Pros

  • Handsome black and silver case

Cons

  • Lacks quick-launch buttons

At A Glance

Not-too-heavy 8.4-pound (without adapter) 17-inch business widescreen offers numerical keypad.

Manufacturer’s Description

NX850X Notebook boasts a cinematic 17" widescreen display and mind-blowing graphics to satisfy DVD addicts and gamers alike. Add to that Intel Centrino Mobile Technology and a sleek industrial design, and the result is our most advanced notebook yet.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 1008596
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 17.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Resolution 1440 x 900
Color Supported 256K Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility RADEON X700
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 128 MB
Storage
Storage Size 60 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA
Hard Drive RPM 7200
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Acer, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 1008596
Brand Name Gateway
Product Name NX850X Notebook
Marketing Information

NX850X Notebook boasts a cinematic 17" widescreen display and mind-blowing graphics to satisfy DVD addicts and gamers alike. Add to that Intel Centrino Mobile Technology and a sleek industrial design, and the result is our most advanced notebook yet.

Product Model NX850X
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://us.acer.com
Product Series NX
Memory
Standard Memory 512 MB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-533/PC2-4200
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • NX850X Notebook
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • XP Media Center Backup CD
  • Additional Information

    Flash Memory Card Slot Supports:

  • Memory Stick
  • MemoryStick Pro
  • MultiMediaCard
  • Secure Digital
  • Online Access:

  • Six months America Online Internet access
  • Notebook Height:

  • 1.24" , 1.42"
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Width 16.1"
    Depth 10.9"
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Pentium M
    Processor Model 740
    Processor Speed 1.73 GHz
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 533 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model 915PM
    Software
    Operating System Windows XP Media Center Edition
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type CardBus Type II

    Performance

    Battery
    Battery Life (Office Applications) 3:20   (hh:mm)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 668.0
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Rating Superior
    World Bench 5 Score 91.0
    ACD Systems ACDSee 598.0
    Ahead Nero 869.0
    Windows Media Encoder 408.0
    WinZip 409.0
    Adobe Premiere 480.0
    Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 338.0
    Musicmatch Jukebox 507.0
    Roxio VideoWave 402.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0
    Mozilla 361.0
    Adobe Photoshop 323.0
    Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 270.0
    Microsoft Office XP 560.0