Excerpt: I have had this laptop for the past 3 years now and i have to say it has treated me well over the years. There has only been one problem i have faced and that is the battery, i am still using the original battery though after about a year it began to hold less and less charge til now where i get 5 minutes out of it if i am lucky. I do not see this as a very valid complaint compared to the specs and the price you would find it in the market for.
Summary: Fast enough to replace a dektop PC. Has Vista which occasionally crashes for no apparent region and requires rebooting to recover. Battery life isn't exceptional either. Bluetooth would have been nice. Otherwise, I am very happy with the graphics and connectivity.
Summary: this laptop is brill if you dont carry it everywhere with you, if you use at home its brilliant, its powered like a tower, it so fast and never lets me down, its high quality and last for years...
Summary: I also have found this to be a very good laptop sure it doesnt have the feel of its more expensive rivals as it creaks a bit and 3 pixels have died :( (the battery also died on me whilst writing this review :S) But he only main problem is that i need to upgrade my graphics car to play GTA 4. any suggetsions as to which are compatible for my laptop?, i recently upgraded to 4GB.
Summary: 1. The laptop looks great it is a bit big but if you want a 17" laptop dont moan! 2. You cant find a better laptop for a better price anywhere else I know this as I spent 3 weeks looking 4. The HD DVD drive is a plus don't moan that its not blueray THE CONS 1. I had to get Amazon to resend me a new one as Acer have given Amazon a lemon to sell! Thats not Amazons Fault thats Acers fault. 2.
Summary: i thought i would hate the hell out of this laptop that my son brought last month and as played on it day and night ever since delivered, i know i sould hate the thing with its betamax hd-dvd drive and no vista restore disks and poor user manual or no manuals in my case.. but he as used it and i must say its a powerful nice looking laptop with good spec, only comment from my son was the poor mouse pad so he brought a mini usb mouse to use instead.
Excerpt: This laptop has fantastic design, its called gemstone and is a very new one from acer and is being used in more and more of their laptops because of its popularity with customers. It does have split opinions however, some love it and some people really cant stand the look of it. I however think its great, its black and cream colour, with a lovely glossy lid looks cool and very neat and tidy.
Summary: The laptop looks and is sleek and chic enough to carry around everywhere. Personally, I don't think it is too heavy to carry around. I bought the Belkin carry case as above too, and it fits perfectly! The Display is 17 inches and boasts of CrystalBrite technology to give a superior contrast ratio and crisp bright color. It is absolutely perfect. It is powered by an Intel Core2Duo T7300 processor with 2GB of DDR2 memory and it flies when you surf the web.
Summary: As recommended in PCPRO, this laptop is good value for one reason: The HD DVD drive. It has a DVI-D output, which can be converted to HDMI for use with HD TVs or projectors. (The screen resolution is only 1440x900) It looks pretty good from the outside, with a spangly case, it is let down by the light grey plastic interior and the cheap, spongy keyboard. Nice lots of ports on the outside, there is enough space for them - this laptop is very big and heavy!