The difficulty in finding a pocket friendly gaming laptop is why we are writing this review, to help ease the stress of as many lovers of gaming laptop as possible in choosing an affordable one. Here we present to you the new, high performance, enticing and within budget laptop the ACER aspire VX5-591G-75RM for interesting gamers. This review as you will find out, halsens to give solution to the above stated difficulty.
In the past there have been quite a number of high performance gaming laptop from ACER with most of them in competition and comparison with the best out there. And most importantly affordable and pocket friendly that you don’t have to break the bank to get one. Selling at $999.9 at Amazon the Acer aspire VX5-591G-75RM has almost everything desired in a budget midrange gaming laptop. Braging top speeds, high quality graphics performance and fair battery life, all making it a cool buy for its price.
Possesses a good overall specifications for its price, quite affordable, has a solid GPU, with the latest Intel 7th Generation Kaby-Lake Core i7 processor, latest NVidia GTX 1050Ti w/ 4GB of VRAM, 16GB of ultra-fast DDR4 RAM at 2400 MHz, Anti-Reflective IPS display, Premium sound system, Suitable cooling system, devoted gaming-grade backlit keyboard, Decent full HD gaming
Quite heavy and bulky for a gaming laptop, minimal port selection, Nvidia G-sync not supported, has a vacant 2.5″ drive Bay but without bracket and screws needed to install a secondary drive.
The downside of this wonderful gaming laptop is its size. Quite massive, perhaps one of the bulkiest gaming device around, with the weight around 5.6 pounds but looking a lot heavier.
Being one of the best looking and attractive gaming laptop ever seen, comes in black, with a black and red color pattern running around it, this device is very beautiful and eye-catching with a premium look and the touch of same.
Keyboard is a perfect fit for gaming with a red backlighting, though subjective to individual predilection. Typing on this keyboard gives a good feeling of experience and is smart with the keys possessing a good enough speed and the trackpad charming and precise in size.
At the back is a pair of big vents with the cooling system working perfectly and comprising of a dual-fan setup for performance improvement.
The Acer aspire VX5-591G-75RM gaming laptop has a 15.6inch widescreen display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and professional-grade IPS (In-Plane-Switching) panel for good viewing angles of around 180 degrees from the sides and precise color reproduction and a HD webcam that as well captures 720p videos.
The colors and contrast are quite appealing, though sometimes with a little bit of ignorable ghosting when gaming.
The Audio is good, even though there are numerous laptops with better audio output but not so many competitors at this price.
Certainly all the significant components in Acer Aspire VX 15 (VX5-591G-75RM) are agreebly of high quality. Particularly the processor, the Intel Core i7-7700HQ comprising 2.8GHz clock speed and 3.8GHz turbo. Confusion might set in as regards the number of cores in this processor, but is unarguably four which implies this device has a quad core CPU. The processing is very speedy and is rated at ~9000 points by the CPU Mark benchmark.
With a 256GB solid state drive, the device is worth the price. After windows files you will have not less than 220GB of free space with this, high speed performance is assured and should in case you are not satisfied with the storage space, there’s absolutely nothing to be worried about because the device has a free 2.5″ bay where you can install additional hard drive as you so desire. Note however, bracket and screws are not provided.
On the sides of Acer aspire VX5-591G-75RM can be found numerous ports, such as the USB 3.1 Type-C port which can be used for and with various technologies such as HDMI and Display port for monitors. Aside that are three regular USB ports two of which is USB 3.0 and the other one USB 2.0 making it easy to connect peripherals to the laptop. The device is also enriched with HDMI being the sole video output which allows external monitor.
Connecting to the internet is nothing difficult at all, with gigabit Ethernet port to which cable can be connected and WiFi card 802.11ac 2×2 dual-band for wireless signal.
Makers of this device claims the battery life is around 6hours with differing opinions from various users, however, on average the battery life is at 3-4hours and expectedly lower when used for intensive purpose such as gaming and other intensive system work.
In terms of performance the Acer Aspire VX5-591G-75RM is not a slow device as it is built with a 2.8GHz Kaby Lake Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core processor, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics and a dedicated GDDR5 VRAM that produces splendid graphics and multimedia benchmark outcome with an appealing work performance. Added to that is a 16GB DDR4 system memory which is superb for a gaming laptop and performs amazingly better than most midrange gaming laptops.
Now we will look into the most important part of this review which is the gaming performance of this laptop. Fortified with the graphics card Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti chip and a dedicated memory GDDR5 of 4GB, though an entry-level graphics card form Nvidia but a competent fit for a pocket friendly gaming laptop like this Acer aspire VX5-591G-75RM.
Quite a number of any game you want can be played with this GPU. You can play pretty much any game you want with this GPU in hand. Medium settings is advisable for latest game but high settings would work perfectly for older games.
Even without G-sync technology, Far Cry 4 can be played smoothly at normal resolution, good looking and quite responsive. It gives a decent playing experience to the following games also, Hitman 61FPS, Doom, Overwatch, No Man’s Sky, FIFA 17 123FPS, Civilization VI, Battlefield 1 56FPS, Farming Simulator 2017, Titanfall 2, For Honor, Grand theft Auto 5 60FPS, The Witcher 3 37FPS and many more.
There have been a lot of good things said in this review about the Acer aspire VX5-591G-75RM gaming laptop, however, these laptop also has its downsides but not so bad for its price. Conclusively this laptop is recommended for gaming if you are looking for a gaming laptop in this price range.