Reviews and Problems with Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3-series
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Not so hot
Mr Peter, Amazon
18 October 2013
Summary: All the outputs are on the back. Awkward. When you tip it forward to plug something in, the damn power button on the FRONT turns the laptop off. Brilliant. And, good luck finding the power button. The DVD is also hard to find. Other than that, it works fine.
Summary: The new laptop corrupted its boot loader and disk within 5 minutes of switching on (before installing anything) - everything on the disk was totally lost and it would not boot. Needed the laptop immediately so re-installed Win8 from scratch and am now happy with the laptop.
Summary: had this laptop for a month and for the second time I am unable to shut it down ( except for manually holding the power button in, then on re-start it shuts down straight away. I had to do a factory re set and lost everything on the hard drive in the process.
Summary: I think this would be a better laptop if it was running Windows 7 but still not great. It is impossible to have a comfortable session with it, without programs and Windows popping up all over the place that you didn't ask for.
Summary: I bought this laptop knowing about the average screen and keyboard but the problem is the trackpad. It spoils the whole laptop, one minute it is unresponsive the next it is over responsive and the pointer would jump about the screen.
Summary: Essentially, this is a great laptop - a fast processor and dedicated graphics for a very reasonable price. Furthermore, though I've read some complaints about the screen, I found it to be perfectly adequate in resolution, and the touch worked perfectly. However...
Summary: The laptop runs things quite well, however there are several design flaws and also it slows down very quickly despite weekly virus scans and HD cleans. The computer also comes with a LOT of unnecessary programmes installed that take a while to remove.
Summary: Just a note that when installing Linux, the screen appears black, but it's just that Linux doesn't set the LCD backlight up properly for some Acer laptops, so everytime I start it up, I have to use the keyboard to increase the brightness.
Summary: there's a £727 version going with a 128Gb ssd (from save on laptops.co.uk, some reviews have highlighted over heating issues and throttling of CPU's and disbaling the turboboost feature when optimus is off (ie. dedicated chip(640m) in use).
Summary: Ich habe mir den Acer Aspire M3 Laptop hauptsächlich für die Uni gekauft und habe deshalb vorallem Wert auf eine hohe Akkulaufzeit und ein geringes Gewicht gelegt. Die Akkulaufzeit von 8 Stunden kommt in etwa hin, wenn man nichts allzu forderndes mit dem Laptop anstellt.