We have reviewed plenty of high end gaming laptops that continue to push the limits on what we thought a laptop could do but what about those everyday users who have no desire to empty out their bank accounts but still want to enjoy some gaming from time to time. For those we introduce the Acer Nitro 5 515-51-57SV. This isn’t a screaming high end laptop but provides plenty of performance and features that making gaming possible and enjoyable. Below we will review some of its key benefits and downsides.
Processor: Intel Core i5
Memory: 8 GB of RAM
Storage: 128 GB SSD plus 1 TB SATA
Screen: 15.6 Inches
OS: Windows 10
– This model includes the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 which doesn’t match up well against the best graphic cards available but with its 2 GB of dedicated memory is going to give you a much better gaming experience than what many of the integrated graphics you find in most standard laptops will provide
– The Intel Core i5 is more budget friendly than the i7 but is still packing a decent punch and when combined with the 8 GB of memory makes for a nice combination
– You will even find a hybrid hard drive combination in this model which gives you a ton of storage and fast read write access for your commonly used files
– Battery life is quite good with the ability to provide up to 8.5 hours on a single charge
– This model isn’t the most mobile friendly for those looking for a laptop that can handle gaming but also be your go to computer for work or school. It weighs 2.7 KG which is much heavier than the standard 15.6 inch laptop model
– Of the 3 USB ports that are included only one of them runs on the newer and faster 3.0 technology
It seems like the Acer Nitro 5 515-51-57SV is kind of stuck between being a typical everyday 15.6 inch laptop model and being a high end gaming laptop. While it doesn’t excel at either one of these it does a good enough job of both to be a nice option.