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Acer 5552 Is this a good deal?

lee078 Avatar
6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
http://www.acerdirect.co.uk/Acer_Aspire_5552_Windows_7_Laptop_LX.R4402.076/version.asp

Is this good enough for a first laptop for the basics?

Pros? Cons?

£379.80 (Its gone down by £20 and the 5551 was doing really well on here,although it was cheaper and in that horrible bumpy silver style)

General
Weight
2.6 kg
Processor
Processor
AMD Athlon II X2 / 2.1 GHz
RAM
Installed Size
3 GB
Storage
Hard Drive
320 GB
Optical Storage
Type
DVD Super Multi
Display
Display Type
15.6 in
Notebook Camera
Camera Type
Integrated
Battery
Run Time (Up To)
3.5 Hours
Operating System / Software
OS Provided
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support
1 year warranty
Video
Video Output / Graphics Processor / Vendor
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250
Input / Output Ports
Ports
2-in-1 card reader (SD™, MMC) Three USB 2.0 ports HDMI™ port with HDCP support External display (VGA) port Headphone/speaker/line-out jack Microphone-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port DC-in jack for AC adapter
Software
Software Included
Productivity • Acer eRecovery Management • Adobe® Flash® Player 10 • Adobe® Reader® 9.1 • eSobi™ • Bing™ Bar • Microsoft® Office 2010 preloaded (purchase a product key to activate) • Microsoft® Office Starter 2010 • Norton™ Online Backup Security • McAfee® Internet Security Suite Trial • MyWinLocker® Multimedia • Cyberlink® PowerDVD™ • NTI Media Maker™ Gaming • Oberon GameZone Communication and ISP • Microsoft® Silverlight™ • Windows Live™ Essentials — Wave 3.2 (Mail, Photo Gallery, Live™ Messenger, Movie Maker, Writer) Utilities and tools • Acer Accessory Store • Acer Identity Card • Acer Registration • Acer Updater • eBay® shortcut 2009
Dimensions
Depth
253mm
Width 381mm
Height 25/34mm
Weight 2.6kg
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lee078 Avatar
6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
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#1
I would recommend an Intel processor over AMD.
Especially i3 or i5
#2
I want one with hdmi and getting one of those processors and hdmi costs a fair bit more so something had to give.
#3
This is the laptop I've picked out for my cousin:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Acer-15-6inch-Notebook-i3-350M-Processor/dp/B003S3R7S4/ref=dp_return_1?ie=UTF8&n=340831031&s=computers

V.similar to the one you've chosen aside from the basic ATI graphics card.
The i3 has a GPU on the CPU dye, so doesn't really need a dedicated gfx card.

Both laptop's will be good as a basic computer (no heavy gaming), but I would spend the extra £50 if you can stretch that far.
The i3 will simply last longer - meaning it won't show it's age as quickly as the AMD.

Also, whichever one you go for, it maybe a good idea to order from Amazon; even if it is a few £ more. Mainly because if something was to go wrong with the computer, they are simply fantastic with customer service & returns/exchange :)



Edited By: K1LLER HORNET on Nov 05, 2010 12:06: Added Info.
#4
I'm surprised i didn't notice that one!thanks for that.
#5
No probs.

But I hope you already ordered it as it has gone out of stock @ £430.

They have pretty much the same laptop @ £458 here:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Acer-Notebook-processor-Windows-Premium/dp/B003L0OYNK/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1288972708&sr=1-1

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