Acer Nitro N50-640: Intel Arc A380 reaches Europe in gaming PC


In the form of the gaming PC Acer Nitro N50-640, an OEM computer with the hybrid Intel Core i5-12400F and 16 GB DDR4-3200, the Intel Arc A380 officially reaches for the first time ever Europe. When testing the Gunnir Arc A380 Photon, the editors had to resort to a Chinese import, which drew Intel into action.

Gaming PC with Core i5-12400F and Arc A380

With the Nitro N50-640 available for retail in France via the website, Intel celebrates Intel's smallest desktop graphics card to date, the Intel Arc A380 with 8 Xe cores and 1,024 shader units as well as 8 gigabytes of GDDR6, its premiere on the European retail market. The graphics card itself and the corresponding complete systems have so far only been offered in China.

Acer Nitro N50 Arc A380 with Intel Image: Acer)

The following configuration is offered around the Intel Xe HPG (“Alchemist”) graphics card in the form of a desktop PC.

Acer Nitro N50-640

  • Intel Core i5-12400F (6 P-Cores)
  • 16 to 32 GB DDR4 with 3200 MT/s
  • Intel Arc A380 with 6 GB GDDR6
  • 512 GB to 2 TB PCIe SSDs
  • 1× USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
  • 2× USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 2× USB 2.0 Type-A
  • 500 Watt PSU
  • Wi-Fi 6

The gaming PC, which measures 386 × 392 × 175 mm and weighs 7.5 kilograms and is housed in a futuristic midi tower, also has an integrated inductive charging surface for smartphones and other devices and comes with Windows 11 preinstalled.

Acer Nitro N50-640 with Intel Arc A380 (Image: Acer)

Gaming PC with Intel Arc A380 costs 950 euros

The Acer Nitro N50-640 with Intel Arc A380 is now available in the online shop of the French retailer at a price of 949.99 euros, while the version with GeForce RTX 3060 is listed in the price comparison from 1,199.00 euros.

Intel Arc Graphics is already being advertised on the German Nitro 50 Series website.

Acer's Nitro series should also be available in Germany with Intel Arc (Image: Acer)

< h2 class="text-width text-h2" id="section_no_spur_of_intel_arc_im_diymarkt">No trace of Intel Arc in the DIY market

Intel Arc remains in the DIY market in this country still a ghost. In Europe there are no traces of the custom designs presented in China, such as the Gunnir Arc A380 Photon 6G, ASRock Arc A380 Challenger or MSI Arc A380 Hero.

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