Acer Aspire 5943G Series

Acer Aspire 5943G-7748G64WnssProcessor: Intel Core i5 460M, Intel Core i5 520M, Intel Core i7 620M, Intel Core i7 720QM, Intel Core i7 740QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
Display: 15.3 inch, 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.8kg, 3kg, 3.3kg
Price: 1000, 1400, 1500, 1600 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 84%, features: 68%, display: 49%
mobility: 66%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: 74%

 

Acer Aspire 5943G

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5943GNotebook: Acer Aspire 5943G
Processor: Intel Core i7 620M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

80% Test Acer Aspire 5943G Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 92% display: 69% mobility: 72% workmanship: 78% ergonomy: 78% emissions: 74%
80% Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G
Source: Techno Zoom Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 65% workmanship: 80%
Acer Aspire 5943G ETHOS – kladivo na hry a multimédia
Source: CDR-Hard CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2010
Rating: performance: 80% display: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80% emissions: 80%
Acer Aspire 5943G
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/01/2010
Rating: performance: 80% display: 40%
Ревю на Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/27/2010
performance: 80%

 

Acer Aspire 5943G-728G64Wnss

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5943G-728G64WnssNotebook: Acer Aspire 5943G-728G64Wnss
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1500 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

 

76% Review Acer Aspire 5943G Notebook | Notebookcheck
Multimedia with weaknesses. With the Ethos series, Acer offers smart multimedia notebooks that stand out not just because of good performance but also due to extensive connectivity. We checked out the 15.6-inch Aspire 5943G a little more closely.
Multimediamobil
Source: c't - 18/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 11/01/2010
Rating: performance: 90% display: 40% mobility: 40% emissions: 70%
Acer Aspire Ethos 5943
Source: HwT DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2010
Rating: price: 80% performance: 100% features: 70%

 

Acer Aspire 5943G-5454G64Mnss

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5943G-5454G64MnssNotebook: Acer Aspire 5943G-5454G64Mnss
Processor: Intel Core i7 620M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G-5454G64Mnss
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 60% display: 30% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%

 

Acer Aspire 5943G-524G50Mn

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5943G-524G50MnNotebook: Acer Aspire 5943G-524G50Mn
Processor: Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
Display: 15.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 3.3kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

84% Acer Aspire 5943G
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/14/2011
Rating: Total score: 84%

 

Acer Aspire 5943G-5464G50Bnss

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5943G-5464G50BnssNotebook: Acer Aspire 5943G-5464G50Bnss
Processor: Intel Core i5 460M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G review
Source: Techradar English
Although Acer has cut back the specification of the Aspire Ethos 5943G-5464G50Bnss to trim the price, we were still highly impressed. Performance hasn't suffered at all and build quality is just as strong, although we were disappointed by the sharpness of the screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Acer Aspire 5943G-7748G64Wnss

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5943G-7748G64WnssNotebook: Acer Aspire 5943G-7748G64Wnss
Processor: Intel Core i7 740QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 3.3kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G review
Source: CNet English
The predecessor to the 5943G was about as a visually exciting as a damp Wednesday, but Acer certainly seems to have learned from its mistakes, because this time around it's come up with a much more striking design. The Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G will make a serious dent in your wallet, but its speedy processor and fast graphics chip deliver top-class performance, although its screen is slightly disappointing.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

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

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850:

The HD 5850 is a slower clocked HD 5870 and is reliant on fast GDDR5 memory to perform in the high-end segment. It is based on the Desktop HD 5770 chip but with a lower clock speed.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650: Middle class DirectX 11 capable graphics card with a power consumption of about 15-20 Watt. Supports Eyevision (up to 6 monitors)

» 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.  

620M:

The Core i7-620M is the fastest Dual-Core CPU for laptops (at the time of introduction in Q1 2010). The 620M clocks betwenn 2.66 and 3.33 GHz due to the Turbo Mode and because of Hyperthreading, 4 threads are executed simultaneously. In the package, Intel also included a second die with an integrated GPU (GMA HD) and a memory controller. Therefore, the TDP of 35 Watt of the whole package is still quite good.

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.

740QM:

The Core i7-740QM is a high-end quad-core CPU for laptops (in 2010) with a relative small base clock rate and a high Turbo Boost max frequency of 2.93 GHz (for one core). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow clocked quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 740QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.

Intel Core i5:

520M:

The Core i5-520M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.4-2.93 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

460M: The Core i5-460M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-2.8 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.


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.

3.3 kg:


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.

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

» HP EliteBook 8560w
Core i7 2820QM

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Acer Aspire 5943G-5454G64Mnss
Core i7 620M, 2.8 kg
» Acer Aspire 5943G
Core i7 620M, 2.8 kg

Notebooks with the same GPU

» HP Envy 17-1195ea
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 3.4 kg
» HP Envy 17-1190eg
Core i7 720QM, 17,3", 3.41 kg
» Acer Aspire 8943G-9319
Core i7 740QM, 18.4", 4.5 kg
» HP Envy 17-1117ef
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 4.6 kg
» Acer Aspire 8943G-7748G1.5TWns
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» Acer Aspire 7745G-5464G50Mnks
Core i5 460M, 17.3", 2.9 kg
» Acer Aspire 8943G-9429
Core i7 740QM, 18.4", 3.9 kg
» Acer Aspire 8943G-624G1TMn
Core i7 620M, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» HP Envy 17-3D
Core i5 580M, 17.3", 3.4 kg
» Packard Bell EasyNote LX86-JO-022GE
Core i5 450M, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Acer Aspire 7745G-5464G64Bnks
Core i5 460M, 17.3", 3.25 kg
» Acer Aspire 8943G-72161.28TWn
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 3.9 kg
» HP Pavilion dv8-1250er
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 3.5 kg
» HP Envy 17-1050ea
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 3.4 kg
» Acer Aspire 7745G-728G1TBiks
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 3 kg
» HP Envy 17
Core i7 720QM, 17.3", 3.5 kg
» Acer Aspire 8943G-6782
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 3.7 kg
» Acer Aspire 7745G-434G50Bn
Core i5 430M, 17.3", 3.19 kg
» Acer Aspire 8943G-728G1.28TWn
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 3.93 kg
» Acer Aspire 8943G
Core i7 820QM, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» MSI GX640-i5447LW7P
Core i5 430M, 15.4", 2.7 kg
» Acer Aspire 8942G-526G64Bi
Core i5 520M, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» MSI GX640
Core i7 720QM, 15.4", 2.7 kg
» Acer Aspire 8942G-434G50Mi
Core i5 430M, 18.4", 4.6 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-09-12 (Update: 2012-05-26)