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Acer Swift X SFX16 Series

Acer Swift X SFX16-52G-52VEProcessor: Intel Alder Lake-P i5-1240P, Intel Alder Lake-P i7-1260P, Intel Tiger Lake i5-11320H, Intel Tiger Lake i7-11390H
Graphics Adapter: Intel A370M, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU
Display: 16.00 inch, 16.10 inch
Weight: 1.75kg, 1.77kg, 1.8kg, 1.82kg
Price: 1200, 1300, 1500 euro
Average Score: 81.45% - good
Average of 13 scores (from 18 reviews)
performance: 88%, features: 67%, display: 86%, mobility: 73%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 86%

 

Acer Swift X SFX16-51G-76HE

Specifications

Acer Swift X SFX16-51G-76HENotebook: Acer Swift X SFX16-51G-76HE
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake i7-11390H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU 45056 MB
Display: 16.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Links: Acer homepage
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

80% Recenzja Acer Swift X 16″ – Da radę ze wszystkim
Source: Root Nation English
Acer Swift X 16 to typowe uniwersalne rozwiązanie. Ma wszystko, czego potrzebujesz. Jeśli nie jesteś gotowy zapłacić więcej niż 5000 zł za bardziej zaawansowane opcje, to jest to dobry model. Oczywiście nie ma tu ekranu o najwyższej rozdzielczości, wygodniejszego touchpada, odpowiedniego chłodzenia czy imponującej żywotności baterii. Ale są to kompromisy, które musisz zaakceptować, jeśli za stosunkowo przystępną cenę chcesz uzyskać stylowe i lekkie urządzenie.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/12/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
80% Acer Swift X 16 Review: Gets the Job Done
Source: Root Nation English
All-in-all, Acer Swift X 16 is an example of a “Jack of all trades” formula. It packs everything that you need, and even more. If you have a $1000 limit – that’s a good option that gets the job done and helps you relax after a working day. Where it falls short is in details: it doesn’t have the highest-resolution screen, the most comfortable touchpad, the best cooling solution, or record-breaking battery life. But these are the compromises you have to take if you want everything at a $1000 price tag. The question is would I change my Macbook Air for something bigger and more capable, like Acer Swift X? Probably not. I got used to a smaller laptop footprint, a better touchpad, and a battery life. But would I recommend it to the others? Absolutely. If you need a laptop that gets the job done – Acer Swift X 16 is a laptop just for that.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/05/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
Acer Swift X (SFX16-51G) - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/28/2022
Acer Swift X SFX16-51G – 16-inch portable laptop, vs Swift X SFX14-41G
Source: Ultrabook Review English
If priced right, this 16-inch Swift X 16 might meet the success of the smaller 14-inch Acer Swift X, which ended up highly recommended and popular among buyers and reviewers in its class of mid-tier compact performance laptops. This Acer Swift X 16 laptop might end up a viable all-purpose choice for some of you, but at the same time, it might not. Those of you looking for either an AMD platform, a viable gaming portable laptop, or even a modern creator laptop with an excellent display might find better value with some of the alternatives out there, both in Acer’s lineup or from competing OEMs. This article on the best full-size portable laptops should be a great way to further research those options. That wraps up my take on this Acer Swift X SFX16-51G. I might come back to this and update the Performance section for a proper review, once Acer starts selling these in stores and releases final software, but only if there’s enough interest from you. Let me know in the comments section down below, and I’m also interested in your feedback and thoughts on this series.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2021

Foreign Reviews

Обзор и тестирование ноутбука Acer Swift X SFX16-51G на базе процессора Intel Core i7-11390H и видеокарты Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti
Source: Overclockers RU RU→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; high gaming performance; big screen; metal case; great dedicated graphics; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/25/2022
Acer Swift X – laptop de business dar cu RTX 3050
Source: Arena IT →EN
Positive: High mobility; slim size; light weight; long battery life; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/01/2021

 

Acer Swift X SFX16-51G-5388

Specifications

Acer Swift X SFX16-51G-5388Notebook: Acer Swift X SFX16-51G-5388
Processor: Intel Tiger Lake i5-11320H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU 4096 MB
Display: 16.10 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.82kg
Price: 1200 euro
Links: Acer homepage
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86.2% Acer Swift X 16 review: RTX 3050 shines in multimedia laptop | Notebookcheck
The compact Acer Swift X 16 is suitable for mobile gaming in Full HD thanks to Nvidia's RTX 3050 and its 16-inch panel. Whether the 16:9 can perform in multimedia applications is revealed in our review. After all, Acer advertises complete sRGB color space coverage.

 

Acer Swift X SFX16-52G-77RX

Specifications

Acer Swift X SFX16-52G-77RXNotebook: Acer Swift X SFX16-52G-77RX
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-P i7-1260P
Graphics Adapter: Intel A370M 4096 MB
Display: 16.00 inch, 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixels
Weight: 1.75kg
Price: 1500 euro
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 8 scores (from 10 reviews)

 

86.4% Acer Swift X 16 (2022) review: 16-inch laptop with powerful updates | Notebookcheck
The Acer Swift X 16 (2022) is a light 16-inch laptop with additional graphics performance. The bright display finally comes in the 16:10 format and offers a high resolution. Intel's Alder Lake P-Core i7 CPU helps the multimedia laptop to develop a powerful performance. But how does Intel's Arc A370M fare?
80% Acer Swift X 16 review: A decent laptop but Arc GPU disappoints
Source: Expert Reviews English
For the asking price, the Acer Swift X 16 is a good, solid laptop. The display is good, as is the sound system, while the build quality and the keyboard are top notch. There’s also a decent selection of ports, and general performance is decent. The problem is that the new Intel GPU, at least in this instance, isn’t particularly impressive. I’m sure there are cost advantages to Acer in fitting the A370M rather than an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 – indeed, the Swift X 16’s price tag wouldn’t be unreasonable if it didn’t have a discrete GPU – but it simply doesn’t add enough to turn a good laptop into an exceptional one.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/30/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift X 16 review: A decent laptop but Arc GPU disappoints
Source: Expert Reviews English
For the asking price, the Acer Swift X 16 is a good, solid laptop. The display is good, as is the sound system, while the build quality and the keyboard are top notch. There’s also a decent selection of ports, and general performance is decent. The problem is that the new Intel GPU, at least in this instance, isn’t particularly impressive. I’m sure there are cost advantages to Acer in fitting the A370M rather than an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 – indeed, the Swift X 16’s price tag wouldn’t be unreasonable if it didn’t have a discrete GPU – but it simply doesn’t add enough to turn a good laptop into an exceptional one.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/30/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift X 16 review: Save £300 with this early Black Friday deal
Source: Expert Reviews English
For the asking price, the Acer Swift X 16 is a good, solid laptop. The display is good, as is the sound system, while the build quality and the keyboard are top notch. There’s also a decent selection of ports, and general performance is decent. The problem is that the new Intel GPU, at least in this instance, isn’t particularly impressive. I’m sure there are cost advantages to Acer in fitting the A370M rather than an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 – indeed, the Swift X 16’s price tag wouldn’t be unreasonable if it didn’t have a discrete GPU – but it simply doesn’t add enough to turn a good laptop into an exceptional one.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/17/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift X 16 review: Save £300 with this early Black Friday deal
Source: Expert Reviews English
For the asking price, the Acer Swift X 16 is a good, solid laptop. The display is good, as is the sound system, while the build quality and the keyboard are top notch. There’s also a decent selection of ports, and general performance is decent. The problem is that the new Intel GPU, at least in this instance, isn’t particularly impressive. I’m sure there are cost advantages to Acer in fitting the A370M rather than an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 – indeed, the Swift X 16’s price tag wouldn’t be unreasonable if it didn’t have a discrete GPU – but it simply doesn’t add enough to turn a good laptop into an exceptional one.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/17/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift X (2022) Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Acer Swift X (2022) offers a great performance as a work or education device, with the Intel Arc GPU helping to give it a slightly better graphics performance than your average laptop. It also comes with a great selection of ports, has a reliable battery and a large screen that’s ideal for working with multiple tabs open.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift X (2022) Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Acer Swift X (2022) offers a great performance as a work or education device, with the Intel Arc GPU helping to give it a slightly better graphics performance than your average laptop. It also comes with a great selection of ports, has a reliable battery and a large screen that’s ideal for working with multiple tabs open.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift X 16 review: A decent laptop but Arc GPU disappoints
Source: Expert Reviews English
For the asking price, the Acer Swift X 16 is a good, solid laptop. The display is good, as is the sound system, while the build quality and the keyboard are top notch. There’s also a decent selection of ports, and general performance is decent. The problem is that the new Intel GPU, at least in this instance, isn’t particularly impressive. I’m sure there are cost advantages to Acer in fitting the A370M rather than an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 – indeed, the Swift X 16’s price tag wouldn’t be unreasonable if it didn’t have a discrete GPU – but it simply doesn’t add enough to turn a good laptop into an exceptional one.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift X 16 review: A decent laptop but Arc GPU disappoints
Source: Expert Reviews English
For the asking price, the Acer Swift X 16 is a good, solid laptop. The display is good, as is the sound system, while the build quality and the keyboard are top notch. There’s also a decent selection of ports, and general performance is decent. The problem is that the new Intel GPU, at least in this instance, isn’t particularly impressive. I’m sure there are cost advantages to Acer in fitting the A370M rather than an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 – indeed, the Swift X 16’s price tag wouldn’t be unreasonable if it didn’t have a discrete GPU – but it simply doesn’t add enough to turn a good laptop into an exceptional one.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Review Acer Swift X – laptop business de 16 inch cu i7-1260P
Source: Arena IT →EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful processor; slim size; light weight; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/26/2022
Review Acer Swift X – laptop business de 16 inch cu i7-1260P
Source: Arena IT →EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful processor; slim size; light weight; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/26/2022

 

Acer Swift X SFX16-52G-52VE

Specifications

Acer Swift X SFX16-52G-52VENotebook: Acer Swift X SFX16-52G-52VE
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-P i5-1240P
Graphics Adapter: Intel A370M 4096 MB
Display: 16.00 inch, 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixels
Weight: 1.77kg
Price: 1300 euro
Links: Acer homepage
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86.2% Acer Swift X SFX16-52G in review: a laptop that balances efficiency and performance | Notebookcheck
Thanks to the additional Intel Arc A370M graphics processor, Acer's notebook promises significantly better performance in image and video editing – even for games. Even beyond that, the features seem impressive and meet high expectations. Unfortunately, a few flaws in the details spoil the overall impression, which is otherwise good.

 

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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.


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

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

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU: Mid-range gaming laptop graphics card based on the Ampere GA107 chip. Offers 2048 shaders and is offered in different TGP (power consumption) variants from 35 to 80 Watt with different clock speeds and therefore performance.

Intel A370M: The Intel Arc A370M is a dedicated mobile entry level graphics card based on Xe HPG microarchitecture. It offers 8 cores (128 ALUs), 8 ray tracing units and a base core of 1550 MHz. The TGP is specified between 35 and 50 Watt.

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


Intel Tiger Lake:

i7-11390H: Tiger Lake (H35 series) based high end quad-core SoC for thin and light gaming laptops and workstations. The four CPU cores clock with 2.9 - 3.4 GHz base clock (28 - 35 W TDP) and up to 5 GHz Boost clock. The integrated G7 GPU offers 96 cores at 400 - 1400 MHz.

i5-11320H: Tiger Lake (H35 series) based mid range SoC for thin and light gaming laptops and workstations. The four CPU cores clock with 2.5 - 3.2 GHz base clock (28 - 35 W TDP) and up to 4.5 GHz Boost clock. The integrated G7 GPU offers 96 cores at 400 - 1350 MHz.

Intel Alder Lake-P:

i7-1260P: An upper mid-range Alder Lake family CPU featuring 4 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. This 28 W SoC is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops. Core i7-1260P's performance cores are Hyper-Threading-enabled for a total of 16 threads. This 12th Gen CPU runs at 1.5 GHz to 4.7 GHz and supports "Essentials" tier vPro features. Last but not the least, Core i7-1260P has a built-in 96 EU Iris Xe GPU, not unlike certain 11th Gen Tiger Lake-UP3 processors.

i5-1240P: A mid-range 28 W Alder Lake family CPU featuring 4 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. This SoC is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops. The i5's performance cores are Hyper-Threading-enabled for a total of 16 threads. Core i5-1240P runs at 1.2 GHz to 4.4 GHz; it has a built-in 80 EU Iris Xe GPU and supports "Essentials" tier vPro features.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.75 kg:

This weight is typical for very old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.

1.82 kg:


81.45%: 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, 2022-09- 3 (Update: 2022-09- 3)