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Acer Swift 3X

Specifications

Acer Swift 3X (Swift 3X Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 x 2.8 - 4.7 GHz, Tiger Lake UP3
Graphics adapter
Intel Iris Xe MAX Graphics - 4 GB VRAM, LPDDR4X
Memory
16 GB 
, LPDDR4X-4266
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit

 

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Reviews for the Acer Swift 3X

Acer Swift 3X initial review: Intel's discrete graphics has arrived
Source: Pocket Lint English
This 'X' version might see the Swift 3 break free from its once budget shackles - but while its innards, with Intel's Iris Xe Max discrete graphics, are a step ahead, the overall build quality is still missing a trick. Still, there's a lot of potential for the asking price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2020
Acer Swift 3x laptop delivers an Intel graphics boost for budding creators
Source: CNet English
The Swift 3x is just barely heavier than the regular Swift 3, too, with the whole thing weighing about 3 pounds (1.4 kg). Considering the potential performance here with the new Intel processors, this could be a great option if you need more than integrated graphics and mobility and long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2020

Foreign Reviews

Vyměníte 2mm tloušťky za vyšší výkon? Test 14" notebooku Acer Swift 3X
Source: Zive CZ→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; good price; metal case; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/16/2021

Comment

Intel Xe MAX: The Intel Iris Xe MAX (DG1) is a dedicated mobile entry level graphics card based on the Gen 12 architecture (similar to the integrated graphics of the Tiger Lake processors). Compared to the Iris Xe iGPU (e.g. in the i7-1185G7), the Xe MAX offers 4 GB LPDDR4x graphics memory and higher boost clock speeds (up to 1.65 GHz versus 1.35 GHz).

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.


i7-1165G7: An upper mid-range, quad-core processor of Tiger Lake product family. The i7 is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops; it is manufactured on Intel's second-gen 10 nm process marketed as SuperFin. The CPU cores run at 2.8 GHz (base clock speed @ 28 W TDP) to 4.7 GHz (single-core Boost frequency). This i7 features the 96 EU Intel Iris Xe G7 iGPU; it was the second-fastest CPU of TGL-UP3 line-up when Intel initially launched the series in 2020.» 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.


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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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Acer Swift 3X SF314-510G-70DW
Xe MAX, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 1.37 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 7506 2-in-1 Black Edition
Xe MAX, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 15.60", 1.936 kg

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GeForce RTX 2050 Mobile, Alder Lake-P i7-1260P, 15.60", 1.76 kg
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GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 14.00", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56G-78TR
GeForce MX350, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 15.60", 1.65 kg
Acer Swift X SFX16-52G-77RX
A370M, Alder Lake-P i7-1260P, 16.00", 1.75 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-72P7
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 15.60", 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A514-54G-743J
GeForce MX350, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.7 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-56-51V8
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Tiger Lake i5-11300H, 15.60", 2.3 kg
Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R9Q5
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 14.00", 1.5 kg
Acer Enduro Urban N3 EUN314-51WG-74PB
GeForce MX330, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.85 kg
Acer Aspire 7 A715-42G-R1DD
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 15.60", 2.15 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-45G-R9WY
Radeon RX 640, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF316-51
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-11370H, 16.10", 1.674 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A514-54G-58R8
GeForce MX350, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.7 kg
Acer Aspire 7 A715-42G-R0XB
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 15.60", 2.15 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF514-55GT-72L0
GeForce MX350, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.05 kg
Acer ConceptD 3 Ezel CC314-72G-7513
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, Comet Lake i7-10750H, 14.00", 1.775 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56G-51YF
GeForce MX350, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 15.60", 1.65 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-57G-59LG
GeForce MX330, Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.60", 1.9 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF514-55GT-79BM
GeForce MX350, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 0.99 kg
Acer Book RS Porsche Design AP714-51GT-71A4
GeForce MX350, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.25 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-44G-R6Q3
Radeon RX 640, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R3 4300U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-44G-R83X
Radeon RX 640, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R5 4500U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer TravelMate P6 TMP614-51TG-G2
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Acer TravelMate P2 TMP215-52G-NX.VLUEX.005
GeForce MX230, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire 7 A715-41G-R5LR
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R5 3550H, 15.60", 2.35 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-58G-77JX
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF514-54GT-72NT
GeForce MX350, Ice Lake i7-1065G7, 14.00", 0.99 kg
Current Prices
Stefan Hinum, 2020-12-18 (Update: 2020-12-18)