Acer Aspire 5 A517 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black

MPN: NX.GSXEV.018  |  EAN: 4713883558532  |  Model: Aspire 5 A517-51G

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Acer Aspire 5 A517 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - NX.GSXEV.018 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Amateur Photo Editing
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Business Look
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
17+ Inches
Outstanding

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the Aspire 5 A517-51G from . It comes with a large NVIDIA GeForce MX150 storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop. It also boasts a handy Memory Card Reader, making it incredibly easy to transfer pictures from your camera while on the move.

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The Aspire 5 A517-51G is a good choice for casual gamers, offering enough CPU power, RAM and storage to get the job done – hardcore gamers may need something a little meatier though.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 17.3 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your Aspire 5 A517-51G's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Enjoy watching / creating DVDs thanks to the built in disc-drive.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the Aspire 5 A517-51G can meet your needs.

And when you’ve finished editing, the on-board Memory Card Reader makes it simple to transfer and share your video content with others

Music and Audio

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

Managing finances has never been simpler. The Aspire 5 A517-51G has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a 1 makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 7947 CPU and 8 GB of RAM, the Aspire 5 A517-51G is ideal for front-end development. Whether you’re coding basic HTML5, or working with more complex JavaScript frameworks, this laptop has everything you need.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-8550U processor and 8 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

The Aspire 5 A517-51G makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

A sizeable 1000 GB drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the Aspire 5 A517-51G.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the Aspire 5 A517-51G will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

Designed to be carried about, the Aspire 5 A517-51G can be used everywhere in your home thanks to its 7 hours battery life.

The 7 hours battery life in the Aspire 5 A517-51G is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

Lightweight and compact, the Aspire 5 A517-51G boasts 7 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

The 7 hours battery life in the Aspire 5 A517-51G can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

Suits your occasional mobility

The Aspire 5 A517-51G is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 3 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the . With an 1 and several 1 you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Numeric Key Pad

The quality of keyboard is crucial to data entry, so the Aspire 5 A517-51G includes a numeric keypad to make your life easier.

Looks like your everyday laptop

When you're more concerned about what your laptop does than how it looks, the Aspire 5 A517-51G is a safe bet.

Looks very professional

The Aspire 5 A517-51G has got the traditional corporate look and will definitely blend in within the enterprise environment.

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Technical Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 A517 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - NX.GSXEV.018 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-8550U
Processor Speed 1.80 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD Burner
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.0
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 2.0 Ports 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 1
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Keyboard
Keyboard Language German
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 7 hours
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 28.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.8 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 42.3 cm
Weight 3 kg