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Acer Aspire 5542

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Acer Aspire 5542Notebook: Acer Aspire 5542
Processor: AMD Turion II M500
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4200
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 500 euro
price: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: 60% mobility: 60%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5542

Acer Aspire 5542 Review: Shows Off AMD Vision Technology (Video)
Source: Notebooks.com English
If all you want is a basic notebook computer and you won’t need to be unplugged that long, this might be a decent choice. The keyboard really hampers it, however; for those plugged in and needing a simple computer to surf the web and do a little bit of writing it will work. For people who write a lot or are on the go; look for another option with longer battery life or a more responsive keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/07/2010
Rating: display: 60% mobility: 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.


M500:

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 a 2.0 Celeron Dual Core / Pentium.

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


15.6":

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.


2.8 kg:

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 %

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-05-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)