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Acer Aspire 7740 / 7740G

alaTest has collected and analyzed 205 reviews of Acer Aspire 7740 / 7740G. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and usability. The price and screen also get good feedback. There are some critical opinions about the connectivity and energy efficiency. There are some mixed views about the touchpad.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire 7740 / 7740G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Acer Aspire 7740 / 7740G from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Acer Aspire 7740 17.3 inch Laptop (Intel Core i3-370M Processor, RAM 6GB, HDD 640GB, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit)

Dec, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 user reviews of Acer Aspire 7740 / 7740G from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the usability and reliability. The screen and price also get good opinions, whereas there are some critical views about the energy efficiency.

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83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire AS7740-6656 17.3-Inch HD Display Laptop (Blue)Acer Aspire AS7740-5142 17.3-Inch HD Display Laptop (Blue)Acer Aspire AS7740-5618 17.3-Inch HD Display Laptop (Blue)

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review Acer TravelMate 7740G Notebook


Experiment. Acer attempts an unusual symbiosis between office- an

Matte display; Tough surface; Outstanding touchpad; Good application and gaming performance; Low noise levels at idle

Meagre connection options; Inconvenient arrangement of connections; Spongy keyboard; Poorly contrasting display; Very limited viewing angles; High tempertures under load; Unsteady notebook lid; Modest battery life

17" multimedia notebooks like the Acer Aspire 7551G, the Toshiba Satellite L670, the Dell Vostro 3700 or the Dell Studio 1749.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Shao-Hung Liu (

Review Acer Aspire 7740G Notebook


Desktop Replacement! Core i5 430M CPU with Turbo Boost Feature, A

Good keyboard; Low system noise; Good value for money; Many interfaces

Most interfaces on left side; Display illumination; Occasional lapses of Touchpad; Short battery life

Possibly the shortly reviewed and from a hardware perspective slightly weaker Toshiba Satellite L550-207, or the better equipped Dell Studio 1749.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Kevin O'Brien (

Acer Aspire 7740 Review


The Acer Aspire 7740 is a 17.3-inch multimedia notebook designed for people who want a lot of features for not a lot of money. This notebook costs $749 while still offering an Intel Core i3-330M processor, Intel GMA HD graphics, Blu-ray drive, and a...

Good screen resolution ; Nice speakers ; Comes with Blu-ray drive

Doesn't come with Blu-ray software ; No touchpad sensitivity adjustment

The Acer Aspire 7740 is an affordable multimedia notebook with solid performance and a good appearance. While some budget notebooks might only offer resolutions of 1366 x 768, Acer went with a 1600 x 900 resolution for its 17.3-inch screen. System...

Mar, 2010

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Acer Aspire AS7740-5691


Available from Staples, the Acer Aspire AS7740-5691 ($649.98 list) offers a spacious 17.3-inch HD display, a dual-core CPU, and a few nice entertainment features. However, as is the case with most budget notebooks, there are trade-offs. While the...

Very affordable. Bright 17.3-inch display. Good audio quality

So-so performance. Integrated graphics. Can't do 1080p. Bloatware

The Acer Aspire AS7740-5691 won't bowl you over with record breaking performance or stunning good looks, but it's incredibly low price may get your attention.

Expert review by: Dave James (

Acer Aspire 7740 review


A widescreen laptop at a sensible price

Great screen ; Solid battery life ; Well built

Dodgy speakers

A well-priced, well-specced and well-built widescreen machine

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (

Acer Aspire 7740-334G50Mn review


Despite the fast new Core i3 processor and large screen, the 7740 is let down by a poor keyboard and touchpad.

While Acer has done remarkably well to bring a 17in Core i3 laptop out for only £600, we found too many niggles and compromises for us to recommend it. Dell's 1764 is more powerful and better built, while Samsung's R780 has superb build quality plus a...

Mar, 2010

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Acer Travelmate 7740G


Although the 7740G is a solid notebook in terms of features, it left us feeling a little perplexed as to what Acer was trying to achieve with its design.

Although we are a little unsure of whether Acer intended the 7740G to be a large travelling laptop or a stay-at-home portable we were impressed with its features and functionality. Overall the 7740G offers a solid mid to upper range package for the...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Michael Joubert (

Acer Aspire 7740G notebook


The Acer 7740G is a very powerful 17 inch laptop with a solid CPU and a zippy GPU capable of handling DirectX 11, all at a very generous price point.

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May, 2010

Expert review by: TechSmart (

Acer Aspire 7740G notebook

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Deb (

great machine


Needs 4 blank DVD's to make the restore disks, you can't use CD's, so pick up a small pack if you don't have any on hand so you'll have them to make the disks. This "laptop" is really large and is as bit awkward to balance on your lap. I usually put...

Screen is bright and crystal clear and HUGE, especially after moving up from a 10" tablet (also an Acer). Love the grid feature that lets you easily tile windows. Sound is good - you can play with the sound settings to change the environment so it...

No major cons. A few little "issues". Doesn't come with bluetooth (it doesn't claim to). I picked up a USB adapter for just a few bucks to add that functionality and it works fine. Some bloatware initially installed that I had to remove but much less...

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

The 17.3" Aspire 7740 series combines a powerful processor, advanced graphics and Dolby Surround sound to bring you fantastic movie-watching whether you're on the road or in the comfort of your home.


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


Processor cache level:L3