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Acer Aspire 5536

The Aspire 5530 series is Acer's answer to the ever growing importance of design, taking the successful Gemstone design one step further. Featuring th...

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Excellent

ProFast, great-looking and a gorgeous bright screen f...

ConsStandard battery and not great for games

This is a medium sized laptop with a 15'6" screen and a gorgeous dark-blue and fairly robust exterior frame. Acer are well known as being a cheaper alternative brand from the Sony's and Packard Bell's of the world, but have a mixed reputation in terms of how well they deliver when it comes to...

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“Old Specs But Aged Well”

published 30/08/2010

ProPerfect for browsing, Screen Size, Keyboard

ConsBattery, Weight, Outdated

As this is an updated review, there does not seem to be a lot of point in re-reviewing what I have already gone over because technology has caught up with us all and there is far much more exciting computer equipment out there which is smaller, cheaper and better. However, for those of you that...

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Excellent

ProWell made, good quality - good product

ConsI can't be sure if the fault was accidental or a f...

My daughter is in her third year now at university, we couldn't really afford it, but in time for her going off to university we offered to buy her a new laptop. After considerable research and advice, we opted for this Acer model. We bought it from Tesco online, it cost around £360 at the time...

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Super

“Good acer laptop”

published 08/10/2009

Pronearly everything

Consnothing much

* - AMD Athlon processor QL-64 * - (2.1Ghz, 1MB Cache) mhz Processor speed * - Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium * - 4GB Memory * - 320 GB Hard Drive * - Webcam * - Dolby Sound Room * - Up to 3 hours battery life I have recently bought this computer and those are the specs above. The computer...

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Excellent

“Incredible value for money”

published 18/04/2010

ProFast, light, excellent features, AWESOME value for...

ConsYou need to upgrade to 64bit Windows to utilise th...

For a sub £500 laptop, this little Acer beauty will impress. I bought one of these recently after looking through all the usuals such as Dell, Compaq and Toshiba and for the money, this one beats the rest hands down. I ended up going to Currys as they had the best deal available - I would...

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Excellent

ProReliable, Fast and can achieve any task thrown at ...

ConsNone that are noticable

This laptop from the Acer Aspire series is one of a kind. Personally i have had many laptops in my time and without a doubt this has to be the best. With previous laptops I have had various issues with response time of the laptop when doing various tasks such as gaming e.t.c. But i have found...

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Excellent

“awesome”

published 16/09/2009

Profast, big hard drive, big ram

Consthe graphics card

well i bought this laptop and i thought that oh here we go again its gona to get slow but i have been using mine for 2 months now and it is marvulouse. this laptop or notebook as people call it is a very fast machine and doesnt slow down, right now typing this im using the laptop. its easier to...

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Product Information : Acer Aspire 5536

Manufacturer's product description

The Aspire 5530 series is Acer's answer to the ever growing importance of design, taking the successful Gemstone design one step further. Featuring the Acer starlit logo in the top cover it is a stylish notebook that you want to be seen with. Offering a brilliant combination of design, latest hardware and the powerful processor it will allow you to fully enjoy all your multimedia and entertainment needs.

Product Details

Product Description: Acer Aspire 5536-643G25Mn - 15.6" - Athlon 64 X2 QL-64 - Vista Home Basic - 3 GB RAM - 250 GB HDD

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Vista Home Basic

Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 QL-64 / 2.1 GHz / 1 MB Cache

Memory: 3 GB DDR2

Storage: 250 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti DL

Display: 15.6" CrystalBrite 1366 x 768 / HD

Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 3200

Networking: 802.11b/g/n (draft) , Gigabit Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: 6-cell - up to 3 hours

Dimensions (WxDxH): 38.3 cm x 25 cm x 3.7 cm

Weight: 2.8 kg

Localisation: United Kingdom

Environmental Standards: ENERGY STAR Qualified

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

Manufacturer: Acer

MPN: LX.PAZ0X.109

Long Name: Aspire 5536G-644G50MN

General

MPN: LX.PAV0Y.008

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic

Processor / Chipset

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 QL-64 / 2.1 GHz

Number of Cores: Dual-Core

Cache: L2 - 1 MB

64-bit Computing: Yes

Chipset: AMD M780G

Memory

RAM: 3 GB ( 1 x 1 GB + 1 x 2 GB )

Max RAM Supported: 8 GB

Technology: DDR2 SDRAM

Form Factor: SO DIMM 200-pin

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots:

Storage

Main Storage: 250 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Interface: SATA 1.5 Gb/s

Optical Drive: DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - fixed

Display

Type: 15.6"

Resolution: 1366 x 768 ( HD )

Widescreen: Yes

Colour Support: 24-bit (16.7 million colours)

Features: CrystalBrite

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: ATI Radeon HD 3200

Memory Allocation Technology: HyperMemory up to 2GB

Sound: Stereo speakers , microphone

Compliant Standards: Dolby Digital Live, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, High Definition Audio, Dolby Home Theater

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad

Features: Built-in numeric keyboard

Communications

Wireless: 802.11b/g/n (draft)

Wireless Controller: Acer InviLink Nplify

Network Interface: Gigabit Ethernet

Features: Acer SignalUp

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.92

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Features: Wake on Ring

Battery

Technology: 6-cell Lithium Ion

Capacity: 48.8 Wh

Run Time: Up to 3 hours

AC Adapter

Input: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 2 x memory ( 0 free ) ¦ 1 x ExpressCard/54 ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ VGA ¦ Headphone output ¦ Microphone input ¦ Modem ¦ LAN ¦ HDMI ¦ Audio line-in

Memory Card Reader: 5 in 1 ( SD Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card )

Software

Software Included: Microsoft Works, Google Toolbar, Adobe Flash Player, Acer Recovery Management, Microsoft Office 2007 Home and Student Edition SP1 (Trial), Acer GridVista, Adobe Reader, Google Desktop, Acer Arcade Deluxe, Acer GameZone, CyberLink PowerDirector (Trial), NTI Media Maker, McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial)

Miscellaneous

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), administrator password, system password, wake on LAN

Compliant Standards: ACPI 3.0

Localization: United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 38.3 cm

Depth: 25 cm

Height: 3.7 cm

Weight: 2.8 kg

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Traveller warranty - 1 year

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