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ACER Aspire 5920

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1075 reviews of ACER Aspire 5920. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and design. The usability and price are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the touchpad and battery. Reviews are divided on the energy efficiency.

performance, price, usability, design, screen

portability, battery, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ACER Aspire 5920 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for ACER Aspire 5920

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 190 user reviews of ACER Aspire 5920 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and screen. The usability and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the portability.

price, performance, usability, screen, design

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire 5920 Notebook Laptop, Core 2 Duo T5450 1.66GHz, 15.4" TFT, 2048MB RAM, 160GB Hard-drive, DVD±RW, Intel GraphicsX3100, Integ Webcam, WiFi, Acer Aspire 5920 Notebook Laptop, Core 2 Duo T5450 1.66GHz, 15.4" TFT, 2048MB RAM, 160GB Hard-drive, DVD±RW, Intel GraphicsX3100, Integ Webcam, WiFi,

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for ACER Aspire 5920

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of ACER Aspire 5920 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the performance and screen. The reliability and usability also get good opinions.

price, usability, reliability, screen, performance

70% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire 5920-6727 15.4-inch Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo T5450 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium)Acer Aspire 5920-6727 15.4-inch Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo T5450 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review Acer Aspire 5920G Notebook

 

Acer goes gaming? We had the chance to review one of the currentl

Attractive new design ; Very stable and robust case ; Well equipped with interfaces ; User-friendly keyboard ; Bright display, measured parameters alright ; Passable performance ; Good sound ; Excellent battery runtime

Partly disadvantageous order of ports (USB, Audio) ; Noisy touchpad buttons ; Display reflects heavily ; Unsteady fan, high surface temperatures

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

Aspire 5920-6954

 

The Acer Aspire 5920-6954 just slips under the $1000 mark, at $999 (as of 2/7/08); it's worth every penny. Except for business applications, which it lacks, this Vista Home Premium laptop has just about everything home-office buyers could ask for in a...

Exceptionally nice keyboard Good graphics/gaming capabilities

On the heavy side

The cost of applications will make the Acer Aspire 5920-6954 spill significantly over $1000, but if you can afford to splurge a bit, it brings a little extra panache to your home office

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: gilo (NotebookReview.com)

Acer Aspire 5920 User Review

 

After looking for a desktop replacement notebook with gaming capabilities I found the Acer 5920-6313 offered unparalleled specs for the money. At the time of purchase it beat even the Inspiron 1520 when compared in a spec-to-spec analysis. Acer: 1,...

Best bang for the buck

LCD bright but not brilliant ; No sufficient CPU/GPU throttling ; Annoying fan

Despite its many flaws the Acer Aspire 5920 is one of the best buys today thanks to its rich specification, wealth of features and relative low price. I believe a proper new bios would solve the fan issue and CPU management, and a new Nvidia driver...

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Acer Aspire 5920G

 

The Acer Aspire 5920G is one of the most affordable and visually appealing HD DVD media centers on the market.

Affordable HD media center. Built-in HD DVD-ROM. HDMI-Out port. Dolby 5.1 surround sound. High-quality webcam.

Acer's Arcade Deluxe doesn't play back HD DVD titles very well. Screen resolution could be a little higher.

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Sep, 2007

Expert review by: Christopher Null (wired.com)

Review: Acer Aspire 5920G

 

Imagine if you stayed awake for 96 hours straight with only Jolt Cola, Southern Comfort, and Corn Nuts for sustenance. Now imagine that after those...

Respectable features and solid performance. Decent battery life (2 hours, 20 minutes). Very loud speakers. Packed with high-def features

At 7 pounds, the heaviest 15.4-inch notebook we’ve seen all year. Webcam on spring-mounted lid latch (meant to resemble a car door) is just a bad idea. Slow hard drive. Integrated video/media suite as clunky as the hardware. A 0 price cut would make...

Sep, 2007

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

Aspire 5920

 

Armed with a fast processor and solid speakers, the $1999 (as of July 24, 2007) Acer Aspire 5920G is great for both work and entertainment. It bears Acer's tritone "gemstone" case design, which looks stylish without being overly ornate. The screen is...

Shortcut-loaded multimedia keyboard Subwoofer-supported speakers

Screen has slight glare problem Short battery life

This Windows Vista Ultimate home notebook lacks bundled applications, but it has power and style to spare. Short-list this one if you're on the prowl for a trendy home desktop replacement

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: ZDNet (zdnet.com)

Acer Aspire 5920

 

Though it's bulky, the Acer Aspire 5920 makes a great choice for buyers who want both a media-friendly laptop and a portable HD DVD player that plugs into their home theatre.

High-end features, including HD DVD drive, HDMI-out, S/PDIF, and Dolby Home Theatre sound, Handy media controls, Decent speakers, Lengthy battery life, Comfortable keyboard, Easy-to-use system management software

Heavy, Native resolution not as high as we'd like, Display wobbles easily, Glossy screen finish results in distracting reflections, Lacks a fingerprint reader

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

Acer Aspire 5920G

 

Shortcut-loaded multimedia keyboard, Subwoofer-supported speakers

Screen has slight glare problem, Short battery life

Acer's sophisticated-looking multimedia unit has oodles of custom keyboard buttons, plus one-touch presets for music.

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Michelle Thatcher (cnet.com)

Acer Aspire 5920 review

 

When we reviewed the Blu-ray-equipped Sony VAIO FZ180 a few months ago, we wondered how big the market for 15.4-inch, high-def laptop could really be. Apparently, the market is big enough to warrant an entry from the other side of the fence: the Acer...

High-end features, including HD DVD drive, HDMI-out, S/PDIF, and Dolby Home Theater sound; handy media controls; decent speakers; lengthy battery life; comfortable keyboard; easy-to-use system management software.

Heavy; native resolution not as high as we'd like; display wobbles easily; glossy screen finish results in distracting reflections; lacks a fingerprint reader.

Though it's bulky, the Acer Aspire 5920 makes a great choice for buyers who want both a media-friendly laptop and a portable HD DVD player that plugs into their home theater.

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Laptop Views (laptopviews.com)

Expert Review

 

The Acer Aspire 5920AB Gemstone Blue Laptop is powered by 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5550 featuring 2 MB L2 cache, 667 MHz FSB, Intel 965GML express chipset mainboard, 3-GB  of DDR2 667 MHz SDRAM (upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules),...

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

The new Acer Aspire 5920 is the first model to launch with Acer's new groundbreaking, gemstone design. Tailored to meet the needs of the advanced home entertainment user it comes packed with all the latest features on the market today and is powered by the Core 2 Duo processor. It is the perfect multimedia-mate sporting a "15.4" wide Acer CrystalBrite display. The new Aspire 5920 comes with Dolby Home Theater Virtual Surround sound which offers a superior audio experience and combined with the DVD drive it will provide an unsurpassable entertainment experience.

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Home Theater / Dolby Home Theater audio / HD Audio / High Definition Audio / Sound Blaster Pro & MS Sound compatible
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2

Audio Input

Type:Microphone/Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery life (max):3 / 3.5
Number of battery cells:6 / 8
Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)/3.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/3MB/4MB/6MB

Camera

Front Camera:N / Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Design

Color of product:Black, White

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.6in
Height:1.7in
Weight:6.6lbs
Width:14.3in

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:15 / 15.4
Display Resolution:1280 x 800
Display response rise/fall:8
LED backlight: Yes

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25 / 0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 3470 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 3650 / AMD Radeon HD 3470 / Intel GMA 950 / Intel GMA X3100 / NVIDIA GeForce 8600M / NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS / NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT / NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS / NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600M GS / NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600M GT
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.064 / 0.128 / 0.256 / 0.5 / 1.024 / 1.28

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/United Kingdom/United States
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:5920-3A2G12Mi/5920-6329/5920-6335/5920-6423/5920-6444/5920-6470/5920-6574/5920-6582/5920-6661/5920-6706/5920-6864/5920-6954
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire

Input Device

Type:4-way scroll button / Keyboard / Touchpad

Keyboard

Keyboard function keys:12
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard number of keys:88
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Pointing device:Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz/800MHz

Memory

Internal memory:0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4
Memory clock speed:667
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 0.5 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 0.5 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR/802.11a/b/g

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 1x (HD DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x (CD) / 4x (DVD/16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:16x (CD) / 4x (DVD/16x (CD) / 8x (DVD/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business/Windows Vista Home Premium
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate

Other Features

Audio system:Dolby Home Theater / Dolby Home Theater audio / HD Audio / High Definition Audio / Sound Blaster Pro & MS Sound compatible
Dimensions (WxDxH):14 x 11 x 2 / 14.3 x 10.6 x 1.73 / 14.3 x 10.8 x 1.42
Display:LCD
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port:No / Yes
Internal modem:No / Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:ITU V.92
Power supply type:AC - DC
TV in port:No / Yes
Type:PC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wake-on-Ring ready: Yes
Wireless Technology:802.11a/b/g / IEEE 802.11a/b/g / IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n / IEEE 802.11a/g/n / IEEE 802.11b/g/n / IEEE 802.11n, Bluetooth / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No
TV tuner type:DVB-T

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:No / Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / Yes
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N / Y
TV out port:No / S-Video
TV-out:N / Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel PM965 Express
Clock Speed:1.5GHz/1.66GHz/1.83GHz/2.1GHz/2.4GHz/2.5GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 10.5 / 11 / 12 / 12.5 / 9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Motherboard chipset:Intel PM965 Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291 / 410
Processing die size:107 / 143
Processor:T5250 / T5450 / T5550 / T5750 / T7100 / T7300 / T7500 / T7700 / T8100 / T8300 / T9300
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4 / 6
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Penryn
Processor core voltage (AC):1.062 - 1.150 / 1.075 - 1.175 / 1.075 - 1.25
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel® Core™ Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.5 / 1.66 / 1.663 / 1.8 / 1.83 / 2 / 2.00 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 2.4 / 2.56
Processor front side bus:667 / 800
Processor lithography:45 / 65
Processor model:T5250 / T5450 / T5550 / T5750 / T7100 / T7300 / T7500 / T7700 / T8100 / T8300 / T9300
Processor Number:T5250/T5450/T5550/T5750/T7300/T7700/T8100/T9300
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T5000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T8000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T9000 series
Processor socket:mPGA4 / PBGA479, PPGA478 / Socket 478 / Socket 479 / Socket P
Processor system type:Up
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / E1 / M0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 65, 35
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 85
Type:Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:29759 / 29760 / 29761 / 29762 / 30786 / 30787 / 32427 / 33099 / 33915 / 33916 / 33917
Processor code:SLA4D / SLAPR / SLAVJ / SLAYY
Processor package size:35 / 35 x 35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

RAM

Installed Size:2GB/3GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Software

Bundled software:-Acer Empowering Technology (Acer eNet, ePower, ePresentation, eDataSecurity, eLock, eRecovery, eSettings, ePerformance Management),\n-Acer GridVista,\n-Acer Launch manager,\n-Acer Arcade o Acer Arcade Deluxe featuring DV Wizard, VideoMagician, DVDivine (Arcade Deluxe en modelos con Vista Home Premium o Vista Ultimate),\n-Acer PureZone,\n-Adobe Reader,\n-CyberLink Power Producer,\n-NTI CD Maker. / Acer Empowering Technology (eAudio, eNet, eLock, eDataSecurity, ePerformance Management, eRecovery, eSettings, ePower, ePresentation), Acer GridVista, Acer Launch Manager, Acer PureZone, Adobe Acrobat Reader, CyberLink PowerProducer, Norton Internet Security, NTI CD-Maker
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Linux / Windows Vista Home Premium / Windows Vista Ultimate / Windows XP Professional
Trial software:-Microsoft Works 8.5 + Office Home & Student 2007 / Microsoft Works 8.5 + Office Home & Student 2007 / Microsoft Works 8.5 + Office Home & Student 2007, Free Anti Virus trial / Microsoft Works 8.5 + Office Home, Student 2007

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:4200 / 5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Ultra-ATA/100
Hard drive speed:4200 / 5400
Host interface:SATA / Ultra-ATA/100
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 200 / 250 / 320 / 60

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:120GB/160GB/200GB/250GB/320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB/512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100/NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS/NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.6 / 10.8 / 11
Height:1.42 / 1.73 / 2
Height (front):1.21
Height (rear):1.72
Weight:6.5 / 6.61 / 7
Width:14 / 14.2 / 14.3