Acer’s most successful gaming laptop for the last couple of years has to be its Acer Nitro 5, poised with the latest hardware while still being affordable the Nitro 5 offers more for gamers who want to crunch numbers in the latest games without having to pay boatloads of money.
The Acer Nitro 5 is a gaming laptop that gives players everything they need to explore and enjoy the latest titles, featuring up to a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 (AN515-58) and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU.
A pair of M.2 SSD slots (PCIe Gen 4) offers massive storage, while up to 32 GB of DDR4 3200 RAM offers players plenty of breathing room to handle multiple applications at once.
Combined with a QHD 165 Hz panel that has a 3 ms response time, the Nitro 5 delivers pleasantly fluid gameplay. For further control, Killer™ Ethernet E2600 and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i lets players make their network prioritize game traffic for even faster connectivity when every second counts.
A pair of 17.3-inch models (AN517-55, AN517-42) with an IPS panel (QHD/FHD 165 Hz, FHD 144 Hz) are also available.
The Acer Nitro 5 can also be equipped with up to an AMD Ryzen 6000™ Series processor (AN515-46) and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, plus up to 32 GB of the latest-generation DDR5 4800 MHz RAM.
This generation of the Nitro 5 comes with two options, an FHD 144 Hz panel or a 165 Hz QHD Panel, both taking advantage of AMD FreeSync™ technology to offer smooth gameplay without screen tearing. Storage-wise, the AMD processor-powered Nitro 5 features two M.2 PCIe Gen 4 SSD slots (PCIe® Gen4 x1, PCIe® Gen3 x1).
It also comes with Windows 11 and a redesigned chassis that features dual-fan cooling, an intake on both the chassis’ top and bottom and four exhaust ports. Users needing more or less cooling power can control fan speeds with the NitroSense utility app, a built-in software solution that also enables users to overclock their CPU/GPU and customize the 4-zone RGB keyboard’s lighting.
Completing the gameplay experience, DTS: X® Ultra audio deepens their immersion by delivering clear sounds that can be delivered in a 3D spatial soundscape.
This technology also translates into a competitive edge, enabling players to hear exactly where an opponent is coming from. Users wanting to play with headphones and other peripherals will enjoy the Nitro 5’s full range of ports, including HDMI 2.1 and support for both USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2.
The Intel-powered model also includes a Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C port, on the other hand, the AMD-powered model includes USB® 4.
Pricing and Availability
The Acer Nitro 5 [Intel processor, 15.6-inch] (AN515-58) will be available in North America in March, starting at USD 1,049.99; in EMEA in February, starting at EUR 1,549; and in China in February, starting at RMB 9,499.
The Acer Nitro 5 [AMD processor, 15.6-inch] (AN515-46) will be available in North America in April, starting at USD 1,099.99; in EMEA in April, starting at EUR 1,599; and in China in March, starting at RMB 8,999.
The Acer Nitro 5 [Intel processor, 17.3-inch] (AN517-55) will be available in North America in April, starting at USD 1,099.99; in EMEA in March, starting at EUR 1,649; and in China in February, starting at RMB 9,499.
The Acer Nitro 5 [AMD processor, 17.3-inch] (AN517-42) will be available in North America in May, starting at USD 1,149.99; in EMEA in April, starting at EUR 1,699; and in China in March, starting at RMB 8,999.
Exact specifications, prices, and availability for these new products may vary by region. To find out about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office or retailer via www.acer.com.