Acer TravelMate 8473TG-2414G50Mnkk
SpecificationsNotebook: Acer TravelMate 8473TG-2414G50Mnkk (TravelMate 8473TG Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M 1024 MB
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Price: 963 euro
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer TravelMate 8473TG-2414G50Mnkk
An Alternative? With the new release of the Travelmate TimelineX series, Acer naturally also offers a 14 inch notebook with the latest components, which is compact, but meant to be an equal to its bigger brother. Read on, as we find out if you get a well rounded package for 1000 Euros, that measures up to established B2B notebooks.
Source: Notebookcheck DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 86% display: 70% mobility: 86% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 84% emissions: 79%
Source: c't - 18/11
battery runtime good, performance good, display good, noise emission satisfying
Comparison, , Long, Date: 09/01/2011
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
positive: construction, battery runtime, video card, docking station; negative: low battery loading, permanent running fan, USB layout
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/02/2011
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M:
Mid-range graphics card based on the GT 435M chip (GF108) with higher clock rates and DDR3 support.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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 %
83%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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