Acer is known for offering good value-for-money products. With the launch of Acer Aspire 5755G laptop, Acer offers a laptop that not only has a lot of amazing features with a powerful hardware enough to fulfill the demands of most gamers & power users. Having a powerful processor, high resolution LCD screen and dedicated graphics memory of 2048 MB, 5755G makes its way into high quality laptops by Acer.
Look And Feel
When it comes to laptops, there are so many screen sizes to choose from, which means that the Aspire 5755G is just about the umpteenth notebook with a 15.6-inch display. Yet it manages to stand out with its sturdy looks, black textured lid and gun-metal finished plastic exteriors. Though the lid is prone to finger prints, it shouldn’t bother you much.
With dimensions of 381mm x 28mm x 254mm, the 5755G is surely not a zero-sized figure. But when compared to its competitor the HP Dv6 series, 5755G will feel lighter and thinner even with a weight tag of 2.4 kgs.
The good news is that the Aspire 5755G comes well-stocked with ports, including one USB 3.0 socket and two USB 2.0 sockets, HDMI and VGA out, an Ethernet jack, 5-in-1 memory card reader and 3.5mm Headphone and Mic jacks. The 1.3 MegaPixel HD webcam offers really good quality snaps and HD video recording. We were surprised by the warm, but well-lit image quality.
Display and Sound
The 5775G’s 15.6-inch (1366 x 768) HD screen is shiny. Though it’s a high resolution screen, the glare translates to uneven viewing angles. For gamers, this screen is crystal clear to play high resolution games.
As for that Dolby speaker strip, the audio quality is slightly lower than what you expect out from an entertainment and gaming laptops, but its lucid enough when you connected your headphones though the audio jack. The Dolby equalizer proves very helpful to fine-tune the audio.
Keyboard and TrackPad
The 5755G’s keyboard didn’t envision any problems. It has a sturdy panel, more rigid, perhaps, than you’d expect on a budget system. It has got a full number pad, something many 15-inchers don’t offer. The keyboard is expansive, and offers plenty of room on its long chassis to squeeze in lots of keys.
The trackpad isn’t huge, but its supports multi-touch gestures. Pinching and zooming is especially smooth, but there isn’t quite enough room to stretch those digits out. Two fingered scrolling works too. The buttons are easy to press and definitely not stiff.
Powering the 5755G is a 2.3 GHz, Intel Core i5-2410M processor with Turbo Boost upto 2.9 GHz. With the support of 4 GB DDR3 RAM and 750GB hard drive, Acer Aspire 5755G is surely a powerful built. NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M graphics card with 2GB of DDR3 video memory and upto 3765 MB Turbo Cache makes this laptop fit for any powerful game. The optimus technology enables the notebook to switch between dedicated and integrated graphics automatically as per the application demand. This helps it to save battery when high graphics is not needed.
In PCMark the 5755G delivered a healthy score of 1,752. With a score like that, you can be assured that this Biggie will happily munch through demanding multitasking and high-definition video streaming. This GPU managed to achieve a score of 1,944 in the 3DMark graphics benchmark test. With this score and the latest mid-graphics games must run without any glitches.
We tried playing high graphic games. GTA-4, Call of Duty: Black Cops was running superbly without any lag. We played PES 2011 and Fifa 2011, both running perfectly. Though the games were running flawlessly, the laptop does got heated up within 1 hr of gaming time. Thanks to Acer’s cooling fans, it does get cool down within minutes after we stop heavy usage.
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit makes 5755G a perfect piece. The machine booted up in about 47 sec which is one of the best-in class boot-up time for a windows-7 machine.
Like other laptop makers, Acer went and bundled a mix of its own software tools as well as some third-party apps. You’ll see the usual suspects on there – namely, Microsoft Office Starter 2010, McAfee security software(Trail). But the list runs longer, and also includes bloatware such as Norton Online Backup, an eBay shortcut, Times Reader, Nook for PC and Windows Live Essentials.
As for Acer’s own apps, the 5755G includes Acer Backup Manager, USB Charge Manager, Registration, Screensaver and Updater. The company also bundled clear.fi, a tool it loads onto lots of Acer machines (and, lately, acer tablets) that allows the user to wirelessly stream media between devices.
The laptop’s 4400 mAh, six-cell battery managed a battery life of around 4.5 hours at low (25%) brightness level, power-saving mode with internet browsing, youtube streaming and exploring documents. When tried playing GTA-4 (the Nvidia GT540 pushing itself to the limit), the battery life falls to about 1.5 hours on a full charge, which is still good enough for a large notebook with a powerful graphics chip.
Acer Aspire 5755G Price In India
The price for 5755G is Rs. 44,289 plus taxes in India. It is available at a best buy price of about Rs. 44, 620. This makes 5755G a best buy budget laptop for high performance users and gamers.
- Powerful machine with intel i5 processor and Nvidia Graphic Card
- Smooth keyboard with Number Pad
- HD-LED Screen with HD WebCam
- Average Battery Life
- Looks are not very attractive
The Acer Aspire 5755G is a powerful machine though it lacks attractive looks. But if you are looking for a high performance laptop which can be used for advance gaming on a tight budget then 5755G is the laptop which you are demanding. Going by its tagline, 5755G is indeed built for the gamer in you. For the price, performance and value-for-money features, we give an overall 4/5 to this amazing machine.