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Acer TravelMate 8481G

Specifications

Acer TravelMate 8481GNotebook: Acer TravelMate 8481G (TravelMate 8481G Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2617M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 800 euro

Reviews for the Acer TravelMate 8481G

Acer TravelMate 8481 Preview: For Business Travellers
Source: Inside HW English
Acer’s TravelMate8481G has left an excellent impression on us thus far, and we’ll make sure to provide you with detailed description, tests and battery life impressions as soon as the final version of the product reaches us. They definitely need to keep the current production quality, good battery life and a price as low as possible. As long as these conditions are met, it’s firmly set on the path to an award from us.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/07/2011

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M: Entry level graphics card based on the new GF119 chip with a 64 Bit memory bus or on the GF108 with 128 Bit memory bus but lower clock rates. 

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


2617M:

Power saving ULV processor clocked at 1.5-2.6 GHz due to Turbo boost. Offers an integrated HD 3000 clocked at slow 350 / 950 MHz and a DDR3-1333 memory controller.

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


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. 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.


1.8 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for 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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» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Asus U40S
Core i5 2520M
» LG P430-K.AN51G
Core i5 2520M
» MSI CX480
Core i5 2410M
» LG P420-N.AE21G
Core i5 2410M
» Asus A43SJ-VX068V
Core i3 2310M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Samsung RV420-S07
Core i3 2310M, 2.4 kg
» Asus U43SD
Core i5 2520M, 2.3 kg
» Acer Aspire 4743G-482G50Mnkk
Core i5 480M, 2.3 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Asus U36SD-RX057X
Core i5 2450M, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» LG P530-K.AN61G
Core i7 2620M, 15.6", 2.2 kg
» Asus U40SD
Core i5 2430M, 14.1", 2 kg
» Asus U36SD-RX377
Core i5 2430M, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Z570-102468G
Core i3 2330M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Asus U36SD-RX113V
Core i5 2410M, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Asus U36SD-XA1
Core i5 2410M, 13.3", 1.4 kg
» Samsung 300V3A-SO2DE
Core i5 2410M, 13.3", 2.1 kg
» Asus U36SD-RX013V
Core i5 2410M, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Asus P53SJ-SO002X
Core i5 2410M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Packard Bell EasyNote TS44-HR-060FR
Core i5 2410M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Samsung 300E7A-S01FR
Core i5 2430M, 17.3", 2.7 kg
» Dell XPS 14z
Core i5 2410M, 14", 2.031 kg
» Asus U36SD-RX135V
Core i5 2410M, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Asus P43SJ-VO006X
Core i5 2410M, 14", 2.3 kg
» Asus U36SD-A1
Core i7 2620M, 13.3", 1.7 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-07-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)