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Acer Aspire 5940G-KAQB0

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5940G-KAQB0Notebook: Acer Aspire 5940G-KAQB0 (Aspire 5940G Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.19kg
Price: 1200 euro
Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 87%, features: 85%, display: 75% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 65%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5940G-KAQB0

78% Review Acer Aspire 5940G Notebook | Notebookcheck
Of Mirrors and Vane Persons... "Mirror, mirror on the wall, who in the land is fairest of all..." – well, vanity wasn't only an issue in the time of the Brothers Grimm, but if you look at the newest models on the notebook market, it still is today. The Acer Aspire 5940G is quite a vain notebook as far as its appearance is concerned. We want to know if it can also convince with its inner values.
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Source: c't - 4/10 German
Comparison, , Very Long, Date: 02/01/2010
Rating: performance: 80% features: 80% display: 75% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 80%
78% Test Acer Aspire 5940G-KAQB0 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2009
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 91% display: 75% mobility: 71% workmanship: 65% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650: The Mobility HD 4650 is based on the Desktop 4650 architecture, but features a lower clock rate of memory and core. Depending on the core clock (450-550MHz possible) and the used memory (DDR2, DDR3, GDDR3 with 600-800 MHz possible) the mobile 4650 can show a different performance. The current consumption of the chip alone ranges from 15-25W. Features Avivo HD video features.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» 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.


3.19 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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78%: 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.

Acer Aspire 5940G-724G50BN
Mobility Radeon HD 4650

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-12-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)