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Acer Nitro 5 with RTX 3060 in review: Fast gaming laptop with the latest Intel Alder Lake CPU

Fast, but loud! Acer's Nitro 5 series is known for its affordable gaming machines. The latest Alder Lake CPU and a fast GeForce RTX 3060 aim to put this particular model on solid footing. However, there is a lot of criticism in terms of noise. More details can be found in the following review.

Acer has always had inexpensive gaming laptops, selling them under the pseudonym "Nitro" for a few years now. The current model from Acer is no different and remains true to the company's philosophy. The current Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R combines an Intel Core i7-12700H and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU in a 17-inch base. The display is also aimed at gamers with its 144 Hz and fast response times. The device in our review configuration is currently available for EUR 1,449 (US$1450) at various online retailers. However, the manufacturer's RRP of EUR 1,699 (US$1700) is significantly higher.

The Acer Nitro AN517-55 is also available with the more powerful Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti laptop GPU. However, this comes at an extra EUR 300 (US$300) compared to our review configuration.

Similarly equipped devices are used as comparison devices. A list of the devices can be found in the following table. 

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R (Nitro 5 AN517 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-12700H 14 x 1.7 - 4.7 GHz, 115 W PL2 / Short Burst, 80 W PL1 / Sustained, Alder Lake-P
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU - 6 GB VRAM, Core: 1425 MHz, Memory: 1750 MHz, 80 W TDP, GDDR6, Nvidia 512.74
Memory
16 GB 
Display
17.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 127 PPI, B173HAN04.0, IPS, 144 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH
Storage
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ, 512 GB 
, M.2-2280 NVMe, 440 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 3 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Kopfhörer-/Mikrofon-Kombianschluss
Networking
Killer E2600 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000MBit/s), Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (201NGW) (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 28.6 x 400.5 x 294 ( = 1.13 x 15.77 x 11.57 in)
Battery
90.61 Wh, 5884 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, 230W-Netzteil, Acer Care Center, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
3.062 kg ( = 108.01 oz / 6.75 pounds), Power Supply: 787 g ( = 27.76 oz / 1.74 pounds)
Price
1699 EUR
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Possible Competitors in Comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
82.8 %
08/2022
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
3.1 kg28.6 mm17.30"1920x1080
85.2 %
02/2022
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
R5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
3.1 kg24.3 mm17.30"1920x1080
84.1 %
04/2022
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2.5 kg25 mm17.30"1920x1080
81.3 %
08/2021
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
R7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2.7 kg24.9 mm17.30"1920x1080
83.9 %
06/2021
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2.5 kg30.05 mm17.30"2560x1440
80.4 %
06/2021
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2.7 kg25.2 mm17.30"1920x1080

Case - Nothing special

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R (Source: Acer)
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R (Source: Acer)

The Acer Nitro 5 AN517 is clearly recognizable as a gaming notebook, even though the manufacturer does not use RGB at all. The device only offers visual highlights on the display lid in the form of colored accents that loosen up the seriousness of the otherwise completely black case. Due to its size, the stability of the base is good, even if it yields under selective pressure. The display lid could also have done with a little more rigidity, but other 17-inch notebooks can also be easily twisted, which is due to their size. Selective impacts of force are well absorbed. The opening angle of the display doesn't quite reach 180°, but this is not cause for complaint. The two hinges are smooth-running, so one-handed opening is not an issue. However, relatively large amounts of teetering cannot be prevented.

Size Comparison

At 3.1 kilograms, the Acer Nitro 5 AN517 belongs to the heavier representatives in its class. Nevertheless, the weight is acceptable for a 17-incher. Its size is not very compact due to the bulky base and is on a similar level as the Lenovo Legion 5 17. The flat, but strong 230-watt power supply adds another good 800 grams to the scales.

400.5 mm / 15.8 inch 294 mm / 11.6 inch 28.6 mm / 1.126 inch 3.1 kg6.75 lbs403.5 mm / 15.9 inch 280 mm / 11 inch 24.9 mm / 0.98 inch 2.7 kg5.95 lbs395.7 mm / 15.6 inch 260.8 mm / 10.3 inch 30.05 mm / 1.183 inch 2.5 kg5.61 lbs399 mm / 15.7 inch 290 mm / 11.4 inch 24.3 mm / 0.957 inch 3.1 kg6.76 lbs398 mm / 15.7 inch 273 mm / 10.7 inch 25.2 mm / 0.992 inch 2.7 kg5.99 lbs394 mm / 15.5 inch 264 mm / 10.4 inch 25 mm / 0.984 inch 2.5 kg5.54 lbs

Equipment - Falls a little short

The Acer Nitro 5 AN517 offers a good range of standard external ports, including Thunderbolt 4. However, the fact that there are only 3x USB Type-A, which is merely average for a 17-inch device, should be viewed critically. There certainly would have been enough room for more ports. An SD card reader is also missing. While the distribution of the ports is good, this is hardly commendable given the number of ports and the available space.

Left: Kensington lock, network/LAN (RJ-45), USB-A 3.2 Gen. 1, headphone/microphone combo port
Left: Kensington lock, network/LAN (RJ-45), USB-A 3.2 Gen. 1, headphone/microphone combo port
Right: 2x USB-A 3.2 Gen. 1
Right: 2x USB-A 3.2 Gen. 1
Rear: power connector, USB-C (Thunderbolt 4), HDMI 2.1
Rear: power connector, USB-C (Thunderbolt 4), HDMI 2.1
Front: no connections
Front: no connections

Communication

The Acer Nitro 5 AN517 is equipped with a killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i WLAN module. Under testing, our review sample achieved good transfer rates when both sending and receiving data. The Acer Nitro 5 AN517 is thus on par with the Schenker XMG Core 17, which delivers almost identical rates. As an alternative, you can also use the GBit LAN connection. Both network connections worked flawlessly during testing.

Networking
iperf3 transmit AX12
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1541 (1418min - 1606max) MBit/s ∼100%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1394 (758min - 1577max) MBit/s ∼90%
Average Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (201NGW)
  (758 - 1514, n=10)
1250 MBit/s ∼81%
Average of class Gaming
  (450 - 1603, n=123, last 2 years)
1165 MBit/s ∼76%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
RealTek Semiconductor RTL8852AE
892 (836min - 935max) MBit/s ∼58%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
MediaTek MT7921
845 (560min - 969max) MBit/s ∼55%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
450 (211min - 459max) MBit/s ∼29%
iperf3 receive AX12
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1711 (861min - 1776max) MBit/s ∼100%
Average Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (201NGW)
  (887 - 1670, n=10)
1319 MBit/s ∼77%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1302 (718min - 1672max) MBit/s ∼76%
Average of class Gaming
  (90 - 1743, n=123, last 2 years)
1228 MBit/s ∼72%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
RealTek Semiconductor RTL8852AE
650 (595min - 706max) MBit/s ∼38%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
423 MBit/s ∼25%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
MediaTek MT7921
140 (33min - 562max) MBit/s ∼8%
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (201NGW)
1703 (1668min - 1724max) MBit/s ∼100%
Average Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (201NGW)
 
1703 MBit/s ∼100% 0%
Average of class Gaming
  (1260 - 1857, n=11, last 2 years)
1631 MBit/s ∼96% -4%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
Average of class Gaming
  (1348 - 1655, n=10, last 2 years)
1527 MBit/s ∼100% +4%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (201NGW)
1473 (1248min - 1597max) MBit/s ∼96%
Average Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (201NGW)
 
1473 MBit/s ∼96% 0%
050100150200250300350400450500550600650700750800850900950100010501100115012001250130013501400145015001550160016501700Tooltip
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (201NGW); iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1473 (1248-1597)
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (201NGW); iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1702 (1668-1724)
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE RealTek Semiconductor RTL8852AE; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø650 (595-706)
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 receive AX12: Ø422 (403-429)
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE RealTek Semiconductor RTL8852AE; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø892 (836-935)
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø441 (211-459)

Webcam

Hardly any gaming laptop offers good webcam quality. This also holds true for the Acer Nitro 5 AN517, even though it has the lowest Delta-E deviations by comparison. However, the image sharpness is just as poor as that of the comparison devices.

ColorChecker
16.6 ∆E
12.1 ∆E
17.7 ∆E
17.9 ∆E
18.1 ∆E
14.3 ∆E
10.7 ∆E
20.2 ∆E
13.8 ∆E
14.5 ∆E
12.1 ∆E
11.5 ∆E
15 ∆E
13.1 ∆E
15.6 ∆E
6.1 ∆E
16.8 ∆E
19.7 ∆E
2.3 ∆E
11.1 ∆E
12.5 ∆E
13.4 ∆E
13.2 ∆E
5.3 ∆E
ColorChecker Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R: 13.48 ∆E min: 2.33 - max: 20.15 ∆E

Accessories

In addition to the notebook, buyers receive an almost 800 g heavy 230 watt power adapter as well as some information booklets.

Maintenance

Changing or replacing internal hardware is easy to carry out after dismantling the baseplate. However, you should be careful in doing so - many small clamps hold the lid in place even after all screws have been removed. The gaps in our sample device are also very small, so we had difficulties levering it open with the iFixit toolkit. Internally, the installed components can be accessed very easily and without further disassembly.

The Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R without baseplate
The Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R without baseplate

Warranty

In Germany, Acer provides customers with a 24-month warranty including send-in/return service. This may vary from region to region, to be sure to check with your supplier before buying. 

Input Devices - Quite usable

Keyboard

Keyboard
Keyboard
Keyboard (backlit)
Keyboard (backlit)

The 6-line chiclet keyboard of the Acer Nitro 5 AN517 is okay and gives good feedback when typing. While the keystroke is slightly muffled, this does not lead to a spongy typing feel. At 15x15 millimeters, the individual keys are pleasantly sized. The function keys and the numeric keypad are somewhat smaller, but this does not cause any problems in practice. The RGB backlight can be controlled and adjusted in up to 4 zones via Nitro Sense. 

Touchpad

Touchpad/Clickpad
Touchpad/Clickpad

The inbuilt touchpad measures 10.6x7.8 centimeters, making good use of the space available. The mouse replacement is responsive over the entire input surface. The smooth surface visually matches very well with the overall concept. Haptically, the input surface is smooth and also well suited for multi-touch gestures due to its size. The two input keys are located in the lower area, which provide feedback in the form of quiet clicks when pressed.

Display - Fast and 144 Hz

Subpixel grid
Subpixel grid
Noticeable clouding at the edges
Noticeable clouding at the edges

The Acer Nitro 5 AN517 comes with a good Full HD panel that should meet the needs of most gamers with its 144 Hz and low response times. However, the average brightness of our review sample is a little weaker. We only measured 278 cd/m², which is not the worst result in direct comparison with other competing devices.

The Acer Nitro 5 AN517 also loses important points in the overall score due to slight halos. On the other hand, we did not detect any PWN, which can prevent fatigue during long periods of use.

Alternative display options, such as a QHD or 4K panel, are not available for the Acer Nitro 5 AN517.

289
cd/m²
285
cd/m²
284
cd/m²
278
cd/m²
286
cd/m²
271
cd/m²
267
cd/m²
281
cd/m²
258
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
B173HAN04.0
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 289 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 277.7 cd/m² Minimum: 19.6 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 89 %
Center on Battery: 297 cd/m²
Contrast: 195:1 (Black: 1.465 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 3.05 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.3, calibrated: 3.13
ΔE Greyscale 3.17 | 0.57-98 Ø5.5
60.5% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
86.4% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
58.9% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.29
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
B173HAN04.0, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
LEN173FHD, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
AU Optronics B173HAN04.9 (AUO4B9D), IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
BOE NV173FHM-NX4, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
BOE CQ NE173QHM-NY2, IPS, 2560x1440, 17.30
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
AU Optronics B173HAN04.9, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
Display
11%
-31%
-37%
15%
-32%
Display P3 Coverage
58.9
64.8
10%
40.2
-32%
36.7
-38%
68.1
16%
39.8
-32%
sRGB Coverage
86.4
97.2
13%
59.7
-31%
55.3
-36%
98.5
14%
59.5
-31%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
60.5
66.7
10%
41.5
-31%
37.9
-37%
69.3
15%
41.12
-32%
Response Times
-82%
-412%
-138%
-103%
-369%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
6 ?(3, 3)
15 ?(7, 8)
-150%
39.2 ?(18.2, 21)
-553%
18 ?(8, 10)
-200%
16.8 ?(8.4, 8.4)
-180%
36.8 ?(17.2, 19.6)
-513%
Response Time Black / White *
8 ?(4, 4)
9 ?(5, 4)
-13%
29.6 ?(15.4, 14.2)
-270%
14 ?(7, 7)
-75%
10 ?(4.8, 5.2)
-25%
26 ?(13.6, 12.4)
-225%
PWM Frequency
Screen
91%
71%
38%
61%
25%
Brightness middle
286
323
13%
287
0%
282
-1%
370
29%
260
-9%
Brightness
278
305
10%
268
-4%
255
-8%
333
20%
251
-10%
Brightness Distribution
89
89
0%
89
0%
85
-4%
84
-6%
85
-4%
Black Level *
1.465
0.25
83%
0.17
88%
0.24
84%
0.38
74%
0.26
82%
Contrast
195
1292
563%
1688
766%
1175
503%
974
399%
1000
413%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
3.05
1.87
39%
5.1
-67%
5.91
-94%
2.41
21%
3.9
-28%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
5.83
4.84
17%
8.72
-50%
10.98
-88%
7.32
-26%
20.64
-254%
Colorchecker dE 2000 calibrated *
3.13
0.92
71%
5.1
-63%
1.19
62%
3.71
-19%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
3.17
2.57
19%
4.24
-34%
5.85
-85%
3.9
-23%
1.6
50%
Gamma
2.29 96%
2.42 91%
2.44 90%
2.32 95%
2.287 96%
2.068 106%
CCT
6916 94%
7012 93%
6008 108%
7372 88%
7302 89%
6511 100%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
35
69
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
55
93
Total Average (Program / Settings)
7% / 49%
-124% / -20%
-46% / -6%
-9% / 28%
-125% / -44%

* ... smaller is better

The display quality of the built-in screen is subjectively good and there is no visible grain despite the matte surface. Overall, the measured DeltaE-2000 values of the grayscale and colors are relatively close to the target value of 3 compared to the sRGB color space in the state of delivery. However, the competition proves that it can be better here. We were unable to bring about any serious improvements via manual calibration. Only the slight blue cast was reduced a little. 

Acer Nitro 5 AN517 vs. sRGB (86,4 %)
Acer Nitro 5 AN517 vs. sRGB (86,4 %)
Acer Nitro 5 AN517 vs. AdobeRGB (60,5 %)
Acer Nitro 5 AN517 vs. AdobeRGB (60,5 %)
CalMAN: Grayscale
CalMAN: Grayscale
CalMAN: ColorChecker
CalMAN: ColorChecker
CalMAN: Color saturation
CalMAN: Color saturation
CalMAN: Grayscale (calibrated)
CalMAN: Grayscale (calibrated)
CalMAN: ColorChecker (calibrated)
CalMAN: ColorChecker (calibrated)
CalMAN: Color saturation (calibrated)
CalMAN: Color saturation (calibrated)

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
8 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 4 ms rise
↘ 4 ms fall
The screen shows fast response rates in our tests and should be suited for gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.4 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 12 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (22.9 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 3 ms rise
↘ 3 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.25 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 9 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (36.2 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM not detected

In comparison: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 19681 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

Due to the low display brightness, we do not recommend outdoor use. If this cannot be avoided, you should definitely seek out a place in the shade. Fortunately, the matte display surface prevents annoying reflections. For the viewing angle test, we observe a result that is typical of an IPS panel. A slight color change can be observed in the four corner images, but this is not overly pronounced and cannot be seen during normal use.

Viewing angle stability of the Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Viewing angle stability of the Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R in sunlight
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R in sunlight
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R in shade
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R in shade

Performance - Fast enough despite temperature limit

Due to the device class, the performance of the CPU and GPU is decisive. The interplay of the Intel Core i7-12700H and the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU is good and completely sufficient for the native display resolution. The 16 GB DDR4 RAM is also good and not too stingy, so there were no problems during testing. However, criticism extends to the installed SSD because 512 GB becomes are quickly full due to the space demanded by current games. It could be more here.

CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
HWiNFO

Testing Conditions

The "Quiet", "Standard" and "Performance" profiles can be selected via the "Nitro Sense" tool. We performed all CPU and GPU tests in the "Standard" profile, since this profile represents the best option in terms of performance and noise emissions. More details on why we chose this can be found in the volume measurements section. The processor's TDP was not restricted, although the cooling sets the limit here. We recorded a maximum power consumption of around 100 watts for the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU. This leaves the model a little behind the maximum possible 130 watts.

Processor

The inbuilt Intel Core i7-12700H belongs to Intel's Alder-Lake-S architecture and combines the P and E cores. The 45-watt SoC thus offers a total of 20 threads, which are divided into 6 P cores with hyperthreading and 8 E cores. With clock rates of up to 4.7 GHz on the performance cores, the SoC offers really impressive performance values. Compared to the similarly equipped Asus TUT Gaming F17, our review sample narrowly prevails in the CPU tests. Even the AMD-based rivals cannot keep up here.

Our Acer Nitro 5 AN517 performs comparatively well in the stress test, which is run with the Cinebench R15 multi-loop. Performance remains relatively stable and settles at 2,176 points in 50 runs.

For further comparisons and benchmarks, we refer to our CPU comparison table. 

The Intel Core i7-12700H reaches a maximum of 77 watts and 97 °C in the Cinebench R15 multi loop
The Intel Core i7-12700H reaches a maximum of 77 watts and 97 °C in the Cinebench R15 multi loop

Cinebench R15 Multi Sustained Load

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Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R Intel Core i7-12700H: Ø2176 (2139.15-2407.46)
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE AMD Ryzen 5 5600H: Ø1697 (1651.6-1708.01)
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W Intel Core i7-12700H: Ø1955 (1902.5-2820.28)
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7 AMD Ryzen 7 5800H: Ø2006 (1963-2025.09)
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021) Intel Core i7-10870H: Ø1367 (1316.83-1382.98)
MSI Katana GF76 11UE Intel Core i7-11800H: Ø1681 (1645.14-1822.57)
CPU Performance Rating: Percent
Cinebench R23: Multi Core | Single Core
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender: v2.79 BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 | 7z b 4 -mmt1
Geekbench 5.4: Multi-Core | Single-Core
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean
CPU Performance Rating
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
 
82.4 pt ∼82%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
79 pt ∼79%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
76.9 pt ∼77%
Average of class Gaming
 
69.7 pt ∼70%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
67 pt ∼67%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
65.7 pt ∼66%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
61.8 pt ∼62%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
53.8 pt ∼54%
Cinebench R23 / Multi Core
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (4032 - 19250, n=42)
15451 Points ∼100% +12%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
13934 Points ∼90% +1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
13774 Points ∼89%
Average of class Gaming
  (2435 - 23482, n=203, last 2 years)
12781 Points ∼83% -7%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
12262 Points ∼79% -11%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
11080 Points ∼72% -20%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
10416 Points ∼67% -24%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
8408 Points ∼54% -39%
Cinebench R23 / Single Core
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
1816 Points ∼100%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
1790 Points ∼99% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (778 - 1825, n=41)
1758 Points ∼97% -3%
Average of class Gaming
  (527 - 1936, n=202, last 2 years)
1525 Points ∼84% -16%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
1497 Points ∼82% -18%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
1431 Points ∼79% -21%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
1366 Points ∼75% -25%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
1225 Points ∼67% -33%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Multi Core)
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
6030 Points ∼100%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (1576 - 7382, n=42)
5849 Points ∼97% -3%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
4808 Points ∼80% -20%
Average of class Gaming
  (930 - 9042, n=228, last 2 years)
4783 Points ∼79% -21%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
4742 Points ∼79% -21%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
4214 Points ∼70% -30%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
4059 Points ∼67% -33%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
3244 Points ∼54% -46%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core)
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
696 Points ∼100%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
689 Points ∼99% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (300 - 702, n=42)
676 Points ∼97% -3%
Average of class Gaming
  (169 - 745, n=228, last 2 years)
580 Points ∼83% -17%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
579 Points ∼83% -17%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
556 Points ∼80% -20%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
535 Points ∼77% -23%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
476 Points ∼68% -32%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
2820 (1902.5min - 2820.28max) Points ∼100% +17%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (1379 - 2903, n=47)
2507 Points ∼89% +4%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
2412 Points ∼86%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
2025 Points ∼72% -16%
Average of class Gaming
  (400 - 3652, n=231, last 2 years)
2022 Points ∼72% -16%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
1823 (1645.14min - 1822.57max) Points ∼65% -24%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
1723 Points ∼61% -29%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
1382 Points ∼49% -43%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
262 Points ∼100%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
257 Points ∼98% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (113 - 263, n=43)
253 Points ∼97% -3%
Average of class Gaming
  (79.2 - 282, n=222, last 2 years)
231 Points ∼88% -12%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
229 Points ∼87% -13%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
226 Points ∼86% -14%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
223 Points ∼85% -15%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
196 Points ∼75% -25%
Blender / v2.79 BMW27 CPU
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
326 Seconds * ∼100% -44%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
299.7 Seconds * ∼92% -32%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
284 Seconds * ∼87% -25%
Average of class Gaming
  (144 - 1259, n=229, last 2 years)
280 Seconds * ∼86% -23%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
250 Seconds * ∼77% -10%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
247 Seconds * ∼76% -9%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (171 - 732, n=41)
230 Seconds * ∼71% -1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
227 Seconds * ∼70%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (22844 - 73067, n=41)
60063 MIPS ∼100% +11%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
55010 MIPS ∼92% +1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
54596 MIPS ∼91% +1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
54224 MIPS ∼90%
Average of class Gaming
  (11386 - 88128, n=226, last 2 years)
52925 MIPS ∼88% -2%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
45428 MIPS ∼76% -16%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
45311 MIPS ∼75% -16%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
40876 MIPS ∼68% -25%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
5756 MIPS ∼100%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (2743 - 5907, n=41)
5603 MIPS ∼97% -3%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
5588 MIPS ∼97% -3%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
5588 MIPS ∼97% -3%
Average of class Gaming
  (2685 - 6582, n=226, last 2 years)
5513 MIPS ∼96% -4%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
5511 MIPS ∼96% -4%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
5393 MIPS ∼94% -6%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
5369 MIPS ∼93% -7%
Geekbench 5.4 / Multi-Core
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
13515 Points ∼100%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
12661 Points ∼94% -6%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (5144 - 13745, n=42)
11762 Points ∼87% -13%
Average of class Gaming
  (1946 - 16925, n=220, last 2 years)
9187 Points ∼68% -32%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
8470 Points ∼63% -37%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
7472 Points ∼55% -45%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
6688 Points ∼49% -51%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
6641 Points ∼49% -51%
Geekbench 5.4 / Single-Core
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
1756 Points ∼100% +4%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (803 - 1851, n=42)
1728 Points ∼98% +2%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
1691 Points ∼96%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
1568 Points ∼89% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (158 - 1949, n=220, last 2 years)
1522 Points ∼87% -10%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
1464 Points ∼83% -13%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
1417 Points ∼81% -16%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
1264 Points ∼72% -25%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (4.67 - 21.4, n=43)
16.6 fps ∼100% +83%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
15.1 fps ∼91% +67%
Average of class Gaming
  (3 - 26.6, n=230, last 2 years)
14.8 fps ∼89% +63%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
14.1 fps ∼85% +56%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
13.3 fps ∼80% +47%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
13.2 fps ∼80% +46%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
11.1 fps ∼67% +23%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
9.06 fps ∼55%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
86.1 s * ∼100% -70%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
77.6 s * ∼90% -53%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
56.1 s * ∼65% -11%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
53.3 s * ∼62% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (33.6 - 332, n=224, last 2 years)
52.2 s * ∼61% -3%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
50.7 s * ∼59%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
49.2 s * ∼57% +3%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (34.2 - 92, n=41)
45.5 s * ∼53% +10%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H
0.577 sec * ∼100% -23%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
0.559 sec * ∼97% -19%
Average of class Gaming
  (0.412 - 4.47, n=225, last 2 years)
0.547 sec * ∼95% -17%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
0.533 sec * ∼92% -14%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
0.514 sec * ∼89% -10%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (0.4441 - 1.052, n=41)
0.4749 sec * ∼82% -1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H
0.4679 sec * ∼81%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H
0.4614 sec * ∼80% +1%

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Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R20
Cinebench R20
Cinebench R23
Cinebench R23
Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit
8916
Cinebench R10 Shading 64Bit
16060 Points
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
75147 Points
Cinebench R10 Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
14342 Points
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit
15888
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
52866
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 32Bit
25.19 Points
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 32Bit
143.68 fps
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit
2.98 Points
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64Bit
23.73 Points
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit
156.74 fps
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 32Bit
2.59 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
262 Points
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
191.14 fps
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
2412 Points
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Performance Rating
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
92.8 pt ∼93%
Average of class Gaming
 
81.2 pt ∼81%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
78.5 pt ∼79%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
 
76 pt ∼76%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
66.6 pt ∼67%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
63.9 pt ∼64%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
63.5 pt ∼64%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE -9!
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
0 pt ∼0%
AIDA64 / FP32 Ray-Trace
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
14345 KRay/s ∼100% +82%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
12636 KRay/s ∼88% +60%
Average of class Gaming
  (2585 - 22183, n=186, last 2 years)
11858 KRay/s ∼83% +50%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
10072 KRay/s ∼70% +28%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (2585 - 16445, n=41)
9122 KRay/s ∼64% +16%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
7897 KRay/s ∼55%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
6797 KRay/s ∼47% -14%
AIDA64 / FPU Julia
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
90996 Points ∼100% +146%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
78250 Points ∼86% +112%
Average of class Gaming
  (12439 - 117712, n=186, last 2 years)
64025 Points ∼70% +73%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
52336 Points ∼58% +42%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (12439 - 82001, n=41)
43297 Points ∼48% +17%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
36924 Points ∼41%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
32381 Points ∼36% -12%
AIDA64 / CPU SHA3
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
3100 MB/s ∼100% +15%
Average of class Gaming
  (629 - 5123, n=186, last 2 years)
3019 MB/s ∼97% +12%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (833 - 3912, n=41)
2893 MB/s ∼93% +7%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2696 MB/s ∼87%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2675 MB/s ∼86% -1%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2543 MB/s ∼82% -6%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2331 MB/s ∼75% -14%
AIDA64 / CPU Queen
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
99296 Points ∼100% 0%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
98875 Points ∼100%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
98276 Points ∼99% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (57923 - 102833, n=41)
96679 Points ∼97% -2%
Average of class Gaming
  (15371 - 132615, n=186, last 2 years)
91610 Points ∼92% -7%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
76986 Points ∼78% -22%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
72108 Points ∼73% -27%
AIDA64 / FPU SinJulia
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
11871 Points ∼100% +31%
Average of class Gaming
  (2137 - 17639, n=186, last 2 years)
10115 Points ∼85% +12%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
9157 Points ∼77% +1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
9061 Points ∼76%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (3249 - 9928, n=41)
8979 Points ∼76% -1%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
8862 Points ∼75% -2%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
8317 Points ∼70% -8%
AIDA64 / FPU Mandel
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
50136 Points ∼100% +129%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
43274 Points ∼86% +98%
Average of class Gaming
  (7135 - 64776, n=186, last 2 years)
35031 Points ∼70% +60%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
25823 Points ∼52% +18%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (7135 - 40117, n=41)
24367 Points ∼49% +11%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
21882 Points ∼44%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
18863 Points ∼38% -14%
AIDA64 / CPU AES
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
122777 MB/s ∼100% +117%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
98939 MB/s ∼81% +75%
Average of class Gaming
  (18146 - 183146, n=186, last 2 years)
88714 MB/s ∼72% +57%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (31839 - 139251, n=41)
78836 MB/s ∼64% +39%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
56534 MB/s ∼46%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
49493 MB/s ∼40% -12%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
34383 MB/s ∼28% -39%
AIDA64 / CPU ZLib
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (305 - 1171, n=41)
960 MB/s ∼100% +4%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
919 MB/s ∼96%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
793 MB/s ∼83% -14%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
787 MB/s ∼82% -14%
Average of class Gaming
  (150.9 - 1408, n=207, last 2 years)
739 MB/s ∼77% -20%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
649 MB/s ∼68% -29%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
609 MB/s ∼63% -34%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
0 MB/s ∼0% -100%
AIDA64 / FP64 Ray-Trace
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
7439 KRay/s ∼100% +59%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
6505 KRay/s ∼87% +39%
Average of class Gaming
  (1437 - 11913, n=186, last 2 years)
6443 KRay/s ∼87% +38%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
5481 KRay/s ∼74% +17%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (1437 - 8596, n=41)
5152 KRay/s ∼69% +10%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
4681 KRay/s ∼63%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
3917 KRay/s ∼53% -16%
AIDA64 / CPU PhotoWorxx
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (12863 - 46643, n=41)
33355 MPixel/s ∼100% +70%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
32915 MPixel/s ∼99% +68%
Average of class Gaming
  (8341 - 47710, n=186, last 2 years)
26214 MPixel/s ∼79% +34%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
20568 MPixel/s ∼62% +5%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
19573 MPixel/s ∼59%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
16101 MPixel/s ∼48% -18%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
15341 MPixel/s ∼46% -22%

System Performance

In terms of system performance, the Acer Nitro 5 AN517 continues on from its solid performance in the CPU benchmarks and narrowly secures second place in PCMark 10. Overall, the Acer Nitro 5 AN517 very much represents the class average of all tested gaming laptops. Subjectively, the given performance values also correspond to the installed hardware.

PCMark 10 / Score
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
  (5986 - 7595, n=7)
7094 Points ∼100% +7%
Average of class Gaming
  (4477 - 8636, n=182, last 2 years)
6814 Points ∼96% +2%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix BC711 1TB HFM001TD3JX016N
6749 Points ∼95% +1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
6651 Points ∼94%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R5 5600H, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
6615 Points ∼93% -1%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
6505 Points ∼92% -2%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
5986 Points ∼84% -10%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
5685 Points ∼80% -15%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
  (9289 - 12144, n=7)
10547 Points ∼100% +8%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix BC711 1TB HFM001TD3JX016N
10131 Points ∼96% +4%
Average of class Gaming
  (7334 - 11205, n=181, last 2 years)
10020 Points ∼95% +2%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
9784 Points ∼93%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
9695 Points ∼92% -1%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R5 5600H, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
9639 Points ∼91% -1%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
9289 Points ∼88% -5%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
9182 Points ∼87% -6%
PCMark 10 / Productivity
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix BC711 1TB HFM001TD3JX016N
9205 Points ∼100% +1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
9119 Points ∼99%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R5 5600H, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
9027 Points ∼98% -1%
Average of class Gaming
  (6161 - 10932, n=181, last 2 years)
8997 Points ∼98% -1%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
8874 Points ∼96% -3%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
  (6161 - 9602, n=7)
8845 Points ∼96% -3%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
7217 Points ∼78% -21%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
6161 Points ∼67% -32%
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
  (8950 - 11672, n=7)
10453 Points ∼100% +17%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
10175 Points ∼97% +14%
Average of class Gaming
  (4716 - 14291, n=181, last 2 years)
9610 Points ∼92% +7%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R5 5600H, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
9026 Points ∼86% +1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
8950 Points ∼86%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix BC711 1TB HFM001TD3JX016N
8948 Points ∼86% 0%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
8684 Points ∼83% -3%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
7526 Points ∼72% -16%
CrossMark / Overall
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
1810 Points ∼100%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
  (1649 - 1910, n=6)
1806 Points ∼100% 0%
Average of class Gaming
  (974 - 2170, n=49, last 2 years)
1788 Points ∼99% -1%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
1649 Points ∼91% -9%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R5 5600H, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1337 Points ∼74% -26%
CrossMark / Productivity
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
1766 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (907 - 2062, n=49, last 2 years)
1728 Points ∼98% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
  (1536 - 1797, n=6)
1712 Points ∼97% -3%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
1536 Points ∼87% -13%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R5 5600H, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1370 Points ∼78% -22%
CrossMark / Creativity
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
  (1835 - 2084, n=6)
1976 Points ∼100% +5%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
1963 Points ∼99% +4%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
1886 Points ∼95%
Average of class Gaming
  (1027 - 2366, n=49, last 2 years)
1886 Points ∼95% 0%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R5 5600H, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1372 Points ∼69% -27%
CrossMark / Responsiveness
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
1724 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (1029 - 2230, n=49, last 2 years)
1700 Points ∼99% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
  (1210 - 1798, n=6)
1628 Points ∼94% -6%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
1210 Points ∼70% -30%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R5 5600H, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1148 Points ∼67% -33%
PCMark 10 Score
6651 points
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AIDA64 / Memory Copy
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (31252 - 77803, n=41)
55188 MB/s ∼100% +33%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
52925 MB/s ∼96% +28%
Average of class Gaming
  (18074 - 77803, n=186, last 2 years)
45763 MB/s ∼83% +10%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
41426 MB/s ∼75%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
38867 MB/s ∼70% -6%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
38331 MB/s ∼69% -7%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
36548 MB/s ∼66% -12%
AIDA64 / Memory Read
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
62745 MB/s ∼100% +45%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (32677 - 76185, n=41)
59002 MB/s ∼94% +37%
Average of class Gaming
  (20318 - 76185, n=186, last 2 years)
49325 MB/s ∼79% +14%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
44282 MB/s ∼71% +3%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
43460 MB/s ∼69% +1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
43175 MB/s ∼69%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
40016 MB/s ∼64% -7%
AIDA64 / Memory Write
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
57728 MB/s ∼100% +16%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (30592 - 66475, n=41)
55393 MB/s ∼96% +12%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
49644 MB/s ∼86%
Average of class Gaming
  (15975 - 68782, n=186, last 2 years)
47141 MB/s ∼82% -5%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
40678 MB/s ∼70% -18%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
36998 MB/s ∼64% -25%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
34098 MB/s ∼59% -31%
AIDA64 / Memory Latency
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
78.5 ns * ∼100%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
77.9 ns * ∼99%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (76.2 - 133.9, n=41)
66.8 (76.2min - 133.9max) ns * ∼85%
Average of class Gaming
  (76.2 - 122, n=208, last 2 years)
63.1 ns * ∼80%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
Intel Core i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
56.6 ns * ∼72%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
0 ns * ∼0%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
0 ns * ∼0%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
0 ns * ∼0%

* ... smaller is better

DPC Latency

Acer has DPC latencies quite well under control in the Nitro 5 AN517. They increased only slightly during the Prime95 stress test. There were no issues or skipped frames during 4K YouTube video playback. The SoC's iGPU is utilized at around 25 percent during playback.

Maximum latency when opening multiple browser tabs and playing 4K footage
Maximum latency when opening multiple browser tabs and playing 4K footage
Drivers ranked by longest running time
Drivers ranked by longest running time
Maximum latency after ten seconds of Prime95
Maximum latency after ten seconds of Prime95
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
4527 μs * ∼100% -336%
Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
2319 μs * ∼51% -123%
Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H-82JY0003GE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R5 5600H, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1564 μs * ∼35% -51%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R5Z7
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix BC711 1TB HFM001TD3JX016N
1164 μs * ∼26% -12%
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
1038 μs * ∼23%
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021)
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
743 μs * ∼16% +28%

* ... smaller is better

Storage Devices

512 GB NVMe SSD
512 GB NVMe SSD
Free M.2 slot
Free M.2 slot

The SSD used in the Acer Nitro 5 AN517 is a Samsung model, which supports PCIe 4.0 and thus gives very good performance values under testing. Only the storage size is a little too small considering the area of application (gaming). A model with at least 1 TB would be better. Fortunately, a free M.2 slot is still available.

For further comparisons and benchmarks, we refer to our comparison chart.

AS SSD
AS SSD
CDM 3
CDM 3
CDM 5
CDM 5
CDM 6
CDM 6
CDI
CDI
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
Sequential Read: 3793 MB/s
Sequential Write: 1127 MB/s
512K Read: 2695 MB/s
512K Write: 1122 MB/s
4K Read: 57.85 MB/s
4K Write: 237.4 MB/s
4K QD32 Read: 535.8 MB/s
4K QD32 Write: 436.2 MB/s