Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-42)

Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-42)
  • Launched: January 2022
  • Screen-to-body ratio: ~69.9%
  • Dimensions: 400.5 x 294.5 x 27.9 mm (15.77 x 11.59 x 1.1 inches)
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Review

Evaluation of the main characteristics with the configuration selected for the Nitro 5 (AN517-42).
Performance
77
Gaming
68
Display
49
Battery Life
58
Connectivity
69
Case
43
NanoReview Score
60
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Tests and Specifications

Detailed tests and technical specifications of the Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-42)

Case

Weight 3 kg (6.62 lbs)
Dimensions 400.5 x 294.5 x 27.9 mm
15.77 x 11.59 x 1.1 inches
Area 1179 cm2 (182.8 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~69.9%
Side bezels 8.8 mm
Colors Black
Transformer No
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active
Vapor chamber No
Number of fans 2

Display

Size 17.3 inches
Type IPS LCD
Refresh rate 144 Hz
PPI 127 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support No
Touchscreen No
Coating Matte
Display tests
Response time 3 ms
Max. brightness
300 nits

Battery

Capacity
Battery type Li-Ion
Fast charging Yes
Charging port position Bottom
Charge power 330 W

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 3.2 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.7 GHz
Cores 8
Threads 16
L3 Cache 16 MB
Integrated GPU AMD Radeon 680M
Fabrication process 6 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1594
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
9890
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1572
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
13914

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 95 W
Nvidia Optimus MUX
Type Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm
GPU base clock 1463 MHz
GPU boost clock 1695 MHz
FLOPS 8.7 TFLOPS
Memory size 4 GB
Memory type GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2560
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 80
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 48
GPU performance
8.7 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 1x8 GB
Clock 4800 MHz
Type DDR5
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 2
Max. ram size 32 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB
Upgradable Yes
NVMe Yes

Sound

Speakers 2.0
Dolby Atmos No

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6E
Bluetooth v5.2
Fingerprint No
Optical drive No
Webcam Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720
Ports
USB-A 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt No
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort No
VGA No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes
SD card reader No
Proprietary charging port Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island
Numpad Yes
Backlight Yes
Touchpad
Surface Plastic
Windows Precision Yes

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