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Acer Aspire V Nitro (VN7-572G)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 reviews of Acer Aspire V Nitro (VN7-572G). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the battery and screen are overall positive. The price and usability also get good views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Aspire V Nitro (VN7-572G) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sebastian Jentsch (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro VN7-572G-72L0 Notebook Review

 

Nitro reloaded. Introduced at the IFA 2015, Acer's Nitro refresh is released in time for Christmas and the race for buyer's favor. Can the non-black edition recapture the success of the late 2014 Nitro?

quiet in routine use, swift SSD & HDD combo, matte, high-contrast IPS screen, gaming suitable up to Full HD, very good speaker sound, excellent microphone, very good input devices, keyboard backlight, thermals and performance, casing in appropriate...

difficult yet possible maintenance/upgrade, poor webcam quality, no USB Type C with version 3.1, latency and response times

Acer seamlessly continues its successful multimedia (or gaming) lineup that debuted late 2014 with its Aspire VN7-572G. The virtues of the first generation (Haswell, Broadwell) have been maintained - except for the battery life. The Soft Touch plastic...

Expert review by : Manuel Christa (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro VN7-572G-54YG Notebook Review

 

Price-performance Nitro. Acer offers many configurations of the Aspire V 15. Equipped with an i5-ULV CPU and a GeForce 945M GPU, this model for 900 Euros (~$955) is the least expensive version of the high-end Nitro series yet. How does it hold up...

good price-performance ratio, excellent display, good chassis quality, good microphone, four speakers, keyboard illumination

tricky maintenance, bad webcam, only HDD/no SSD, USB Type-C only version 3.0

Acer uses components for our review unit – including the case, input devices and the display – that it uses for the other Nitro devices, which retail for more than 1,000 Euros (~$1061). The processor and the graphics card are less expensive, but the...

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Tons Of Bloatware Very slow for i7.. i5 6300 would be better..

 

I was very sad when i went to acer support

Nice back lit keyboard.. Cool Design.. Great specs..

Slow... Very SLow.. i had to RMA am switching to try the Asus Rog with i7 6700hq and upgrade on the HDD too 7200 rpm would have helped this pc alot.. The 945m Crashed From day one..

May, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

1 month and 1 day

 

This laptop has been great for the month that I've had it. However i woke up this morning and my screen didnt work. Battery light say its full so has power, but when i hit the power button nothing happens. My first purchase using Newegg was a $699...

Graphics

Battery life, screen life

Apr, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Not to sure about this laptop

 

Awesome Graphics and Display Sound is good Memory seems good

Alot of Bloatware or Acer software Got rid of McAfee, installed other AV. Noticed the hard drive is horrible. Although its a 1TB HDD, it runs slow. Hard Drive is using 100% when running Windows, have no other programs running, Yes it could be caused by...

Apr, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

the cons outweigh the pros.

 

i don't know why this laptop is considered a gaming laptop when its specs is of that of a non gaming laptop, but thats not the issue for me seeing as i don't play a lot of games on my laptop. the issue is how cheap it is. you cannot upgrade anything...

good on battery life. ddr4. backlit keyboard. 1080p screen.

cheap feel, upgrading the hardware requires you to dismantle the laptop even to change out the battery. too much panel bleeding around the edges.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

the cons outweigh the pros.

 

i don't know why this laptop is considered a gaming laptop when its specs is of that of a non gaming laptop, but thats not the issue for me seeing as i don't play a lot of games on my laptop. the issue is how cheap it is. you cannot upgrade anything...

good on battery life. ddr4. backlit keyboard. 1080p screen.

cheap feel, upgrading the hardware requires you to dismantle the laptop even to change out the battery. too much panel bleeding around the edges.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Don't buy it has wifi connection issues

 

Appearance wise good but when you are playing a online game like league of legends frequently disconnects from wifi and it will not connect back automatically until you ping. I sent it for repair after 3 weeks also i dont hear anything from them.

WIFI connecting issues, I hate it when we love playing online games.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-572G-75N7 Gaming Laptop 6th Generation Intel Core i7 6500U (2.50 GHz) 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD NVIDIA GeForce 945M 2 GB 15.6" Wind

 

I've only had this for a week and will try to download the latest drivers to resolve annoying issues. Despite all that, I LOVE this computer! It looks good, I can FINALLY play games I purchased months ago on High to Ultra settings even, without any...

I have been looking to upgrade my 5 year old Toshiba laptop which has been great for business and other normal functions but couldn't play ANY of the newer games I downloaded off of Steam. After extensive research, I found this awesome gaming laptop...

It did have a few nagging issues. I'm NOT at all a computer of=r gaming expert so this is from a "techno dunce's" point of view - Doesn't save your settings upon waking - I have to constantly reset things like resolution and caps lock and num lock when...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Awesome Laptop, GREAT value

 

Definitely would highly recommend this to a friend.

Very fast and quiet, great IPS screen and video card. Super light weight. Great battery life.

Memory upgrade was not simple.

Mar, 2016
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital Plus
Audio system:HD / Optimized Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2 / 4

Battery

Battery Capacity:4405 / 4450 / 4605 / 4870
Battery capacity (Watt hours):52.5
Battery life (max):6 / 7.5
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Certificates

Certification:ACPI 5.0

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD / HD / HD Ready / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS / TFT
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

CUDA: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter:No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce 945M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 950M / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 32
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
NVIDIA G-SYNC: No
NVIDIA GameWorks VR: No
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1.05 / 1000 / 1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI / DVI, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Keyboard layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:12 / 16 / 32 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 64 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):3 / 32
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 + 1 x 8 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 16 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / Blu-ray RW / DVD Super Multi / DVD-RW / DVD±RW / N / No

Other features

Audio system:HD / Optimized Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
RJ-45 ports quantity:1

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Power cord included: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Thunderbolt ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1 / 3
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter power:135 / 65 / 90

Processor

Bus type:OPI / QPI
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:No / Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600,1866,2133 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3.1
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-5xxx / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I5-6200U / I7-6500U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6500 series
Processor Socket:BGA1356 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2) / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1
System bus rate:4 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel RealSense 3D Camera: Yes
Intel RealSense Technology: Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Idle Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® RealSense Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88193 / 88194 / I5-6200U / I7-6500U
Processor code:SR2EY / SR2EZ
Processor package size:42 / 42x24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:N / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:N / No
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor, User

Software

Bundled software:McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial version), Microsoft office 2013 Trial version (30 days trial version)
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Linux Linpus / WINDOWS 10 HOME

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA III / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
HDD Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
HDD interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
HDD Size:2.5
HDD Speed:5400
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000 / 500
Hybrid-HDD cache memory:8
Hybrid-HDD cache type:SSD
Hybrid-HDD capacity:1000
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / SATA / Serial ATA III
SSD capacity:128 / 256
SSD form factor:2.5"
SSD interface:M.2 / Serial ATA III
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 128 / 1512 / 2000 / 2128 / 256 / 500 / 628 / 756

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:25.8 / 26.2 / 26.3 / 262.8
Height :2.28 / 2.29 / 2.39 / 2.54 / 22.9 / 23.9
Height (front):2.19 / 2.38 / 2.39 / 2.59
Height (rear):2.38 / 2.39 / 2.59
Weight:2.35 / 2.4
Width:39 / 39.1 / 390