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Acer Aspire 8943G-6782

Specifications

Acer Aspire 8943G-6782
Acer Aspire 8943G-6782 (Aspire 8943G Series)
Processor
Display
18.4 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
3.7 kg ( = 130.51 oz / 8.16 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1400 Euro

 

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 8943G-6782

80% Acer Aspire AS8943G-6782
Source: PC Mag English
Anyone who is a fan of 18-inch laptop screens and quad-core processing knows that Acer is one of the few remaining companies that make media centers. While the Aspire AS8940-6865 ($1,399 street, ) wasn't much of a looker, it nabbed an Editors' Choice for being the most powerful and affordable in this space. Well, Acer is about to take its media center to a new level. The new Acer Aspire AS8943G-6782 ($1,600 street) features a slimmer profile and aluminum-like casing, so now you have the looks to go along with the 18.4-inch widescreen, an Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, and a whopping 8GB of RAM. But it'll cost you more, too.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Acer Aspire 8943G
Source: Mobilport HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/07/2010

Comment

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.

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.


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.


3.7 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


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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Stefan Hinum, 2010-07- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)