Acer Aspire 5742-7645
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer Aspire 5742-7645
Source: PC World
The 15-inch Acer Aspire 5742 laptop offers very good value for money for a budget consumer. The laptop offers decent performance, battery life, and is a very good contender for a basic home laptop around Rs. 30,000.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 83%
Source: PC Mag
With the new Aspire AS5742 line of 15-inch laptops, you can bet that Acer is targeting the average laptop user finally looking to make the jump to Intel's newest processors. The Aspire AS5742-7620 ($629.99 list), packed with a 2.40 GHz Intel i3-370M mobile processor, aims to fit the bill. Equipped with a webcam, Acer's CineCrystal 15.6-inch display, a one-year warranty and many more features, this laptop hopes to be the one that introduces you to the land of i3.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/16/2010
Source: PC Mag
The Acer Aspire AS5742-7645 laptop delivers excellent bang for your budget buck and a long-running battery. But, it comes packed inside a boring, somewhat flimsy chassis.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
CommentIntel 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.
370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» 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: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.
While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.
There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.
76.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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