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ACER ASPIRE 5930 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of ACER ASPIRE 5930 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the sound and price. The screen and design also get good views. Opinions about the durability and battery are mixed. Many are negative about the keyboard.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ACER ASPIRE 5930 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Shao-Hung Liu (

Review Acer Aspire 5930G Notebook


Handyman in all aspects. Designed as typical multimedia notebook,

Good workmanship and stability; Price/Performance ratio; Battery Life; Connectivity; Sub-Woofer; Look

Sound a little bit tinny; Transport hook difficult to open; Bottom side too hot; Location of LAN and modem port

This multimedia notebook comes with many interfaces, which also include future-proof ports like eSATA and HDMI. If you demand even more interfaces, you can easily connect this notebook to a docking station via its Easy Port IV and enhance the...

Sep, 2008

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Aspire 5930, choice for a student!


buy a new laptop Acer Aspire 5930G-862G32Mn, but after 1 day I try, I salute, this laptop with a sophistication both in terms of graphic card can support 3D animations and sound card support VSS. In data transfer speed is no need to doubt because of...

exactly for a college stundents or high school students, specs is just great

wireless not optimal as 4730

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (

Nice Notebook 4 U...


Turbo cache GDDR3 -Display: 15.4" WXGA Acer CrystalBrite LCD (8ms/220nit) -Memory: 2 Gb DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM (up to 4Gb) Samsung M4 70T5663QZ3-CE6 -HDD: 320 GB WDC WD3200BEVT-22ZCT0 -Media: DVD Super Multi DL -Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/Draft N 3x3 WLAN...

Good performance ; stylish looks ; good connectivity ; great media features ; Centrino 2 technology

Keyboard is not quite good as it should be ; dust magnet

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (

Small with multi functions


Layer Drive Display 15,4" WXGA high-brightness (220-nit) Acer CrystalBrite TFT LCD, 1280x800 pixel resolution, supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista. Graphic NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT with up to 1GB of TurboCache (512 MB of...

Slim, Easy to Use


Apr, 2009

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Good VS Bad


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High Performance with low cost, bright screen, comfort keyboard

Get to HOT/Overheat very fast when playing games, cheap speaker sounds bad when playing rock music

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (

real desktop replacement


Start with the design. The Acer Aspire 5930G is finished on glossy black piano, spacious keyboard and touch sensitive media button. But i must say that when i press the keyboard / button it feels plasticky. Acer built this notebook with great...

Good multimedia feature

Keyboard feel so plastic

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

The Aspire 5930 Acer is the first notebook to launch with the Gemstone design. The Aspire 5930 is based on the state-of-the-art processor technology and equipped with the most powerful GMA graphic cards, Dolby certified sound system and an abundance of expansion ports. It is a complete home entertainment solution for advanced, power hungry, multimedia users. Cutting edge hardware and state of the art design make up the Aspire 5930. The brilliant 15.4" CrystalBrite TFT panel, with integrated CrystalEye webcam, combined with the Dolby certified surround sound system will offer a unique entertainment experience.


Audio system:Dolby / High Definition Audio
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2

Audio Input

Type:Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Number of battery cells:6
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Dimensions & Weight



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

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

Energy Management

AC adapter power:90

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25 / 0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS / NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS / NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5 / 1.28 / 2.048


Country Kits:Mexico
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Pointing device:Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:1066MHz


Internal memory:3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory layout:2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


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


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Other Features

Audio system:Dolby / High Definition Audio
Infrared data port: Yes
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:ITU V.92 / V.92
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wake-on-Ring ready: Yes
Wireless Technology:802.11 a/b/g/n / IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n / IEEE 802.11n

Ports & interfaces

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


AC adapter power:90


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel GM45 Express
Clock Speed:2.26GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):8.5
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel GM45 Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing die size:107
Processor:P7350 / P8400
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2 / 2.26
Processor front side bus:1066
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:P7350 / P8400
Processor Number:P8400
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo P8000 series
Processor socket:Socket 479
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / R1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25
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 / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):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:35569 / 36750
Processor code:SL3BU / SLGE3
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


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


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Operating system installed:Windows Vista Home Premium


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:320

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.8 / 14.4
Height (front):1.18
Height (rear):1.69
Width:10.8 / 14.4