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Acer TravelMate 5742

alaTest has collected and analyzed 249 reviews of Acer TravelMate 5742. 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. Reviews about the price and size are on the whole positive. The usability and design are also appreciated, whereas the connectivity and sound get less positive reviews.

performance, design, usability, size, price

durability, sound, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer TravelMate 5742 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Acer TravelMate 5742 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Many are negative about the price.


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

This summary is based on the products: Acer TravelMate 5742-7159 15.6-Inch Notebook PC (Black)Acer TravelMate 5742-7159 15.6-Inch Notebook PC (Black)

May, 2017

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

Acer Aspire 5742 (6814) Review


For $549, the Acer Aspire 5742-6814 is a pretty good value. You get a somewhat plain but fairly portable 15-inch design, a spacious keyboard, and strong dual-core performance, all for just a little bit more than the cost of an iPad. Still, we wish the...

Good performance for the price, Comfortable keyboard, More portable than competing 15-inchers

Short battery life, Lackluster graphics, Poor audio

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Techmagnifier (

Acer TravelMate TM5742-372G32Mnss


Before we begin telling you about the latest device from Acer, one must know that there is no other site where you would get to know so much about the same.

Like I said before, very little information is available about the latest in buzz, the Acer TravelMate TM5742-372G32Mnss. Still, I have tried to come up with all the valuable information which would help you make a decision. The device which we have...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Bill (

Acer TravelMate 5742-484G50MN


Good looking screen ; Runs a lot cooler than my old LCD laptop ; Fast boot up ; Numeric keypad is useful for calculations and in non-number mode for navigation

I don't like the left offset touch pad, although I realise this is because the numeric keypad has been shoe-horned in. It means my left hand is always just about to drop off the side of the keyboard ; Above problem is exacerbated when you plug into the...

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications


Front Camera:No / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1 / 1.3


HD type: No


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128 / 0.5
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


4G: No


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
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066 / DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L2 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium P6000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:49020 / 49653 / 50175 / 50176 / 50178 / 50179 / 52952
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28