Pros

  • Shortcut-loaded multimedia keyboard
  • Subwoofer-supported speakers

Cons

  • Screen has slight glare problem
  • Short battery life

At A Glance

Sophisticated-looking multimedia unit has oodles of custom keyboard buttons and one-touch sound settings.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Acer Aspire 5920 with the Acer Gemstone chassis is an advanced home entertainment system equipped with Intel Centrino Duo processor technology, dedicated NVIDIA graphics, HD DVD-ROM drive and Acer CrystalBrite Technology. This 15.4" high-defintion performer is adorned with the new Gemstone notebook design and flaunts a wealth of superior multimedia features like NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics, HDMI connectivity, HD DVD, Dolby-certified surround sound and Acer Video Conference. Backed by the latest Intel Centrino Duo mobile platform with ample dual-core processing power, the Aspire 5920G easily handles today's most cutting-edge games, entertainment and creative applications.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://us.acer.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T7300
Processor speed 2000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.4 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia GeForce 8600M GT
General Information
UPC Code 099802043124
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Infrared
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 77.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
Battery
Battery Life 3:15:34 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 317.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 390.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 403.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 552.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 409.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 816.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 280.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 887.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 254.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 114.78   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 82.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 415.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0