Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL vs System76 Serval WS

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 The Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL is a 15-inch gaming laptop with a resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD). We are comparing it to the System76 Serval WS, which comes with a 15-inch screen at 1920x1080 (Full HD). 

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL

Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i5-7300HQ, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, 15.6" Full HD, 8GB DDR4, 256GB SSD, AN515-51-55WL

  • 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ Processor (Up to 2.5 GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
  • 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen IPS display
  • 8GB DDR4 Memory & 256GB SSD
  • Up to 8.5-hours of battery life

$749.00

System76 Serval WS

  • 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop CPUs
  • NVIDIA GeForce Graphics
  • Up to 64 GB of Memory
  • Up to 4 TB NVMe Storage
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL System76 Serval WS
Screen Size 15-inch 15-inch
Screen Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD) 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Screen Info IPS display 15.6” FHD (1920x1080) Matte Finished, 120 Hz
Storage 256GB SSD 2 x M.2 (SATA or PCIe NVMe), 1 x 2.5" 7mm height drive, Up to 8 TB total
Operating System Windows 10 Home Pop!_OS Linux
Memory Installed 8 64
Notes

Battery
Removable 6 cell Smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 62Wh

Charger Dependent on Graphics:
GTX 1660 Ti: 180 Watts, AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz
RTX 2070: 230 Watts, AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz

Graphics Card Comparison

GPU Score

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
5487 points
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
2403 points
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
891 points

Video RAM

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
8 GB
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
6 GB
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
4 GB

Memory Bandwidth

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
448 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
288 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
112.1 GB/s

Pixel Rate

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
92.16 GP/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
76.32 GP/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
51.84 GP/s

Texel Rate

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
207.4 GT/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
152.6 GT/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
77.76 GT/s

Processor Comparison

Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second (Threads x Clock Speed)
Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
74.4 GT/s
Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
57.6 GT/s
Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
43.2 GT/s
Core i5-7300HQ
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
10 GT/s

Turbo Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second, if all cores are running at their turbo speed (Threads x Turbo Clock Speed)
Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
103.2 GT/s
Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
70.4 GT/s
Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
50.4 GT/s
Core i5-7300HQ
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
14 GT/s

Threads

Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
24 Threads
Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
16 Threads
Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
12 Threads
Core i5-7300HQ
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
4 Threads

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
3.6 MHz
Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
3.6 MHz
Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
3.1 MHz
Core i5-7300HQ
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
2.5 MHz

Turbo Speed

Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
4.4 MHz
Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
4.3 MHz
Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
4.2 MHz
Core i5-7300HQ
(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51-55WL)
3.5 MHz