Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 (15.6 Inch 144Hz FHD/10th Gen Intel Core i5 10300H/Nvidia RTX 3050 4GB Graphics/8GB RAM/256GB SSD/Windows 10 Home)
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Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 | Review
The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 is powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core i5 10300H and Nvidia RTX 3050 4 GB VRAM and Intel UHD Graphics 630. Other key specs include 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. The Display here is a 15.6 Inch 144Hz FHD (1920 x 1080) Panel.
The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 is powered by the Quad Core 10th Gen Intel Core i5 10300H is a mid-range CPU for gaming laptops. When compared with its predecessor it only sees slight gains in performance and losses to its AMD counterparts in overall performance. However, it is still a decent CPU and has a single-core performance similar to that of i7 9750H and multi-core performance is comparable to that of i7 8750H on the graphics end of things we have Nvidia RTX 3050 Mobile which is comparable to GTX 1660ti Max-q which is capable of playing games such as GTA 5 at 60+ FPS on ultra settings and 100+ FPS on high settings. This is paired with 8GB of RAM and 256 GB of SSD storage both of which can be upgraded.
Design and build quality
The chassis of the Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 is entirely made out of plastic and has an angular design on the top panel with the Acer logo with a smooth finish. The back exhaust has a red accent. The Device feels solid however the gamer aesthetic is a bit dated and not ideal for office use
The Ports selection here is quite basic and has nothing special going for it but at the same time, it has all the essential ports that 95 percent of people need.
- 1 x 3.5mm COMBO audio jack
- 3x Type-A USB 3.2 (Gen 1)
- 1x Type-C USB 3.2 (Gen 2)
- 1x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
- 1x HDMI
Keyboard and Trackpad
The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 has a chicklet style keyboard with a backlight with the num pad being a little narrow. Overall you will have a decent experience while typing and Gaming. The trackpad on the other hand has a smooth matte surface though it lacks a little precision. The dedicated mouse buttons are not available but the trackpad itself is large.
The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 gives you a ton of options for upgradability and makes this device relatively future-proof.
- 2x SO-DIMM Slots.
- 2x M.2 Slots one occupied
- 1x 2.5 Inch SATA Slot.
Specification: Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 (15.6 Inch 144Hz FHD/10th Gen Intel Core i5 10300H/Nvidia RTX 3050 4GB Graphics/8GB RAM/256GB SSD/Windows 10 Home)