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Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R8WD

Specifications

Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R8WD
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R8WD (Swift 3 SF314 Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 6 x 2.3 - 4 GHz, Renoir (Zen 2)
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Storage
512 GB SSD
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Card Reader: SD Card
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.9 x 323 x 218 ( = 0.63 x 12.72 x 8.58 in)
Battery
48 Wh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R8WD

Review Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R8WD: Semakin Seksi, Semakin Kencang
Source: Pemmzchannel ID→EN
Positive: High portability; nice performance; long battery life; good price. Negative: No SD card reader; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/24/2020

Comment

AMD Vega 6: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 6 CUs (= 384 shaders) and a clock of up to 1.500 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.


R5 4500U: Mobile Hexy-Core APU using six Zen 2 cores clocked at 2.3 to 4 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 6 CUs clocked at up to 1500 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.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2020-09-14 (Update: 2020-09-14)