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Acer Ferrari 4000 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 125 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the portability and battery are on the whole positive. The screen and performance also get good feedback, but the energy efficiency and sound get critical views. Comments are divided on the reliability.

design, performance, screen, battery, portability

value for money, sound, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Ferrari 4000 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Acer Ferrari 4000 Review

 

Ferrari-themed laptop delivers long battery life but has an awkward keyboard layout and a small screen.

Delivers great battery life

Keyboard is awkwardly designed

The Ferrari 4000 is pit-crew friendly, with memory slots and a hard drive that are accessible to and upgradable by users. They sit in separate bottom compartments under covers that are held in place by small screws. You can remove the optical drive,...

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Acer Ferrari 4005WLMi Review (pics, specs)

 

The Acer Ferrari 4005WLMi is an AMD Turion 64 ML-37 processor based notebook (2.0GHz) with a 15.4 WSXGA screen. Style meets substance as the Ferrari 4005 most definitely looks pretty with it's shiny red and racing tire exterior, but behind its fast...

(will try to limit to 5, although I think its fairly obvious I could go on for a while!): Ferrari (it's so pretty.....) Performance (works perfectly and is insanely fast) Easilly customizable 64 bit procesor (ensures future viability) Included extras...

(seriously, this is all of them, not including that EVERYONE will notice your laptop): Bluetooth/wireless controls on front (vs being near keyboard) Lack of media controls Keyboard/mousepad heat Headphone volume Screen/carbon fiber top tend to smudge,...

Great laptop, which will last you a while. Definately get the USB sound drive and the total protection warranty extension. At around $2,200 from most retailers, it is a tad pricey; however it really is worth it if you want a great performing laptop....

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Acer Ferrari 4000

 

The 6.6-pound Ferrari 4000 comes with a good feature set, including four USB ports, a FireWire port, and a 5-in-1 card reader (MMC, MS, MS Pro, SD, XD). Video connections include both VGA and DVI-D ports. Built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11g are...

Design worthy of the Ferrari name. Carbon fiber cover. Fast graphics

Noisy mouse buttons

Through a partnership with the legendary carmaker, the thin-and-light Ferrari 4000 has a dazzling new design and new components for extra kick under the hood.

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Acer Ferrari 4005WLMi Notebook Review

 

We would like to introduce to you a superior notebook on AMD Turion 64 processor from Acer. Like any premium model, the notebook boasts high performance, wide communicational capabilities, and superb functionality with all sorts of connectors, ports...

The joint team of designers and engineers from Acer and Ferrari who created the Ferrari 4005WLMi notebook did well to convey the atmosphere of Formula One racing. The technical characteristics of the new computer match well its stylish appearance and...

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Acer Ferrari 4000 series 4005 WLMi AMD Turion 64 ML-37 2.0GHz

 

The Acer Ferrari 4000 series of laptop computers have received their fair share of press. The combination of good looks from a reputable company is tempting, but can it really deliver what you would expect from a computer its stature?

So in the end the Ferrari really does do its job well. It has looks to match its great performance. Although not the lightest around it is certainly powerful, making a worthy replacement for your lowly desktop computer. And with its fully features...

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Acer Ferrari 4005 WLMi AMD Turion64 ML-37 Laptop Review

 

Acer's Ferrari 4005 WLMi laptop is the latest in a line of high-end gaming notebooks bearing the Italian motor company's signature.

The price premium takes Ferrari branding into account, and that swift little carbon fiber panel on back of the 15.4" LCD. If you want a unique notebook that you can play games on, with a full compliment of wireless technologies, the Acer Ferrari 4005...

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Amazon review summary for Acer Ferrari 4000 Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Acer Ferrari 4000 Series from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

performance, resolution, screen, connectivity, design

value for money, build quality, sound

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Ferrari 4006WLMI 15.4" Laptop (AMD Turion 64 Mobile Technology ML-40, 1 GB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive, DVD SuperMulti Drive)Acer Ferrari 4006WLMI 15.4" Laptop (AMD Turion 64 Mobile Technology ML-40, 1 GB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive, DVD SuperMulti Drive)

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dont buy

 

Get the 50005, I own one now and it is incredible!

very fast and solid. Good processor and RAM and Harddrive

If you get the version with windows XP x64bit version like i did, you are about to become very frustrated. Nothing it compatible with it and it crashes when you put a load on it. My screen ripped also and cost $xxx to replace. I have heard of other...

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One Sweet Machine

 

When you buy this laptop, get this a sound blaster audigy 2 zs pcmcia card and get gaming, also great for typing.

Ok, this is a gamers dream! It runs all the high-end games I have thrown at it, HL2 is beautiful, World of Warcraft runs perfect. BattleField 2 is sweet and looks great. Beautiful display

It gets warm... not hot, but warm, and the lcd does have tearing issues. the onboard audio is terrible, but so is all onboard audio, and the bluetooth mouse is a wall ornament

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Going to order one, have questions though

 

I like what I see in these, but could someone verify a few things? The hard drive, is it 100 or 120Gb, I've seen it listed as 120 in some places. Also, would I be able to put a Nvidia card in one? I've had bad experiences with Ati.

Going to order one of these real soon, looks sweet and isn't too far off from my desktop's specs. Newegg's usually got the better deals, be it upgrading, building

As always with electronics, the price

Product Specifications

The Ferrari 4000 is a highly advanced notebook. Desirable, eye-catching and devastatingly fast, it embodies the passion, spirit and experience of those able to transform technological innovation into a winning strategy. The Ferrari 4000 is the world's first notebook to apply cutting-edge technology pioneered and perfected in the world of Formula One. But its strengths go much deeper, embracing the very latest AMD 64-bit technology, widescreen monitor and full wireless connectivity. Powerful, dark and purposeful, the Ferrari 4000 has the presence of a true champion.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)/3.5hour(s)/3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.4in/10.5in
Height:1.3in/1.4in
Weight:6.4lbs
Width:14.3in

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 800/1680 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/Denmark/France/Mexico/Netherlands/United Kingdom/United States
Localization:Dutch / English / French/English/French/Spanish
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:4002WLMi/4003WLMi/4004WLMi/4005WLMi/4005WLMib/4006WLMi/4006WLMi-FR
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Ferrari

Input Device

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

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:1600MHz

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Refurbished

Modem

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

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g / Bluetooth

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x (CD) / 4x (DVD/4x (CD) / 4x (DVD
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.6GHz/1.8GHz/2.2GHz/2GHz
Manufacturer:AMD
Processor Number:ML-30/ML-32/ML-34/ML-37/ML-40
Type:Turion 64 mobile technology

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/2GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB/120GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X700
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