Absolutely no reason at all for this to have 8GB of RAM but it seems like a decent enough laptop for the money.
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Intel Celeron B830 Dual Core (1.8GHz, 2MB Cache)
15.6" (1366 x 768 HD Resolution)
Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
DVD Rewriter (Records DVDs 8x & CDs 24x & Dual Layer Super Multi)
Integrated (Intel HD Graphics)
Wireless (802.11b/g/n Wireless)
10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet
Webcam with Microphone, 5-in-1 card reader, USB 2.0 ports, VGA, HDMI
Integrated Sound System
1 Year Acer Warranty
3-4 Hours (up to 4 hours with power management)