Notebookcheck

Packard Bell EasyNote NM86

Specifications

Packard Bell EasyNote NM86Notebook: Packard Bell EasyNote NM86
Processor: Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Packard Bell EasyNote NM86

70% Packard Bell EasyNote NM86 review
Source: Techradar English
With excellent build quality and a sharp and vibrant screen, not to mention strong performance for the price, the EasyNote NM86-GN-010UK offers fantastic value for money. Granted, the limited storage is a let-down, but is forgivable considering the many strengths on offer.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


330M:

The Core i3-330M is a slower clocked 350M and therefore also lacks the Turbo Boost feature and clocks with max. 2.13 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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


14.0":

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.


2.4 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Packard Bell: Packard Bell is a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Acer. It is a name used by two different consumer electronics companies. The first was an American radio manufacturer founded in 1926, that later became a defense contractor and manufacturer of other consumer electronics, such as television sets. Teledyne acquired the business in 1978. In 1986, investors bought the name for a newly formed personal computer manufacturer. Originally the company produced discount computers in the US, later computers were produced for the European market. NEC took it over in the late 1990s. Acer acquired it in 2008. In spite of the similarity of their names, there has never been any corporate connection between the original or later Packard Bell and Hewlett Packard, or Bell System. Packard Bell is an international notebook manufacturer. Many years, the company focussed ruggedized laptops.

Packard Bell reviews


70%: 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.

Similar devices from a different Manufacturer

Sony Vaio VPCEA24FM/W
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Dell Inspiron 14R
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics

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

Acer Iconia
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 480M
Acer TravelMate 8472-353G32MN
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M
Sony VAIO VPCEA22FX
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M
Samsung R440-11
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M
Dell Inspiron 14R-N4010
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M
Acer Aspire 4741Z
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium P6000
MSI CR420
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 430M
Gateway ID49C07u
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M
Asus U45J
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 520M
HP EliteBook 8440p-WL653PA
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 540M
Toshiba Tecra M11-11M
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i7 620M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Samsung R440
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M, 1.3 kg
Lenovo Ideapad U460
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 430M, 1.8 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Acer Aspire V5-531-967B4G32Mabb
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium 967, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Medion Akoya E6222
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium B950, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Samsung 200B5A-A01US
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Celeron M P4600, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite C660-10E
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium P6100, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus K52F-A1
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Asus A52F-X3
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Advent Sienna 510
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 430M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire 5742-7120
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Toshiba Satellite Pro C650-121
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 330M, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite A665-S6085
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M, 16.0", 2.9 kg
HP Pavilion dv6-3163cl
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 460M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire 5745-7247
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M, 15.6", 2.8 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad G560L
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Toshiba Satellite Pro C650-197
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Current Prices
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > Packard Bell > Packard Bell EasyNote NM86
Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-10- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)