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Acer Aspire 5740G-436G50MN

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5740G-436G50MNNotebook: Acer Aspire 5740G-436G50MN (Aspire 5740G Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 750 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: 90%, display: 80% mobility: 30%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5740G-436G50MN

Acer Aspire 5740G
Source: PC World India English
The Acer Aspire 5740G-334G32Mn sells for Rs. 43,500. Reasons why you should think about buying the Acer Aspire 5740G laptop are many -- the laptop offers a good screen, very good performance and features, nice build quality, full-keyboard and a gesture-enabled touchpad. However, the laptop's quite heavy and doesn't have a great battery life. If you want a nice, big laptop for home usage and casual gaming, and if you don't care much about its mediocre battery life, the Acer Aspire 5740G should hold you in good stead.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/01/2010
Rating: performance: 90% features: 90% display: 80% mobility: 30%

Foreign Reviews

80% Acer Aspire 5740G-436G50MN – Notebook Intel Core i5 430M
Source: Katze aus dem Sack German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450: Entry level DirectX 11 graphics card with a similar clock speed (and performance) as the HD 4570 but at a lower power consumption.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» 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 %

Acer reviews


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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» HP Pavilion dm4-1063cl
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» HP Pavilion dv3-4050ec
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» HP TouchSmart tm2-2050er
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-06-14 (Update: 2012-05-26)