The Aspire V3-771G-6443 17.3" Notebook Computer from Acer features a minimalist design and a midnight black finish. The 6-cell lithium ion battery sits flush into the chassis, which further streamlines this Acer notebook's design. It also provides up to 4 hours of battery life on a single charge (battery life may vary).
The 17.3" CineCrystal widescreen display is backlit with LED lamps, which use less power and provide better picture quality than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio, and its HD+ 1600 x 900 native resolution is supported by a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M graphics card with 4GB of discrete memory. Its native resolution allows this Acer Aspire V3 to play back 720p HD content natively without upscaling. The screen also has a glossy finish, which displays vibrant color.
The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-3230M processor. It also has 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-format media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0+HS, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with optimized Dolby Home Theater v4 audio enhancement.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
Acer Aspire V3
- Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5 Performance
- This Acer notebook houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5-3230M processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 2.6GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.2GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 8GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M Graphics
- Using performance efficient NVIDIA Kepler architecture, the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M graphics card with 4GB of discrete memory provides efficient performance and high quality graphics. The SMS streaming multiprocessor is twice as efficient as the prior generation and the new geometry engine draws triangles twice as fast. The NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M utilizes DirectX with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra high performance in GPU-accelerated tessellation. You won't have to deal with jagged edges and screen tearing because the NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M graphics card provides smooth visual effects and stunning HD quality
- 17.3" CineCrystal LED-Backlit Display
- The 17.3" CineCrystal widescreen LED-backlit display with true cinematic 16:9 aspect ratio delivers an optimal viewing experience. This Acer notebook has a HD+ 1600 x 900 native resolution so you'll be able to watch 720p HD content natively without upscaling. The HDMI port also allows you to output video to a larger external display, such as a monitor or an HDTV
- Comfortable Typing
- This Acer notebook provides compact notebook functionality and comfortable mobile usage. The Acer keyboard has bigger keys for more accurate typing as well as media control function keys for multimedia use. The multi-gesture touchpad is perfect for scrolling, rotating images, zooming, and browsing with fingertip convenience
- Stay Connected
- With 802.11b/g/n Wireless and 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, you can access email, browse the web, connect to your social networks, and more. This Acer notebook also has Bluetooth 4.0 technology so you'll be able to connect wirelessly to peripherals, such as a Bluetooth mouse or speakers. Engage in high-quality face-to-face video chats with the built-in HD webcam and digital microphone
- The Redesigned Start Screen
- Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps, and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
- To The Cloud
- With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history, and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and more
- Windows Store
- In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it, so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it