Acer Aspire 2920


Acer Aspire 2920Notebook: Acer Aspire 2920 (Aspire 2920 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5450
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 76.5% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 82%, performance: 78%, features: 81%, display: 62% mobility: 71%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 2920

70% Acer Aspire 2920-302G25Mi review
Source: Techradar English
Overall impressions of the Acer Aspire 2920-302G25Mi are mixed. Build quality is largely good and we also liked the design, but this laptop is let down by the cramped keyboard. Although there are a good range of features for the price, it's no longer cutting-edge, and the poor screen also let it down.
3.5 von 5, Ausstattung gut, Display schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/05/2009
Rating: Total score: 70% features: 80% display: 40%
Schnittiges Design
Source: PC Video - 2/08 English
Das ultrakompakte Notebook sieht nicht nur gut aus, sondern hat auch das Zeug zum mobilen Schnittstudio. Mit einem Preis von unter 800 Euro ist es zudem vergleichsweise preiswert. Aspire 2920 ist ein ebenso kompaktes wie leistungsfähiges und obendrein noch günstiges Notebook.
Preis/Leistung gut, Leistung gut
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/12/2008
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Mobil und vielseitig
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy - 3-4/09 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Kompakt, schick und bezahlbar
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy - 7-8 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/23/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80% mobility: 80%
70% EEEiner gegen alle
Source: - 6/08 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 06/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 89% features: 80% display: 59% mobility: 52% ergonomy: 80%
Acer Aspire 2920-302G25Mi
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/21/2008
Rating: price: 80% performance: 60%
83% Test Acer Aspire 2920-5A2G16Mi Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/29/2008
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 68% display: 87% mobility: 83% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 81% emissions: 85%
Klein aber oho
Source: Connect - 5/08 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/07/2008
Rating: price: 80%
76% Klein aber oho
Source: Connect - 5/08 German
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 04/07/2008
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 89% features: 82% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 67%


Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on a Mobile Intel 965GM chipset. It is the successor of GMA 950 and features a fully programmable pipeline (supports Aero Glass fully and DirectX 10 with newest drivers). The peformance of the X3100 is clearly better than the GMA 950, still demanding modern games won't run fluently.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.

T5450: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

12.1": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Most netbooks have a tinier display. The advantage is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Acer reviews

76.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-03-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)