The Acer Nitro 5 (AMD, 2020) boasts long battery life and a strong CPU for a great price, but the graphics and display deliver the bare minimum. Acer Nitro 5 (2020) Review – This Budget Gaming Laptop Is DIFFERENT. The Acer Nitro 5 AMD 2020 is clearly a budget gaming laptop with internals that pack a decent punch. Video Producer. The Nitro 5 has been Acer’s go-to budget laptop since the line first debuted in 2017, where it made use of Intel’s 7th gen chips. Today, we're doing it again. @eberantony Share: This is the Acer Nitro 5, it’s Acer’s entry-level 15 … Today, we're doing it again. Acer Nitro 5 AMD 2020 Review – Powered by AMD Ryzen and NVIDIA GeForce GTX. Eber Anthony | August 14, 2020. It’s powered by … In November 2018, we reviewed an under-$700, AMD Ryzen 5-powered version of Acer's 15.6-inch Nitro 5 budget gaming laptop.