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Acer Nitro 5 17.3" Gaming Laptop Intel i5-9300H 2.40GHz 8GB Ram 512GB SSD Win10H

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  • The 1920 x 1080 resolution boasts impressive color and clarity and IPS technology for wide viewing angles with energy-efficient LED backlight.
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics ensures quality imaging coming from your machine.
  • Connect to a Wireless-AC router for nearly 3x the speed, more capacity and wider coverage than Wireless-N. Backward-compatible with all other Wi-Fi networks and hotspots. Gigabit Ethernet LAN port.

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Acer Nitro 5 AN517-51-56YW Gaming Laptop

A game changer that thrusts you into the multiverse of gaming

Featuring powerful 9th generation Intel Core i5 processor, gaming-class GTX 1650 graphics card and 17.3" Full HD IPS narrow-bezel display, the Acer Nitro 5 AN517-51-56YW gaming laptop is designed for hardcore users who want serious gaming even on the go. It also delivers stellar audio with perfectly tuned speakers, so movies and games can be heard as clearly as seen. Keyboard with red backlight empowers you to work or play error-free in dim or dark environments. The advanced dual-fan cooling arms your laptop to handle intense gaming sessions without heat buildup. And with an aggressive look, the Nitro 5 is a tough and dominating combatant from inside out, just as you are.

 A young girl wearing a pair of glasses playing games in front of the Nitro 5, with beautiful smile on her face

Dominating Specs

Reign over the game world with the combined power and performance of up to 9th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti*, which includes the powerful graphics capabilities of the award-winning Turing architecture. Configure your laptop for maximum speed and massive storage with two slots for M.2 PCIe SSDs* and up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM.

 Illustration showing an Intel CPU and an NVIDIA GPU under the keyboard

Coolness Under Fire

When heavy use requires an added boost, chill out with twin fans, Acer CoolBoost technology and a dual exhaust port design. CoolBoost increases fan speed by 10% and CPU/GPU cooling by 9% compared to auto mode. Monitor and manage your system in real time with NitroSense, covering temperatures, fan speeds and more.

  Front right angle view of an opened Nitro 5, with screen running the NitroSense software

The Key to Victory

Commands are just a touch away with the dedicated NitroSense Key, while the WASD and arrow keys are highlighted for easy location. Enjoy the tactile feel of keys with a travel distance of 1.6mm. Add some excitement to your gaming and play in dimly lit environments with the red backlit keyboard.

 Top view of the keyboard glowing red backlight, with closeup of the NitroSense Key

Breaking the Sound Barrier

Better audio delivers a competitive edge as well as a more immersive experience. Invigorate your gaming and enjoy crushing audio as Waves MaxxAudio meets Acer TrueHarmony. Get intelligent bass, dialog and volume enhancement with Waves MaxxAudio, and deeper, richer sounds with Acer TrueHarmony.

 Front left angle view of an opened Nitro 5, with screen showing a breathtaking scene of mountain collapse

Killer Connectivity

Get an edge online by taking control of your network and prioritizing your gameplay with Killer Ethernet E2500*. Effortlessly stream your gameplay with Gigabit Wi-Fi 5 with 2x2 MU-MIMO technology. Plug all your peripherals into the full range of ports, including HDMI 2.0, USB Type-C Gen 1 and more.

Front view of an opened Nitro 5, with logo of Wi-Fi and RJ-45 on the right, and with a logo of Killer Ethernet E2500 behind it

* Specifications vary by model and/or region.


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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
4/ 5
Great laptop but came with issues. 6/3/2020 9:37:16 AM

Overall Review: Had a defective aux jack out of the box, I know it's not a software issue because I ran Unbuntu to check if the problem persisted and checked with three different headphones. I guess my only options are to return it or deal with it, not very happy about that as I need this laptop for work.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Solid Laptop for a Good Price 6/2/2020 8:38:01 AM

Pros: Good performance
Expansion slots for another PCIe SSD and 2.5" SSD/HDD
Big screen
Adjustable fans
Backlit keyboard
Looks good

Cons: Sharp edges can agitate wrists
Upgrading requires the removal of the bottom of the laptop

Overall Review: So, far, so good. When I first opened the package up, I inspected the laptop and other than a couple of barely noticeable marks on the bottom, I would have never guessed it was refurbished. Solid 17" display and still maintains a rather light weight for its size.

While the aesthetics of the system are gorgeous, edges of the unit are angled rather than rounded. I've found it can rub on the wrists when using the keyboard. Also, the need to remove the entire bottom of the unit to upgrade the RAM or add in storage can be intimidating to anyone who isn't at least at an intermediate level of computer upgrades.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
So far a great laptop 5/7/2020 12:55:18 PM

Pros: Bought this for my wife so she play some games, not typical AAA titles but I think this would be just fine for them too. Decent as a productivity laptop as well, handles all the normal every day tasks and can game.

Cons: The power brick is massive!! It is literally the size of a brick and as heavy.

Overall Review: We got this on sale so at the price we paid for it yes I would definitely recommend.

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5/ 5
Outstanding machine 5/4/2020 11:30:02 AM

Pros: Looks amazing

Cons: Can't afford it at the moment

Overall Review: I hope I can buy one soon. I've seen review videos and this laptop is a masterpiece.

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
3/ 5
So far DOA, waiting for replacement 4/24/2020 3:15:06 PM

Pros: It looks really cool and sleek, very lightweight for a large laptop BUT that's all I can review so far because it arrived DOA even after a full 8 hours of charging would not power on so I guess it had a dead motherboard! I'm not one to freak out too easily on stuff like this knowing the great return policy so I just sent it back for a replacement and I am excited to try out the next one. It it lets me I will update my review once I get the replacement.

Cons: Arrived DOA even after a full 8 hours of charging would not power on so I guess it had a dead motherboard! I'm not one to freak out too easily on stuff like this knowing the great return policy so I just sent it back for a replacement and I am excited to try out the next one. It it lets me I will update my review once I get the replacement.

Overall Review: I will update my review on functionality as soon as I get a working one lol

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Runs like a champ 4/1/2020 10:18:34 AM

Overall Review: Bought this for my daughter who is growing in her gaming needs as an early bday present. I've had a lot of good luck with refurb units for my office (I'm in IT) so I felt comfortable buying this refurb, and it hasn't disappointed, runs good, handles everything she wants to run, looks nice. Lot of plastic, and seems a bit flimsy, so extra caution advised but it should be fine.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
3/ 5
First one DOA, Second is alive but out of date 3/24/2020 4:19:08 PM

Pros: This one powers up.
Screen bleed isn't too bad.
Sound is strong and clear.
Keyboard feels good. (Touchpad sucks)
Is mostly very responsive.

Cons: Touchpad is so sensitive that trying to click links or buttons makes the pointer jump and click the wrong spot or just jump without registering a click. Very bad.

Windows updates were way behind, directx is messed up so bad I can't even start Fallout: New Vegas. Turns out even after fully updating Windows and DirectX the launcher works, the settings window works, but the game won't actually start without an 0xc000007 error.

I am downloading another GOG game that should work in Windows 10 to see if it's all games that won't work. If it is then the laptop gets returned.

I thought I was buying a decent entry level gaming laptop, which is how it is marketed.... But if it won't play games then I will need to return it and buy one that actually works from someone else.

This is the second one shipped, after the first one wouldn't even power on after all the battery resets and 24 hour charge, and everything that should have worked.

I will bever buy another Acer, besides monitors which seem decent over all the years I have bought a few, if this is how their portable computers are. I gave away an Acer netbook for various quality issues 3 years ago. Thought I would try a gaming laptop to give them another chance.

So far I get the impression that that was a mistake. I don't care how good the keyboard, screen, and sound are... If it won't launch simple midrange games without erroring out, I will be replacing it.

Overall Review: Unhappy - will edit review if other installs work.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Outstanding!! 3/3/2020 3:59:28 PM

Overall Review: This laptop is performing perfectly. For a refurb, I have only been able to find (1) very small scratch on the case. Shipping was fast and it was packed very securely. I highly recommend this laptop from Acer Recertified.

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