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Acer Chromebook C730

Acer Chromebook C730 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 16GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Aug 2014
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The Acer Chromebook C730 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (792 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook C730. Across all the Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys range from 750MHz to 860MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 770MHz.

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Good Brand

Acer has good average reviews for its Chromebooks as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Acer Chromebook C730 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Samsung XE303C12[plb_1570733_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Chromebook C730 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 2.58 gigahertz, the Chromebook C730 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C730. The slowest processor boost frequency of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C730 is 2.1GHz, the fastest is 2.6GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.4GHz.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Chromebook C730 is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for more than two years use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Chromebook C730 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Chromebook C730 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook C730, the Chromebook C730 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 11.6 inches, the Acer Chromebook C730 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook C730. The smallest display diagonal of Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C730 is 11" and the biggest is 16".

There are a number of other 11.6" notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which has better reviews.

Laptops with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (12.85") which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook C730 do not have a touchscreen. The Acer Chromebook C730 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Chromebook C730 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst laptops of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 1.7MB.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Chromebook C730 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This laptop has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of laptop is 802.11n.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C730

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Chromebook C730 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C730.

There are a number of other 2.16GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might want to look at including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which has better reviews.

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SSD Storage Media

This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on Chromebooks that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

At 1.4 kilograms, the Chromebook C730 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook C730.

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Average Internal Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook C730 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook C730.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Asus Chromebook C200MA[plb_2671976_price] (4GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Chromebook C730 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C730.

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Specification

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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)
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Expert Reviews

27 October 2014

I Chromebook, dopo qualche anno di attesa, sono arrivati finalmente in Italia . Da tempo si sente parlare del fenomeno Chromebook e di come questi portatili a basso costo stiano facendo benissimo... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 10 October 2015 by Davey.
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Arrived as informed, would use again...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c730c8t7, acer c730, acer c730e, acer c730c8t7
Barcodes 00887899752636, 04713147554171

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