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Acer Aspire AS5742-7120 NoteBook Intel Core i3 370M (2.40GHz) 4GB Memory 320GB HDD Intel HD Graphics 15.6" Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

  • Intel Core i3 370M (2.40GHz)
  • 4GB Memory 320GB HDD
  • Intel HD Graphics
  • 1366 x 768
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • DVD Super Multi
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The Acer Aspire AS5742 Notebook offers powerful performance, the latest connectivity technology and rich media features for a fast, responsive PC experience. Starting from the gorgeous 15.6" widescreen LCD display with built-in HD webcam to the smart performance of the Intel Core i3 processor and the new Microsoft Office Starter 2010, throw in cool convenience features and you have everything you need within reach to power through daily tasks and enjoy your media wherever you are.

  • newegg Intel Core i3 CPU Smart performance and a seamless visual experience start here with the Intel Core i3 processor. Harnessing both speed and efficiency, you get significantly faster performance while using less energy.
  • newegg Outstanding Visual Experience Enjoy cinematic brilliance on the 15.6" HD CineCrystal widescreen LCD Display with a true 16:9 aspect ratio and Intel integrated graphics delivering crystal-clear images and brilliant color for today's best entertainment.
  • newegg Supreme Network Connection Always be connected to your friends, email and favorite websites with 802.11b/g/n WiFi CERTIFIED wireless connectivity and Gigabit Ethernet LAN.
  • newegg HD Webcam 1.3 Megapixel HD Webcam lets you go face to face in online chats and VoIPs with 1280x1024 resolution, and easily take still pictures and videos that you can share with friends.
  • newegg Multi-Gesture Touchpad Pinch, flick and swirl your fingers on the Multi-Gesture Touchpad for an intuitive navigation of web pages, photos and more. A Touchpad Lock Function Key prevents accidental cursor movement from your wrists and fingers while typing.
  • newegg Windows 7 & Office Starter 2010 Windows 7 Home Premium makes the things you do every day easier and with Office Starter 2010, experience new ways to deliver your best work!

Learn more about the Acer America AS5742-7120

Model

Brand
Acer
Series
Aspire
Model
AS5742-7120
Part#
LX.R4F02.002

General

Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
CPU Type
Intel Core i3-370M(2.4GHz)
Screen
15.6"
Memory Size
4GB DDR3
Hard Disk
320GB
Optical Drive
DVD Super Multi
Graphics Card
Intel HD Graphics
Communication
Gigabit LAN and WLAN
Battery Life
3.5 hours
Dimensions
15.00" x 9.90" x 0.98" – 1.30"
Weight
5.74 lbs.

CPU

CPU Type
Intel Core i3
CPU Speed
370M (2.40GHz)
CPU Support
3MB L3 cache

Chipset

Chipset
Intel HM55

Display

Screen Size
15.6"
Wide Screen Support
Yes
Resolution
1366 x 768
LCD Features
Acer CineCrystal Technology

Operating Systems

Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Graphics

GPU/VPU
Intel HD Graphics
Video Memory
128MB of dedicated system memory
Graphic Type
Integrated Card

Hard Drive

HDD
320GB
HDD RPM
5400RPM
HDD Interface
SATA

Memory

Memory
4GB
Memory Spec
2GB x 2
Memory Type
204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM
Memory Slot (Total)
2
Memory Slot (Available)
0
Max Memory Supported
8GB

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
Optical Drive Interface
Integrated
Optical Drive Spec
Read: 24x CD-ROM, 24x CD-R, 24x CD-RW, 8x DVD-ROM, 8x DVD-R, 8x DVD+R, 6x DVD-ROM DL, 6x DVD-R DL, 6x DVD+R DL, 6x DVD-RW, 6x DVD+RW, 5x DVD-RAM

Write: 24x CD-R, 16x CD-RW, 8x DVD-R, 8x DVD+R, 4x DVD-R DL, 4x DVD+R DL, 6x DVD-RW, 8x DVD+RW, 5x DVD-RAM

Communications

LAN
10/100/1000Mbps
WLAN
802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN

Ports

USB
3
Video Port
1 x VGA
HDMI
1 x HDMI
Audio Ports
1 x Microphone Jack, 1 x Headphone Jack

Audio

Audio
High Definition Audio Support
MS-Sound Compatible
Built-in Microphone
Speaker
Built-in Mono Speaker

Input Device

Touchpad
Multi-Gesture Touchpad supporting two-finger scroll, pinch, rotate and flip
Keyboard
Dedicated Numeric Keypad

Supplemental Drive

Card Reader
2-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Webcam
1.3MP

Power

Battery
6-cell Li-ion Battery (4400 mAh)
Battery Life
3.5 hours

Physical Specifications

Dimensions
15.00" x 9.90" x 0.98" – 1.30"
Weight
5.74 lbs.

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


Customer Reviews of the Acer America AS5742-7120

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  • James J.
  • 9/14/2012 1:31:24 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsDecent for what it is

Pros: Great power for the money, screen is nice and bright, keyboard is responsive and nice.

Cons: Tiny freaking arrow keys, after about a year in the video card received some damage, it now skips out when I watch videos and do something else at the same time. Also the thing is made from poor quality plastic, the interior screw mounts break off easily upon disassembly, my laptop is now held together by super glue.

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  • Aaron F.
  • 1/19/2011 9:19:55 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsGood Except Major Con

Pros: Good processor and memory for the price

Cons: The trackpad on this laptop is just plain in the WRONG place. It lies directly under your left palm when you are typing. This means that when you type on this keyboard you constantly accidentally click by double-tapping the trackpad. It will switch your windows while you fill in forms on webpages, and just plain drive you crazy.

Other Thoughts: I don't own this EXACT model but it has the same exact body as my 5740g-6979 (which was only a little bit pricier last year when they sold it but was significantly better) so I just wanted to warn people against the trackpad on the Aspires with this body!

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  • James G.
  • 1/12/2011 2:00:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsSOHO on a budget

Pros: Boot time in Win7 and login better than expected.

Meets expectations as a home office and travel machine.

Works well on office apps, GIMP, 2D Drafting, databases with lots of scientific data management and plot rendering, and PDF rendering/manipulation. Runs fine when four or five apps running.

Satin, checkerplate weave finish hides fingerprints, but frame around screen and screen won't if you like to touch for some reason.

Cons: Fan a little noisy when opening apps or saving. I haven't used a laptop in a year so this may be common in recent multi-core models. You should check other reviewers.

Does not handle XD memory cards and has glare from glossy screen, but knew this when purchasing this budget machine.

Other Thoughts: Our of the box WEI scores:
- 3D biz and gaming 5.1, Aero 4.6 ( I don't use either in this office environment)
- Processor 6.7
- RAM 5.9
- Hard disk transfer rate 5.9.

Typical trialware to uninstall.

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