Acer Nitro 17 AN17-71
Reviews for the Acer Nitro 17 AN17-71
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So, 2023 proves to be a really difficult year for gamers looking for a medium-budget laptop. The reason for that is the presence of many good choices, contrary to the expectations. One of the better options out there is the Acer Nitro 17 (AN17-71). It is extremely powerful and has a very impressive cooling solution. It is able to take advantage of the RTX 4060 (with its MUX switch) while running at temperatures of less than 70°C. We didn’t particularly like the fact that you need to go to the BIOS settings in order to access the “dGPU only” function. At the same time, this mode is readily available in the first-party software in competitors like the ASUS ROG Strix G16, or within the NVIDIA Control Center in the Dell G16 7630. Another thing we were not fascinated by was the weight of the device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/15/2023
Source: Laptop Media
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/14/2023
NVIDIA NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU: High-end graphics card for laptops based on the Ada Lovelace architecture. Offers 8 GB GDDR6 (128 Bit) and is configurable with a TGP of 35 - 115W (+ Dynamic Boost).
These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.
i7-13700HX: Mobile CPU based on the Raptor Lake series that offers 16 cores (8 performance, 8 efficiency cores). Similar to the Desktop Core i7-13700K but with reduced clock speeds.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.30": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
A laptop with this weight is comparatively heavy and less designed for mobility than for use at the desk. Therefore, the devices tend to shine less with battery life than with a large screen and higher performance.
Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.
Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.