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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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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Aspire VN7-791g has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire VN7-791g. Most of the many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this portable PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire VN7-791g is 390MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 850MHz. At 400 megahertz, the Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire VN7-791g.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Acer many processor cores laptops have good ratings as do all laptops manufactured by Acer.

Very Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g that we have assessed, the Aspire VN7-791g's total storage capacity of 2,128 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire VN7-791g. Portable PCs that were released one year ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 16".

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this age and type have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. The Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a fairly big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire VN7-791g range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz. The Aspire VN7-791g has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire VN7-791g.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the PX60 2QD (2.7GHz), or the PE70 2QE (2.7GHz) both from MSI which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire VN7-791g has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire VN7-791g also have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Aspire VN7-791g has a front camera.

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800.

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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 portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire VN7-791g.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 2,000 gigabytes, the Aspire VN7-791g has a very big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire VN7-791g. The hard drive capacitys of many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire VN7-791g range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 820GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Aspire VN7-791g is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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6 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 frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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 Touchscreen

The Acer Aspire VN7-791g does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire VN7-791g also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Aspire VN7-791g is a three number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire VN7-791g have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Aspire VN7-791g is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire VN7-791g the weights range from 980g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg. At 3 kilograms, the Aspire VN7-791g is quite heavy compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Precision M4800 (£1,900.67) (2.9kg).

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Acer laptop was released over two years ago.

Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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 Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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DELL Precision M4800 vs Acer Aspire VN7-791g
DELL Precision M4800
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.9GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
Acer Aspire VN7-791g
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 2.1TB HDD+SSD 17.3"
£ 1,900.67
Six More Number of Battery Cellss
Two More USB 3.0 Ports
16GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Bigger Solid-State Drive Capacitys
8x Smaller Total Storage Capacity
11% Smaller Display Diagonal
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