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Acer Aspire 18.4" Notebook Computer - Black (AS8943G-9429)

Item # ARAS8943G9429 (Part # LX.R6Q02.025)
Acer Aspire 18.4` Notebook Computer - Black (AS8943G-9429)
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18.4" Full HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit Display, Intel Core i7 740QM Processor, 8192MB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1066MHz Memory, 500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 with 2GB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM

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The Ultimate Entertainment Center
Get the ultimate high-definition personal-theater experience with the AS8943G Notebook featuring a
spacious 18.4" full HD widescreen display that presents razor-sharp visuals from Blu-ray Disc movies accompanied by eloquent Dolby? surround sound. Behind the scene, top line technologies such as Intel Core i7 processor, ATI Mobility Radeon HD Graphics and encore-deserving usability features transform your digital media into cinematic realism, let you fly through demanding applications and put you in control of your entertainment - wherever you are.

Stunning High-Definition Visuals
The detail-oriented brushed aluminum design boasts style with its elegant balance of contrasts, i
ncluding interior glossy/matte finishes and silver/black tones. A brilliant 18.4" edge-to-edge glass display with Full HD resolution is your ultra-clear window to creation and efficiency. The 16:9 aspect ratio lets you enjoy 1080p content and provides a perfect fit for widescreen movies. Expand your HD enjoyment to any HDTV with a single cable through the HDMI Port. Prepare to be stunned by the clarity and precision of Blu-ray High-Definition - experience extraordinary detail in 1080p and interactive features from a Blu-ray Disc movie. It also lets you burn CDs and DVDs of your favorite music, photos and files! Five built-in Speakers and dedicated subwoofer simulate surround sound with trumpeting clear tones and deep bass beats while Dolby Home Theater Audio delivers riveting sound from any pair of PC speakers or headphones. Digitally connect to your home audio system for home theater experience.

The Ultimate Smart Performance
Whether you?re a serious multitasker, content creator or a multimedia enthusiast the Intel? Core i7 quad-core processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology and 8GB Memory
attain advanced performance with incredible system response. ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 Graphics delivers the ultimate immersive gaming experience on-the-go with intense video computing power. 2GB of dedicated video memory provides ample buffering capacity for seamless viewing. Quickly retrieve and store all your media files on the large 500GB Hard Drive. With dual Hard Drive support you can add another drive for backups or up to 1.2TB of extra storage!

Seamless Communications & Amazing Usability
Connect to the Internet reliably with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED and Gigabit Ethernet LAN
conveniently delivering rapid connectivity from your home, at work or on-the-go. The 1.3 Megapixel HD webcam and Digital Microphone let you go face-to-face in online chats and easily take still pictures and videos that you can share with friends wherever you are. New Dual-Mode Touchpad lets you switch functions between a Multi-Gesture Touchpad and a Media Console. Control the show with touch-sensitive buttons that take you straight to your favorite movies or music. In addition, the scrolling volume wheel puts sound management at your fingertips. Bio-Protection Fingerprint Reader provides an extra level of laptop security safeguarding unauthorized users from accessing your PC at the touch of your fingerprint. The Chicklet Keyboard extends to a Dedicated Numerical Keypad making one-handed number key-in's quick.

High Level Specifications
Intel Core i7 Processor 740QM Processor 1.73GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.8GHz
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Microsoft Office Starter 2010
18.4" Full HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit Display
Mobile Intel HM55 Express Chipset
8192MB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1066MHz Memory
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 w/2GB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM
500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
Dual Hard Drive Support
4X Blu-ray Disc/DVD SuperMulti Double-Layer Drive
Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
1.3MP HD Webcam (1280 x 1024)
Dolby-optimized Acer CineSurround sound system
Dolby Home Theater Audio Enhancement
Horizontal Volume Wheel
4 - USB 2.0, 1 - HDMI, 1 - Combo USB/eSATA Port and 1 - IEEE 1394 Ports
Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Reader
Dedicated Numeric Keypad
Acer MediaTouch
8-cell Li-Ion Battery (6000mAh)
10.1 lbs./4.6 kg
One-year International Travelers Limited Warranty (ITW)

Processor 
Intel Core i7 Processor 740QM Processor 1.73GHz with Turbo Boost Technology, up to 2.93GHz (6MB L3
cache) (Overall system performance is based on several PC attributes. GHZ, processor clock speed, is one of the attributes. Intel Turbo Boost Technology performance varies depending on hardware, software and overall system configuration. 

Display  
18.4" Full HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit Display
1920 x 1080 Resolution, 16:9 Aspect Ratio

Chipset
Mobile Intel HM55 Express Chipset 

Memory
8192MB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1066MHz Memory (Shared system memory may be allocated to support
integrated graphics depending on system memory size and other factors. Actual system memory available to the operating system will be reduced by the amount of dedicated and shared system memory utilized by the graphics solution and resources required by the operating environment.)
Used Slots: 4 x 2048MB,/0 Slots (Available)
4 DDR3 Slots (Total) - Expandable to 16GB

Video  
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 with 2GB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM, supporting Unified Video Decoder
(UVD), OpenEXR High Dynamic-Range (HDR) technology, Shader Model 5.0, Microsoft DirectX 11, OpenGL 3.1, OpenCL 1.1 
   
Audio  
Dolby-optimized Acer CineSurround sound system with five built-in speakers and one subwoofer
supporting low-frequency effects
Dolby Home Theater Audio Enhancement
High-Definition Audio Support w/ True 5.1 Channel Surround Sound Output
Acer PureZone technology with two built-in stereo microphones
Horizontal Volume Wheel 
 
Hard Drive  
500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive (1 GB is 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less and may
vary depending on preloaded materials and operating environment. Acer eRecovery Management utilizes up to 8 GB (10 GB with Microsoft Works 8.5 with Office Home and Student 2007 Trial) of the stated hard disk capacity as dedicated backup space.
Dual Hard Drive Support
 
Optical Drive 
4X Blu-ray Disc/DVD SuperMulti Double-Layer Drive  
- Read: 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-R, 24X CD-RW, 8X DVD-ROM,8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 8X DVD-ROM DL
(double-layer), 6X DVD-R DL, 6X DVD+R DL, 8X DVD-RW, 8X DVD+RW, 5X DVD-RAM, 4X BD-ROM, 4X BD-R, 2X BD-RE, 4X BD-ROM DL, 4X BD-R DL, 2X BD-RE DL
- Write: 24X CD-R, 16X CD-RW, 8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 6X DVD-RW, X DVD+RW, 5X DVD-RAM, 4X DVD+R DL, 4X
DVD-R DL
 
Digital Media Card Reader 
Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO),
xD-Picture Card (xD)
 
Communications 
802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)

Fingerprint Reader 
Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Reader, featuring Acer FingerNav 4-way control function 
 
Interfaces
4 - USB 2.0 Ports
1 - HDMI Port
1 - Combo USB/eSATA Port
1 - IEEE 1394 Port
1 - VGA Connector
1 - Consumer Infrared (CIR) Port
1 - Ethernet RJ-45 Port
1 - Line-in Jack
1 - Headphone / SPDIF Audio Out
1 - Microphone-in Jack
1 - Kensington Lock Slot
1 - DC-in Jack for AC Adapter

Webcam
1.3 Megapixel HD Webcam (1280 x 1024)

Special Keys and Controls
Multi-gesture Touchpad (Circular-motion scrolling, pinch-action zoom, page flip)
Easy-launch keys: PowerSmart Key, WLAN
Dedicated Numeric Keypad
Acer MediaTouch: Touch-sensitive Media Console, featuring
1) Movie, music shortcuts 2) Media controls: play/pause, stop, previous, next

Battery Type
8-cell Li-Ion Battery (6000mAh)

Battery Life
Up to 3-hour battery life (Battery life varies depending on product specifications, computer
settings and applications or features launched.)

Dimensions
17.34 x 11.62 x 1.22/1.73 inches
440 (W) x 295 (D) x 31/43.8 (H) mm

Weights
10.1 lbs./4.6 kg

Limited Warranty
One-year International Travelers Limited Warranty (ITW) (For a free copy of the standard limited
warranty end-users should see a reseller where Acer products are sold or write to Acer America Corporation, Warranty Department, P.O. Box 6137, Temple, TX 76503. TFT displays commonly exhibit a small number of discolored dots, so-called "nonconforming pixels." This phenomenon is a limitation of TFT LCD technology, not a product defect and, as such, is not covered by the limited warranty or by the upgrade programs. For International travelers warranty Valid only in countries where Acer has an authorized repair facility. Services and response times may vary in countries outside the U.S. and Canada

Software 
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Acer Arcade Deluxe
Acer Backup Manager
Acer Crystal Eye
Acer eRecovery Management
Acer PowerSmart Manager
Acer Video Conference Manager
Acer Bio-Protection
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Reader
eSobi
McAfee Internet Security Suite Trial (Internet access required. First 60 days of live updates
included, subscriptions required post 60 days.)
Microsoft Office Starter 2010 (Includes Microsoft? Office 2010 preloaded. Purchase a product key
to activate a full Microsoft Office 2010 suite. This PC is preloaded with reduced-functionality versions of Word and Excel that include advertising. PowerPoint, Outlook and
Publisher are not included.)
Norton Online Backup
NTI Media Maker
WildTangent Demo Games (Additional fees and conditions may apply.)
Skype

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