Acer Aspire 2920Z

Specifications

Acer Aspire 2920ZNotebook: Acer Aspire 2920Z (Aspire 2920 Series)
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T2310
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 74.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 45%, features: 58%, display: 50% mobility: 63%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 2920Z

80% Acer Aspire 2920 budget laptop
Source: Reg Hardware English
It’s the size of the Aspire 2920 that first catches your eye. Measuring in at 304 x 223 x 32mm, it’s not exactly a sub-notebook or MacBook Air, but the Acer is certainly on the smaller end of the scale. The 2.04kg weight suggests that the 2920 might find a home in your hand luggage when you go travelling. The Aspire 2920 is a decent compromise of weight, size and features. While it’s not perfect, the price makes it incredibly tempting.
80%, Preis/Leistung sehr gut, Mobilität zuriedenstellend, Ausstattung zufriedenstellend
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% features: 70% mobility: 70%
70% Acer Aspire Gemstone 2920 ultraportable laptop
Source: PC Advisor English
The Acer Aspire Gemstone 2920 would be suitable if you spend a lot of time on the road and need a machine to carry with you everywhere you go. It's powerful, provided you don't intend to play games and it's reasonably priced if you can put up with its lack lustre looks.
(von 5): 3.5, Verarbeitung 3.5, Ausstattung 3.5, Preis/Leistung 3.5
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/26/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% features: 70% workmanship: 70%

Foreign Reviews

68% Kleine, schnelle Rechenkünstler
Source: PC Go - 5/08 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 68% price: 90% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
Schnäppchen für den Rucksack
Source: c't - 4/08 German
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 01/31/2008
Rating: performance: 40% features: 40% display: 70% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 70%
80% Gemstone-Winzling
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/12/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 50% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%

Comment

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 Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.


T2310: » 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.


2.1 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 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


74.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

Notebooks from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Hypersonic Avenger AG2
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» Averatec 2700
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» Medion S2210
Pentium Dual Core T3200
» MSI Megabook VR201
Pentium Dual Core T2330
» Medion MD96652
Core 2 Duo T5450
» Maxdata Belinea o.book 4
Core 2 Duo T7100
» Acer Aspire 2920
Core 2 Duo T5450
» Toshiba Portégé M700
Core 2 Duo T7500
» MSI Megabook PR200
Core 2 Duo T7100
» Lenovo ThinkPad X61
Core 2 Duo L7500
» Samsung Q45 Aura
Core 2 Duo T7100
» Lenovo Thinkpad X61t
Core 2 Duo L7500
» Samsung Q45 Aura T7100 Duke
Core 2 Duo T7100
» Lenovo Thinkpad X61s
Core 2 Duo L7500
» Lenovo 3000 V200
Core 2 Duo T7300
» HP Compaq 2710p
Core 2 Duo U7500
» Acer TravelMate 6292
Core 2 Duo T7100

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook P8020
Core 2 Duo SU9400, 1.3 kg
» Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300
Pentium Dual Core T2390, 1.6 kg
» Panasonic Toughbook CF-T7
Core 2 Duo U7500, 1.4 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook P8010
Core 2 Duo L7100, 1.3 kg
» Panasonic Toughbook CF-W7
Core 2 Duo U7500, 1.3 kg
» HP Compaq 2510p
Core 2 Duo U7600, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba Portégé R500
Core 2 Duo U7600, 1.1 kg

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Getac B300
Core 2 Duo L7500, 13.3", 3.5 kg
» Systemax Pursuit 4164
Core 2 Duo T5450, 14.0", 2.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-01-27 (Update: 2012-05-26)