Acer Aspire 5517-1643
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Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5517-1643
Source: PC Mag
If you're looking for a cheap laptop for checking e-mail, surfing the Web, and running your basic home productivity apps, consider the Acer Aspire 5517-1643 ($449.98 list). The Acer Aspire 5517-1643 is a cheap 15 inch notebook, and not surprisingly, it performs like one. Still, it's a good deal for cash-strapped students or anyone looking for a solidly built mainstream portable that'll handle the basics.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%
ATI Radeon HD 3200: Onboard (shared Memory) graphics chip (on RS780M chipset) based on the HD 2400 graphics core. It also features the UVD video engine to decode HD videos. Beware: Under Windows XP the HD 3200 may have no 2D accelleration because of a driver problem.
Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.
TK-42: Entry level dual-core processor with a relative slow performance.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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 %
60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
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