If you are looking for a laptop computer that will provide you with reliable, and advanced, performance as well as features that support a wide range of users without having to pay a price tag that is outrageous, then you will want to take a moment to read about the following computer. The Acer 15.6″ Dual Core 250GB Laptop, Model: AS5517-1643 features a powerful processor, ample storage and everything you’ll need to stay productive and entertained. This Acer AS5517-1643 Laptop features an average price of $400, which as of 2010 is one of the most inexpensive dual-core processor computers on the market.
Processor: 4.5/5 Stars
Hard Drive: 3.5/5 Stars
Features: 4/5 Stars
Overall Rating: 4/5 Stars
Processor and Hard Drive:
The processor within this Acer AS5517-1643 Laptop is the AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core Processor. This processor will provide you with two independent operating cores so you can experience enhanced processing capabilities and functionality even when running numerous applications at a single time. As stated earlier, this is an amazing processor for a computer that costs only $400 (on average).
One of the only drawbacks to this Acer AS5517-1643 Laptop is the hard drive, which features a total storage capacity of 250GB. I would of enjoyed seeing a slightly larger hard drive; however, this shouldn’t deter you from this computer as you can always purchase an external hard drive if you feel this is not enough storage space for your media and program files.
Monitor and Graphics:
The monitor within this Acer AS5517-1643 Laptop measures 15.6-inches and features a total screen resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. This resolution will let you watch HD programming in 720p format, and the appearance of this monitor is enhanced by the Acer CineCrystal LCD System. The graphics within this Acer AS5517-1643 Laptop are powered by the ATI Radeon HD Graphics Card (3200). This is an excellent graphics card for such a budget-friendly computer. This card will provide you with almost 2GB worth of graphics memory (1919MB).
This Acer AS5517-1643 Laptop features a total of two USB 2.0 ports as well as a VGA port and a 10/100Base Ethernet connection. You will be able to connect to the internet wirelessly through the 802.11b/g wireless interface. Users will be able to instantly upload their digital videos and photographs through the multi-in-1 memory card reader.