Pros

  • Solid features for the price

Cons

  • Extremely short battery life

At A Glance

With built-in WiFi and decent performance, this could serve as a family portable or even a lean desktop replacement.

Manufacturer’s Description

It's easy to keep within your budget but get everything you need in a notebook for home, school or home office. The Aspire 3003LCi is equipped with a powerful Mobile AMD Sempron processor, integrated optical drive and a 40GB hard drive. Work, study and play on one all-around system.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number LX.A5505.604
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Interfaces/Ports
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Screen Mode XGA
Screen Resolution 1024 x 768
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer SiS
Graphics Controller Model Mirage2
Storage
Storage Size 40 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Optical Drive Type Combo Drive
General Information
Manufacturer Acer, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number LX.A5505.604
UPC Code 099802427184
Brand Name Acer
Product Name Aspire 3003LCi Notebook
Marketing Information

It's easy to keep within your budget but get everything you need in a notebook for home, school or home office. The Aspire 3003LCi is equipped with a powerful Mobile AMD Sempron processor, integrated optical drive and a 40GB hard drive. Work, study and play on one all-around system.

Product Model 3003LCI
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://us.acer.com
Product Line Aspire
Product Series 3000
Memory
Standard Memory 256 MB
Maximum Memory 2 GB
Memory Technology DDR SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR333/PC2700
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Aspire 3003LCi Notebook
  • Lithium Ion battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Acer System Recovery CD
  • Additional Information

    LAN Feature:

  • Wake-on-LAN ready
  • Modem Feature:

  • Wake-on-Ring ready
  • Special Button:

  • Wireless LED button
  • Built-in Device:

  • Microphone
  • Display & Graphics Feature:

  • Support for simultaneous display on notebook LCD and external monitor
  • Combo Drive Read Speeds:

  • CD-R: 24x
  • CD-RW: 24x
  • DVD+R: 8x
  • DVD+RW: 4x
  • DVD-R: 8x
  • DVD-RW: 4x
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Acer
    Wireless LAN Model InviLink
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Built-in Devices
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer AMD
    Processor Type Mobile Sempron
    Processor Model 3000+
    Processor Speed 1.80 GHz
    Cache 128 KB
    Bus Speed 1600 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer SiS
    Chipset Model M760GX
    Software
    Operating System Windows XP Home
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type CardBus Type II

    Performance

    Battery
    Battery Life (Office Applications) 1:19   (hh:mm)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 12.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 28.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 10.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 15.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 1102.0
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Rating Fair
    World Bench 5 Score 68.0
    ACD Systems ACDSee 782.0
    Ahead Nero 1364.0
    Windows Media Encoder 515.0
    WinZip 521.0
    Adobe Premiere 594.0
    Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 911.0
    Musicmatch Jukebox 598.0
    Roxio VideoWave 406.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0
    Mozilla 702.0
    Adobe Photoshop 461.0
    Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 590.0
    Microsoft Office XP 604.0