Acer Aspire 5520G
SpecificationsNotebook: Acer Aspire 5520G
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-64
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5520G
Source: Comp Reviews
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%
Source: Notebookjournal 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%
Source: Notebookjournal 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%
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.
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.
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.
15-16 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.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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 %
73.33%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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