Acer Swift 3 SF314-57 review (2020 model, Core i5-1035G1 IceLake)

14 Comments

  1. Matthew

    January 17, 2020 at 4:02 am

    Hi, does the chassis have any flex? Also, how bad is the touchpad? Does it not feel sturdy at all?

    • Andrei Girbea

      January 17, 2020 at 5:21 pm

      Have you actually read the article? Please do

      • Ivan

        September 13, 2020 at 3:18 am

        Hi, this laptop only has one slot ssd, right? If I want to upgrade the ssd, I should change the ssd that attached at the laptop. How to transfer all the file system to the new ssd?

      • Andrei Girbea

        September 14, 2020 at 11:41 am

        You can use an external M.2 USB enclosure for that. They are available on amazon, etc. You pop the new SSD into the enclosure, copy everything over and then put that inside the laptop. However, what I'd recommend is to put the new SSD in the laptop, install a fresh WIndows copy, and then put the old SSD into the enclosure and copy the content that you need onto the new one.

  2. Hendrik

    January 20, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    Why did the Acer SF312 52 has a Ram Clock Speed of 1596Mhz (3192 Mhz) according to your review which is the max supported speed by Ice Lake but this model SF314 57 only got 1330 Mhz (2660Mhz).
    We didnt see any memory clock here at your HWinfo screenshots but that is my own readout

  3. Hendrik

    January 21, 2020 at 1:58 pm

    Why did my question get removed?

    Still pending question. Why does its Ram is clocked at 2666Mhz while its sister model the SF314 52 has 3200Mhz. And why did you cut out Memory Speed out of HWinfo on this one?

    • Andrei Girbea

      January 27, 2020 at 11:53 am

      Sry it took longer to reply to this comment, I was away for a few days. I don't have an answer, could be an error in reporting, or could be a limitation on this system.

  4. tonyo

    February 10, 2020 at 11:54 am

    Can you use the thunderbolt port here for external gpus and is the tb3 port pcie x2 or pcie x4?

    • Andrei Girbea

      February 10, 2020 at 1:26 pm

      You can, and while I couldn't properly test it, it should be x4.

  5. Gokul

    April 28, 2020 at 1:28 am

    Does it support type c charging?

    • Lemage

      June 11, 2020 at 10:11 pm

      Yes, it's available.

  6. emerson Faustino

    July 5, 2020 at 8:58 am

    How can I upgrade the ram memory?

  7. Jonson80

    September 13, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    I have bought one of this , the ulrtaboook is smart , fast and easy to use , the only thing that I notify is the heat of chassis when the laptop is on charge , on the top of the keyboard near the screen. After 2 months I've noticed that when i am playing a game like football manger or some software then starts the fan even if the charge cycle is over!

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