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Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6

Specifications

Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6
Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6 (Swift X SFX14 Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 5800U 8 x 1.9 - 4.4 GHz, Cezanne U (Zen 3)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU - 4 GB VRAM, Core: 1035 MHz, 40 W TDP, GDDR6
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader, USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (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): 18.89 x 322.8 x 212.2 ( = 0.74 x 12.71 x 8.35 in)
Battery
3815 mAh Lithium-Ion, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet
Weight
1.5 kg ( = 52.91 oz / 3.31 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1000 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.43% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 100%, features: - %, display: 95% mobility: 100%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6

Acer’S Swift X Is A Value-Friendly Laptop That'S Great For Work And Gaming
Source: Reviewed.com English
The Acer Swift X is not the perfect laptop. I’d prefer a better display, an improved touchpad, and more reliable Wi-Fi. Acer should also work on its chassis design for its budget laptops, as this has been a consistent oversight with the company's laptops in the Aspire and Swift line. Take one glance at the laptop’s performance and these problems melt away. Yes, a sleek and modern design with carbon fiber weave or laser-cut edges is nice, but that won’t make Far Cry run more smoothly or complete a Blender render more quickly. But if you care about the physical appearance of your laptop, the MacBook Air and Asus Vivobook line deliver roughly comparable performance and better materials at a slightly higher price. With an MSRP above $1,000, the Swift X model I reviewed typically sells below that all-important watermark. If you’re on an even tighter budget, Acer sells an alternative model with a Ryzen 5 5600U processor and RTX 3050 GPU that’s even less expensive. Shoppers looking for a fast yet portable laptop shouldn’t pass by the Acer Swift X. It’s an outstanding value.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2022
70% Acer Swift X (AMD)
Source: PC Mag English
As mentioned, the 2022 Acer Swift X (with model numbers starting SFX14-51G instead of this unit's SFX14-41G) is a different design with a sharper 2,240-by-1,440-pixel display; it's also slightly lighter at 3.09 pounds. That makes it tempting, but it's likely to cost more than the AMD-based Swift X here. The latter fills a kind of neither-fish-nor-fowl niche—it's a bit heavier than an ultraportable and falls short of a full-fledged gaming rig or workstation—but it's a speedy compromise at a fair price. The Swift X doesn't earn Editors' Choice honors, but it definitely has its attractions, if you need a little bit more power (CPU and GPU alike) for the money in a mainstream machine.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/13/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
Acer Swift X review: This is the laptop I wish I had for myself
Source: Soycincau English
At the end of the day, the current Acer Swift X really is my favourite laptop on the market right now. I think if I was heading off to college or university right now, the Acer Swift X would be the absolute ideal companion. It packs all the performance I need for work, while still having the capabilities for some time off when gaming. Battery life is also solid enough to allow for a whole day of classes if I tweaked the settings a bit. Even anyone seeking a cheap entry-level gaming laptop might want to consider this one. It’s a bit of a shame that it took until October of last year for it to arrive on our shores really, but until the next generation Acer Swift X appears, this will perhaps be the best laptop for anyone wanting portable performance while on a budget.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/10/2022
98% Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6 is a Hot Rod
Source: PCR English
To summarize this Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6 review, this unit is blazingly fast. This laptop is in the same league and even outperforms Dell XPS and Macbooks, for much less $$. And you can play some games on it due to its iGPU and dedicated GPU that are normally found on a gaming laptop. Sure, you can find other laptops that are more powerful than this, but you’re going to sacrifice the weight and the battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/11/2021
Rating: Total score: 98% performance: 100% display: 95% mobility: 100%
Acer Swift X review - A powerful compact laptop for content creators
Source: Tech Nave English
All in all, the Swift X's performance does resemble the Swift 3X in some ways, albeit with more power due to the AMD Ryzen 5000 mobile CPU and Nvidia GeForce RTX GPU. It's very much a productivity laptop designed for content creators who are on the go. Honestly, I can't really nitpick as there isn't anything bad about it. It works well, the battery's life is quite durable, and it can handle a decent media workload. If the RM4999 price tag is a bit too much for you, you can always go for the AMD Ryzen 5 + 8GB RAM variant at RM4299. That said, the price is probably the only downside, but you get what you pay. For its value, I say the Swift X could be worth getting if you happen to be a content creator who needs a compact laptop. Otherwise, you can also go for the less powerful Swift 3X (i5) that's priced at RM3799.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/03/2021
80% Acer Swift X review: A rare ultraportable laptop with bite
Source: PC World English
There’s no question that the Acer Swift X provides enough CPU and GPU performance for on-the-go content creators. With an octo-core Ryzen 7 5800U, the Swift X offers blazing application performance and strong multimedia performance. I’m not saying you need a 15.6-inch or larger laptop to run Photoshop and other media-creation and -editing apps, but I would argue you need at least a 14-inch display with a 16:10 ratio. The 14-inch, 16:9 display isn’t a barrier, however, for gamers to pick the Swift X. It’s a better fit as a laptop for students or office workers: light enough to carry around each day and powerful enough to play games each night.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift X review: A rare ultraportable laptop with bite
Source: Good Gear Guide English
There’s no question that the Acer Swift X provides enough CPU and GPU performance for on-the-go content creators. With an octo-core Ryzen 7 5800U, the Swift X offers blazing application performance and strong multimedia performance. Add in the RTX 3050 Ti graphics, and you get a considerable boost in 3D graphics and gaming capability from the ordinary ultraportable with an integrated GPU. It’s rare to find a laptop this compact with this much performance. And you aren’t forced to sacrifice all that much in battery life for this power. The 14-inch, 16:9 display isn’t a barrier, however, for gamers to pick the Swift X. It’s a better fit as a laptop for students or office workers: light enough to carry around each day and powerful enough to play games each night.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift X review: A rare ultraportable laptop with bite
Source: PC World Australia English
There’s no question that the Acer Swift X provides enough CPU and GPU performance for on-the-go content creators. With an octo-core Ryzen 7 5800U, the Swift X offers blazing application performance and strong multimedia performance. Add in the RTX 3050 Ti graphics, and you get a considerable boost in 3D graphics and gaming capability from the ordinary ultraportable with an integrated GPU. It’s rare to find a laptop this compact with this much performance. And you aren’t forced to sacrifice all that much in battery life for this power. The 14-inch, 16:9 display isn’t a barrier, however, for gamers to pick the Swift X. It’s a better fit as a laptop for students or office workers: light enough to carry around each day and powerful enough to play games each night.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6 Review
Source: Digit week English
The new Acer Swift X is a little, badass workhorse laptop. It’s not exactly your fancy ultrabook, and it won’t necessarily turn heads when you unleash it at the local coffee shop, but that’s not really what it’s there for. Acer created this laptop for a simple purpose – get the work done without any extra bells and whistles. If you like simplicity over everything else, the Acer Swift X SFX14-41G-R1S6 is certainly a great laptop for you. It is one of those laptops you get when budget and productivity are at the top of your list – and these days, that’s all we can ask for in a laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/11/2021
Rating: Total score: 85%

Foreign Reviews

70% Acer Swift X: Mycket kraft i kompakt format
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/16/2021
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Model:

Acer Swift X SFX14-41G is an Red Dot Award-winning ultrabook which takes ultra-portable design to a new level. It features Zen 3 core architecture AMD Ryzen 5000 series mobile processors, and the latest NVIDIA  GeForce RTX 3050 Ti laptop graphics chip. The new Acer Swift X body is designed to be thin, portable, and more powerful. It has high performance and can run multiple high-end software at the same time. For the first time in a 1.39 kg body, it is equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti laptop graphics card, coupled with AMD Ryzen 7 5800U mobile The processor and 16 GB of RAM which is a very impressive attempt to impress. The new Swift X is designed for a lot of work needs. The built-in fan consists of 59 0.3 cm blades, and is paired with a pair of D6 copper heat pipes to greatly improve heat dissipation efficiency. Swift X also features a series of innovative designs to improve the heat dissipation performance of the chassis, such as the design of the air inlet of the keyboard which increases the heat dissipation by 8% to 10% as compared to the general keyboard.

Not only that, Acer Swift X is also equipped with dual slots, which can support up to 1 TB+1 TB SSD large hard drive capacity and 59W fast charging battery, and up to 17 hours of uninterrupted battery life, allowing users to easily work with them and also boost productivity. Acer Swift X is equipped with a 14-inch FHD IPS display featuring an 85.7% screen-to-body ratio, 300 nits brightness and 100% sRGB color gamut, making it easy to edit 4K videos or retouch photos in place. The new Swift X also incorporates other innovative technologies, including fingerprint sensor to enhance Windows Hello login security. Besides that, it has AI-assisted noise reduction to optimize video call quality and Acer BluelightShield technology to help reduce the risk of eye fatigue. 

In addition, the Swift X is also equipped with a variety of ports, including a multi-functional USB Type-C slot, which ensures high-speed and smooth data transfer, video streaming and charging. Coupled with the built-in Wi-Fi 6, it fully upgrades the notebook’s wireless network transmission efficiency. In conclusion, the Acer Swift X is a powerhouse for mobile creators such as designers or streamers who want a lightweight laptop without sacrifice on performance. It is a great option to work on creative tasks and also gaming for entertainment due to the extremely lightweight build, as well as great hardware specifications.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU: Mid-range gaming laptop graphics card based on the Ampere GA107 chip.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


R7 5800U: Mobile Octa-Core APU with Zen 3 cores clocked at 1.9 GHz to 4.4 GHz and a Vega iGPU with 8 CUs clocked at up to 2000 MHz.» 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.


1.5 kg:

In former time,s this weight was typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, often 15 inch laptops weigh as much.


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.


80.43%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2021-10- 6 (Update: 2021-10- 6)