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Acer Aspire 5742-series

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Overall 8
Performance 9
Battery performance 7
Display 6
Weight 8
Noise 9
Gaming performance 8
Connectivity 6
Keyboard 8
Temperature 9

Review Acer Aspire 5742G Notebook (GT 540M)

24 January 2011
  • Summary: Geforce bargain. Acer puts interesting hardware in a low priced bundle that is available for starting at 699 euros. The newest GeForce GT 540M is still extremely uncommon and we also don't find eight gigabyte of RAM very often. Performance for money in excess?
  • Pros: Good 3D performance GT 540M, Good application performance, Nvidia Optimus with low power consumption, Low system noise, Low waste heat, Number pad & arrow keys, Acceptable battery life, An Nvidia GPU for inexpensive notebooks that can keep up with Radeon. The matt surfaces prevent greasy spots.
  • Cons: Contrast weak TFT, TFT not suitable for outdoors, Few interfaces, Adverse positioning of interfaces, Pliable keyboard, Creaking chassis, Even a multimedia notebook has the right of a typing-eager keyboard.
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Overall 7

Expert Review

18 January 2011
  • Excerpt: A top performer in its price class, the Aspire 5742G-7200 demonstrates that bland can be beautiful if you need speed on a budget.
  • Pros: Excellent productivity Speed for price, Strong 3D acceleration for games, 500GB hard drive, Nvidia Optimus technology
  • Cons: Mediocre battery life, Small touch pad, Bland design, Weak Webcam, audio
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Overall 7
Value for money 8
Features 6
Performance 8

Laptop Review: Acer Aspire 5742G

9 December 2010
  • Conclusion: For optical storage, the unit has an 8x DVD drive that supports reading and writing to all platter formats, including double-layer discs. The memory-card reader in the unit is less versatile, though. It can only read MMC and SD cards. Battery life is adequate, but not exceptional. The Acer's six-cell, 4400mAh lithium-ion pack repeatedly lasted just over three hours in our real-world tests. Our review unit came with the 64-bit version of Windows 7 Home Premium.
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Overall 8

Acer Aspire 5742G review: A good all-round notebook that's suitable for just about any type of user

Good Gear Guide.au
21 June 2011
  • Summary: Acer's Aspire 5742G is a 15.6in laptop that offers good performance and battery life in a surprisingly light body. It's comfortable to use and it feels well built. We think it's a good all-rounder that can be used by students, home users and even business users for tasks ranging from office work to video editing and even a little bit of gaming.
  • Pros: Relatively lightweight, good performance, good battery life, feels good to use
  • Cons: Screen is reflective
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Overall 8

Acer Aspire 5742 review

PC Advisor
1 April 2011
  • Summary: Acer's Aspire 5742 manages to combine speedy performance with excellent battery life and deliver both in a tidy-looking notebook that costs considerably less than much of the competition.
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Overall 8

Acer Aspire 5742G review

20 December 2010
  • Excerpt: The Aspire 5742G is typical of the latest breed of Acer laptops, with its slimline design, powerful processor and relatively low price. We're amazed sometimes how much Acer crams into its laptops; not only do you get the latest Core i3-370M processor, but there's also a dedicated graphics processor that can play games, and a generous 500GB hard disk.
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Обзор ноутбука Acer Aspire 5742G: крепкий середняк

10 November 2014
  • Summary: Ноутбук Acer Aspire 5742G – добротный середняк, что подтверждают наши тесты. Он может справиться с некоторыми 3D играми, а так же обеспечит мобильность при просмотре HD контента не менее 2 часов и связь за счет встроенного гигабитного LAN и Wi-Fi b/g сетевых интерфейсов. На жестком диске ноутбука предустановленны разнообразные программы и утилиты, часть из которых может оказаться полезной. Стоимость Acer Aspire 5742G-373G32Mikk на момент тестирования около 22 000 рублей.
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Overall 8

Acer TravelMate 5742G: Izmos irodista

14 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Az Acer irodai felhasználásra szánt notebookja a kedvező ára mellett jó teljesítménnyel is bír, így vonzóvá teszi sok felhasználónak.
  • Pros: Erős processzor és grafikus kártya, Jó ár/érték arány, Matt kijelző
  • Cons: Kevés csatlakozó, Átlagos anyaghasználat
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Testrapport Acer Aspire 5742G Notebook (GT 540M)

6 July 2012
  • Summary: Acer neemt een goedkope behuizing en vult deze met op dit moment populaire hardware. De Aspire 5742G-458G64Mnkk werkt met een Core i5-450M en 8 GB RAM geheugen (2x 4GB). Nvidia's GeForce GT 540M is daaraan toegevoegd. Deze zorgt voor een hoge 3DMark2006 score (7458) en is vergelijkbaar met AMD's HD 5650 en HD 6550M. Daarnaast is Optimus technologie aan boord. Deze maakt automatisch switchen tussen de Intel HD en dedicated GT 540M mogelijk.
  • Pros: Goede 3D prestaties met GT 540M, Goede algemene prestaties, Nvidia Optimus voor lager energieverbruik, Lage geluidsproductie, Beperkte warmteontwikkeling, Numeriek gedeelte en cursortoetsen, Acceptabele batterijduur
  • Cons: Beeldscherm met laag contrast, Scherm niet geschikt voor gebruik buitenshuis, Weinig poorten, Ongunstige plaatsing van poorten, Toetsenbord buigt door, Krakende behuizing
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Overall 6

Laptop Acer AS5742-6853

27 August 2011
  • Conclusion: Si eres un estudiante o profesionista que busca una computadora con buenas prestaciones a un precio no tan alto, este equipo es la opción para ti.
  • Pros: Su precio es accesible y sus características de alto desempeño.
  • Cons: Podría tener altavoces estéreo y conectividad Bluetooth.
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