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Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the usability and durability. The battery and sound are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed comments about the reliability. Many are less positive about the size and touchpad.

performance, sound, battery, durability, usability

screen, portability, keyboard, touchpad, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the usability and portability. The durability and sound are also appreciated, but there are some critical views about the battery and size.

performance, sound, durability, portability, usability

size, battery

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G 15.6 inch Laptop ( Intel Core i5-460M, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Blu-ray, Bluetooth, Webcam, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650, Wireless, Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G 15.6 inch Laptop ( Intel Core i5-460M, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Blu-ray, Bluetooth, Webcam, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650, Wireless,

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review Acer Aspire 5943G Notebook


Multimedia with weaknesses. With the Ethos series, Acer offers sm

Successful visuals; Impeccable workmanship; Very high application performance; Good gaming performance; Reasonable sound; Extensive connectivity; Blu-Ray burner

CPU throttling & crashes under full load; High temperature development; Unpleasant touchpad; Display low in contrast and brightness; Display reflects strongly; Weak key inscription; Below-par positioning of interfaces

15-inch multimedia laptops like the Samsung R580, the Samsung R590, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y560, the Toshiba Qosmio F60, the DevilTech Fire DTX or the mySN QMG6.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: What Laptop (

Acer Aspire Ethos 5943G review


A powerful and feature-packed entertainment laptop at a great price

Great performance ; Battery life ; Build quality ; Blu-ray drive

Not Full HD screen ; Quite heavy

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: D (

Acer Aspire 5943G-5464G64BN


Good display and positive keyboard which I find easy to use. Very quiet. Sound quality is very good compared to other laptops I have used. Processor rattles through the tasks I have performed but I have not used, to date, a number of items on this...

Weight 3KG+ but no problems for me as I use it around the home complimenting the Desktop PC

Jun, 2011

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 2.815 / 2.816
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:1 / 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 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):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:43122 / 43537 / 49020 / 49022 / 49024 / 50179
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28