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Acer Aspire 8942G-434G64BN - Core i5 430M / 2.26 GHz ( 2.53 GHz ) - RAM 4 GB - HDD 640 GB - DVD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Acer Aspire 8942G-434G64BN - Core i5 430M / 2.26 GHz ( 2.53 GHz ) - RAM 4 GB - HDD 640 GB - DVD. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the energy efficiency and durability. Views are divided on the keyboard.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire 8942G-434G64BN - Core i5 430M / 2.26 GHz ( 2.53 GHz ) - RAM 4 GB - HDD 640 GB - DVD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review Acer Aspire 8942G Notebook


Big Brother? Acer has technically upgraded its 18.4 inch lineup t

Many connections; Good sound; Good application performance; Pleasant input devices; Illuminated keyboard; Practical multimedia control; Stays fairly quiet and cool; Impressive battery life under low load

Smudge susceptible, sensitive case; Reflective display; Graphic card too weak for newer games in FullHD; Display's poor viewing angles; Touchpad too far left

Big and fairly efficient DTR/multimedia notebooks starting at 17 inches. Either in the range of less than 1000 euro, like Samsung's R780 i3 Harry / i5 Hero (GT 330M), R720-Aura P8700 Suga (HD 4650), Acer's Aspire 8935G (HD4670), Acer's Aspire 7740G (HD...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Tommy Melville (

Acer Aspire 8942G-526G64Bi review


Yes, it is expensive, but you get what you pay for, and so much more

Blu-ray ; Great 1080p screen ; Core i5 ; Dedicated graphics ; Connectivity

Portability ; Price

You get what you pay for with this laptop. A quality multimedia machine with more than enough performance for gaming or 1080p movies

Apr, 2010

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Acer Aspire 8942G review


Full review: Core i7 notebook at a very enticing price


Expert review by: Paul Monckton (

Acer Aspire 8942G-526G64Bi review


The Acer Aspire 8942G is a huge beast of a laptop offering a rich multimedia experience. But is it worth the price of admission? Read our review of the Acer Aspire…

While the Acer Aspire 8942G-526G64Bi laptop may lack the superb build quality of the MacBook Pro or the stylish sophistication of HP's Envy 15, it delivers a rich multimedia experience and is reasonably priced.

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Clive (

Acer Aspire 8942G-726G64Bn


Has the option to upgrade to 16GB RAM, second battery

The laptop has 8 cores I upgraded to 16GB RAM, It is not any faster than my previous Dell or Toshiba laptop - 4 cores. The machine is awfull, it is blue screened 4 times (only 6 months old). I used the recovery software to reformat and reinstall the...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Martin (

Acer Aspire 8942G-726G64Bn


Excellent performance, excellent large screen, excellent keyboard,


Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Dianne (

Acer Aspire 8942G-726G64Bn


Looks good, extra media controls, volume control on keyboard, card reader, Bluray DVD, 18" sceen

Too large to be a true laptop but perfect replacement for a desktop.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Acer Aspire 8942G-726G64Bn


great smooth running laptop

Quite heavy and big for long journeys

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Acer Aspire 8942G-726G64Bn


It is big and fast. It is perfect for what I want which is a way to carry my life around with me. You need a ruck sack but provided you can live with that it is great.

Battery life is a bit short but manageable.

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Acer Aspire 8942G-726G64Bn


This laptop is a true desktop replacement in that it is powerful and has a large screen and keyboard. Before purchasing it I thought that it might be too big for a laptop but I now wonder how I managed with a smaller screen.

It's size is also its bad point. You would not want to carry a laptop of this size very far. I don't notice the weight but it is big and when it's in its bag you feel like you are carrying a suitcase rather that a laptop case. I would advise having...

Jul, 2010

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:2.815 / 3.067 / 4.091 / 4.901 / 7.901
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17.1 / 21
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066 / DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L2 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Arrandale / Clarksfield
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-700 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:43122 / 43537 / 47341 / 47663
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28