Pros

  • Good battery options
  • High-resolution screen

Cons

  • Modest features

At A Glance

Typical Gateway fare, this notebook lacks extars but has lots of battery options. The high-resolution screens is good too.

Manufacturer’s Description

Discover the next generation in notebook performance with the new NX560XL Notebook. Inside, you'll find an Intel Core Duo Processor and Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology for a dramatic boost in your mobile multitasking power, including extended battery life. The convenient port replicator makes it a snap to connect to multiple locations, such as your home or office. Plus with optional Bluetooth technology, you'll experience a breakthrough in wireless versatility.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 1008652
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 15.40 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility RADEON X1400
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 128 MB
Storage
Storage Size 60 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Acer, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 1008652
Brand Name Gateway
Product Name NX560XL Notebook
Marketing Information

Discover the next generation in notebook performance with the new NX560XL Notebook. Inside, you'll find an Intel Core Duo Processor and Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology for a dramatic boost in your mobile multitasking power, including extended battery life. The convenient port replicator makes it a snap to connect to multiple locations, such as your home or office. Plus with optional Bluetooth technology, you'll experience a breakthrough in wireless versatility.

Product Model NX560XL
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
  • NX560XL 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
  • Mini Secure Digital
  • RS-Multimedia Card
  • Online Access:

  • Six months America Online Internet access
  • Notebook Height:

  • 1.31" , 1.40"
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Width 14.1"
    Depth 10.4"
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core Duo
    Processor Model T2300
    Processor Speed 1.66 GHz
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 667 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model 945GM
    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) 5:13   (hh:mm)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 77.65   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 39.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 528.0
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Rating Good
    World Bench 5 Score 87.0
    ACD Systems ACDSee 717.0
    Ahead Nero 1060.0
    Windows Media Encoder 357.0
    WinZip 469.0
    Adobe Premiere 514.0
    Musicmatch Jukebox 559.0
    Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 381.0
    Roxio VideoWave 298.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0
    Mozilla 437.0
    Adobe Photoshop 365.0
    Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 351.0
    Microsoft Office XP 582.0