Acer Nitro 5 AN515 Review

Latest pricing, specs and Acer Nitro 5 AN515 gaming laptop review. How many PC games will it run? Is it a good choice for a PC gamer? Should you buy this laptop?

This Acer laptop features a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card, an Intel Core i5-8300H CPU and 8 GB of RAM.

You get a 15.6 inch screen laptop, which for a gaming setup is midsize. The PC weight is 5.95 lb (2.7 kg).

As for price this is a comparatively cheap gaming laptop under $1000.

This gaming laptop can run Fortnite, Minecraft and PUBG - some of the the biggest PC games at a recommended level. But unfortunately it won't run games like Apex Legends and GTA V. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 750 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 75% rating.

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Acer Nitro 5 AN515
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 53%

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Acer Nitro 5 AN515 Specs


Intel Core i5-8300H


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

RAM (Memory)


Screen Size

15.6 inches (39 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p FHD)


5.95 lb (2.7 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

39.12 cm x 26.67 cm x 2.79 cm
15.4 in x 10.5 in x 1.1 in




Nitro 5

Model Number


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Acer Nitro 5 AN515 PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 532 of the top PC games. Use PCGameBenchmark's Rate My PC service to test your current set up and set how it compares.

Which games can it run?

Can It Run GTA 5?

This Acer gaming laptop can run GTA 5. It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Can It Run Fortnite?

This Acer gaming laptop can run Fortnite. It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Can It Run Apex Legends?

This Acer gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for Apex Legends but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Acer Nitro 5 AN515 Features

  • 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8300H quad-core mobile processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Graphics Card
  • 15.6inch Full HD IPS Display
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM / 256GB Solid State Drive
  • Backlit Keyboard / Wifi AC / Bluetooth / Windows 10

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