Pros

  • Has Blu-ray Disc player
  • Good at multitasking

Cons

  • Touchpad is unresponsive and hard to use
  • Poor game performance--no discrete graphics

At A Glance

The Gateway NV5933u makes a great portable Blu-ray Disc player--complete with a computer.

Manufacturer’s Description

Introducing the Gateway NV59 notebook series designed to turn heads with its potent blend of performance, style and energy efficiency. Whatever the vice, the NV59 Series has it covered with stellar cinematic 15.6" LED backlit display, ample memory, revolutionary controls and the latest graphics solution by Intel or ATI providing fabulous multimedia playback, and latest in Intel processing for multitasking performance and digital media enjoyment. Serious Style, Serious Performance.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number LX.WJA02.008
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4400 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 3.50 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
VGA Yes
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.60 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
HDCP Supported Yes
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type Blu-ray Reader/DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Acer, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number LX.WJA02.008
Brand Name Gateway
Product Name NV5933u Notebook
Marketing Information

Introducing the Gateway NV59 notebook series designed to turn heads with its potent blend of performance, style and energy efficiency. Whatever the vice, the NV59 Series has it covered with stellar cinematic 15.6" LED backlit display, ample memory, revolutionary controls and the latest graphics solution by Intel or ATI providing fabulous multimedia playback, and latest in Intel processing for multitasking performance and digital media enjoyment. Serious Style, Serious Performance.

Product Model NV5933u
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://us.acer.com
Product Series NV59
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 4 GB
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • NV5933u Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Additional Information

Wireless LAN: Acer Nplify 802.11b/g/n

Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.5"
Width 14.7"
Depth 9.9"
Weight (Approximate) 93.44 oz
Color Red
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Speakers Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i3
Processor Model i3-330M
Processor Speed 2.13 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
TouchPad Features Multi-gesture touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 91.0
Battery
Battery Life 3:05   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 315.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 367.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 249.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 513.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 455.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 536.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 264.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 450.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 213.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 28.72   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 22.45   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 21.91   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 17.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 376.0