Acer Aspire 5950G Series

Acer Aspire 5950G-2638G50MnssProcessor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6850M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.9kg, 3kg
Price: 900, 1400, 1600 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 84%, performance: 90%, features: 85%, display: 49%
mobility: 47%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 58%, emissions: 26%

 

Acer Aspire 5950G-2638G75Wiss

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5950G-2638G75WissNotebook: Acer Aspire 5950G-2638G75Wiss
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6850M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Acer Aspire 5950G
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
performance and battery runtime good, workmanship and keyboard very good, display dark, fan noisy
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/21/2011
78% Обзор новинки Acer Aspire 5950G - 2638G75Wiss
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/05/2011
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 100% display: 34% mobility: 37% emissions: 26%

 

Acer Aspire 5950G-2631675Wnss

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5950G-2631675WnssNotebook: Acer Aspire 5950G-2631675Wnss
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6850M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

82% Acer Aspire Ethos 5950G (LX.RA502.044)
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 84% performance: 91% features: 99% display: 83% mobility: 73% ergonomy: 65%
Multimedia-Notebooks mit Intels Core-i-2000-Prozessoren
Source: c't - 10/11 German
battery runtime good, performance very good, 3D-games good, display bad, fan satisfying
Comparison, , Long, Date: 05/01/2011
Acer Aspire Ethos 5950G im Test
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
performance, equipment and ergonomy good, display very reflecting
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/10/2011
Acer Aspire Ethos 5950G
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Leistung und Tastatur gut, extrem lange Akkulaufzeit, aber recht teuer
performance and keyboard good, extrem long battery runtime but quite expensive
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/08/2011

 

Acer Aspire 5950G-2638G50Mnss

Specifications

Acer Aspire 5950G-2638G50MnssNotebook: Acer Aspire 5950G-2638G50Mnss
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6850M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

 

Acer Aspire 5950G-2638G50Mnss
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2011
Rating: performance: 80% features: 70% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%

 

Comment

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.

AMD Radeon HD 6850M: Essentially a renamed Mobility Radeon HD 5850 graphics card

» 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.  

2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. 


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.


2.9 kg:

This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.

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 with the same GPU

» Acer Aspire 7750G-2434G62Mnkk
Core i5 2430M, 17.3", 3 kg
» HP Envy 17-2280NR
Core i7 2670QM, 17.3", 3.5 kg
» HP Envy 17-2000ee
Core i7 2630QM, 17.3", 3.4 kg
» HP Envy 17-2000ef
Core i7 2630QM, 17.3", 3.4 kg
» Acer Aspire 7750G-2418G87Mnkk
Core i5 2410M, 17.3", 3 kg
» Acer Aspire 7750G-2638G87Bnkk
Core i7 2630QM, 17.3", 3.3 kg
» HP Envy 17-2001eg
Core i7 2630QM, 17.3", 3.4 kg
» Acer Aspire 8950G-9839
Core i7 2630QM, 18.4", 3.9 kg
» HP Envy 17-2070nr
Core i7 2630QM, 17.3", 3.5 kg
» Acer Aspire 8950G-263161.5TWnss
Core i7 2630QM, 18.4", 3.9 kg
» Acer Aspire 7750G-2634G50Bnkk
Core i7 2630QM, 17.3", 3.197 kg

Laptops with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n070sa
Radeon HD 8330, A-Series A4-5000
» HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n232sa
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200U
» Acer Aspire V5-561PG-6686
Radeon R7 M265, Core i5 4200U
» MSI GT60 2PC Dominator
GeForce GTX 870M, Core i7 4800MQ
» MSI GE60-2PE-029UK
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4700HQ
» Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I9WGE
GeForce GT 740M, Core i3 3110M
» Acer Aspire R7-582P
GeForce GT 750M, Core i7 4500U
» Asus N56VV-S4013H
GeForce GT 750M, Core i5 3230M
» Acer Aspire V5-561
Radeon R7 M265, Core i5 4200U
» Asus X552CL-SX047H
GeForce 710M, Core i5 3337U
» Eurocom Shark 2.0
GeForce GTX 765M, Core i5 4200M
» Asus X55VD-SX202H
GeForce 610M, Core i3 3120M
» Sony Vaio SV-F1521S2EB
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 3337U
» Acer Aspire E1-531-B964G50Mnks
HD Graphics 2000, Pentium B960
» HP Compaq Presario CQ58-d11SG
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3110M
» Sony Vaio SV-F1521C6EW
GeForce GT 740M, Pentium 2117U
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)