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hpr3521 :: Upgrades to Acer Aspire 5 Slim

Upgrades to Aspire 5 Slim and Specs

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Hosted by Archer72 on Monday 2022-01-31 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: laptop, hardware, hardware upgrades, RAM, hard drive.
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Part of the series: Hardware upgrades

Hosts share their experiences when upgrading their equipment.

Upgrades to Aspire 5 Slim A515-43-R19L

Replacement for the Acer Aspire 5750

Aspire A515-43 How to Install an Additional Hard Drive


 CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
    GPU: AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
    Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
    Storage: 128GB SSD, NMVE
    RAM: 4GB DDR4, upgradeable to 32Gb
    Weight: 1.90 kg (4.2 lbs)
 Ports and connectivity
    2x USB Type-A 2.0
    1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)


  • The system would randomly kick me out, back to the login screen.
  • This was due to low RAM (4Gb) and high RAM usage from Firefox


  • RAM: 16Gb DDR4
  • HD: 500Gb spinning drive

Other uses for the upgrade

  • Room for Virtual Machines

Future upgrade

  • SSD

Screw locations
Screw locations
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Inside the laptop
Inside the laptop
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Power/Battery plug location
Power/Battery plug location
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Legend for inside the laptop
Legend for inside the laptop
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