Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5-481TG

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 4.3 pounds
Operating system Windows 7
Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
Optical drive type Slot-loading

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Laptop type Ultraportable
Width 13.39 inches
Depth 9.65 inches
Thickness 0.81 inches
Weight 4.3 pounds

Software

Operating system Windows 7

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px
PPI 112

Keyboard

Type Chiclet
Backlit Yes
Number pad No

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i3-2377M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.5 GHz

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
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 3000

GPU (max)

Discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GT 640M LE
Dedicated VRAM size 1 GB

Memory

Base RAM size 4 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1066 MHz

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

Optical Drive

Optical drive type Slot-loading
Compatible media CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, DVD/CD-RW combo, DVD+R/W, DVD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, Dual-layer DVD burner, DVD Super Multi

Audio

Speakers 2

Webcam

Effective pixels 1.3 megapixels

Port options

USB 3.0 2
HDMI 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1

Connectivity

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

Battery

Size 4850 mAh
Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Quoted time 8 hr

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