Acer Aspire 9300

Specifications

Acer Aspire 9300Notebook: Acer Aspire 9300
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300 128 MB
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 3.7kg
Average Score: 71% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 65%, features: 81%, display: 80% mobility: 60%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 9300

80% A big display and potent performance for a low, low price make for one of the best Vista bargains yet
Source: Laptop Mag English
Can $1,000 buy you a good desktop replacement notebook? Acer offers up a definite "yes" with the Aspire 9300-5005, a $949 desktop replacement that comes equipped with a 17-inch widescreen, competent processing power, and enough muscle for midrange gaming and graphics tasks. Though it lacks some of the niceties found on higher-end multimedia systems, this notebook delivers outstanding value. If you're looking for a big display and powerful performance for about $1,000, the Acer Aspire 9300-5005 is about as good as it gets.
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4 von 5, Preis/Leistung sehr gut, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/18/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80%
72% This well-rounded desktop replacement is very affordable, but its performance wasn't great
Source: PC World English
When you factor in the cost of another 1GB of RAM to goose the system's speed, and of even a basic set of productivity apps such as Microsoft Works 8.5, it becomes clear that the 9300-5005 isn't quite a $949 notebook after all. But if you can live without some or all of these options, it's a very good deal.
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(von 100): 72, Leistung 58, Ausstattung 71, Preis/Leistung sehr günstig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/11/2007
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 90% performance: 58% features: 71%
72% Acer Aspire 9300-5005 (Turion 64 X2 Mobile 1.6GHz, 1GB RAM, 120GB HDD)
Source: CNet English
Getting a laptop's price down to $999 seems to be the magic number for many shoppers, and the Acer Aspire 9300-5005 is one of the few 17-inch desktop replacements to slide in under that wire. This $999 laptop serves up plenty of extras you wouldn't expect in a budget system, including a built-in Web cam and a separate number pad, but the plodding AMD processor and a mere 1GB of RAM keep it from being suitable for gamers. Still, for a big screen without the big bucks, the Aspire 9300-5005 delivers.
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(von 10): 7.2, Leistung 6, Ausstattung 9, Preis/Leistung günstig, Mobilität mäßig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/28/2007
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 90% mobility: 60%
60% Acer Aspire 9300-5005
Source: PC Mag English
The Acer Aspire 9300-5005 is a bargain for those who are looking for a desktop-like experience on a laptop. The gorgeous 17-inch screen will play a large role in your buying decision, but it also sucks up a large percentage of the $1,000 price, leaving you with below-average (thus, cheaper) components. It's ideal for those who have basic computing and media needs, such as watching an occasional DVD movie or editing family photos. Otherwise, you might want to spend more to get the Dell Inspiron E1705 (Vista) or the luxurious Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch.
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3 von 5, Preis/Leistung zurfriedenstellend, Display gut, Leistung mäßig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/19/2007
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% performance: 60% display: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300: The NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300 is part of the lower performance segment and the competitor card of the ATI X1300. Technically it is simply lower clocked GeForce Go 7300.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


AMD Turion 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.


TL-50: In 90nm produced dual core processor with a low clock rate of 1.6 GHz. The TL-50 is still based on the K8 core and compareable to a slower clocked Core Duo.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.1": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.7 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in this class of weight.


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


71%: 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.

 

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)