiger Lake Pentium 7505, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-511-38C8
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, Tiger Lake i3-1115G4, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Acer TravelMate P2 P215-41-G2-R7PB
Vega 8 R4000, Cezanne (Zen 3, Ryzen 5000) R7 PRO 5850U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Swift 1 SF114-34-C1CG
UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU), Jasper Lake Celeron N4500, 14.00", 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-76PV
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1195G7, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-78SB
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1195G7, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-55CG
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1155G7, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer TravelMate P2 TMP215-53-39BE
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, Tiger Lake i3-1115G4, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A314-22-R9MH
Vega 3, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R3 3250U, 14.00", 1.9 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-P8NZ
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, Tiger Lake Pentium 7505, 16.00", 1.65 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-35-C2GV
UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU), Jasper Lake Celeron N5100, 15.60", 1.9 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-572C
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 15.60", 1.9 kg
Acer Aspire 1 A114-33-C51G
UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU), Jasper Lake Celeron N4500, 14.00", 1.45 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-511-58NS
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-7555
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1195G7, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-50RS
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 15.60", 1.65 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-73AP
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 15.60", 1.65 kg
Acer TravelMate P6 TMP614-51-G2-788Z
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.1 kg
Acer TravelMate P2 TMP215-41-R9SH
Vega 5, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R3 PRO 4450U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R0V4
Vega 6, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R5 4500U, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-78SE
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1195G7, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF316-51-7486
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-11370H, 16.10", 1.8 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2021-10-27 (Update: 2021-10-27)