Acer Extensa 5220


Acer Extensa 5220Notebook: Acer Extensa 5220
Processor: Intel Celeron M 530
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 69.14% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 45%, features: 45%, display: 58% mobility: 41%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the Acer Extensa 5220

70% Acer Extensa 5220-101G08Mi
Source: Techradar English
A budget machine, the Acer Extensa 5220-101G08Mi certainly delivers value. It's easy to overlook the ageing design, as this is a highly usable machine.
3.5 von 5, Verarbeitung gut, Preis gut, Leistung schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 40% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

70% ACER Extensa 5220-301G12 Linux
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/28/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 90% performance: 40% features: 10% display: 40% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 90%
Will ich Billig?
Source: c't - 16/08 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 08/15/2008
Rating: performance: 50% features: 70% display: 80% mobility: 40% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 90%
47% Test: Acer Extensa 5220-1A1G16
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/28/2008
Rating: Total score: 47% price: 47% performance: 1% features: 29% mobility: 18% ergonomy: 54%
80% Acer Extensa 5220-1A1G12 T1400
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/22/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 50% features: 40% display: 30% mobility: 40% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 80%
Die 400-Euro-Klasse
Source: PC Games Hardware - 5/08 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/02/2008
Rating: performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 40%
84% Test Acer Extensa 5220-100508 (LX.E8706.016)
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/25/2008
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 80% performance: 61% display: 90% mobility: 64% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 90%
63% 500-Euro-Notebooks
Source: - 2/08 German
Comparison, , Very Short, Date: 01/31/2008
Rating: Total score: 63% price: 90% performance: 63% features: 73% display: 60% mobility: 46% ergonomy: 86%
Sparfüchse unterwegs
Source: c't - 25/07 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 11/16/2007
Rating: performance: 40% display: 50% mobility: 40% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 80%
70% Acer Extensa 5220 - 050508 VHB
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 30% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 90%


Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on a Mobile Intel 965GM chipset. It is the successor of GMA 950 and features a fully programmable pipeline (supports Aero Glass fully and DirectX 10 with newest drivers). The peformance of the X3100 is clearly better than the GMA 950, still demanding modern games won't run fluently.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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

Intel Celeron M: It is a Pentium M with halved level 2 Cache and limited on FSB 400. The characteristic of this processor is the speed, which is hardly slower than an equivalent Pentium M. However it can change the speed not dynamically like the Pentium M and therefore needs without load more current.
It is also available as Low Voltage Version with very small current consumption.

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

15.4": 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. 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.

2.8 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits 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

69.14%: 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: 2012-05-26)