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Acer Aspire 8950G-2634G75BNSS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Acer Aspire 8950G-2634G75BNSS. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the durability and battery. The design and performance are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the touchpad and sound. There are some mixed opinions about the keyboard.

performance, design, battery, durability

screen, usability, sound, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire 8950G-2634G75BNSS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Loyd Case (

Acer Aspire 8950G-9839


When I first hauled out the Acer Aspire 8950G from the backpack, I almost dropped it--not because it was that heavy, but because it was lighter than expected. This massive (I hesitate to say "notebook") desktop replacement system sports an 18.4-inch,...

Moderately good gaming performance ; Looks good, with a gorgeous LCD

Audio quality could be better ; Terrible trackpad configuration

Acer's digital media powerhouse delivers a bright screen, but makes a few too many compromises.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Florian Glaser (

Review Acer Aspire Ethos 8950G Notebook


Multimedia giant with weak display. Acer refreshes its elegant Et

Acceptable soundscape; High application performance; Moderate temperatures; Perfect workmanship; Good battery life; BluRay burner; Elegant design

Unfavorable interface arrangement; Poor key lettering; No graphics switching; Massive GPU problems; Touchpad surface; No GDDR5 VRAM; Moderate display

Strong multimedia or gaming notebooks. That would mainly be the company own predecessors in the 18 inch field. Aspire 8943G, Aspire 8942G and Aspire 8940G etc. In the 17 inch field, for example Aspire 7745G, the Aspire 7750G, the Asus G73SW, the...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Loyd Case (

Acer Aspire 8950G review


When I first hauled out the Acer Aspire 8950G from the backpack, I almost dropped it, not because it was that heavy, but because it was lighter than expected. This massive (I hesitate to say "notebook") desktop replacement system sports an 18.4-inch,...

The Acer 8950G is a capable digital media system that can handle current generation DirectX 11 games if you're willing to dial down detail settings a bit. High definition playback is generally pretty good, but not exceptional. It's a balanced set of...

Jun, 2011

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery Capacity:6000
Battery life (max):3 / 3.5
Battery performance:6000
Battery recharge time:3.5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:8


Front camera:Y


Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes


Color of product:Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:18.4
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

AC adapter power:120


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6650M / AMD Radeon HD 6850M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes


Internal memory:16 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM / 4x SO-DIMM


3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray RW / DVD Super Multi / DVD-RW

Other Features

Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3/802.3u/802.3ab
Display:LCD / TFT
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Power supply type:AC - DC / AC/DC

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:120


Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):20
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.9
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:2
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:I7-2630QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series
Processor socket:Socket 988
Processor threads:8
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
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): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52219
Processor code:SR02Y
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington / N
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:BIOS, HDD, User / HDD, User
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, User / HDD, User


Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1 / 2
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1500 / 500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.6 / 15.6
Height (rear):1.55