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Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B

Specifications

Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B (Swift 3 Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U 4 x 2.7 - 3.7 GHz, Renoir (Zen 2)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5, Core: 1400 MHz, Dual-Channel, 27.20.1017.1011 (Adrenalin 20.5.1)
Memory
8192 MB 
, LPDDR4X, dual-channel, no vacant slots, RAM soldered
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, AU Optronics B140HAN04.0, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Mainboard
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Storage
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0, 256 GB 
, NVMe, M.2-2280, 200 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC255 @ AMD K17.6 - Audio Processor - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: audio combo, 1 Fingerprint Reader, TPM 2.0
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16.55 x 323.4 x 218.9 ( = 0.65 x 12.73 x 8.62 in)
Battery
48.85 Wh, 4471 mAh Lithium-Ion, 11.25 V
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, MS Office 265 (trial), Norton Internet Security, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds), Power Supply: 273 g ( = 9.63 oz / 0.6 pounds)
Price
699 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 72.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 63%, display: 81% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B

85% Acer Swift 3 SF314-42 in Review: A well-rounded device with Ryzen 3 4300U as well | Notebookcheck
Acer's good-looking 14-inch notebook features a slim metal case, dual-channel RAM, and excellent battery life. Its Ryzen 3 APU manages to run consistently at high clock speeds.
60% Acer Swift 3 14
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

AMD Vega 5: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 5 CUs (= 320 shaders) and a clock of up to 1400 MHz.

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.


R3 4300U: Mobile Quad-Core APU using four Zen 2 cores clocked at 2.7 to 3.7 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 5 CUs clocked at up to 1400 MHz. The CPU does not support SMT / Hyperthreading.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.00":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

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.


1.2 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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.


72.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2020-09- 4 (Update: 2020-09- 4)