Acer Aspire M5-481PT

Verge Review

Battlefield 3 on a power-sipping ultrabook? They said it couldn't be done. In March, however, Acer and Nvidia proved them wrong. Behind closed doors at the 2012 Game Developer's Conference, the sleek black 15.6-inch Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 ran the demanding game, thanks to a brand-new Nvidia GeForce GT 640M graphics chip with more bang per watt than anything else we'd seen. Unfortunately for the world, most every other part of that laptop was sorely lacking in quality, and the Timeline...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Ultraportable
Thickness 0.81 inches
Weight 4.63 pounds
Operating system Windows 8
Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
Touch technology Capacitive
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...

Alias Aspire M5-481PT-6488

Hardware

Laptop type Ultraportable
Width 13.39 inches
Depth 9.65 inches
Thickness 0.81 inches
Weight 4.63 pounds

Software

Operating system Windows 8

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px
Touch technology Capacitive
Multitouch Yes

Keyboard

Type Chiclet
Backlit Yes
Number pad No

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i5-3317U
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.7 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 2.6 GHz

GPU (base)

Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000
Dedicated VRAM size 128 MB

Memory

Base RAM size 2 GB
Max. config RAM size 6 GB
RAM type DDR3
RAM slots 1

Storage

Options HDD (5400RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type HDD (5400RPM)
Base drive capacity 500 GB
Max. config SSD 20 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support SD, MMC

Optical Drive

Compatible media DVD Super Multi

Audio

Speakers 2
Audio brand Dolby Home Theater v4

Webcam

Effective pixels 1.3 megapixels
Video resolution 720p

Port options

USB 3.0 2
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
HDMI 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0

Battery

Size 3 cell, 4850 mAh
Chemistry Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
Quoted time 8 hr

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