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Acer Aspire AS5745-7247 Laptop Review

February 19th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Acer has been quite aggressive this time in offering a budget laptop with astonishing powerful feature and the model is Acer Aspire AS5745-7247. Generally, most of the budget laptops in market are powered through Intel Pentium or AMD Athlon, but this one is sported with Intel Core i3-370M processor along with a huge drive of capacity 640GB. Still, there are many to list out as HDMI output port, Wi-Fi, 4 GB RAM, Intel GMA HD Graphics card, Optical drive and many more. Definitely it would be an assortment to have this many features along with a powerful processor at a budget price.

Intel Core i3-370M processor Details:

As mentioned earlier, the notebook is powered by the Intel Core i3-370M processor. This processor is famous for its 3 MB Intel smart cache. This processor is clocked at 2.4 GHz. It is a dual core processor and comes along with a hyper threading technology too and  each core can process two threads at the same time. It is indicating that four threads can run in parallel. This processor is successful at offering ultimate performance with multiple applications. The core i3-370M performs significantly better than the earlier similarly clocked core 2 Duo T7700 processor.

Acer Aspire AS5745-7247 Pros:

  • The best laptop at an inexpensive price.
  • Its fast Intel Core i3 processor is definitely an advantage.
  • Decent battery backup (4 hours 20 minutes).
  • Huge hard drive space with 640GB.
  • Light in weight with improved portability.
  • Best features for everyone to enjoy.
  • It has Intel GMA HD graphics.
  • It has optical drive.
  • It has HDMI output port.
  • It has one integrated webcam.

Acer Aspire AS5745-7247 Cons:

  • Design is little old.
  • Not suitable for gaming.



This laptop is powered through Intel Core i3-370M processor. This processor is clocked at 2.4 GHz. It has 3MB of L3 Cache.

System Memory and Hard Drive:

Acer Aspire AS5745-7247  is arranged with 4GB DDR3 RAM and this can be increased up to 8GB successfully.

Hard drive of this laptop is 640 GB capacity. This is a HDD rotates at 5400 rpm.

Display and Graphics:

Acer Aspire AS5745-7247 comes with 15.6-inches widescreen. Its resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels. The display type is LED Backlit. This laptop is also arranged with Intel GMA HD Graphics card to ensure perfect entertainment experience. Starredreviews does not recommend it for gaming


This laptop comes with built-in speakers and these speakers are good.

Optical Drive:

This laptop comes with a DVD burner with Dual-Layer support. This can read and write CDs and DVDs in multiple formats.

Input Devices:

Acer Aspire AS5745-7247  is arranged with full-size keyboard that is comfortable to use with chclet style. Large square keys are embedded for this keyboard for effective usage. There is one full-size numeric keypad too for number crunchers.

Touchpad of this system is quite responsive and roomy too. Only problem is with its clicking noise.


This laptop comes with integrated Wireless LAN through IEEE 802.11 b and IEEE 802.11g. There one Ethernet LAN facility too for all wired connectivity needs.

Additional Ports:

There is one 5-in-1 card reader, four USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI output port, one VGA port, one headphone jack and one microphone jack.


Acer Aspire AS5745-7247  is arranged with one integrated webcam along with microphone for video chats over the internet.


This laptop is arranged with one 48Wh capacity battery and this battery offers 4 hours 20 minutes of unplugged life for the notebook.

Operating System:

Acer Aspire AS5745-7247 comes with Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition.

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