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Acer Aspire VN7-791g

Acer Aspire VN7-791g 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 2.1TB HDD+SSD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Aspire VN7-791g has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire VN7-791g. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire VN7-791g the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The average PCI Express slot version of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire VN7-791g is 2.7, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. At 3, the Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a very new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Aspire VN7-791g is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of laptops that have been around for more than a year range from 840MHz to 1,400MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the Aspire VN7-791g has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire VN7-791g.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The average screen size of comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year is 16". The Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a fairly big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire VN7-791g.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire VN7-791g range from 32GB to 2.2TB. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g, the Aspire VN7-791g's total storage capacity of 2,128 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Aspire VN7-791g has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g. The processor clock speeds of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire VN7-791g range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the MSI PX60 2QD (2.7GHz and higher rated).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Aspire VN7-791g has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire VN7-791g. The smallest internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire VN7-791g is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2 (£1,835.98) (32GB).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Toshiba Satellite L50-C which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire VN7-791g supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Acer portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire VN7-791g ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

The Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a better processor cache level than most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This laptop has a L3 processor cache, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a L2 processor cache.

A L3 processor cache is in fact the best processor cache level amongst all laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire VN7-791g.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst processor cache level is L2.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g. The processor caches of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire VN7-791g that we have checked, the hard drive capacity of the Aspire VN7-791g of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g is 250GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the Aspire VN7-791g has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire VN7-791g. The maximum turbo frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Aspire VN7-791g has more processor threads than most of the similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. Most of the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g only have between four and seven processor threads, however this portable PC has eight processor threads.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire VN7-791g is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Acer Aspire VN7-791g has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire VN7-791g have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m².

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g is 3,400mAh. With a battery capacity of 4,450 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. 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

Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire VN7-791g do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Aspire VN7-791g is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Acer Aspire VN7-791g is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Aspire VN7-791g is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g is 2.4kg, and the weights range from 580g to 3.8kg. With a weight of 3 kilograms, the Aspire VN7-791g is fairly heavy compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Aspire ES1 (3kg).

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Very Wide

With a width of 424.1 millimeters, the Aspire VN7-791g is very wide compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The widths of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire VN7-791g range from 260mm to 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Aspire VN7-791g

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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 vn7791g79, vn7791g79j, vn7791g79ja
Barcodes 04713147871056

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