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Acer Nitro 5, Affordable Notebook For The Casual Gamers

Acer Nitro 5

In the event Computex technology exhibition 2017 which was held in Taipei last week, Acer introduced two new notebooks for the gamers. First, the Predator Triton 700, which was launched in late April at the Next @ Acer event in New York, USA. Second, the main discussion in this article is Acer Nitro 5 which is a stylish and sophisticated notebook for gamers who are supported with the power of graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti.

If the Predator Triton 700 is for hardcore gamers, then Acer Nitro 5 targets more casual gamers. The difference is clear, compared to hardcore gamers who definitely need the highest specification and advanced all-around features to satisfy his passion. While casual gamers though like to play games, but the more low profile. In addition to gaming, also destined for work or other activities.

With an ideal balance between sophisticated features and stylish design, Acer Nitro 5 features a wide range of graphical configurations, providing consumers with diverse choices to meet different needs and budgets.

Acer Nitro 5 allows gamers to choose configurations featuring NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 / GTX 1050 Ti graphics that are paired with the 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor, or models with AMD Radeon RX550 graphics with the 7th generation AMD series FX and support DDR4 2400 MHz RAM memory up to 32GB. All models offer a 15.6-inch FHD 1920 x 1080 IPS display.

The above configuration is ideal for speeding up boot time and shortening loading time. This notebook comes with PCI SSD storage media up to 512GB super fast, paired with optional HDD for up to 2TB of storage.

Availability of connectivity was quite extensive. There is a Gigabit Ethernet port that delivers fast and reliable cable connections. While the 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology provides fast wireless access. Comprehensive port options include one USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 1) port, one USB 3.0 port with power-off charging, two USB 2.0 ports and an HDMI 2.0 port, which can support refresh rates up to 90 Hz.

Acer Nitro 5 notebook is equipped with the dual fan with Acer Coolboost technology. This technology is claimed to provide high fan speed and cooling capability and allows the user to manually control the cooling process during heavy use and requires an additional boost.

And to give the effect of the thunderous sound boom, the laptop equipped with Dolby Audio Premium technology and Acer TrueHarmony. This combination provides great sharpness of sound to provide an immersive experience while playing a game or watching a movie.

With its sophisticated design, Acer Nitro 5 is wrapped with a matte black chassis with a thin line of touch. The keyboard has a red backlight, and the WASD and touchpad buttons are also outlined in red for ease of use.

How about you Gizmolovers, are you interested? As a casual gaming notebook, we think the price offered is very affordable. Acer Nitro 5 sold with prices starting at USD 799 or in the range of IDR 10.5 million. This notebook will be available from July in some leading markets such as USA, Europe, Middle East, Africa and China. Unfortunately, there is no information when this device into Indonesia.


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