Acer Aspire 5536 Series

Acer Aspire 5536-744G50MnProcessor: AMD Athlon X2 QL-64, AMD Turion X2 RM-74
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 3200
Display: 15.6 inch, 17.3 inch
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 600, 650 euro
Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 64%, features: 70%, display: - %
mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Acer Aspire 5536-643G50Mn

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5536-643G50MnNotebook: Acer Aspire 5536-643G50Mn
Processor: AMD Athlon X2 QL-64
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 3200
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 74% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

75% Acer Aspire 5536 review
Source: CNet English
Desktop-replacement laptops don't necessarily need to be the size of a headstone. The 15.6-inch Acer Aspire 5536 has more sensible proportions that most models. In fact, it's essentially a smaller version of the recently reviewed 16-inch Aspire 6530. The configuration of the Acer Aspire 5536 that we reviewed, the 5536-643G50Mn, is better value than the recently reviewed 6530-623G25Mn. It's smaller and lighter but similarly specified. The keyboard is much more comfortable too, making this a laptop that's well worth a look if portability is only an occasional concern
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/19/2009
Rating: Total score: 75%
67% Acer Aspire 5536-643G50Mn
Source: Mobile Computer English
As the reader comments in any netbook review will tell you, it’s possible to buy a fully-fledged laptop for the same price as some Intel Atom-powered portables. Such complaints miss the point a little — netbooks have never been about performance, but about providing go-anywhere access to basic applications that would otherwise require an expensive ultraportable — but not completely. The question is if you’ve only got £400 to spend on a portable and don’t fancy a netbook, what kid of laptop can you buy? A good — andf good-looking — budget option for a big screen laptop.
Review Type Unknown, online available, Medium, Date: 08/14/2009
Rating: Total score: 67%
80% Acer Aspire 5536-643G50Mn review
Source: Techradar English
 

This Acer Aspire is a stunningly usable entry-level media centre that is truly hard to fault. Despite its limited performance, the Aspire 5536-643G50Mn is stunning value for money. Its stylish design, vibrant widescreen panel, impressive specification and great usability make it hard to fault. At such a low price, this is a truly fantastic laptop for the home or office.


80
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/09/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Acer Aspire 5536-744G50Mn

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5536-744G50MnNotebook: Acer Aspire 5536-744G50Mn
Processor: AMD Turion X2 RM-74
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 3200
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 650 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 76.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

83% Acer Aspire 5536
Source: PC Pro English
The Acer 5536 is a conspicuously designed laptop, with a tasteful blue exterior, shiny lights and a curved case that feels reassuringly solid. The glossy CineCrystal display is eye-catching too, and feels bigger than 15.6in. You'd never guess this is such a cheap laptop. A cheap and cheerful desktop replacement that cuts acceptable corners to hit the low price
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/02/2009
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 100% performance: 67%
70% Acer Aspire 5536-744G50Mn - 15.6in Laptop Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Acer needs to do something about its Aspire laptop naming scheme; it's not exactly intuitive to go into a shop and ask for a 5536-744G50Mn! Nevertheless, based on previous efforts such as the award-winning Aspire 7735Z-424G32Mn we're hoping for good things from this well-specified, AMD-based 15.6in machine. A jack of all trades but master of none, Acer's Aspire 5536-744G50Mn is worth considering if you're after a budget laptop, but depending on your needs the competition may offer better alternatives.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/11/2009
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 70%

 

Comment

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 %

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Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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.

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


AMD Athlon X2:

QL-64:

Similar to the Turion X2 CPU, but with reduced power saving functions (no deep sleep, only 2 instead of 3 P-states). Compareable to a 1.3-2.0 GHz Core 2 Duo (depending on the application).

AMD Turion X2: The Turion X2 (without 64) is based on the Turion X2 Ultra, but has only 1024 MB L2 Cache and is therefore slower (performance compareable to the old Turion 64 X2). Because of new parts from the K10 architecture, the CPU should be more energy efficient.

RM-74:

Griffin based entry-level dual core processor. The cores are still based on the old K8 architecture (memory controller is newer).


15.6: 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. However 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.

17.3: Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.

» 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.

2.8 kg:


75%: 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.

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Acer eMachines G627-202G25Mi
Athlon 64 TF-20, 3.3 kg
» Packard Bell EasyNote LJ61-RB-010
Turion X2 RM-72, 3.4 kg

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Asus X5DC-SX025V
Celeron 220, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» MSI Wind U230-040
Athlon Neo X2 L335, 12.1", 1.5 kg
» HP Pavilion tx2500z
Turion X2 Ultra ZM-86, 12.1", 2.1 kg
» Acer Ferrari One 200-1799
Athlon 64 X2 TK-42, 11.6", 1.5 kg
» Acer Ferrari One 200-312G25n
Athlon X2 L310, 11.6", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba A505D-S6968
Turion X2 Ultra ZM-84, 16.0", 2.9 kg
» Toshiba Satellite T115D
Athlon Neo MV-40, 11.6", 1.6 kg
» Toshiba Satellite T135D-S1320
Athlon Neo MV-40, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Acer Ferrari 200-314G25i
Athlon X2 L310, 11.6", 1.5 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1201T
Athlon Neo MV-40, 12.1", 1.45 kg
» Acer Aspire 5532-5535
Athlon 64 TF-20, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dm3-1020ea
Athlon Neo X2 L335, 13.3", 2 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Edge NUE6WGE
Turion Neo X2 L625, 13.3", 1.8 kg
» MSI X430
Athlon Neo MV-40, 14.0", 1.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dm3-1130us
Athlon Neo X2 L335, 13.3", 1.9 kg
» Lenovo Thinkpad X100e - 2876-27G
Athlon Neo MV-40, 11.6", 1.47 kg
» Toshiba Satellite T135D-S1324
Turion Neo X2 L625, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad X100e
Athlon Neo MV-40, 11.6", 1.4 kg
» Fujitsu LifeBook P3010
Athlon Neo MV-40, 11.6", 1.8 kg
» MSI Wind12 U230
Athlon Neo MV-40, 12.1", 1.3 kg
» Asus K51AC-SX038V
Athlon X2 QL-65, 15.6", 2.7 kg
» HP Pavilion dm3-1030us
Athlon Neo X2 L335, 13.3", 1.9 kg
» Acer Aspire 5517-1643
Athlon 64 X2 TK-42, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Acer Ferrari One 200-314G50n
Athlon X2 L310, 11.6", 1.48 kg
» Gateway NV5207u
Athlon X2 QL-65, 15.6", 3.1 kg
» HP Pavilion dm3z
Athlon Neo MV-40, 13.3", 1.9 kg
» Acer Aspire 5534
Athlon 64 L110, 15.6", 2.8 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-09-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)