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Acer Aspire 5520G

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5520GNotebook: Acer Aspire 5520G
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-64
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 73.33% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 40%, features: 60%, display: 55% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 60%, emissions: 50%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5520G

80% Acer Aspire AS5520-5891 Budget Laptop Personal PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
If you don't mind a machine that is slightly larger than the average 15.4-inch notebook computer and don't require preinstalled productivity software, then the Acer Aspire 5520 ends up being an extremely strong value thanks to its price point and strong features.
4 von 5, Preis gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/07/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80%

Foreign Reviews

70% Acer Aspire 5520G-603G25Bi
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/22/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 40% features: 70% display: 40% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50% emissions: 50%
70% Acer Aspire 5520G-602G25Mi - Multimedia für die Massen
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/25/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 40% features: 50% display: 70% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 70%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7600 / 7700 for laptops and technically a higher clocked 8400M GT. The performance is slightly above the 7600 / 7700 and, therefore, it can represent DirectX9 games fluently. For DirectX 10 effects, the power of the card is not sufficient.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


AMD Turion 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.


TL-64:

In 65nm produced dual-core processor based on the K8 core. Compareable performance to a 2.0 GHz Core Duo CPU with 1MB Level 2 Cache (Celeron Dual Core e.g.).

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


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.8 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in 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


73.33%: 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.

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GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
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GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 4720HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
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GeForce GTX 850M, Core i5 5200U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
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GeForce 840M, Core i3 4030U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
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Radeon R7 M265, Kaveri A8-7100, 15.6", 2.5 kg
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GeForce GTX 850M, Core i5 5200U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Aspire VN7-571G-52DB
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Acer Aspire VN7-791G-57RE
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i5 4210U, 17.3", 3 kg
Acer Aspire V15 Nitro VN7-591G-75S2
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Aspire E5-551G-T5TW
Radeon R6 (Kaveri), Kaveri A10-7300, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire V15 VN7-591G-74SK
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
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GeForce 8400M GT, Core i5 4210M, 15.6", 2.4 kg

 

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)