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For full specifications see the Acer TravelMate 5730G specifications page.
|Name||Acer TravelMate 5730G|
|Processor||Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor – T9400|
|Screen||15.4” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce® 9300M GS|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 5300 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth|
|Optical Drive||Not Tested|
|Graphics||Works||For an external monitor the proprietary NVIDIA driver has to be activated. When the proprietary driver is active the text screens (Ctrl-Alt-F1 - Ctrl-Alt-F6) are blank (Ubuntu 9.04 - august 2009)|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
Some problems with suspending (Ubuntu 9.04 - august 2009)
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