Pros

  • Bright screen with good viewing angles
  • Nice, business-like design

Cons

  • Small trackpad with poor scrolling feature
  • Craftsmanship seems a little shoddy

At A Glance

This Acer seems to favor mobility over performance--a design preference we’re not used to seeing in desktop replacement laptops.

Manufacturer’s Description

Providing an excellent blend of performance, size and wireless capability, the Aspire 7552 is a visionary notebook. Accelerated AMD multi-core processing and high-performance graphics provide powerful multitasking and immersive entertainment on the 17.3" screen.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number LX.RCH02.004
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4400 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 2.20 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 17.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WSXGA
Screen Resolution 1600 x 900
Backlight Technology LED
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
HDCP Supported Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer AMD
Graphics Controller Model Radeon HD 6650M
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1 GB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Dedicated
Storage
Storage Size 640 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Acer, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number LX.RCH02.004
UPC Code 099802491796
Brand Name Acer
Product Name Aspire AS7552G6436 Notebook
Marketing Information

Providing an excellent blend of performance, size and wireless capability, the Aspire 7552 is a visionary notebook. Accelerated AMD multi-core processing and high-performance graphics provide powerful multitasking and immersive entertainment on the 17.3" screen.

Product Model AS7552G6436
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://us.acer.com
Product Line Aspire
Product Series 7552G
Memory
Memory Card Supported xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Memory Stick
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Aspire AS7552G6436 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Acer
    Wireless LAN Model InviLink Nplify
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.4"
    Width 16.3"
    Depth 10.8"
    Weight (Approximate) 116.16 oz
    Color Black
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Finger Print Reader No
    Speakers Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer AMD
    Processor Type Phenom II
    Processor Model N950
    Processor Speed 2.10 GHz
    Processor Core Quad-core (4 Core)
    Cache 2 MB
    Chipset Manufacturer AMD
    Chipset Model RS880M
    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 80.0
    Battery
    Battery Life 2:16   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 387.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 400.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 310.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 739.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 434.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 465.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 271.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 416.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 268.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Power Usage
    Idle power usage 20.3   Watts
    Sleep power usage 0.3   Watt hours
    Off power usage 0.0   Watt hours
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 102.86   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 101.18   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 65.51   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 66.28   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 40.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 31.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 60.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 54.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, High Quality, 800x600 42.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 35.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 81.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 76.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 552.0