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Acer Aspire 5542-304G32Bn

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5542-304G32BnNotebook: Acer Aspire 5542-304G32Bn
Processor: AMD Athlon II M300
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4200
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5542-304G32Bn

60% Acer Aspire 5542-304G32Bn review
Source: Techradar English
Overall, the Aspire 5542-304G32Bn is a feature-packed and highly usable laptop that is only let down by limited power and portability. As a cheap desktop replacement for use at home it is unlikely to disappoint, provided performance and battery life aren't a priority.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 4200: Onboard graphics adapter (RS880M chipset) with UVD2 (PIP support) and DX 10.1 support (compared to the older HD 3200). Beware, possibly no 2D acelleration in Windows XP (as the HD3200).

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

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


M300:

Entry level dual core CPU by AMD which features an integrated memory controller (400MHz DDR2) and is based (partially?) on the K10 core. The performance should be compareable to an old Merom based 1.8 Core 2 Duo. The CPU supports 64 Bit and Virtualization.

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


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.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3 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 %

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60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-06-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)