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Acer TravelMate 7740G-434G50Mnss

Specifications

Acer TravelMate 7740G-434G50MnssNotebook: Acer TravelMate 7740G-434G50Mnss
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.88kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 87%, features: 68%, display: 69% mobility: 73%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 79%

Reviews for the Acer TravelMate 7740G-434G50Mnss

77% Review Acer TravelMate 7740G Notebook | Notebookcheck
Experiment. Acer attempts an unusual symbiosis between office- and multimedia-notebooks with the TravelMate 7740G. The 7740G is also equipped with a matte display and a suitable graphics card. Whether the attempt is successful or not, you can find out in this detailed review.

Foreign Reviews

79% Test Acer TravelMate 7740G Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/15/2010
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 90% display: 72% mobility: 73% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650: Middle class DirectX 11 capable graphics card with a power consumption of about 15-20 Watt. Supports Eyevision (up to 6 monitors)

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.


430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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


17.3": 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.


2.88 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 %

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78%: 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, 2010-09- 6 (Update: 2012-05-26)