• CPU: Intel Core i5-8250U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

Pros

  • Fairly good build quality
  • Decent keyboard
  • Generally good IPS display for the asking price
  • The display doesn't use PWM for regulating brightness above 22%
  • Good price/performance ratio
  • Extra long battery life

Cons

  • Wobbly and stiff touchpad
  • No keyboard illumination
  • GPU gets a bit hot under heavy and extended workload

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51) - Specs

CPU Performance #107
  • Intel Core i7-8550U 3.8%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 0.6%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U
GPU Performance #251
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 0.4%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630 0.3%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Intel UHD Graphics 615 1.3%
  • Intel HD Graphics 620 0.9%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
48Wh, 4-cell
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
382 x 263 x 22 mm (15.04" x 10.35" x 0.87")
Weight
2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 2x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • Card Reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo headphone/mic jack
Features
  • Web camera 720p
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)

 

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-51) in-depth review

Acer just released its new Aspire 5 and 7 lineup but the market responded shortly due to the great value these notebooks offer. And despite some obvious drawbacks, the 17-inch version of the Aspire 5 quickly became our favorite choice in the budget 17-inch segment thanks to its excellent price/performance ratio, ideal screen and fairly robust design. But for a little less, you can get the 15-inch Aspire 5 that we are reviewing here so we expect similar if not the exact same user experience. [...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8250U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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price
774.00+9.8%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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14455.00+14.5%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
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11.63-11.9%
performance

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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price
1234.00-9.4%
performance
1265.00-7.1%
1023.00-24.9%
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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229.00-21%
performance
408.00+40.7%
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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178.00-37.1%
performance
6353.00+2144.9%
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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315.00-18%
performance
333.00-13.3%
564.00+46.9%

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