Pros

  • Plays HD movies flawlessly
  • Inexpensive but elegant

Cons

  • Lousy gaming and mediocre battery life
  • Ho-hum everyday performance

At A Glance

If your performance needs are minimal, this bargain laptop with perfect movie playback is just that--a bargain.

Manufacturer’s Description

NV51B05u-E353G50Mnkk Notebook

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number LX.WVZ02.002
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4400 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
VGA 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
Backlight Technology LED
HDCP Supported Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer AMD
Graphics Controller Model Radeon HD 6310
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
TV Card No
Storage
Storage Size 500 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Acer, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number LX.WVZ02.002
Brand Name Gateway
Product Name NV51B05u-E353G50Mnkk Notebook
Product Model NV51B05u-E353G50Mnkk
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://us.acer.com
Memory
Memory Card Supported MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card
Standard Memory 3 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
  • NV51B05u-E353G50Mnkk Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.3"
    Width 15.0"
    Depth 10.0"
    Weight (Approximate) 91.68 oz
    Color Black
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer AMD
    Processor Type E-Series
    Processor Model E-350
    Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 1 MB
    Software
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 53.0
    Battery
    Battery Life 4:32   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 751.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 525.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 444.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 911.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 629.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 1496.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 459.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 512.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 389.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 28.45   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 26.55   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 17.35   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 16.95   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 10.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 8.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 20.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 16.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, High Quality, 800x600 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 17.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 16.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 858.0