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Acer Aspire 6930 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 566 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the keyboard and sound are overall positive. The design and screen are also mentioned favorably, but the touchpad and battery get less positive reviews. There are some mixed opinions about the resolution and portability.

value for money, screen, design, sound, keyboard

battery, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire 6930 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review Acer Aspire 6930G Notebook

 

The Aspire 6930G is another Acer notebook that could be interesti ...

Good price to performance ratio ; Stylish design ; Quiet during operation ; Decent sound of the loudspeakers

Flexing keyboard with glossy keys ; Short battery lifetime ; Some weakness in workmanship (although the chassis is quite solid)

The Aspire 6930G has a battery with the same capacity as the already reviewed Aspire 5930G (4400mAh, 48Whr). But, this model has a considerably shorter battery life. Why? Because of a CPU with higher thermal dissipation power (TDP). The Core 2 Duo...

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Acer 6930

 

The Acer 6930 is an average machine with very little that makes it stand out in a crowd.

The 6930 comes with an Intel T5800 processor clocked at 2 GHz, 3 GB of system memory, 320 GB HDD and is Bluetooth 2.0 EDR capable. Its graphics are powered by the Intel GMA 4500 chipset. These are very average specifications and this showed in our test...

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Acer Aspire 6930G-6723

 

This head-turning 16-inch notebook features Blu-ray playback, as well as good performance and graphics muscle, for less than a grand.

Priced at a very wallet-friendly $999, the Acer Aspire 6930-6723 provides an excellent all-around multimedia experience for the movie buff, music fan, or gamer. Granted, a full 1080p display would be the optimal resolution for a system with an...

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Acer Aspire 6930G-6723

 

The 16-inch widescreen is nothing new in the laptop industry. We can expect a huge influx of laptops with a 16:9 aspect ratio by 2009. You're not exactly getting more screen real estate—just a wider screen to mimic the ones founds in consumer HDTVs....

Blu-ray reader included. Unbeatable price. Good performance scores. Good graphics card. Terrific typing experience. Generous feature set

A bit bulky

Equipped with a Blu-ray drive and generous performance parts for under $1,000, the 6930G has regained the Editors' Choice accolade for best value media center laptop that its predecessor lost.

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Amazon review summary for Acer Aspire 6930 Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 user reviews of Acer Aspire 6930 Series from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

value for money, sound, design, screen, performance

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ACER Aspire 5739G 5739 6530G-802G32Mn 6530G Series 6530 Series 6930-6067 6930-6073 6930-6082 6930-6154 6930-6262 6930-6455 6930-6560 6930-6586 6930-67Acer Aspire AS6930-6085 16-Inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium)Acer Aspire AS6930-6082 16-Inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium)

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good laptop dispite vista 64

 

I would recommend this laptop if you want to play 3d games on your laptop without spending too much - it was nearly half the price of other laptops in its class.

The performance on my 3d games is great for a laptop at this price. The numeric keypad is a nice touch. I find the touch controls for volume, wifi and bluetooth more handy than I thought they would be

I had my first OS crash on the first day - Microsoft dump tool identified the wifi driver. It has not happened again however. The touchpad is really erratic - fortunately I use a bluetooth mouse most of the time. The two things I wished it had are a...

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All around notebook with Gaming capabilities

 

One of most impressive details was when I opened the hard drive/RAM bay underneath. You have access to the CPU and Fan so a cleaning a simple. I also replace the RAM with OCZ DDR2 800, don't know if really made a difference but I just like to know its...

This Acer is great! Design is sleek and the power under the hood compliments it well. For a notebook to run Vista smoothly is not an easy task, but it performs. I installed COD 5 and its runs smooth on medium High settings. I average about 40fps, which...

Not so much a con but the unit does produce some heat, but all notebooks do. I have a ZALMAN NC2000 cooler and it makes a great difference in temperature. Make sure to use a cooler to prolong the life of the notebook. The hottest part is the GPU. I...

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No Windows Installation Disc

 

Newegg shipped the laptop in very timely fashion, it arrived within the guaranteed number of days. The laptop performs very well thus far. I have only played a few older games and each have performed very well; this isn't the computer you should be...

Lots of bloatware....even worse, it doesn't come with a Windows installation disc. The laptop has backup and recovery software pre-loaded. However, this is no substitute for a clean Windows installation disc. I haven't seen this detail listed anywhere...

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get get a better laptop for the price

 

this is a great laptop so far i have used acer for years now and have never had any trouble with their machines! the new egg pictures dont do this laptop justice you have to see it up close to really appreciate its beautiful design. and for a pretty...

COST ; Nice CPU speed dual core is a plus ; the nvidia 9600m gs runs so far sims 3, spore at the highest settings great ; large hardrive for a laptop ; very beautiful laptop ; this same laptop if you built it on dell would probably cost you between...

none really so far, the touch pads page scroll is a little tempermental but hey i use a wireless optical mouse, you cant game on a touch pad

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Acer Aspire AS6930-6073 NoteBook Intel Core 2 Duo P8600(2.40GHz) 16" Wide XGA 4GB Memory 320GB HDD DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS - Retail

 

This laptop is BEAUTIFUL, the pictures don't do it justice. I have NO buyers remorse on this thing, worth EVERY penny.

BY FAR the best bang for your buck, like many others have said, to get the same specs in a different laptop would cost 4-6 hundred more dollars. for the price, its more than I would expect to get. It has the best sound system in a laptop i have heard...

while the speakers themselves are great, the "subwoofer" is a little lacking

Product Specifications

The sleek Aspire 6930 exudes the same stunning and distinctive feel of the Gemstone Blue design. This 16" Full HD notebook performs "as good as it looks", smoothly delivering the most intensive multimedia applications. What's more, you'll appreciate the convenience and advanced security of the Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution. Go ahead: indulge! A panoramic 16" Full HD Acer CineCrystal display immerses you in the ultimate multimedia experience. Optimized 2nd Generation Dolby Home Theater technology with Acer eAudio Management and the trend-setting Acer Tuba CineBass booster put True 5.1 surround sound at your fingertips. Play high-def movies for true-to-master visual effects and multi-channel, all-around sound - a totally immersive home theater experience! Enhancing your digital life further, the touch-sensitive Acer MediaTouch keys put you in complete control of your multimedia content.

Audio Input

Type:Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/3MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.8in/10.8in / 10.9in/10.9in
Height:1.7in
Weight:7.5lbs
Width:15.2in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:16in
Diagonal Size (metric):40.6cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800/1366 x 768/1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:6930-6067/6930-6073/6930-6082/6930-6154/6930-6235/6930-6560/6930-6586/6930-6771/6930-6809/6930-6847/6930-6940/6930-6942
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire

Input Device

Type:4-way scroll button / Touchpad / Keyboard/4-way scroll button / Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad / 4-way scroll button

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/667MHz/800MHz

Modem

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

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/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 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR/Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

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

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.4GHz/2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:P7350/P8600/T5800/T6400
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

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:250GB/320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD/NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
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