Notebook Acer Aspire AS5742G-6426 review

Acer Aspire AS5742G-6426 review
Acer Aspire AS5742G-6426

Acer Aspire AS5742G-6426 main features
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium – 64-bit version – Intel® Core™ i3-370M Processor (2.4GHz, 3MB L3 cache) – 4GB DDR3 1066 SDRAM – 320GB hard drive – 15.6″ HD Widescreen CineCrystal™ LCD display (1366 x 768) – NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M – Mobile Intel® HM55 Express chipset – 8X DVD±RW DL – webcam – multi-gesture touchpad – 802.11b/g/n WLAN – gigabit LAN – HDMI® – USB – 2-in-1 card reader – 6-cell battery – 2-year limited warranty


Acer Aspire AS5742G-6426 specifications:
Operating System Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i3
Processor Model i3-370M
Processor Speed 2.40 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
64-bit Processing Yes
Hyper-Threading Yes
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model HM55 Express

Memory
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Number of Total Memory Slots 2

Storage
Hard Drive Capacity 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
Optical Media Supported DVD-RAM/±R/±RW

Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.6″
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Display Screen Technology CineCrystal
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
HDCP Supported Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer nVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce GT 520M
Graphics Memory Capacity 1 GB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Dedicated
TV Card No

Network & Communication
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth No
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Finger Print Reader No

Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
VGA Yes
Network (RJ-45) Yes

Software
Operating System Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Software Included
Microsoft® Office Starter: reduced-functionality Word and Excel® only, with advertising. No PowerPoint® or Outlook®. Buy Office 2010 to use the full-featured software.
Bing™ Bar
Windows Live™ Essentials

Input Devices
Keyboard Yes
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
Battery Information

Number of Cells 6-cell
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4400 mAh
Power Description
Maximum Power Supply Wattage 90 W

Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Height 1.3″
Width 15″
Depth 10″
Weight (Approximate) 5.73 lb

Miscellaneous
Package Contents
Aspire AS5742G-374G32Mnkk Notebook
Lithium Ion Battery
AC Adapter
Security Features
Kensington Lock Slot
BIOS passwords :
User
Administrator
Hard Drive
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority Energy Star

Acer Aspire AS5742G-7200 video review (notice this is the slightly different 7200 model)

On a price-to-performance basis, the Acer Aspire 5742G-7200 is one of the better laptop buys on the market, as long as you don’t mind specs in a plain box. Verdict Average/good performance laptop on an average price. Currently Acer Aspire AS5742G-6426 is offered for about 550$ .

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