Acer Aspire 5542

Specifications

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 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.


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 %

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» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Notebooks from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» HP 625-XX893ES
Turion II P540
» HP 625-XN837EA
Athlon II P360
» Toshiba Satellite A665D-S5175
Phenom II X4 P960
» HP 625-WS832EA
Athlon II P320
» Asus K52N-EX035V
Athlon II P320
» Acer Aspire 5542-304G32Bn
Athlon II M300
» Asus K51AE-SX049L
Athlon II M320
» HP ProBook 6545b
Turion II M520

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Sony Vaio VPC-EE4J1E/WI
Athlon II P360, 15.5", 2.463 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1015T-BLK008S
V-Series V105, 10.1", 1.25 kg
» Samsung X125
Athlon II Neo K125, 11.6", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba A505D-S6987
Turion II Ultra M600, 16.0", 2.9 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-3164cl
Turion II M520, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P505D-S8007
Turion II M520, 18.4", 4 kg
» MSI CR610-013UK
Athlon II M300, 16.0", 2.5 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-3165dx
Turion II Ultra M620, 17.3", 3.5 kg
» HP Pavilion dv4-2145dx
Turion II M520, 14.1", 2.5 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-3163cl-b
Turion II M520, 17.3", 3.3 kg
» HP Pavilion dv4-2045dx
Turion II M500, 14.1", 2.5 kg
» MSI CR610
Athlon X2 L310, 16.0", 2.5 kg

Laptops with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Toshiba Satellite P50-B-108
Radeon R9 M265X, Core i7 4700HQ
» Lenovo Y50-70 59-422475
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4700HQ
» Asus ASUSPRO ESSENTIAL PU550CA
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U
» Acer Aspire M5-583P-6637
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i5 4200H
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-05-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)