CNET First Look
Acer Aspire V3 571G-9435 offers high-end computing on a shoestringStudents looking for a lot of horsepower for not much money should check out the Acer Aspire V3 for its under-the-hood quad-core processor...but it won't appeal to everybody.
Hey I'm Scott Stein and attention budget shoppers if you care about a laptop that's got more under the hood. -- its overall design style and of I got a laptop for you this is the Acer aspire. The three and this is a mid range laptop and Acer's new lineup of models. And he may not be much of a looker it's kind of that midrange. Thick plastic -- a laptop. But under the hood for 800 dollars price got the most -- -- I've seen in that price. You've got a Quad Core I seven processor and Nvidia GeForce 640 M graphics. GT 6:40 -- So that -- some great gaming performance. Some really fantastic CPU performance along the 500 gigabyte hard drive six gigs of ram. In a car analogy the Acer aspire -- three in the model I reviewed would be sort of like. A so so design car that has a fantastic engine under the hood. Now may not be fully loaded with a leather seats and in this instance it's not. Packed with a backlit keyboard doesn't have -- high -- screen doesn't have a Blu-ray drive. But you'll love the way that it performs. And if that matters enough -- overlook things like keyboard the track pad some of the things that it really love that much. Well then here's your laptop alternatively. You may want to get 800 dollars and applied towards another Acer laptop the timeline -- and five now I reviewed that recently. And it's an altar but technically but it does have a dvd drive it has Nvidia graphics just like this and a 500 gigabyte hard drive so there's an alternative. That's thinner and has a better battery life you can consider as an alternative to a laptop like this. What you are investing towards here. He is the processor speed. I don't like the track -- which is small and like the fact that it was overly plasticky and gathered fingerprints but maybe those talent -- -- to you. In that case you -- CPU dedicated shopper and you should get this laptop. I'm Scott Stein and that's a look and one of the best budget power houses that I've seen this summer the Acer aspire 83. Special configuration -- be V 571 G 9435. And -- percent.