As part of Acer’s CES launch, the company announces updates to both the Acer Aspire 5 and Acer Aspire 7, and supports both models of the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 series of processors. The new models are aimed at creativity, without breaking the bank.
Acer Aspire 7
The 15.6-inch Acer Aspire 7 is aimed at creators who need extra performance for a dedicated graphics card, and Acer has paired the Ryzen 5000 APUs with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1650. The Aspire 7 can be specified with up to 32 GB DDR4, and a 1 TB PCIe SSD. There will also be an additional 2.5-inch drive slot for extra storage space.
Although not as groundbreaking as some other models in the Acer range, the Aspire 7 still has an 81
The boot configuration will offer the Ryzen 5 along with 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD and GeForce GTX 1650 for just $ 749. Availability is March 2021.
Acer Aspire 5
Also with a 15.6-inch FHD screen, the Acer Aspire 5 hits an even lower price bracket, pairing the Ryzen 5000 with an optional AMD Radeon RX 640 GPU, up to 24 GB of memory and up to a 1 TB M.2 SSD.
The base configuration is particularly price-conscious, with a Ryzen 5 5500U, 1920×1080 60Hz IPS display, 8 GB of RAM and a 256 GB SSD for only $ 549.
The Acer Aspire 5 is also targeting a March release date.