Acer Nitro 5 Gaming VR Ready Review

Latest pricing, specs and Acer Nitro 5 Gaming VR Ready 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 graphics card, an Intel Core i5-7300HQ CPU and 16 GB of RAM.

You get a 15.6 inch screen laptop, which for a gaming setup is midsize. The PC weight is 6 lb (2.72 kg).

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

This gaming laptop can run Fortnite and PUBG - some of the the biggest PC games at a recommended level. But unfortunately it won't run games like Apex Legends, Minecraft and GTA V. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 638 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 63% rating.

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Acer Nitro 5 Gaming VR Ready
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 34%

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Acer Nitro 5 Gaming VR Ready Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-7300HQ

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

RAM (Memory)

16 GB RAM

Screen Size

15.6 inches (39 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p FHD)

Weight

6 lb (2.72 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

38.86 cm x 26.67 cm x 2.54 cm
15.3 in x 10.5 in x 1 in

Brand

Acer

Series

Acer

Model Number

Acer
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Acer Nitro 5 Gaming VR Ready PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 347 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 doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for GTA 5 but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Can It Run Fortnite?

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

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 Gaming VR Ready Features

  • 15.6" diagonal FHDLED-backlit (1920 x 1080) Display, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 4GB GDDR5 graphics memory
  • 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300HQ Processor (2.5 GHz, turbo boost up to 3.5 GHz, 6 MB cache), Backlit Keyboard
  • 16GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM, 128GB SSD (Boot) + 1TB HDD, 1x Multi-format SD media card reader, Full Keyboard with 10-key numeric keyboard, Bluetooth
  • 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, 1 x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI, 1 x RJ45, Bluetooth, Headphone/Microphone combo jack, HD Webcam
  • Windows 10 brings back the Start Menu from Windows 7 and introduces new features, like the Edge Web browser that lets you markup Web pages on your screen.| 1-Year UpgradePro Limited Warranty* | View description and warranty section below for more details.

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