Acer’s Nitro 5 gaming laptop has never been much of a technical or design showcase. But there will be a few changes for 2021, now with a slightly tighter look that moves all the red details. (Apart from the red backlit keyboard) to the back of the hinge. What’s even more impressive is the huge upgrade in the graphics, processing and display department.
For CES 2021, Acer has announced that the 15.6-inch and 17-inch Nitro 5 will be released with support for the latest Intel 11th Gen Core H35-series processors or AMD’s Ryzen 5000-series CPUs (up to Ryzen 9 5900 HX) .They’re all. There will be an option to upgrade Nvidia̵7;s RTX 3080 graphics chip up to the route you take with the processor.
In terms of display quality, any Nitro 5 size can be configured with a 1440p display with a fast 165Hz refresh rate or a 1080p screen with a 360Hz refresh rate if you are using an Intel model with a 3rd generation CPU. 11 Nitro 5 will support Thunderbolt 4.
You won’t have a lot of options on the February launch date. In the US, Acer starts with a single variant for $ 749.99 with a 15.6-inch IPS screen with 60Hz refresh rate, AMD Ryzen 5 5600H processor, Nvidia GTX 1650 graphics chip, 8GB RAM, and a 256GB NVMe SSD, an additional $ 100 if you want the Model 17. It will also have a version of the Nitro 5 with an earlier 10th Gen Intel processor built with an 11th Generation processor.
Acer has not released an official price in the US for other configurations, but has mentioned models coming in other regions with AMD Radeon R7 or RTX 3060 graphics with an added 512GB NVMe SSD to cost €. We’ll have to wait and see what the final price will be for the Nitro 5 with an 11th Gen Intel processor and Nvidia’s high-end RTX 3080.
Regardless of which model you are interested in, Acer shares that each variant is user-friendly for memory and storage. With the Nitro 5’s bottom cover removed, you’ll find it supports two NVMe SSDs and one 2.5 ” SATA SSD (three slots for expandable storage in total) and up to 32GB of RAM.Acer uses an Intel Wi-Fi 6 chip. For all models with Killer ethernet