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Acer Aspire 8530G

Specifications

Acer Aspire 8530GNotebook: Acer Aspire 8530G
Processor: AMD Turion X2 RM-72
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
Display: 18.4 inch, 16:9, 1680x945 pixels
Weight: 4.1kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 55%, features: 60%, display: 63% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 30%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 8530G

70% Acer Aspire 8530G-824G50MN
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 40% features: 40% display: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
70% Acer Aspire 8530G-724G32MN
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/18/2009
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 40% features: 40% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
Maxi-Mobile
Source: c't - 9/09 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 03/15/2009
Rating: performance: 70% features: 80% display: 85% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 30%
Maxi-Mobile
Source: c't - 9/09 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 03/15/2009
Rating: performance: 70% features: 80% display: 85% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 30%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650: The Hd 3650 is a middle class graphics card (in 2008) and compareable to an 8600M GT GPU from Nvidia. It is fabricated in 55nm process and due to Avivo video engine the graphic card can support the processor with several video operations (HD video too).

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.


AMD Turion X2: The Turion X2 (without 64) is based on the Turion X2 Ultra, but has only 1024 MB L2 Cache and is therefore slower (performance compareable to the old Turion 64 X2). Because of new parts from the K10 architecture, the CPU should be more energy efficient.


RM-72:

Griffin based entry-level dual core processor. The cores are still based on the old K8 architecture (memory controller is newer).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


18.4":

This is a very large display size for laptops on a desk without mobile use.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


4.1 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 %

Acer reviews


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

Devices with the same GPU

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Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Core 2 Duo T6570, 17.3", 3.44 kg
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Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Core 2 Extreme X9100, 17.0", 4 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-04-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)