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Acer Aspire A517-51G

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews of Acer Aspire A517-51G. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and screen. The design and size also get good views, but views are divided on the price. There are some critical comments about the battery and keyboard.

performance, size, design, screen, usability

keyboard, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire A517-51G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G (i7-8550U, MX 150, Full-HD) Laptop Review

 

Fit primarily for work! The new Aspire 5 is based on Intel's 8th-gen Core series. On top of that, the 17-incher offers a dedicated graphics card. Unfortunately, it will only manage to impress casual gamers. In this review, you will learn how well the...

elegant design ; fast processor ; IPS display with high luminosity ; well-matched combination of SSD and HDD ; Nvidia GeForce MX150 with 2 GB of GDDR5 VRAM ; good battery life ; low power consumption ; case does not get very hot ; works quietly ; two...

performance of the AC adapter (discharging of the battery under full load) ; mediocre interface ; Wi-Fi performance ; surfaces susceptible to fingerprints

The Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G is a multimedia notebook, which is fit for everyday tasks quite well. With the arrival of the 8th generation of Intel’s Core series, the CPU performance was significantly increased. The Intel Core i7-8550U has enough...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.biz)

Courte critique du PC portable Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G (i7-8550U, MX 150, Full-HD)

 

Avant tout pour le travail ! Le nouvel Aspire 5 est basé sur la 8e génération de processeur Core d'Intel, ainsi que sur une carte graphique dédiée. Malheureusement, cela n'impressionnera que les joueurs occasionnels. Dans ce test, vous découvrirez...

élégant ; processeur rapide ; écran IPS avec une luminosité élevée ; combinaison SSD + HDD efficace ; Nvidia GeForce MX150 avec 2 Go de VRAM GDDR5 ; bonne autonomie ; faible consommation ; chauffe maîtrisée du châssis ; silencieux ; deux trappes de...

performances de l'adaptateur secteur (décharge en cas de fortes sollicitations) ; clavier médiocre ; performances Wifi ; surface sensible aux traces de doigt

L’Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G est un portable multimédia, qui convient parfaitement aux tâches du quotidien. Avec l’arrivée de la 8e génération de processeurs Core d’Intel, les performances CPU ont significativement augmenté. L’Intel Core i7-8550U est assez...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.org )

Breve análisis del portátil Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G (i7-8550U, MX 150, Full-HD)

 

¡Hecho para el trabajo! El nuevo Aspire 5 está basado en la serie Intel de 8ª generación. Además de eso, el portátil de 17" ofrece una tarjeta gráfica dedicada. Desafortunadamente, solo logrará impresionar a los jugadores casuales. En este análisis,...

diseño elegante ; procesador rápido ; Pantalla IPS con alta luminosidad ; buena combinación de SSD y HDD ; Nvidia GeForce MX150 con 2 GB de GDDR5 VRAM ; buen aguante de la batería ; bajo consumo de energía ; la carcasa no se recalienta mucho ; es...

rendimiento del adaptador de corriente (descarga de la batería a plena carga) ; interfaz mediocre ; Rendimiento de Wi-Fi ; superficies susceptibles a huellas dactilares

El Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G es un portátil multimedia que se adapta bastante bien a las tareas diarias. Con la llegada de la 8ª generación de la serie Core de Intel, el rendimiento de la CPU se incrementó significativamente. El Intel Core i7-8550U tiene...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.nl)

Kort testrapport Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G (i7-8550U, MX 150, Full-HD) Laptop

 

Primair geschikt voor werk! De nieuwe Aspire 5 is gebaseerd op Intel's 8e generatie Core-series. En daarbovenop heeft de 17-incher een aparte grafische kaart. Helaas zal deze enkel op casual gamers indruk maken. In dit testrapport zul je uitvinden hoe...

elegant ontwerp ; snelle processor ; IPS beeldscherm met hoge helderheid ; goed gekozen combinatie van SSD en HDD ; nVidia GeForce MX150 met 2 GB GDDR5 VRAM ; goede batterijlevensduur ; laag stroomverbruik ; behuizing wordt niet erg heet ; werkt stil ;...

prestaties van de AC adapter (leeglopen van de batterij bij volle belasting) ; matige aansluitingen ; Wi-Fi prestaties ; oppervlakken gevoelig voor vingervegen

Dit is de verkorte versie van het originele artikel. Het volledige, Engelse testrapport vind je hier. Boven alles, doet de Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G het uitstekend door de erg goede CPU prestaties met een (relatief) laag energieverbruik. Verder biedt de...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.info)

Breve Análise do Portátil Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G (i7-8550U, MX 150, Full-HD)

 

Preparado principalmente para o trabalho! O novo Aspire 5 baseia-se na 8va geração da série Core da Intel. Além disso, o aparelho de 17 polegadas conta com uma placa gráfica dedicada. Infelizmente, só conseguirá impressionar jogadores casuais. Nesta...

Design elegante ; Processador veloz ; Tela IPS com alta luminosidade ; Boa combinação de SSD e HD ; Nvidia GeForce MX150 com 2 GB de VRAM GDDR5 ; Boa duração da bateria ; Baixo consumo de energia ; A carcaça não esquenta muito ; Funciona...

Desempenho do adaptador de CA (descarregamento da bateria sob uso intenso) ; Interface medíocre ; Desempenho do Wi-Fi ; Superfícies propensas a digitais

O Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G é um portátil multimídia bastante bem adequado para tarefas diárias. Com a chegada da 8ª geração da série Core da Intel, o desempenho da CPU aumentou significativamente. O Intel Core i7-8550U tem reservas de desempenho...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.com)

Test Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G (i7-8550U, MX 150, Full-HD) Laptop

 

Primär zum Arbeiten geeignet! Das neue Aspire 5 basiert auf der 8. Core-Generation von Intel. Außerdem bietet der 17-Zöller eine dedizierte Grafikkarte. Leider reicht diese nur um Gelegenheitsspieler zu beeindrucken. Wie gut sich die neue...

elegantes Design ; schneller Prozessor ; IPS-Display mit hoher Leuchtkraft ; gut abgestimmte Kombination aus SSD und HDD ; Nvidia GeForce MX150 mit 2-GB-GDDR5-VRAM ; gute Akkulaufzeiten ; geringer Energiebedarf ; niedrige Temperaturentwicklung des...

Leistung des Netzteiles (Entladen des Akkus bei Volllast) ; mittelmäßige Eingabegeräte ; WLAN-Performance ; Oberflächen anfällig für Fingerabdrücke

Das Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G ist ein Multimedia-Notebook, welches für die alltäglichen Arbeiten sehr gut geeignet ist. Mit dem Einzug der 8.Generation der Intel Core-Serie konnte die Prozessorleistung deutlich gesteigert werden. Der Intel Core i7-8550U...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.it)

Recensione breve del Portatile Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G (i7-8550U, MX 150, Full-HD)

 

Adatto soprattutto per il lavoro! Il nuovo Aspire 5 si basa sull'ottava generazione di Core Intel. Inoltre il portatile offre una scheda grafica dedicata. Sfortunatamente, impressiona poco nel gaming. Nella recensione vedremo come si comporta la nuova...

design elegante ; processore veloce ; display IPS con elevata luminosità ; buona combinazione SSD ed HDD ; Nvidia GeForce MX150 con 2 GB di VRAM GDDR5 ; buona autonomia ; consumi contenuti ; il case non si scalda molto ; silenzioso ; due cover per la...

prestazioni dell'alimentatore (si scarica la batteria con carico massimo) ; interfacce mediocri ; prestazioni Wi-Fi ; sensibile alle ditate

L'Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G è un portatile multimedia, adatto alle applicazioni quotidiane. Con l'arrivo dell'ottava generazione di Core Intel, le prestazioni della CPU sono aumentate molto. L'Intel Core i7-8550U ha potenza a sufficienza per non risultare...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.se)

Test: Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G (i7-8550U, MX 150, Full-HD) Laptop (Sammanfattning)

 

I huvudsak lämpad för arbete! Den nya Aspire 5 är baserad på Intels 8:e generations Core-serie. Ovanpå det erbjuder 17-tummaren ett dedikerat grafikkort. Tyvärr kommer den bara att imponera på casual-spelare. I denna recension får du reda på hur väl...

elegant design ; snabb processor ; IPS-skärm med hög ljusstyrka ; bra matchad kombination av SSD och HDD ; Nvidia GeForce MX150 med 2 GB GDDR5 VRAM ; bra batteritid ; låg energiåtgång ; höljet blir inte särskilt varmt ; arbetar tyst ; två...

prestandan hos nätadaptern (batteriet laddar ur vid full belastning) ; mediokra gränssnitt ; Wi-Fi prestandan ; ytan mottaglig för fingeravtryck

Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G är en multimedia-laptop som är väl lämpad för vardagligt arbete. Med den nya 8:e generationen av Intels Core-serie har CPU-prestandan ökat markant. Intel Core i7-8550U har tillräckligt med prestandareserver för att inte bli en...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (mediamarkt.de)

Gutes Notebook zum fairen Preis

 

Bin bisher sehr zufrieden mit dem Notebook. Es arbeitet schnell, hatte bereits alle wichtigen Programme vorinstalliert und verfügt über genügend Anschlüsse. Das einzige was mich stört sind die Plätze für die USB-Anschlüsse. Da die Anschlüsse vorne...

Geschwindigkeit , vorinstallierte Programme , Optik

Platz von 2x USB-Anschlüssen

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (coolblue.nl)

“Super snelle laptop voor een redelijke prijs.”

 

Makkelijk te installeren Windows 10. Gebruikers vriendelijk. Overzichtelijk. Snelle interface.

Snelheid ; Duidelijkheid scherm ; geruisloos ; ruimte onder toetsenbord ; Snel videokaart

Geen ; Geen ; Geen ; Geen ; Geen

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Number of microphones:1 / 2

Battery

Battery Capacity:3220 / 3320
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):7
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:43.9
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD+
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS / LCD
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

CUDA:Y
Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available / NVIDIA GeForce MX130 / NVIDIA GeForce 940MX / NVIDIA GeForce MX130 / NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:Y
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150 / 900
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916 / 0x5917 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel UHD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard language:German
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Numeric keypad:Y
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:20 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):20
Memory clock speed:2133 / 2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW / N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Package depth:87
Package height:321
Package weight:4
Package width:556
Power cord included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter power:65

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down:10
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):1
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.10 / 3.4 / 3.40 / 3.50 / 4 / 4.00
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Kaby Lake R / Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-8xxx / Intel Core i7-8xxx
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.60 / 1.8 / 1.80 / 2.00 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 2.7 / 2.70
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i3-6006U / i3-7130U / i5-7200U / i5-8250U / i7-7500U / i7-8550U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-6000 Mobile Processor Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D1 / H0 / Y0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:122589 / 124967 / 124977 / 91157 / 95443 / 95451
Processor code:SR2ZU / SR2ZV / SR3LA / SSSR2UW
Processor package size:42 x 24 / 42 x 42
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:N

Software

Bundled software:Acer TrueHarmony Technology, Acer Care Center, Acer Configuration\nManager, Acer Portal
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / WINDOWS 10 HOME
Trial software:Microsoft Office 2016

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD,SDHC,SDXC / SD,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / Serial ATA III
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 256

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:289.9
Height :28.2 / 28.3
Weight:3
Width:423 / 423.3