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Gateway NE72206u

Specifications

Gateway NE72206uNotebook: Gateway NE72206u (NE Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-5200
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8400
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.2kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 67.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the Gateway NE72206u

70% Gateway NE 72206u review: An affordable, but not so swift, big-screen laptop
Source: PC World English
The NE72206u is a lot of laptop for $500, even if it’s not the swiftest or lightest. Weighing 7.7 pounds with the AC adapter, it’s not for weak shoulders. It is great for working around the house and for playing movies and casual games—but darn, I wish that second drive bay had a SATA connector.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/24/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Gateway NE72206u
Source: IT Reviews English
The Gateway NE72206u is an affordable desktop replacement laptop that will meet basic user's needs, but mediocre performance and a dated feature set leave some things to be desired. While the price of the Gateway NE72206u may fit your budget nicely, there’s more to a laptop than price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/14/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Gateway NE72206u
Source: PC Mag English
While the price of the Gateway NE72206u may fit your budget nicely, there's more to a laptop than price. The NE72206u offers passable battery life, a decent feature set, and a large display, but other competitors offer better value. The Editors' Choice Dell Inspiron 15 (I15RV-6190 BLK), for example, offers similar performance for nearly $100 dollars less, and the Toshiba Satellite C875-S7340 offers better performance, which will translate into a faster, more enjoyable experience.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Gateway NE72206u
Source: Computer Shopper English
Living with the Gateway NE72206u for a few weeks has convinced us that we probably overbought with our past few family PCs. The Gateway NE72206u shows just how high you can reach on a low budget in today's laptop market. Yes, it's missing some creature comforts and performance overall is merely adequate, but if you want a 17-inch bargain with great battery life, you'll want to check it out.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 8400:

An integrated GCN-based GPU with 128 shader units and no dedicated VRAM. It is typically clocked at 600 MHz and paired with AMD Richland A6 "Kabini" processors.

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.


A6-5200: Quad-core APU for low-end laptops, codenamed Kabini. Based on the Jaguar architecture. Integrates an Radeon HD 8400 graphics card.» 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.


3.2 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


Gateway: Gateway, Incorporated. is a computer hardware company based in California which develops, manufactures, supports, and markets a wide range of personal computers, computer monitors, servers, and computer accessories. AOL acquired Gateway.net, the online component of Gateway  Inc., in 1999. 2007, Acer completed its acquisition of Gateway for approximately US$710 million. The market share outside of the US market is rather low.

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67.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-10-24 (Update: 2013-10-24)