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Acer Aspire 7720G

Specifications

Acer Aspire 7720G
Acer Aspire 7720G
Graphics adapter
Display
17.10 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel
Weight
3.6 kg ( = 126.99 oz / 7.94 pounds), Power Supply: 0 g ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
0 Euro

 

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Average Score: 76.43% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: 84%, performance: 68%, features: 78%, display: 67% mobility: 56%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire 7720G

80% Acer Aspire 7720G-302G32Hi
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Its 17-inch screen, powerful components and HD DVD drive are ideal for multimedia use, but the bulky case and low battery life restrict mobility. The grey and black chassis is designed by BMW Designworks and its unique style means it stands out from the crowd. The 3.6kg weight is unsuitable for frequent travel use. Equally, the 114 minute battery life is best suited to use around the home or short journeys. The large case allows for an equally large user interface. The full-size keyboard means it’s comfortable to use for extended periods. Keys were responsive and we noticed no errors when typing.
4 von 5, Display gut, Leistung gut, Ausstattung sehr gut, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% features: 90% display: 80% mobility: 40%
80% HP Pavilion dv9595ea laptop PC
Source: Tech Advisor English Archive.org version
The Acer Aspire Gemstone 7720G is more of a stay-at-home machine than a travel companion. Swapping performance for portability, it's more suited to static use. Acer certainly hasn't skimped when it comes to the Acer Aspire Gemstone 7720G, including a speedy 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7300 processor and generous 2GB of RAM. Running it through the WorldBench 6 test resulted in a decent real-world score of 71. The Acer Aspire Gemstone 7720G is a bit of brute to look at, but it's powerful and can even do a little bit of gaming. The inclusion of an HD DVD drive in this price range is impressive, although it's a shame the screen resolution doesn't allow you to make the most of it.
(von 5): 4, Verarbeitung 3.5, Ausstattung 4.5, Preis/Leistung 4.5
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/27/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% features: 90% workmanship: 70%
Toshiba - Portégé R500-10U review
Source: IT Reviews English Archive.org version
Pick up Toshiba's Portégé R500-10U and you'll be stunned by just how little it weighs. On the plus side it's remarkably well priced considering that it has a solid state hard drive, but the down side is the overall fragility and rather poor battery life. You'll have to treat it very gently.
Preis/Leistung gut, Mobilität mäßig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/24/2007
Rating: price: 80% mobility: 60%
83% Acer Aspire 7720G
Source: PC Pro English Archive.org version
The HD bandwagon trundling through the consumer electronics arena is taking a while to affect the PC market. With a lack of clarity on which of the competing next-gen formats to choose, high prices and a less than compelling argument for HD on sub-20in screens, it's hardly surprising. But the notebook market is proving a little more open to HD's charms, thanks no doubt to their portable entertainment skills. And it helps that Toshiba the creator of HD DVD and principal manufacturer of drives is being particularly aggressive on price. It's no ultraportable, but HD DVD and 320GB of hard disk space are a real highlight at this price.
5 von 6, Preis/Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80%
Acer Aspire 7720-6395 Review
Source: notebookforums.com English Archive.org version
The only thing I really don't like is the placement of the power input. It's not bad, really, but it isn't intuitive, and there are few tactile cues that lead you to it. I've had to look behind the laptop each time I needed to plug it back in.
Would I buy it again? Yes.
Did it seem like a bargain? Yes. Comparable prices used integrated graphics and lesser media drives.

(von 10): Verarbeitung 7, Display 8, Mobilität 8, Leistung 8, Preis/Leistung gut
User Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/15/2007
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% workmanship: 70%
60% HD DVD arrives in a budget notebook that has loads of features
Source: vnunet.com English Archive.org version
We look back with some amusement to the time when Acer launched its Gemstone chassis, used by the 7720G. The chunky grey chassis was praised as beautiful by Acer, but in our eyes this is one of the ugliest we’ve ever used. The Aspire 7720G is great value for money, but the hefty design and poor keyboard means we can’t recommend it wholeheartedly. Not the best HD DVD laptop we’ve seen, but good value for money.
Pros: Cheap; feature packed; decent speakers; bright screen with good contrast
Cons: Poor keyboard response; ugly; poor HD DVD software
Overall: Not the best HD DVD laptop we’ve seen, but good value for money
(von 5): 3, Ausstattung 4, Leistung 3, Preis/Leistung 5, Display gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/04/2007
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 100% performance: 60% features: 80% display: 80%

Foreign Reviews

70% Acer Aspire 7720G-1A2G32Mi
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/16/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 30% features: 40% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 80%
82% Kurztest Acer Aspire 7720G Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/12/2008
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 80% performance: 84% display: 82% mobility: 58% workmanship: 78% ergonomy: 81% emissions: 85%
Alles dabei - 17 Zoll-Notebooks ab 750 Euro
Source: c't - 6/08 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 02/15/2008
Rating: performance: 90% display: 70% mobility: 40% emissions: 80%
80% Acer Aspire 7720G - T7500 - Noch mehr Edelsteine
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/24/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 50% features: 90% display: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 70%
Acer Aspire 7720G
Source: PC World Italia Italian IT→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/14/2007
performance: 70%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600: This is a DirectX 10 graphic card from ATI and direct competitor to the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS graphic card for laptops and performs in games much better than the Nvidia card.

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.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T7500:

The Core 2 Duo T7500 is a Merom based Core 2 Duo with 4MB Level 2 Cache. It is positioned in the middle class (in 2009) and performs on par with a modern P7550 or Turion II Ultra M640/M660.

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


17.10": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.6 kg:

Only a few laptops are in this weight class because the mobility is rather limited due to the high weight. 


Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.

Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.


76.43%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


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

 

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