Acer debuts the Aspire 5755 laptop for multimedia enthusiasts
The Taiwanese PC maker Acer introduced a new member to its Aspire Series of portable computers. Dubbed 5755, this laptop is aimed at home users who enjoy multimedia and PC games.
According to a report from Pocket-Lint, the new 5755 will be powered by up to a latest generation Sandy Bridge Intel Core i7-2820QM central processing unit. This chip packs four cores (8 threads) with a clock frequency of 2.3GHz (goes up to 3.4GHz via Turbo Boost 2.0) and offers 8MB L3 cache, 45W max Thermal Design Power as well as the integrated Intel HD 3000 video card that employs dynamically allocated shared VRAM.
The laptop sports a 15.6-inch Acer CineCrystal LED-backlit widescreen display with an HD 720p native resolution (1366-by-768 pixels). Graphics are taken care of by an NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M (DirectX 11, Shader 5.0) graphics controller with 1/2GB of dedicated video memory. NVIDIA’s Optimus technology is also on board. In addition, Acer’s 5755 model will provide customers with up to 8GB of internal DDR3 RAM and an HDD interface (up to 1TB of storage space).
Connectivity features include Intel Wireless Display (WiDi), an HDMI output, and Acer’s very own clear.fi technology. The Acer Aspire 5755 will reportedly have a starting price of about US $1,400 and will be available in black, brown, red and blue.