Acer Aspire M5, Ultrabook For Playing Games
Acer claims this ultrabook has good graphics performance, so it can be use to play games and graphic design work.
Sturdy and solid. That first impression when meeting Aspire M5. Ultrabook has a sturdy construction and is dominated by metallic silver color polycarbonate material. Keyboard are colored black. Buttons illuminated (backlit) if the tool battery charger is plugged into the Aspire M5.
With a 15.6 inch screen, ultrabook Aspire M5 has the dimensions of 37.5 X 2.0 X 25.2 cm. Its weight is calculated by weight, 2.3 kg. Weight is 300 grams heavier than the standard Intel, which set a maximum weight of 2 kg for ultrabook.
Aspire M5 equipped with second-generation Core i5 processors, Sandy Bridge, with a speed of 1.7 GHz. The processor type used ultra low voltage (ULV) in order to save battery power. To support the performance of graphics, graphics card is equipped ultrabook Nvidia GeForce GT640M LE. Just for the record, the code on this processor LE stands for: low-end.
However, the Aspire M5 still strong running game Battlefield 3 weight class. Ultrabook this could be an alternative option for those who are fond of gaming.
Graphics card that is used to support activities Aspire M5 does graphic design, such as the use of Photoshop or Corel Draw software. Unfortunately, the quality of the screen Aspire M5 somewhat less "shiny." Acer to equip only 1,366 x 768 pixel resolution.
This eye was not happy when I saw the picture resolution of high definition (HD) on-screen Aspire M5. Eyes also felt "sick" when the screen brightness set at the highest level.
Compared to other ultrabook that had entered the Indonesian market, the Aspire M5 provides connectivity fee that is quite complete. There is a 3.5 mm audio jack and SD card slot on the right side. On the back there is an ethernet RJ45, HDMI, charger port, and two USB 3.0 ports.
The existence of a DVD-RW optical drive on the left side to bring added value to Aspire M5, given the many ultrabook other brands that do not provide an optical drive. Anything less than the connectivity on the Aspire M5, is the lack of a VGA out port.
Talk about battery life, the Aspire M5 is awesome. Using this ultrabook to typing and are connected with Wi-Fi connection, the battery can hold up to 6.5 hours.
The test battery is set in the balanced mode and normal brightness level. Of course, the battery could last longer if you set the power saver mode and the brightness level a bit dim. It is not separated from the role of Intel ultra low voltage type (ULV).
IdeaPad U300s battery can not be opened-pairs. It took about 2 hours to charge the battery fully.
- USB 3.0
In addition to those mentioned above, the Aspire M5 has some excellent features. First, the two available USB port on the back side, it uses a standard USB 3.0. Most ultrabook from other manufacturers only provide one USB 3.0 port. Theoretically, the transfer of data from USB 3.0 port is 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
- Anytime USB Charge
Anytime USB Charge is a feature that lets you can still charge the smartphone or tablet, though Aspire M5 in a position to die. How, by connecting your mobile device to the Aspire M5, via the USB port.
However, not all USB ports on the Aspire M5 can do that. USB port is only a picture of the battery alone can do, is located right next to the HDMI port.
Green Acer Acer Instant On and Instant Green Connect
Acer also complement this with Ultrabook Green Acer Instant On technology, which allows the notebook to boot up and resume a process that is 1.5 seconds faster in sleep mode.
Not only that, there is also a Green Instant Connect Acer, Aspire M5 which will automatically connect to Wi-Fi networks that have been registered in 2.5 seconds.
Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 Spesification
Processor: 1.7 GHz ULV Core i5 second generation (Sandy Bridge)
Data storage media: Hybrid HDD + 500GB SSD
Screen: 15.6 inch with a resolution of 1366 X 768 pixels
Optical Drive: DVD-RW
Connectivity: 2 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, Ethernet RJ45, 3.5 mm audio jack, SD card slot, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Operating system: Windows 7 Home Premium
Weight: 2.1 kg
Dimensions: 37.5 X 2.0 X 25.2 cm