• CPU: Intel Core i7-9750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)


  • Adequate price
  • Long battery life for a gaming laptop
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, big arrows, and a backlight
  • Wide and accurate color coverage (BOE NV156FHM-N4K (BOE082A))
  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust brightness (BOE NV156FHM-N4K (BOE082A))
  • Blazingly fast 144Hz screen option (BOE NV156FHM-N4K (BOE082A))
  • Supports RAID 0
  • One of the first devices with GTX 16xx GPUs


  • Scorching hot on the surface
  • No Thunderbolt support
  • Lacks SD card slot
  • All-plastic build

Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-54) - Specs

CPU Performance #27
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-10750H 0.6%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H
  • Intel Core i7-8750H 6.4%
  • Intel Core i7-9850H 13%
  • Intel Core i7-1165G7 69.4%
GPU Performance #19
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 2.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 5.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 4.1%
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 (6GB GDDR6) 5.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 4%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
Color accuracy 4.7 -> 1.4
M.2 Slot
2x M.2 PCIe x4 NVMe slots with RAID 0 support See photo
Windows 10 Home
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
363 x 255 x 25.9 mm (14.29" x 10.04" x 1.02")
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington Lock
  • Gifts Myrtix HDMI 2.0 Cable


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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name BOE NV156FHM-N4K (BOE082A)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 304 cd/m2
sRGB 94%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1230:1
dE Color Checker 4.7 1.4
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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