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Aspire 3 14
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Advantages of the Acer Aspire 3 14
  • The Acer Aspire 3 14 has no clear advantages over the Acer Swift Go 14.
Advantages of the Acer Swift Go 14
  • Good for engineering and design
  • Good overall build quality
  • Excellent portability
  • Very good keyboard

Key differences

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General Use

7.0
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
7.8
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1200
IPS
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
250.0 nits
DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS
300.0 nits
9.5 Hours
BATTERY LIFE
8.0 Hours
6.2/10
KEYBOARD QUALITY SCORE
8.0/10
8.3/10
PORTABILITY SCORE
9.0/10
The Acer Swift Go 14 and Acer Aspire 3 14 are both good for general use, though the Acer Swift Go 14 is somewhat better.

Gaming and AI

6.1
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
6.7
2.4/10
OVERALL GPU SCORE
2.4/10
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1200
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
No
SUPPORTS DLSS
No
No
MUX SWITCH / ADVANCED OPTIMUS
No
10.0/10
FAN NOISE SCORE
8.7/10
The Acer Swift Go 14 and Acer Aspire 3 14 are both only fair for gaming and AI, though the Acer Swift Go 14 is somewhat better.

Engineering and Design

6.2
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
7.5
4.3/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
9.0/10
2.4/10
OVERALL GPU SCORE
2.4/10
8.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
The Acer Swift Go 14 is good for engineering and design, while the Acer Aspire 3 14 is only fair.

Content Creation

7.1
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
7.8
4.3/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
9.0/10
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1200
8.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
IPS
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
The Acer Swift Go 14 and Acer Aspire 3 14 are both good for content creation, though the Acer Swift Go 14 is somewhat better.

Software Development

7.0
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
7.9
4.3/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
9.0/10
8.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1200
6.2/10
KEYBOARD QUALITY SCORE
8.0/10
The Acer Swift Go 14 and Acer Aspire 3 14 are both good for software development, though the Acer Swift Go 14 is somewhat better.

Screen Quality

6.1
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
6.8
14.0in
SIZE
14.0in
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1200
IPS
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
250.0 nits
BRIGHTNESS
300.0 nits
The Acer Swift Go 14 has a better screen than the Acer Aspire 3 14 for general use, gaming and AI, engineering and design, content creation, and software development.

Battery

9.5 Hours
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
8.0 Hours
The Acer Aspire 3 14 has 9.5 hours of battery life. The Acer Swift Go 14 has 8 hours of battery life.

Portability

Very Good
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
Excellent
14.0in
SIZE
14.0in
3.0 lbs
WEIGHT
2.7 lbs
0.7in
THICKNESS
0.5in
The Acer Swift Go 14 has excellent portability, while the Acer Aspire 3 14 has very good portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

Build Quality

6.2
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
7.4
The Acer Swift Go 14 has good build quality, while the Acer Aspire 3 14 has only fair build quality.

Cost

$408
Aspire 3 14
Swift Go 14
$902
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The Acer Aspire 3 14 has a price of $408 and the Acer Swift Go 14 costs $902.
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How the Acer Aspire 3 14 and the Acer Swift Go 14 compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Acer Aspire 3 14Acer Swift Go 14
Acer Aspire 3 14Acer Swift Go 14

GENERAL

Price
$408
$902
Release Date
March 1, 2023June 1, 2023
Overall Dimensions
12.9'' x 8.5'' x 0.74''12.3'' x 8.6'' x 0.59''
Weight
3.09 lbs2.76 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
AMD Ryzen 5 7520UIntel i7-13700H
Graphics
AMD Radeon 610M Iris Xe
Mux Switch / Advanced Optimus
NoNo
RAM
8 GB16 GB
DDR Memory Version
55

BATTERY

Battery Life
9.5 Hours8 Hours
Battery Capacity
40 Wh65 Wh

SCREEN

Diagonal Size
14"14"
Display Technology
IPSIPS
Resolution
1920 x 10801920 x 1200
Refresh Rate
60Hz60Hz
Display Brightness
250 nits300 nits

RELIABILITY, APPEARANCE & ACOUSTICS

Build Quality Score
6.3/107.4/10
Portability Score
8.4/109/10
Gaming Laptop Appearance
NoNo
Fan Noise Score
10/108.8/10
Keyboard Lighting Color
WhiteWhite
Warranty Period
1 year1 year

HARDWARE FEATURES

Keyboard Quality Score
6.3/108/10
Speaker Quality Score
6/106.5/10
Webcam
720p1440p
Fingerprint Reader
NoYes
Backlit Keyboard
YesYes
Number Pad
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
22
USB-C ports
12
USB-C Charging
YesYes
Display Outputs
13
Thunderbolt Version
N/A4

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PCMag

Mark Knapp | May 2023
"The Acer Swift Go 14 is a surprising machine. Its performance, display, and battery life leave little to be desired from a device at this price. You might think it’d be cheaper given the “Go” in the name, or thinner given its close competition with thin-and-light laptops, but it manages to strike a decent enough balance between its capabilities and hardware to really stand out as an exceptional value."

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About Acer

Acer is a prominent Taiwanese electronics brand which makes a wide range of laptops, with multiple product lines catering to personal use, gaming, and business use. They are renowned for having exceptional value for money, as they frequently offer good specifications at a lower price than other manufacturers.

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