Our review of the Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-7664
Creator-oriented gaming laptop with Windows 11, theAcer Nitro 5 AN515-58-7664 with a fingerprint reader, backlit keyboard and Wi-Fi ax and USB-C connectivity is efficient with its Intel Alder Lake-H Core i7-12700H processor with 14 hybrid cores and 16 GB RAM that accelerate multimedia processing like the NVIDIA Ampere GeForce RTX 3050 Ti ray tracing graphics card that can run many games. Equipped with fast SSD storage that improves responsiveness, this versatile black laptop is designed for gaming and benefits from a 15-inch IPS Full HD anti-glare display whose 144Hz frequency improves smoothness in games.
Most famous price: 1399€
Features of the Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-7664
|Screen(s)||15.6” Full HD LED IPS 144Hz ComfyView 250cd/m² (1920×1080, anti-glare/matte)|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-12700H Alder Lake-H (14 cores, 6P 2.4GHz, 8E 1.8GHz)|
|Installed RAM (max.)||16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz (64 GB), 2 slots (occupied)|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA Ampere GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4 GB GDDR6 reserved, Intel Iris Xe integrated in the processor|
|Storage||512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe)|
|connectors||2 USB 3.2 (Gen2) + 1 USB 3.2 (Gen1) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2), HDMI|
|Network||Wi-Fi 6 ax (2×2, Killer 1650i), Bluetooth 5.2 + Gigabit Ethernet|
|audio system||2 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Announced runtime / Battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 4 cells 57 Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||2.5kg / 360.4 x 271.1 x 25.9-26.9|
The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-7664 against the competition
The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-7664 is currently marketed by: Acer France and is in the average of its category where it is one of the few to offer such a recent processor (Alder Lake) under Windows 11.
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Chassis, connectors, screen of the Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-7664
With its black design with angular lines and red accents, this versatile laptop for gamers and creatives has quite an elegant and original gamer look.
This creative gaming laptop PC is well equipped in terms of connectivity with its wireless Bluetooth 5.2 and Wi-Fi ax modules (newer and more efficient than wifi ac) to communicate and connect remotely, its practical HDMI video output for easy connection to, for example, a TV or monitor, its Ethernet and audio ports, its USB-C or its 3 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0- compatible) that guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 when USB 3.0 peripherals are connected.
The chiclet keyboard can of course be backlit, which is useful for better distinguishing the keys in the dark.
With its 144 Hz refresh rate, the display improves fluidity in games compared to the 60 Hz standard. In addition, it lends itself well to displaying videos and more generally High Definition content with its 16:9 format and Full HD definition. As it adopts IPS technology, the screen also has significant vertical and horizontal viewing angles. In addition, the anti-reflective treatment makes it more readable than a glossy panel in a bright environment (e.g. outdoors).
Performance, autonomy of the Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-7664
The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58-7664 is for those who want to equip themselves with a versatile 15-inch high-performance laptop focused on gaming and creation.
Demanding users will be pleased with the good overall power delivered by the heart of this creative gaming laptop PC as it is based on 16GB of RAM coupled with an Intel Alder Lake-H Core i7-12700H processor.
This core will particularly appeal to creators because it offers its full potential in multimedia, such as in video editing, photo editing or 3D rendering, areas that require RAM and CPU resources and take advantage of multicores – and thus the 14 hybrid cores of the Alder – h.
As a bonus, the dedicated GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics card speeds up processing under software with GPU computing power, such as Sony Vegas or Adobe Photoshop/Premiere, which will also appeal to creative people.
Players are not left out because the heart-supported GeForce RTX 3050 Ti ray tracing NVIDIA Ampere can support a large number of games with concessions among graphic-intensive titles to obtain good playability.
In practice, the GeForce RTX 3050 Ti is automatically activated/deactivated in real time by NVIDIA Optimus technology, depending on the tasks performed.
Optimus prefers the Intel Iris Xe integrated Core i7 Alder Lake-H as much as possible, despite the much more modest advantages, because it is energy efficient which promotes autonomy.
In this area you can expect about 5 hours of battery life with light use.
Of course you can view photos and videos with the Iris Xe or the GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, but also play modest games.
Most famous price: 1399€
The storage here is entrusted to an SSD which ensures in particular a much faster processing than a hard disk, as well as the launch of games / software and start / stops, or even a faster arrival on the maps of online games.
It must be said that an SSD offers several advantages over a simple hard drive: higher speed but also quiet operation, lower energy consumption or even greater resistance to shocks.
With its 512 GB, the SSD integrated here offers a capacity in line with the standard of hard drives, which may disappoint some. But of course we can always use an external storage space. Preferring a USB-C / USB 3.0 device is then an interesting option to get fast transfers.
Finally, expect this versatile gaming and creation-oriented laptop to be audible and warm when pressed hard (eg games, treatments).
To control the temperatures, it can be associated with a ventilated support (remember to check the dimensions carefully!†