Pros

  • Great built-in Webcam
  • Strong battery life

Cons

  • Only 1GB of memory hurts performance
  • Dissapointing built-in speakers

At A Glance

The Aspire 9300 is suited to basic work and entertainment needs. Its limited performance is offset by strong battery life.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Aspire 9300-5005 notebook is designed as a complete and cost-effective communication instrument that combines value and Dual core performance in a convenient, stylish, easy-to-use package. Powered by the latest AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology and featuring a super-bright 17' widescreen display, with optional integrated video camera, and full wired and wireless connectivity options the Aspire 9300 provides excellent performance and spectacular value.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number LX.AWR0X.053
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Interfaces/Ports
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 Mode WXGA+
Screen Resolution 1440 x 900
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce Go 7300
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 256 MB
Graphics Memory Accessibility Semi-shared
Storage
Storage Size 120 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Acer, Inc
UPC Code 099802862756
Manufacturer Part Number LX.AWR0X.053
Brand Name Acer
Product Name Aspire 9300-5005 Notebook
Marketing Information

The Aspire 9300-5005 notebook is designed as a complete and cost-effective communication instrument that combines value and Dual core performance in a convenient, stylish, easy-to-use package. Powered by the latest AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology and featuring a super-bright 17' widescreen display, with optional integrated video camera, and full wired and wireless connectivity options the Aspire 9300 provides excellent performance and spectacular value.

Product Model 9300-5005
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://us.acer.com
Product Line Aspire
Product Series 9300
Memory
Memory Card Supported MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 1 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Aspire 9300-5005 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Additional Information

    Built In Devices:

  • Acer OrbiCam 0.3 megapixel CMOS Camera
  • Microphone

    Notebook Heights:

  • 1.24/1.57 inches
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Acer
    Wireless LAN Model InviLink
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Width 15.8"
    Depth 11.6"
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer AMD
    Processor Type Turion 64 X2
    Processor Model TL-50
    Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
    Cache 512 KB
    Chipset Manufacturer NVIDIA
    Chipset Model GeForce Go 6100
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type PC Card Type II

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 48.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Poor
    Battery
    Battery Life 3:31:19 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 574.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 506.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 767.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 1599.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 675.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 1196.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 420.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 1591.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 344.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 40.06   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 26.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 706.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0