Pros

  • Fast and stylish
  • Great gaming frame rates

Cons

  • A bit pricey for a mainstream laptop
  • Ethernet port is inconveniently located

At A Glance

A great all-purpose unit with superior gaming potential.

Manufacturer’s Description

Not Available

Manufacturer’s Website

http://us.acer.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number AS5741G5062
Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 2270.0 MHz
Cache size 3.0 KB
Processor count 2
Display
Display size 15.6 inches
Display type Glossy LCD with LED Backlight
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Ports and Connections
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Video Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • VGA
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Dimensions
Width 15.0 inches
Depth 10.0 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 5.6 pounds
Weight with Accessories 6.6 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Included Software Acer utilities; CyberLink PowerDVD 9; Microsoft Works 9; NTI: Backup Now 5, Media Maker 8; Skype
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices
  • Keyboard
  • Touchpad (multitouch)

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 101.0
Battery
Battery Life 3:45   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 277.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 353.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 221.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 467.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 334.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 446.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 234.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 433.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 198.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 78.95   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 55.18   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 62.26   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 45.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 18.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 18.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 39.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 31.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 800x600 13.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 48.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 36.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 330.0