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Acer Aspire Predator G5900

Acer Aspire Predator G5900
alaScore 83

36 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Acer Aspire Predator G5900. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and reliability. The price and usability also get good comments, but many are negative about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire Predator G5900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : wubayou (devhardware.com)

Acer Aspire G5900-U3092 Predator and the Lenovo IdeaCentre A700-40244CU

 

Today we take a look at the gaming-focused Acer Aspire G5900-U3092 Predator and the all-in-one Lenovo IdeaCentre A700-40244CU computers. Could one of these suit your computing needs? Keep reading.

While the Acer Aspire G5900-U3092 Predator looks like a beast, its combination of some missing features and connectivity with rather average performance knock it down a notch. It is decent overall, but some of the gaming desktops in its class offer...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Acer Predator G5900 review

 

Acer's Predator range of performance PCs is firmly targeted at gamers, with neon orange go-faster stripes, hard angular lines and insect-like mandibles that cover the disc drives. However, the G5900 is a much more modest than the heavily-designed,...

Not a bad PC in its own right, but it has an older processor and the graphics card is a bit too slow for a gaming PC

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

ACER Predator G5900-2 (Refurb)

 

Fast PC

Mouse and Keyboard not working had to use different ones

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Predator G5900-1

 

my games work nicely on it not had any problems great pc.

found nothing wrong with it yet

Dec, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Predator G5900-1

 

my games work nicely on it not had any problems great pc

found nothing wrong with it yet

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Predator G5900-1

 

Fast great for gaming

First one did not work therefore had to be returned for repair - away for 10 days and working well.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Predator G5900-1

 

all performance is good, fast and furious, quiet, easy to setup, great value for your money.

the wrapped case is the worst i've seen and a little scatch and abrasion on the destop

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Predator G5900-1

 

Easy to use for all levels of experience whether for business or personal use. Allows hi level gaming with excellant graphics.

Insists you follow its agenda with regard to updates etc even when you change settings. Had to get an experienced programmer to change it eventually.

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Predator G5900-1

 

awesome memeory soce

no wifi capability built into the machine itself

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire Predator G5900-3 Refurbished

 

Very silent and easy to use. Comes with plenty of USB ports and a very useful HDMI socket.

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD

Design

Chassis type:Tower
Color of product:Black / Black, Orange
Number of 3.5" bays:2
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:500 / 750

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x16 slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 1536 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 5850 / AMD Radeon HD 5970 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 340 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 1.536
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter:N / No / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:733
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / No

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:2 x 4 / 3 x 2 / 4 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 4 / 3 x 2 / 4 x 2
Memory slots:4 / 4x DIMM

Multimedia

TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW
Optical drives quantity:1 / 2
Second optical drive type:Blu-Ray ROM

Other Features

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3
Audio output channels:5.1
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Cabling technology:10/100/1000 Base-T(X)
Chassis type:All-in-one
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Display included: No
Floppy drive installed:No / Yes
Form Factor:Desktop
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel / NVIDIA
Internal drive bays:2x3.5"
Mac compatibility: No
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Number of processors installed:1
On-board graphics adapter: No
PCI Express x1 slots:1
Platform:PC
Power supply:500
Power supply type:AC - DC
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
TV tuner integrated: No

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC
Display included: No
Handheld remote control: No
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes

Performance

Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:HD / HD Audio
Chipset:Intel H57 / Intel H57 Express
Motherboard chipset:Intel H57 / Intel H57 Express
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: No
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 3
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in:No / Yes
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PS/2 ports quantity:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:10 / 11 / 12 / 8
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:500 / 750

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel H57 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):21 / 22 / 24
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel H57 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382 / 774
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:296 / 81
Processor:i5-650 / i5-655K / i5-760 / i7-870 / i7-875K
Processor boost frequency:3.33 / 3.46 / 3.6 / 3.60
Processor cache:4 / 8
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Clarkdale / Lynnfield
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel Core i5 / Intel Core i5-xxx / Intel Core i7-xxx
Processor frequency:2.8 / 2.93 / 3.2
Processor lithography:32 / 45
Processor model:i5-650 / i5-655K / i5-760 / i7-870 / i7-875K
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-600 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-800 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H (LGA 1156)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:B1 / C2
System bus data transfer rate:2.5
System bus rate:2.5
Tcase:72.6 / 72.7
Thermal Design Power (TDP):73 / 95

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36 / Yes
Processor ARK ID:41315 / 43546 / 48496 / 48499 / 48750
Processor code:SLBJG / SLBRP
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF, Memory Stick (MS), miniSD, MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, xD / CF, Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 1500 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1 / 2
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:80
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1500 / 1580 / 2000 / 2080 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:20.6
Height:18.1
Width:7.48