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Acer Aspire M Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The eMachines has only a standard analog video output, but since neither of these systems is what we’d call “living room friendly.

Acer Aspire MKE7T specifications

HP Pavilion Slimline sf. It provides a little more oomph than your basic budget desktop.

Neither four CPU cores nor the added RAM are enough to make the Acer even a passable gaming system, as you can see from its aspite frame rate, but we suspected as much from the beginning.

The video game that helped me understand my grandma’s dementia. The best Black Friday deals of An RSS reader and document clipping service called eSobi also day trialware is only semi-useful, especially when you consider there are myriad free Axpire aggregators and readers on the Web.

Acer Aspire M Some decent styling and design choices. How would you change Acer’s Aspire S5? The disparity in speed between processor and chipset would be more of a factor if you were using faster and more expensive RAM in an attempt to overclock the processor, but few users of this system will be doing that. Last but not least, the blue Aspire logo is backlit and appears vertically on the side of the case.


Acer Aspire M5100

The amount of bloatware on the Acer is better than what you’d get on your average HP or Sony machine, about on a par with an eMachines or a Gateway, and much worse than what you’d get with a Dell or a Mac, where you can specify “no bloatware” when ordering. You typically won’t find graphics cards, dual hard drives, TV tuners, Blu-ray drives, or wireless networking in this price range, but what you get is a solid workaday computer that, short of gaming or intense multimedia editing, is capable of performing most tasks you’d expect it to.

That result makes sense, given the wspire Athlon chip is just barely faster at 2. There’s a lot of decorative plastic on the Aspire’s case, so it does have a bit of material to recycle at the end of its life. Hidden media card reader.

Acer Aspire MEFA Specs – CNET

The Bad Irritating sliding panel in front of media card reader; you can get similar core features for less in a dual-core box. Fastest Mobile Networks Acer Aspire M review: Still, this combination is fast enough to get the job done. It sports a sleek glossy front panel, with almost indistinguishable doors that conceal the optical drives. If you want us to review it drop us a line and we just might bump it to aspirr front of our reviews queue.


The downward-sliding door covering m500 3. Also very helpful for multimedia are the system’s eight USB 2. How did our reviewer describe Acer’s Aspire V5? The M is average on the green scale, but that’s okay, since it’s not marketed as a green PC to begin with.

Cons Loaded with bloatware. Budget PCs usually lack all three, so their inclusion is a good starting point for a multimedia-oriented system like the Aspire M The quad-core Aspire M’s achieved almost total victory over the dual-core eMachines T But on tests that take advantage of multiple processing cores, such as Photoshop, or where memory comes into play, like aspirw, the Acer’s advantage is clear.

Acer Aspire M5100 (AM5100-EF9500A)

The only test on which the eMachines won was our single-core Cinebench test, which is almost purely tied to the clock speed of an individual CPU core. We recommend logging in before writing a review. Rate and comment on specific criteria. It doesn’t have any 3D gaming performance to speak of at least on the DX10 sidethough it lets you rip through multimedia tasks quickly. Joel is proof that you can escape the retail grind:

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