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Acer Aspire VN7-791G

Acer Aspire VN7-791G 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site techzilla.it scored this notebook PC 85%. This puts this medium processor core notebook PC in the top 5% of all the portable PCs of this age and spec when ranked by average expert review score.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago, the Acer Aspire VN7-791G's maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire VN7-791G the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The oldest PCI Express slot version of portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.1. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the Aspire VN7-791G's PCI Express slot version of 3 is one of the newest.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Aspire VN7-791G is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791G is 1GB and the biggest is 2.1TB. At 4 gigabytes, the Aspire VN7-791G has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Aspire VN7-791G has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (400 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791G range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the Aspire VN7-791G has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire VN7-791G is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

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Very Big Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire VN7-791G have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Acer Aspire VN7-791G has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Aspire VN7-791G is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.9 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire VN7-791G has a very fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average processor clock speed of laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire VN7-791G is 2.2GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire VN7-791G supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this age and type. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire VN7-791G ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Aspire VN7-791G has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Across all laptops of this spec and age the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Aspire VN7-791G has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791G, the Aspire VN7-791G has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The Aspire VN7-791G is a four built-in speaker portable PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire VN7-791G range from 8.1GB to 33GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the Aspire VN7-791G has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791G.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.5 gigahertz, the Aspire VN7-791G has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire VN7-791G. The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire VN7-791G the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.1GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Aspire VN7-791G has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

At 1.3 megapixels, the Aspire VN7-791G has a quite high front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire VN7-791G. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1MP.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791G is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. At 52.5 watt-hours, the Aspire VN7-791G has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire VN7-791G is 37mAh, the biggest is 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,600mAh. At 4,605 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire VN7-791G has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire VN7-791G has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Very Short Battery Life

Laptops of this age and spec have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 24h. At only 4 hours, the Acer Aspire VN7-791G has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire VN7-791G.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this age and spec. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire VN7-791G does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire VN7-791G also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Aspire VN7-791G is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791G range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Aspire VN7-791G has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791G.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 3 kilograms, the Aspire VN7-791G is one of the heaviest notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire VN7-791G amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The lightest portable PC that was launched more than a year ago is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-772 (£316.00) (3kg), or the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (£389.00) (3kg).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Wide

When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year, the Aspire VN7-791G's width of 423 millimeters is one of the widest. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791G have widths of between 28mm and 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire VN7-791G

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire VN7-791G has a pretty standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791G.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire VN7-791G has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the X1 Carbon (512GB), or the T450s (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

Expert Reviews

(1)
30 September 2015

Acer Aspire V17 Nitro VN7-792G è un vero e proprio desktop replacement abbastanza accessibile e allo stesso tempo molto potente, basato sulla piattaforma hardware di ultimissima generazione e con...

Smart design suits home and office
Packed with features including Intel RealSense
Excellent quality screen and good sound quality
Powerful machine also suitable for gaming
Great design and build quality
RealSense not that useful yet
Battery life struggles to reach four hours
Screen resolution only 1080p
Can get slightly better gaming performance for the money
Impractical port placement

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 10 August 2013 by William j.
(Verified Purchase)

The owners manual along with on line support made my first build a pleasure. We often fall into the trap of Not Reading the Instructions. My word of advice to anyone is Read the paperwork Before... Read more…

. .. I do however love to tinker. I do not need the latest and greatest but for my first build wanted some options without breaking the bank
This MOBO has a myriad of bells and whistles including an easy to use BIOS, 6 SATA ports, HDMI, and support for decent graphics without the use of an additional graphic card
Cheap
Small board to fit in tight places. I installed Windows 8 and really haven't had any problems. I updated the BIOS through the UEFI, although it took a couple of tries to figure it out. I've got it pai
The board booted up on the first try. BIOS version that came with the board was out of date, downloaded latest BIOS from MSI and updated without issue
To date I can not think of any cons and often wonder if one egg reviews are justified, or the result of misplaced blame by errors committed while building Prob. both
PC won't start with headphones plugged in front pannel jack
Now audio won't register at all (it isn't windows fault)
UEFI interface is kinda slow. There's a delay before options show up after you click it
Somewhat picky about USB ports when it comes to USB memory
Reviewed 20 December 2013 by Jeff B.
(Verified Purchase)

It's not documented anywhere that I've found but socket FM2 uses the same heatsink mounting clips as the rest of the AMD sockets have used, all the way back to socket 754. So if you already have a... Read more…

Mine came with the latest BIOS , dropped in a Richland 4 6300 with 8GB of RAM and was good to go
This board has all solid capacitors, plenty of USB ports, six SATA III connectors () and they're positioned so a long dual-slot video card won't block them
Graphical UEFI (easy to use
Good features for cost
Was a fine motherboard before it died. Was good while it lasted
The 24 pin power connector is positioned at the very edge of the board which hangs out a good couple of inches from the screw holes. .. I had to wedge my fingers underneath the edge of the board to su
And some other minor details. .. only two RAM slots and two rear USB 3.0 ports. . but I knew that before buying
None but see other thoughts
Worked for 8 months and them died. Wow it didnt even last a year. Very unhappy 60 bucks down the drain
Building many times, mostly Asus and tried to save some with MSI. Frustrating to have two RMA's with same issue. Powers up, fans, drives ok, video signal makes the LCD green light come on, but never d
Reviewed 25 July 2013 by AARON H.
(Verified Purchase)

Worst motherboard I've purchased from MSI and the second one in a row that I've had trouble with...

Great board, point and click bios was a change
Once I tried MSI, I loved it. Built a few machines with them and love the compatibility range of parts
Cheap Working flawlessly
This Mainboard comes with everything you need. Once you have your CPU, RAM, and GPU installed, you still have a few more PCI Slots you can install things into, such as Wireless adapters, or a PCI moun
Cheap. USB 3.0 connectors, DVI, HDMI
Does not work. Dead on arrival. Even tried re-seating the motherboard and a different power supply
Front connector pins are poorly made. Can't put every front connector on due to super tight pin placement
Had to flsh bios to prevent pc from freezing when trying to save changes
Beeps 3 long beeps before pressing the power button. Power button does not respond
Started disconnecting all the other parts like memory and video card one at a time, in reverse order and still have the same results. Down to the processor now. .. which is an AMD 4 5300 Trinity 3.4G

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vn7791g5669, vn7791g57l9
Barcodes 04713392013409, 04713392216459

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