Acer Nitro 5 Review: Performance and Power at Its Best

Acer Nitro 5 Review: Performance and Power at Its Best


The Nitro 5 laptop was developed to deliver an iconic gaming experience courtesy of the many awesome features inside, awesome mobility, advanced cooling, stellar audio capabilities, & all of the other gaming-rich features & you quickly see why the Nitro 5 delivers a knockout blow to the competition!

Technical Specifications:

Processor: Intel® Core ‘Comet Lake’ 4th Gen (10th Gen CPUs coming soon)

Cores: Up to Eight Cores

GPU: Up to 256GB | NVIDIA GeForce MX250M | 8GB GDDR6 memory

RAM: 16 GB (4GB per GPU)

Storage: 512 GB NVMe M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive (SSD) | 1 TB HDD

Display: 15.6-inch FHD, Multi-Touch

Weight: Up to 2.47 lbs

Ports: HDMI, 2x USB Type-C Three Thunderbolt, 2x RJ45, 2x DisplayPort

The Nitro 5 is a large laptop with an all-black interior with red accents making you recognize the name & reimagining the iconic Nitro name.

Kingston Nitro 5 is designed with a thin & lightweight design along with the card readers you need to enjoy the faster performance.

This portable 2-in-1 has excellent muscle performance which you can utilize while traveling, doing business trips, or just tackling video editing tasks. It comes with an ample amount of storage which will fit your multimedia collection & support the latest storage technologies so you can fully utilize your storage.

Jamie Piaké, Editor-in-Chief, TECHnalysis, had the following to say about the Metabolic Boost Engine:

Although The Nitro 5 is heavy aesthetically and functionally, the hardware is really built like a tank, with stellar cooling and plenty of battery power to power a whole workday (and at least seven hours of battery life), without any compromise to performance.

The Nitro 5’s customizable, mass-storage capacity easily becomes the new king of benchmarks. It weighs less than your biggest portable storage device and will be a great asset for traveling, work-from-home, indies & power gamers. The great-looking black aesthetics on the Nitro 5 will add a striking personality to any home or office setting.

The Nitro series uses top-of-the-line components which can deliver the peak of performance for your computer while keeping the weight down. These characteristic features are what sets the Nitro series apart from the rest.

Tom Mitschke, Editor-in-Chief, Tom’s Guide, had the following to say about Kingston’s stellar cooling solution:

If you sweat over graphic benchmarks, you’ll want to check out the Nitro 5's distinctive look, and the water-cooling system it packs in. It’s based on a custom copper-block design from HyperX that extends the heat-dissipation abilities and cools the GPU core (and 1.2 GPU pumps) with an extremely efficient heat exchanger. On top of that, the design recycles heat from the CPU and chipset through the cooling system for better performance.

Chassis: Delivering superior cooling performance, cutting weight and size, and with plenty of space for huge memory and storage expandability.

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