Acer Nitro 5 15" Ryzen 5 8GB 1TB HDD AMD RX 560 Gaming Laptop

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  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U 2GHz
  • 8GB DDR4 + 1TB HDD
  • 15.6" Full HD IPS Display
  • AMD Radeon RX 560 4GB
  • Windows 10 Home

Product Description

Acer Nitro 5 15" Ryzen 5 8GB 1TB HDD AMD RX 560 Gaming Laptop

Explore and enjoy a new and more immersive level of gaming with the Nitro 5's full HD display and powerful gaming tech


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.


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.


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, dialogue and volume enhancement with Waves MaxxAudio®, and deeper, richer sounds with Acer TrueHarmony™






  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U 2GHz
  • Quad-core (4 Core™)


  • 2 x SODIMM



Optical Drive

  • None


  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home


  • 39.6 cm (15.6") LED Backlit ComfyView
  • In-plane Switching (IPS) Technology
  • Resolution 1920 x 1080 Full HD


  • AMD Radeon™ RX 560 - 4GB


  • Stereo Speakers

Input Devices

  • Backlit Keyboard
  • Touchpad


  • Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11ac
  • Gigabit Ethernet

Power Supply

  • 4 Cell Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) Battery
  • Capacity 3320 mAh
  • Up to 5.50 Hours run time
  • 135W Adapter


  • Height: 26.8 mm
  • Width: 390 mm
  • Depth: 266 mm
  • Weight: 2.7 kg


  • 1x HDMI
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x RJ-45
  • USB Type C


Technical Specification

Acer Nitro 5 15" Ryzen 5 8GB 1TB HDD AMD RX 560 Gaming Laptop


Keyboard Layout UK
Type Keyboard, touchpad
Keyboard Backlight Yes
Numeric Keypad Yes
Features Red backlighting


Product Type Notebook
Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition

Processor / Chipset

CPU AMD Ryzen 5 2500U / 2 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 3.6 GHz
Number of Cores Quad-Core
Cache 4 MB
64-bit Computing Yes


RAM 8 GB (1 x 8 GB)
Max RAM Supported 32 GB
Technology DDR4 SDRAM
Form Factor SO-DIMM 260-pin


Main Storage 1 TB HDD SATA / 5400 rpm - HGST


Type 15.6" - IPS
LCD Backlight Technology LED backlight
Resolution 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Widescreen Yes
Image Aspect Ratio 16:9
Image Brightness 250 cd/m²
Features Anti-glare, ComfyView, 25 ms response rate

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor AMD Radeon RX 560X
Video Memory 4 GB GDDR5 SDRAM
Camera Yes - HD
Sound Stereo speakers, microphone
Compliant Standards Dolby Audio Premium
Audio Features Acer TrueHarmony technology


Wireless Bluetooth, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Network Interface Gigabit Ethernet


Technology 4-cell Lithium Ion
Capacity 3320 mAh

AC Adapter

Input AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Output 135 Watt, 19 V

Connections & Expansion

Interfaces LAN ¦ USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 ¦ HDMI ¦ USB 3.0 ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ Headphone/microphone combo jack
Memory Card Reader Yes (SD Card)


Colour Black
Features MIMO technology, Acer CoolBoost technology
Theft/Intrusion Protection Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
Security Slot Type Kensington security slot
Included Accessories Power adapter
Localization Region: United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions (WxDxH) 39 cm x 26.6 cm x 2.675 cm
Weight 2.7 kg

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Add-ons and Accessories

External Storage

WD Elements Portable 2TB External HDD

£58.97 inc. vat
£49.14 ex. vat

WD Elements Portable 1TB External HDD

£42.80 inc. vat
£35.66 ex. vat

WD Elements Portable 4TB External HDD

£87.88 inc. vat
£73.23 ex. vat

Gaming Headsets

HyperX Cloud II Headset Red

£79.97 inc. vat
£85.19save £5.22
£66.64 ex. vat
£70.99save £4.35

HyperX Cloud Stinger Headset

£47.97 inc. vat
£39.97 ex. vat

Gaming Mice

Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury Gaming Mouse

£47.98 inc. vat
£39.98 ex. vat