This makes it really convenient to carry around the house, or on a plane. This notebook does not have much bloatware. It is not the latest, greatest or fastest out there, but it will suit the needs for the majority of buyers out there. I read a review about how one user was able to get Crysis running at low resolution on this laptop. Backlighting appears to be even and I cannot notice any light leaks anywhere on the screen. Of late, many retailers have been offering basic notebooks that are very attractively priced.

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Anyone dealing with currencies and spreadsheets would find this to be really useful. The single fan that is provided, is located at the bottom, near the back right corner of the notebook.

I find the software to be rather useful, and not intrusive or resource-hungry. The Acer Extensa at night. As mentioned above, this notebook comes with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition bit with Service Pack 1 SP1 preinstalled, meaning this notebook was up and running straight out the box.

The GB, rpm hard disk drive is made by Hitachi, and runs fast and quiet.

Acer Extensa 4420 User Review

Visit our network of sites: This notebook has two speakers located at the front, and angled downwards. I have not installed any extenas on this machine, but I would imagine that the X graphics card should be capable enough to handle quite a few games at medium to low settings. I have not tested this feature, and do not plan to. Acer Extensa keyboard. After using the Acer ExtensaI find that I am going saga have to revise my opinion about Acer notebooks in general.


For general tasks such as surfing the internet, listening to music, watching a movie or using MS Szta, this notebook performs flawlessly.

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Acer Extensa touchpad. Having never worked extensively with an AMD based machine before, I was quite apprehensive about the performance of the Acer. However, if located on a desk or table, with proper ventilation, heat is minimal, and the fan is not required at all.

Acer Extensa User Review

The hard drive is already partitioned into three parts, the smallest of which is a hidden partition that contains the OS recovery data.

I purchased this notebook from Best Buy when they were running a special for this notebook. Sound is not extesna at all. It is fast, and can handle multiple programs simultaneously with little to no lag.

Of late, many retailers have been offering basic notebooks that are very attractively priced. Also, I find that if strong pressure is applied on extensaa of the lid, one can notice small ripples on the screen. This notebook does not have much bloatware. The Power button is located on the top right, above the keyboard, along with a set of programmable Quick Launch Buttons.


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I would say the overall design is rather bland, certainly not eye-catching, but not downright ugly either. Dell Inspiron 13 1. The picture below shows how GridVista works. Even though this is a 14 inch notebook, it has four USB ports, one on the front, one on the left side, and two on the right side.

The machines comes with 2GB of RAM, and although this is sufficient, it might be a good idea to upgrade to 3GB, since the graphics card borrows up eextensa MB of memory, and could bog down the system, especially when running CPU-intensive applications.

It is very clear and bright with no dead pixels.

Installing SATA II SSD on Extensa 4420

This notebook features a 6-cell Lithium-ion battery pack. Backlighting appears to be even and I cannot notice any light leaks anywhere on the screen. I extrnsa amazed to find little to no keyboard flex on this machine.

A complete list of ports is given below:.