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Background and Identification
Acer is a Taiwanese hardware and electronics corporation that concentrates on advanced electronics technology. Their products include PCs, laptops, tablets, storage devices, and many more. The Acer Aspire line is aimed at casual household users and covers both desktop and laptop PCs.
The Acer Aspire 5742G body is matte and textured black with the touchpad off-center to the left. The Acer logo is located directly under the display, as well as behind the display. The display is 15.6 inches with 1366x768 pixels.
This is for model Aspire 5742G-458G64Mnkk , specs may vary
- Processor: Intel Core i5-450M 2 x 2.4 - 2.7 GHz, Arrandale
- Graphics adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M - 1024 MB, Core: 672 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz, DDR3, ForceWare 259.97
- Memory: 8192 MB , 2x4096MB PC3-8500
- Display: 15.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, LG Display LP156WH2-TLEA, glossy: yes
- Mainboard: Intel HM55
- Storage: Toshiba MK6465GSX, 640 GB , 5400 rpm
- Soundcard: Realtek ALC272 @ Intel Ibex Peak PCH - High Definition Audio Controller [B-2]
- Connections: 3 USB 2.0, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: line-out, microphone, Card Reader: MMC/SD
- Networking: Broadcom NetLink Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Atheros AR5B97 Wireless Network Adapter (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4)
- Optical drive: Pioneer DVD-RW DVRTD10RS
- Size: 34 x 381 x 253 ( = 1.34 x 15 x 9.96 in)
- Battery: 48 Wh Lithium-Ion, 4400mAh, 10.8V
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
- Camera: Webcam: 1.3MP
- Weight: 2.473 kg ( = 87.23 oz / 5.45 pounds), Power Supply: 358 g ( = 12.63 oz / 0.79 pounds)