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Acer Aspire 8951-series
6.8 out of 10

Acer Aspire 8951-series

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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
6 September 2011
  • Conclusion: From its size to its screen to its double-identity touch-pad/remote, the Acer Aspire Ethos AS8951G-9600 is one impressive beast. It has the performance to satisfy all but the most ardent gamers, plus the multimedia chops to please just about anyone.
  • Pros: Packed with features, Slick combo touch pad/remote, Huge 1080p screen, Decent 3D-gaming abilities, Surprising battery life
  • Cons: Bulky, Mediocre Webcam, Weak speakers
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Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G Review

SlashGear
2 September 2011
  • Conclusion: The Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G notebook is a worthy contender for your dollars if you're looking to replace your desktop PC with something slightly more compact and portable than an all-in-one PC and also capable of delivering a high-end multimedia experience.
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Overall 6
6.0

Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G

stuffmideast.com
17 August 2011
  • Summary: Big, powerful and can do it all, but the age of the giant laptop is ending
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Overall 6
6.0

Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G Review

LAPTOP Magazine
13 July 2011
  • Summary: The Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G has some things going for it: a full HD screen, Blu-ray playback, solid sound, and a unique removable touchpad. It's a good choice for those who crave the largest screen possible.
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Overall 8
7.9
Performance 9
9.3
Battery performance 8
8.1
Display 7
7.1
Weight 6
5.8
Noise 8
7.8
Gaming performance 9
8.6
Connectivity 8
7.5
Keyboard 8
7.8
Temperature 8
8.0

Review Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G Notebook

Notebookcheck
7 July 2011
  • Summary: Surround system. The new 18 inch flagship comes with the quad core processor, Intel Core i7-2630QM, and the Nvidia GeForce GT 555M graphics solution. Not only are the 16 GB RAM and the installed speedy SSD striking, but the touchpad as well. It can be removed and used as a remote control.
  • Pros: Good application performance, Removable touchpad, Fast SSD, USB 3.0 & Bluetooth 3.0 +HS, We especially liked the 5.1 speaker arrangement in the test.
  • Cons: Weak display, CPU with Turbo problems, High temperature development, No GDDR5 VRAM, A proper display would enhance the Acer Aspire 8951G considerably.
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Overall 8
8.0

Acer Aspire Ethos AS8951G-9630 review

TechRadar UK
4 May 2012
  • Summary: Big and powerful, this desktop replacement is no joke
  • Pros: Powerful as many desktops, Beautiful 18-inch 1080p display, Full-size keyboard, Reasonably priced
  • Cons: Big and heavy, Removable touchpad is quirky, Poor battery life
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Overall 7
7.0

Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G review

TechRadar UK
17 August 2011
  • Summary: An excellent home entertainment laptop with a detachable remote
  • Pros: Excellent performance Huge hard drive Sharp, colourful 1080p screen Interesting remote control gimmick Blu-ray drive
  • Cons: Crap touchpad Bulky and heavy Underpowered speakers
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Overall 6
6.0

Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G review

Stuff.tv
16 August 2011
  • Summary: Anyone whose mouth moistened at the recent news of Intel's $300m slush fund to help produce MacBook Air-style ‘ultrabooks’ can look away now. Acer’s latest luxury laptop, the Aspire Ethos 8951G, is a throwback to a more indulgent age.
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Overall 8
7.5

A massive notebook with quad-core processing, an SSD system drive and expandable to 16GB of RAM

Good Gear Guide.au
16 August 2011
  • Summary: It may be huge, but the Aspire Ethos houses plenty of good stuff, including a quad-core Core i7 CPU and a solid state drive, and it supports up to 16GB of RAM. It even has a nifty innovation: its touchpad is removable and doubles as a specific media remote.
  • Pros: Performance, SSD + hard drive, Easily upgradable
  • Cons: Touchpad is a drag, No dedicated volume buttons, Glossy screen
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Мультимедийный ноутбук Acer Ethos 8951G

notebook.ru
21 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Неприметный на первый взгляд однотонный черный корпус хорошо впишется в любую обстановку, матовая подставка для рук не даст отпечаткам пальцев остаться на ноутбуке, а глянцевый тачпад и разноцветные диоды, отвечающие за отображение состояния компьютера, прекрасно дополняют эстетичный внешний вид...
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