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[CES 2011] Acer intros Aspire AS8950G with new Intel CPU
Acer new Aspire AS8950G-9839, is the company latest portable entertainment center packed with Intel Core i7 2630QM CPU and the latest ATI Mobility Radeon 6850 graphics processor with 2GB of dedicated video memory on a 18.6” LED Backlight Monitor and 8GB of DDR3 dual-channel memory (upgradeable to 16GB).
This new notebook comes with 750GB of HDD supporting dual-Hard drive configuration offering up to 1.5TB of Storage. The Aspire AS8950G-9839 will be sold at around $1,599.99 (MSRP) and available next week in USA.
Combining elegant style with killer technology and usability features, the Aspire AS8950 Series delivers an unparalleled high-definition personal theater experience, and is the notebook of choice among enthusiasts who demand the best in design, performance, multimedia and graphics capabilities.
Featuring the new Intel® i7-2630QM processor, the latest ATI Mobility Radeon 6850 graphics processor with 2GB of dedicated video memory and 8GB of DDR3 dual-channel memory (upgradeable to 16GB), the new Aspire AS8950G delivers the advanced performance and incredible system response needed for demanding multimedia content creation, photo and video editing, or hard-core gaming and online entertainment.
The second generation Intel Core™ i7 processor is designed to handle HD and 3D, multitasking and multimedia. Its top-of-the-line speed is complemented by Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, which adapts and increases processor speed for more performance when it’s needed most. Intel Hyper-Threading Technology allows each processor core to work on two tasks at the same time for more responsive multitasking. Its unique set of graphics and media features delivers a better visual experience without sacrificing battery life.
“The new Acer Aspire AS8950G is the ultimate portable entertainment center,” said Preeta Anil, Acer product marketing. “The new 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processor delivers approximately a 20 percent overall performance gain, while its graphics subsystem delivers performance comparable to an entry level discrete graphics card. This allows the Acer Aspire 8950 to process video and play Blu-ray better than ever.”
In addition, realistic high-definition video and a full-throttle immersive computing experience define the Aspire AS8950G-9839. Enthusiasts will covet the enhanced home theatre capabilities delivered through its superior display and high-quality surround sound. Its brilliant CineCrystal™ 18.4-inch edge-to-edge glass LED back-lit display with full high-definition (1080p) resolution delivers razor sharp visuals, while a Blu-ray drive delivers clarity, precision and extraordinary detail. The advanced visuals are perfectly partnered with the new Dolby Home Theater v4 and Acer CineSurround sound system that includes five built-in speakers and a dedicated subwoofer. Lastly, an HDMI port allows quick and easy connection to a large screen high-definition television.
Additional high-end features include a 750GB SATA hard drive, dual-hard drive support (providing up to 1.5TB of total possible storage), a firewire port for moving videos quickly from a digital camcorder, and an eSATA port for fast data transfer.
Its unique dual-mode touchpad enables switching between multi-gesture mode and media console mode, and the flick of a finger launches favorite movies or music. A convenient scrolling volume wheel directly under the touchpad makes it easy to control volume levels.
Connecting to the Internet is fast and easy, with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ wireless for the road and Gigabit Ethernet for a fast connection at home.
A 1.3 megapixel HD webcam and digital microphone provide clear high-quality online chat sessions, and can also take still pictures and videos for sharing with friends. The notebook also include a bio-protection fingerprint reader, preventing unauthorized use of the PC.