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Latest release in the range Acer, we’ve been running tests on Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent…Price and type of technology alone do not justify the choice of a model.We have oriented our test according to criteria such as use for travel, office automation, internet browsing, games or multimedia.
In short, depending on your needs you will see if this model suits you.
Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent to surf the Internet?
Considering that your use of a computer is simple (surfing the internet, writing e-mails and/or letters, doing calculations on an Excel spreadsheet), it is important to focus on a laptop that is both of high quality and strong enough to last over time.Ensuring proper operation requires quality components and proven technological competence on the part of the manufacturer.
It is in this spirit that Acer has developed this Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent.A well-made laptop that positions itself as mid-range compared to its competitors and because of its price. When you get used to it, you can see that the equipment is of good quality.
You will be able to carry it easily thanks to its 13 inches size. With a processor Core i7-1065G7, Acer offers an already outdated technology. Indeed, this processor is starting to date compared to what is on the market today. For a few euros more, it is possible to switch to more powerful processors. In the end, you shouldn’t ask too much of this computer, otherwise you’ll get annoyed by its slowness when you launch several applications in parallel. With 16 Gb of RAM, it Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argentis a good product. A large quantity, more than you will need for strictly web browsing use.
For hard drive sizing, Acer decided to put 500 Gb. This is the standard model. If, on the other hand, you are storing photos, video or music, it will be filled up quickly. And when you reach the limit, if you get there, you can always buy an external hard drive or a local file server like Synlogy NAS.
Finally, thanks to an autonomy of 10 hours, you will have enough time to browse the web in Internet browsing mode with active Wifi. This is one of the most important laptops on the market at the moment compared to other laptops. A feature that will keep you surfing for a long time.
Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent for videos?
Acer has not designed this model for strictly multimedia use. If you are very mindful of the quality for multimedia use, we advise you to turn to models other than the Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent; more high-end products, which on the other hand will be a little more expensive. In short, this is a an unremarkable computer that is not comfortable with strictly multimedia use.
Equipped with a small screen size, 13 inches, it has a resolution format 2256×1504. Despite this, the colors are correct, and the contrasts allow you to see the details. The major disadvantage of its small size is that in multimedia mode, watching a movie can be tiring for your eyes. However, this computer has a criteria that will interest some nomadic users, the weight; here it weighs only 1.2 kg, partly thanks to its small screen size.
Glossy screens are best suited to the indoor environment. Enhanced contrast, sharpness and color brightness are the main benefits you will get from this Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent. On the other hand, you may feel visually tired after 2 or 3 hours of viewing.
As far as sound is concerned, the card equipment and speakers have been integrated into this Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent. We tested it with movies and music at maximum volume. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
Obsolescence has already striken this laptop, equipped with a processor Core i7-1065G7 that is several years old now. As a result, in the important calculation phase, it may be a little brighter, and will consume more energy. Still, it may be enough for multimedia use, as long as you only run one application at the same time.
As far as applications are concerned, did Acer not install any. There’s only the operating system. As a standard, you have some Windows 10 on which it will be possible to add all the software you need. Can only be VLC to manage the audio and video part.
With Intel Iris Plus G7, ahigh-performance graphics card, a dedicated memory of 16 Gb of RAM, you can watch movies, with smooth images, possibly retouch photos or edit video. This will obviously be a bit light if you want to do 3D imaging, but will suit your needs.
On the connectivity side, you will have 3 ports. About the average compared to the competition.Between, the speakers, the mouse, and the external hard drive you will have little possibility to add many more peripherals.
A laptop usually has an autonomy of several hours.Acer promises 10hours of battery life; it’s the best on the market right now.No need to constantly check the battery level; you’ll be able to watch movies and listen to music for a long time.
Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent compatible with on the move use ?
The main interest of the laptop, is how easy it can be taken away. So we put this test to the Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent. Is it made to be taken on trips, packed in your luggage ? Will it be designed for your home-to-work transfers? Should you only consider it for weekend trips with your family? Or finally, is this laptop, as in many homes, just a replacement for a fixed computer?
However, we were able to discover through his overall score, that it is among the best for the travel aspect.
Its light weight allows you to take it wherever you want. It is one of the lightest in this category. It’s hard to have a large, lightweight laptop; the compromise is made according to your use. A 13 inches size that can be painful when you have to stay there for more than an hour.
No backlit keyboard on this Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
This model is supplied with a shiny slab. A beautiful screen and quality images. The disadvantage will come in the event of using it outdoors with a lot of light.
Unfortunately it is not equipped with anti-reflective tiles. You will have to limit uses when the sun is too bright.
With the installation of the processor Core i7-1065G7, the power consumption is rather important.
The result is a poorer autonomy. You will need to expect 2/3 of this estimate for standard use; if you push the processor, the number will drop a little more.
With this laptop and its autonomy of 10 hours, you have in fact one of the best models of the moment.
Because of its probable use for travel, this laptop was thought to be thin and light with a SSD hard drive of 1 500 Gb. SSDs are much faster and lighter, and have no moving parts. With no moving mechanical parts, there is less risk of brittleness and produced heat .And if you absolutely need more storage, you can buy an external drive, or take out a cloud account.
Travel will be a mere formality when you decide to take it along. Equipped with a compact 13 inches screen, it is one of the smallest models of the moment.
With 3 connectors, this Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent allows multiple connections. This is roughly equivalent to what the competition is offering.
With the bluetooth functionality of this model you can also simply connect with your loved ones’ devices.
Taking all this into account, we can say that it will be useful for you on holiday.
Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent the right choice for audio or video editing ?
If you’re serious about editing and creating music, then you pay a lot of attention to processor speed and memory. Clearly, this Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argentcorresponds perfectly to the need related to this use. With these components, Acer puts at your disposal a laptop whose computing speed has been improved since the last generation. The parallel processing of tasks with Windows 10 are perfectly suited for audio or video editing.
It’s going to be a little harder on this model than on some of the other competitors. You can always try to do video editing with the processor Core i7-1065G7. However, there’s no question of switching to professional applications; the processor performance and the 500 Gb disk size will calm your nerves due to their lack of power and space.
Even if this corresponds to quality components, Acer made the choice to put only one SSD. As a reminder, an audio and video editing use, involves a large capacity hard disk drive for storage, and speed of execution with an SSD. The Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 500 Gb. It is nevertheless one of the good laptops in terms of storage, compared to its competitors.
As with many laptops, autonomy is a delicate subject. With 10 hours in calculation mode only on battery, you will be able to work in nomadic mode on your audio or video editing. This model is one of the most powerful of the moment.
Well thought out in terms of connections, it Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent receives the USB3 connection. The latest convenient protocol for interfacing computers and electronic devices such as external hard drives. With a throughput about 10 times faster than the previous standard (USB 2.0), you will be able to easily transfer all your video and audio files.
It Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent is consequently well designed for this type of use. Audio and video editing will be easier than ever. And at a price that is well ranked.
Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent for video games?
Laptops, thanks to the rise in performance of processors and graphics cards, allow some people to gamble. And this Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent is one of the average laptops you can play with. During our tests, we found that the computer was raised correctly, as soon as the scenes in some games required fast movements and colour changes.
As far as image resolution is concerned, it is important that it is high in order to obtain a good rendering. On this computer, it’s a resolution of 2256×1504, nothing better at the moment
Each year the power of the components increases, so this model is now far behind the others. Tests have shown the limitations of this laptop, including some image degradation and processor temperature rises. Finally, if you want to play often, we recommend a model with more power.
For most games, this model will be suitable for gaming mode. With a display system, this machine provides a speed in the average of what is currently done.
With its 500 Gb of space, this Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent is on a level playing field with its competitors. A feature that interested those, and there are still many, who want to install and play locally.
For online gaming, it Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent has high quality Wi-Fi. A guarantee of quality that will allow, if your living area is equipped with it, to have a faster and generally more reliable web access.
Even if the weight is not very important when you use it for games, know that this model is one of the lightest of the market with its 1.2 Kg.
It has an autonomy of 10 hours, more than many others.
So it’s a middle ground for gaming; enough performance at the right price. And if necessary, you can use it for internet browsing and e-mail.
Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent the right choice for office automation ?
In case your unique and main everyday use is a tool for office automation, Acer may have put a rather low computer on the market. Review of the details for this new laptop.
If you’re already a Linux or Apple user, your choice will probably head for this laptop. In this case, it is Windows 10.
This laptop is mainly for office use and will require some work on your side of things. It’s up to you to download and/or purchase the software suite that suits you. One of the big advantages of a laptop is naturally its ability to follow you when you’re on the move. An almost featherweight of 1.2 Kg.
For office use, chances are that the absence of the numeric keypad will annoy you over time. In fact, if you want one, it will be necessary to buy a pad connected via the usb port.
This Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent has no matt slab. The Matte screen is ideal for use outdoors or near bright light. Testing the lamp next to the screen can affect the quality of work in office use. Concerning light intensity, is is: not so good for eye comfort and work, but powerful in the dark to watch videos.
If you work on your computer in the evening, you might regret that the backlight option is not provided on this laptop.
Storage in this model is in the middle of what is available elsewhere. It’s 500 Gb available, perfect for office use, but maybe tight for recording movies.
Simply put, it’s not Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent the best choice for office use. It would be more suitable for other, simpler uses, such as web browsing.
In short, is the Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent, the right choice ?
Hard to do very well for all purposes; in any case this computer is doing well. The Swift 3 SF313-52-78VX Argent’ is average but will do the job very well.
In other words, this model is not really made for :
– listening to music and watching videos
– office tasks
Nevertheless, this laptop can be considered acceptable for :
– web browsing
– playing video games
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– travel use
– making audio and video editing