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Acer Aspire M5-481TG-6814

Specifications

Acer Aspire M5-481TG-6814Notebook: Acer Aspire M5-481TG-6814 (Aspire TimelineUltra M5 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire M5-481TG-6814

80% Acer Timeline U M5-481TG 6814
Source: CNet English
Let's face it: unless you're out to find the most stylish laptop ever, most laptop shopping is about value for money. As back-to-school season enters its dog days, one clear-cut winner in that regard is the Acer Timeline U M5-481TG, an ultrabook with all the trimmings that costs as little as $779. Yes, it's heavier than the average ultrabook, but if you're looking for an excellent value in a full-featured thin laptop, the Acer Timeline U M5 is hard to beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/08/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80%
60% Acer’s Ultrabook Is Adept at Games, Pokey Elsewhere
Source: Wired Magazine English
What this all amounts to in the should-you-buy-it department is a big maybe that depends on what you value the most. If you’re a gamer who travels a lot but never wants to plug his laptop in, consider the TimelineUltra your baby. Those who quickly tire of waiting may want to look elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/06/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
90% Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 481TG-6814 Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
The ultrabook category continues to evolve, with a subspecies emerging to fill just about every habitat. You shouldn’t be able to get 3D performance this good in an ultrabook this thin and affordable. But the 14-inch Acer Aspire TimelineUltra M5 481TG-6814 delivers just that, along with an optical drive and other goodies.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/03/2012
Rating: Total score: 90%
Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 review: an Ultrabook with discrete graphics (and an optical drive)
Source: Engadget English
For the money, the Acer Aspire M5 is a fantastic deal. At $780, it delivers some of the best graphics performance you'll find in this price range, or among Ultrabooks, in general. It's thinner than many mainstream 14-inch laptops, even though it still makes room for an optical drive.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/03/2012
80% Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5-481TG-6814
Source: PC Mag English
The downsides of the Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5-481TG-6814 are outweighed by its nimble performance in both everyday computing and visually intense gaming applications—and it's an excellent value.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Acer Aspire TimelineU M5-481TG-6814 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
With discrete Nvidia graphics, loud speakers, and solid battery life -- all for less than $800 -- the Acer Aspire TimelineU M5-481TG-6814 crams a lot into its sturdy and sleek aluminum frame. What holds this system back from a higher rating is its awkward port placement and toasty underside. Overall, though, the 14-inch Acer M5 provides strong multimedia performance in a light package.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/30/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

Acer Aspire M5, análisis a fondo
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Long battery life; reasonable price; discrete graphics card option.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/04/2012
Тест игрового ультрабука с приводом Acer Aspire M5-481TG: разрыв шаблона
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Thin aluminum unibody; touch screen; price. Negative: Integrated graphics card.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/31/2012
Ультрабук Acer Aspire M5: 14-дюймовый дисплей, подсветка клавиатуры и GeForce 640M LE
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Price to get the best toppings - weight; suitable graphics card; battery life; comfortable backlit keyboard; SSD and a great processor. Negative: Not a high level of performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/21/2012

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE: A Slower-clocked version of the GT 640M

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


1.9 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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


76%: 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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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-08- 3 (Update: 2012-08- 3)