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Acer TravelMate TM8572

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Acer TravelMate TM8572. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the size and design are on the whole positive. The battery and portability are also appreciated, whereas the image quality and connectivity get critical comments. There are some mixed opinions about the usability and price.

performance, portability, battery, design, size

screen, connectivity, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer TravelMate TM8572 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review Acer TravelMate 8572TG Notebook

 

Pro for on the Go? The TravelMate 8572TG, with switchable graphics, is supposed to be the perfect notebook for all users on the move. It provides good performance with a Core i5-430M CPU and Nvidia GeForce 330M graphics and can be switched to the...

Matt, business suitable display, Good application performance, Good graphic performance, Switchable graphics and thus adaptable performance

System noise and temperature development under load, Connectivity, Interface distribution, Adamant energy management, Interfaces like eSATA or USB 3.0 or at least an expansion possibility ala ExpressCard

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8572G notebook

 

Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8572G review: A 15in business notebook with great battery life

Great performance, great battery life, relatively slim and light

No HDMI, screen is dull and has narrow vertical viewing angles, button layout could be better, expensive

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8572G notebook

 

Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8572G review: A 15in business notebook with great battery life

Great performance, great battery life, relatively slim and light

No HDMI, screen is dull and has narrow vertical viewing angles, button layout could be better, expensive

Acer's TravelMate TimelineX 8572G is a 15.6in, Intel Core i7 notebook that offers great overall performance. It has great battery life, it's relatively slim and it's very comfortable to use. However, it could use a better array of ports and its screen...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (ninemsn.com.au)

Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8572G notebook review

 

Category: Hardware / Notebooks / All Purpose Price (RRP): $2299.00 Rating (out of 5): 3.5 Acer's TravelMate TimelineX 8572G is a 15.6in, Intel Core i7 notebook that offers great overall performance. It has great battery life, it's relatively slim and...

Great performance ; Great battery life ; Relatively slim and light

No HDMI ; Screen is dull and has narrow vertical viewing angles ; Button layout could be better ; Expensive

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:6000 / 9000
Battery life (max):11.5 / 7 / 8 / 8.5
Battery performance:6000 / 9000
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6 / 8 / 9

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Video capturing speed:30

Certificates

Certification:- Wi-Fi\n- ACPI 3.0\n- Mobile PC 2002\n- DMI 2.0 / ACPI 3.0, Mobile PC 2002, DMI 2.0 / RoHS, WEEE
Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Product type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):300:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 16
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED backlight: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65 / 66.6 / 90
Battery performance:66 / 66.6 / 90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:128
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD / Intel HD Graphics / NVIDIA GeForce 310M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.759 / 4.094 / 4.606
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:500
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):667 / 766
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model: / Intel HD Graphics

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:105
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad / Trackpad

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:No / Yes
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / WLAN, Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n
WWAN: Yes

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:16 / 24
CD-RW write speed:16
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:6
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:6
DVD+RW write speed:8
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA
BIOS ACPI:3.0
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.3/802.3u/802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.9 x 9.96 x 1.09
Display:LCD / TFT
Graphics adapter family:Intel / NVIDIA
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:ITU V.92 / V.92
Power Requirements:100 - 240V AC
Power supply type:AC / AC - DC / AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wake-on-Ring ready: Yes
Warranty:1
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11 b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Handheld remote control: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65 / 66.6 / 90
Battery performance:66.6 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):17 / 18 / 19 / 20
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
PCI Express configurations:1x16
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:I3-350M / i3-370M / I3-380M / i5-430M / i5-450M / I5-460M / I5-480M / i5-540M / i5-560M / I7-620M
Processor boost frequency:2.53 / 2.66 / 2.8 / 2.933 / 3.07 / 3.20 / 3.33
Processor cache:0.512, 3 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i3-xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i5-xxx / Intel Core i7-xxx
Processor frequency:2.26 / 2.4 / 2.53 / 2.66
Processor front side bus:1066
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I3-350M / i3-370M / I3-380M / i5-430M / i5-450M / I5-460M / I5-480M / i5-540M / i5-560M / I7-620M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-600 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1288 / BGA956 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C2 / K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 4.8
System bus rate:2.5 / 4.8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
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 Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36 / Yes
Processor ARK ID:43529 / 43537 / 43544 / 43560 / 49020 / 49022 / 49653 / 50178 / 50179 / 52952
Processor code:SLBPE / SLBPL / SLBPM / SLBTT / SLBTZ / SLBUK / SLC22 / SLC26
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

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

Software

Bundled software:Office Starter 2010
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Optional operating system supplied:Windows XP Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 320 / 500 / 640

Technical Details

Power supply type:AC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 9.96
Height:1.26 / 1.3 / 2.07
Height (front):1 / 1.09
Height (rear):1 / 1.26
Weight:4 / 5.29 / 5.73 / 6.17
Width:14.9 / 15