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Acer TravelMate 5742G


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For full specifications see the Acer TravelMate 5742G specifications page.

NameAcer TravelMate 5742G
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5-460M/i5-560M/i5-580M processor
Speed : 2.53/2.67/2.67 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.80/3.20/3.33 GHz
FSB : 1066 MHz
Cache : 3 MB L3

Type : Intel® Core™ i3-350M/i3-370M/i3-380M processor
Speed : 2.26/2.40/2.53 GHz
FSB : 1066 MHz
Cache : 3 MB L3

Type : Intel® Pentium® processor P6100/P6200
Speed : 2/2.13 GHz
FSB : 1066 MHz
Cache : 3 MB L3
Screen15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 640GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5470
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 420M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™

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acer_travelmate_5742g.txt · Last modified: 2011/05/30 05:32 by billg
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