Acer Aspire Ethos 8950G Review
If you want a huge multimedia laptop, not just another multimedia laptop, then Acer Aspire Ethos 8950G is the powerful one that you are looking for. From the other laptop models from Acer, Ethos 8950G is one of the best design.
Not only from the out look, but if you see under the hood, you will understand how powerful it is. Acer Aspire Ethos 8950G is powered Intel Sandy Bridge, Core i7-2630QM at 2.0GHz, 8GB of DDR3 memory (up to 16GB) and next-generation graphics card, AMD HD Radeon 6850M with 2GB of GDDR5 memory dedicated.
Acer Aspire Ethos 8950G can integrate up to 2 hard drives for data storage 1.5TB (2×750GB), includes a Blu-Ray and glossy screen Full HD 18.4-inch LED Backlight with CineCrystal resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels.
To make it a perfect package, Acer also includes a 5.1 Dolby Home Theater Acer CineSurround v.4to give you a different experience sound quality from a multimedia laptop.
Acer Aspire Ethos 8950G Spesifications
- Powered by a second generation Intel Core i7 processors, with DDR3 memory
- Choice of AMD HD 6650M graphics with 1GB of VRAM or an AMD HD 6850M graphics, with 2GB of VRAM
- Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
- Up to 1.5TB (2x750GB) HDD
- Full DirectX 11 support with DirectCompute
- CineCrystal frameless Full HD and HD displays
- Fourth generation Dolby Home Theater technology
- CineSurround, True 5.1 output and a special subwoofer
- Dual-mode touchpad, which doubles as an advanced multi-gesture touchpad and media console
- InstantOn Arcade key for fast boot and watch movies, play music and view photos in no time
- HDMI connectivity, and USB 3.0 (10 times faster than before) interface
- eSATA port and IEEE 1394 port
- 18.4-inch (48 cm) Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) [Acer Aspire 8950G]
- 15.6-inch (39.5 cm) HD (1366×768 pixels) [Acer Aspire 5950G]
- Ultra-stylish 16:9 frameless displays
- Mercury-free LED backlight technology
- Either a Blu-Ray Disc writer or reader or a DVD-Super Multi double-layer optical drive
- Multi-in-1 card reader
- Wi-Fi CERTIFIED network connection supporting Acer SignalUp with Nplify wireless technology
- Bluetooth v3.0 (optional) and Gigabit LAN
- Acer Crystal Eye high-def webcam and built-in microphone
Acer Aspire Ethos 8950G price
You might be the one who will judge whether $1,599 (~£1,040) pays off all those features you’ll have.
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