Acer TravelMate 6592
SpecificationsNotebook: Acer TravelMate 6592
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7300
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
Display: 15.1 inch, 4:3, 1024x768 pixels
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer TravelMate 6592
Source: c't - 10/08
Comparison, , Long, Date: 06/01/2008
Rating: performance: 80% features: 90% display: 80% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80%
Source: Notebookcheck DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2008
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 80% display: 82% mobility: 80% workmanship: 89% ergonomy: 89% emissions: 85%
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 04/01/2008
Rating: price: 80% features: 80% mobility: 50% ergonomy: 60%
Source: Connect - 11/07
Comparison, , Long, Date: 10/22/2007
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 82% features: 89% mobility: 77% ergonomy: 78%
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.
Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).
The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.
T7300: Mid-range (at the time of annoucement) dual core processor based on the Merom core. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
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 %
86%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.