Acer Aspire 5, 17.3" Full HD, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8550U, GeForce

Description

8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U Processor (Up to 4.0GHz), 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 12 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce MX150, Windows 10, 7 hours battery life, 6.61 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $999.99 (for a new one, see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:86
GPU Benchmark:77
Popularity score:92

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:90/ 100

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CPU Benchmark86better87better878686
GPU Benchmark77better78better85worse6677
Value for Money9292better93better94
Popularity92worse91worse84worse91worse80
Rating
Shopineer score9090worse86better91worse87
Price$999.99$999.99$999.99better$999.00$999.99
Operating SystemWindows 10Windows 10Windows 10Windows 10 ProfessionalWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandAcerMSI-17.3-inch-8GB-1TBAsusHPLenovo
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display Type
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080worse1600 x 900worse1600 x 900
LCD FeaturesLCD with LED Backlight (Anti-glare)
TouchscreenNo
Processor8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U Processor (Up to 4.0GHz)betterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHzbetter2.80GHz Intel Core I7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor8th Gen Quad Core Intel i7-8550U (1.8 GHzIntel Core i7-8550U 1.80 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency1.8 GHz
Boost Frequency4 GHz
Memory12 GBworse8 GBworse8 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM
SSD256 GB
Optical DriveDVD±R/RW
WebcamYes
Battery2-cell (35 Wh) Lithium Polymer
Battery Life7 hours14 hours5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce MX150betterGeForce GTX 960MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5)worseNVIDIA GeForce 930MX (2GB DDR3) Discrete GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce MX150
Video Memory4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorPlatinum Gray
Weight6.61 lbs.better5.95 lbs.better6.17 lbs.better5.5 lbs.better6.16 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake1066131
Alien: Isolation119884634
Anno 140427995
Anno 20701881187639
Anno 22057343218
Ark Survival Evolved4213108
Ashes of the Singularity271917
Assassin's Creed Syndicate3632227
Assassin's Creed Unity43321811
Assassin´s Creed III726427
Assassin´s Creed IV: Black Flag62553919
Assassin´s Creed Odyssey3219137
Assassin´s Creed Origins35221712
Batman: Arkham City1821568845
Batman: Arkham Knight45392216
Batman: Arkham Origins1891407738
Battlefield 176542524
Battlefield 3124887230
Battlefield 4102805723
Battlefield Hardline87743522
Battlefield: Bad Company 215813211151
BioShock Infinite131958230
Borderlands 21231078955
Call of Duty Black Ops 450262115
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare57533332
Call of Duty WWII91602922
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare83523320
Call of Duty: Black Ops 21801489159
Call of Duty: Black Ops 367472421
Call of Duty: Ghosts84714424
Civilization 57034
Civilization VI55372320
Civilization: Beyond Earth93493228
CoD: Modern Warfare 316012611578
Company of Heroes 249423013
Counter-Strike: GO143226190111
Crysis - CPU Benchmark6678
Crysis - GPU Benchmark988325
Crysis 25541
Crysis 379563915
Darksiders II13178
Dead Space 329117813580
Destiny 253322719
Deus Ex Human Revolution25513561
Deus Ex Mankind Divided3927167
Diablo III22014012097
Dirt 317013911051
Dirt 489422917
Dirt Rally198804827
Dirt Showdown108938542
Dishonored 234311914
Dishonored13112812274
Doom53412419
Dota 2 Reborn85675147
Dota 21019062
Dragon Age: Inquisition67532316
ELEX48242014
Evolve65482724
F1 201217214212592
F1 201313711810269
F1 20141161048865
F1 201774383220
F1 201864372615
FIFA 1614711269
FIFA 171231127981
FIFA 18139918276
FIFA 19101746758
Fallout 459402218
Far Cry 390785118
Far Cry 469572721
Far Cry 541201614
Far Cry Primal50252316
Farming Simulator 171491146236
Fifa 12247155166
Fifa 13490357335267
Fifa 14365309285209
Fifa 1517313190
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark31168
For Honor77302921
Fortnite137722821
Forza Horizon 452252114
GRID 21551149739
GRID: Autosport171906037
GTA V84773113
Ghost Recon Wildlands4621173
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier6138
Guild Wars 2954125
Hitman 201636341618
Hitman: Absolution62584120
Just Cause 259
Just Cause 347332623
Kingdom Come: Deliverance47221812
Mad Max683431
Mafia 21391239758
Mafia 3292114
Mass Effect 3566955
Mass Effect Andromeda4826139
Max Payne 380805039
Medal of Honor: Warfighter144997831
Metal Gear Solid V61543526
Metro 20331551307823
Metro: Last Light65594221
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor85543022
Middle-earth: Shadow of War58281912
Mirror's Edge Catalyst67462220
Monster Hunter World43191713
Need for Speed 201649452923
Need for Speed Payback52292622
Need for Speed: Most Wanted58585640
Need for Speed: Rivals29263229
No Man's Sky37332011
Overwatch113915030
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds52262215
Prey73403431
Rainbow Six Siege114744030
Resident Evil 515512988
Resident Evil 710749305
Rise of the Tomb Raider54352016
Risen 2: Dark Waters96786331
Risen 3: Titan Lords64483227
Risen158735237
Rocket League1416751
Ryse: Son of Rome62442120
Saints Row IV72594129
Shadow of the Tomb Raider4517129
SimCity102574628
Sims 3510234159
Sims 4148785145
Sleeping Dogs1501166418
Splinter Cell: Blacklist1071004823
Star Wars Battlefront 267292518
Star Wars Battlefront89622925
StarCraft 22501098756
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm2541277842
Supreme Commander - FA Bench28
Team Fortress 281786256
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified111934833
The Crew 243242118
The Crew57543721
The Division55381914
The Elder Scrolls Online85756436
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim95876839
The Evil Within 228171513
The Evil Within534326
The Witcher 354351811
Thief45383621
Titanfall 294672824
Titanfall57595541
Tomb Raider2101238037
Torchlight 212710697
Total War: Rome II17313310120
Total War: Shogun 22448437
Trackmania Nations Forever28111157
Warhammer 40.000: Dawn of War III59211712
Watch Dogs 242402115
Watch Dogs62462215
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus311877
Wolfenstein: The New Order55554129
World of Tanks v8100726947
World of Warcraft30620710454
World of Warships102815242
X-Plane 10.2588452215
X-Plane 11.11383029
XCOM 25021147