Notebook pc Acer Aspire 8951G
The massive 18.4-inch format makes the notebook 8951G hybrid and an all-in-one PCs, which certainly can not be transported in the city. These problems are even less than the desktop if at times there is no need to take it somewhere and it is easier to pack when not in use. But you probably sit at home rather than a media center.
The Acer Aspire 8951G Ethos offers an elegant and sophisticated design that benefits from several enhancements to its predecessor, the 8943G. The overall look is more elegant and dark colors and details in earnest less demanding. Areas of cover and keyboard are black with a slight sheen and texture while brushing the palm rest and the keys are more of a matte black, fingerprint-proof.
Chiclet keyboard backlight is not only attractive, but also a full numeric keyboard. Its keys have isolated a weighted feel good to them when pressed. Just above the keyboard are the speakers, there is now a single horizontal band and all black except for a decorative band of silver which says Dolby Home Theater. On the right side of the band, the power button and the left is Launch Manager Clear.fi backlit keyboard and buttons on / off.
The glossy 18.4-inch TFT LCD widescreen LED-backlit display features 16:9 Full HD 1920 x 1080. Right above the monitor sits on 1280 x 1024 resolution camera capable of capturing 720p HD video.
Acer Aspire 8951G Ethos offers latest Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge 2630QM 2 GHz quad-core processor can overclock to 2.9GHz with Turbo Boost. It uses the NVIDIA GeForce GT 555, and comes standard with 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM, expandable to 16 GB with four memory slots. He Seagate 5400 750 GB hard drive with a built-in-1 Multi-card reader that supports SD, SDXC, MMC and more.
As for the connection ports, the 8951G offers numerous options. It offers up to five USB ports, three USB 2.0, USB 3.0 is there, and two others as eSATA and USB 2.0. There are also ports for VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, FireWire and headphone jacks, speakers and microphone. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi wireless and Bluetooth 3.0. For more security, a Kensington security slot and a fingerprint reader.
The 8951G is valued at up to 5.5 hours on its 8-cell 6000 mAh. But playing the Avatar 100 percent brightness and volume to full, after all the juice up the battery and allow the laptop is disconnected, we were able to watch only 2 hours and 8 minutes during of the contracting off automatically by a battery of 9 percent remaining lifetime. Not being able to finish watching the movie was a bit disappointing, but this should not be a big problem, as this monster of a laptop does not have to travel far from the connector.