Acer AS8951G-9600 Notebook v1.0

Acer AS8951G-9600 Notebook v1.0
Buyers Guide | BTS 2011
Acer® Aspire AS8951G-9600 Notebook
Acer® Confidential
v1.0 - May 25, 2011
Acer® Aspire AS8951G-9600 Notebook
The Ultimate Entertainment Center
Selling Points
1 Stunning High-Definition Visuals
On-Shelf Date
June 19, 2011
High Level Specifications
Intel® Core™ i7-2630QM Processor 2.0GHz
with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.9GHz
Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Microsoft® Office Starter 2010
18.4" Full HD Widescreen CineCrystal™ LED-backlit Display
Mobile Intel® HM65 Express Chipset
8192MB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1066MHz Memory
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 555M w/2GB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM
750GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
Dual Hard Drive Support
4X Blu-ray Disc™/DVD SuperMulti Double-Layer Drive
Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
Bluetooth® 3.0+HS
1.3MP HD Webcam (1280 x 1024)
Dolby®-optimized Acer CineSurround sound system
Dolby Home Theater® v4 Audio Enhancement
Horizontal Volume Wheel
1 - USB 3.0, 4 - USB 2.0, 1 - HDMI™, 1 - Combo USB/eSATA Port
and 1 - IEEE 1394 Ports
The Ultimate Entertainment Center
A brilliant 18.4" edge-to-edge glass display with Full HD resolution is
your ultra-clear window to creation and efficiency. The 16:9 aspect ratio
lets you enjoy 1080p content and provides a perfect fit for widescreen
movies. Expand your HD enjoyment to any HDTV with a single cable
through the HDMI Port.
Positioning Statement
Acer Aspire AS8951G-9600 Notebook
Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Reader
Dressed to impress, the AS8951G Notebook's svelte black design portrays
sophistication while the contrasting reflective and matte surfaces, make this
notebook look as good as it performs.
Prepare to be stunned by the clarity and precision of Blu-ray™ HighDefinition - experience extraordinary detail in 1080p and interactive
features from a Blu-ray Disc movie.
Product Messaging
Five built-in Speakers and dedicated subwoofer simulate surround
sound with trumpeting clear tones and deep bass beats while Dolby®
Home Theater® v4 Audio delivers riveting sound from any pair of PC
speakers or headphones. Digitally connect to your home audio system for
home theater experience.
2 Serious Gaming and Multitasking Power
The 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Quad-Core processor with Intel®
Turbo Boost Technology and 8GB of memory injects speed when you
need it so you can switch between 3D gaming, HD media, and more. It's
visibly smart performance at its best.
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 555M Graphics delivers the ultimate immersive
gaming experience on-the-go with intense video computing power. 2GB of
dedicated video memory provides ample buffering capacity for seamless
New USB 3.0 port works up to 10x faster than the standard USB 2.0!
Download a 25GB HD movie in just 70 seconds, even charge your USB
devices when your laptop is on sleep, hibernate or off!
Quickly retrieve and store all your media files on the massive 750GB Hard
Drive. With dual Hard Drive support you can add another drive for
backups or up to 1.5TB of extra storage!
Get the ultimate high-definition personal-theater experience with
the AS8951G Notebook featuring a spacious 18.4" full HD
widescreen display that presents razor-sharp visuals from Blu-ray
Disc™ movies accompanied by eloquent Dolby® surround
sound. Behind the scene, top line technologies such as a 2nd
generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® GT
555M Graphics and encore-deserving usability features
transform your digital media into cinematic realism, let you fly
through demanding applications and put you in control of your
entertainment - wherever you are.
Packaging and Documentation
Hardware Items
8-cell Li-Ion Battery (6000mAh)
AC Power Adapter
AC Power Cord
Setup Poster
Wireless Setup Card
Registration/ Limited Warranty Card
COA Label for Microsoft® Installed software
McAfee Internet Security™ 60-day insert
Online Documentation
User's Guide
3 Seamless Communications & Amazing Usability
Acer™ allows you to manage, store, share, and enjoy media
between any enabled devices, in any room throughout your home.
Connect to the Internet reliably with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ and
Gigabit Ethernet LAN conveniently delivering rapid connectivity from your
home, at work or on-the-go.
Advanced 1.3 Megapixel HD Webcam provides high pixel density for
amazing video image quality and 24 frames per second! Chat with friends
and family in crystal-clear viewing or snap superb still pictures all in HD!
Dedicated Numeric Keypad
Acer MediaRemote detachable touchpad
8-cell Li-Ion Battery (6000mAh)
8.6 lbs. | 3.9 kg (system unit only)
One-year International Travelers Limited Warranty (ITW)
As a regular touchpad or media controller, the Acer MediaRemote
touchpad detaches for convenient usage at a distance. The MediaRemote
features, music and video launch buttons, and media controls. An
orientation sensor allows the touchpad to be used horizontally or vertically
when detached.
Bio-Protection Fingerprint Reader provides an extra level of laptop
security safeguarding unauthorized users from accessing your PC.
The Chicklet Keyboard extends to a Dedicated Numerical Keypad
making one-handed number key-in's quick.
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Acer® Aspire AS8951G-9600 Notebook
Detailed Product Specifications
Intel® Core™ i7-2630QM Processor 2.0GHz
with Turbo Boost Technology(1) up to 2.9GHz (6MB L3 cache)
1 - USB 3.0 Port & 3 - USB 2.0 Ports
1 - HDMI™ Port with HDCP Support
1 - Combo USB/eSATA Port
1 - IEEE 1394 Port
1 - VGA Connector
1 - Ethernet RJ-45 Port
1 - Line-in Jack
1 - Headphone / SPDIF Audio Out
1 - Microphone-in Jack
1 - Kensington Lock Slot
1 - DC-in Jack for AC Adapter
18.4" Full HD Widescreen CineCrystal™ LED-backlit Display
1920 x 1080 Resolution, 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Mobile Intel® HM65 Express Chipset
8192MB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1066MHz Memory(2)
Used Slots: 2 x 4096MB, | 0 Slots (Available)
4 DDR3 Slots (Total) - Expandable to 16GB
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 555M with 2048MB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM, supporting
NVIDIA® CUDA™, PhysX™, PureVideo® HD technology, OpenEXR High DynamicRange (HDR) technology, Shader Model 5.0, Microsoft® DirectX® 11
Dolby®-optimized Acer CineSurround with five built-in speakers and the Acer Tuba
CineBass subwoofer supporting low-frequency effects
Dolby Home Theater® v4 Audio Enhancement
High-Definition Audio Support w/ True 5.1 Channel Surround Sound Output
Built-in Digital Microphone
Horizontal Volume Wheel
Hard Drive
750GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive(3) Dual Hard Drive Support
Optical Drive
4X Blu-ray Disc™/DVD SuperMulti Double-Layer Drive
Read: 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-R, 24X CD-RW, 8X DVD-ROM,
8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 8X DVD-ROM DL (double-layer),
Write: 24X CD-R, 16X CD-RW, 8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 6X DVD-RW,
Digital Media Card Reader
Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
Secure Digital™ (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick® (MS),
Memory Stick PRO™ (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card™ (xD)
802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
Bluetooth® 3.0+HS
Fingerprint Reader
Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Reader, featuring Pre-Boot Authentication (PBA)
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1.3 Megapixel HD Webcam (1280 x 1024)
Special Keys and Controls
Acer MediaRemote detachable touchpad with Media Console mode
Easy-launch keys: PowerSmart Key, WLAN
Dedicated Numeric Keypad
Acer MediaTouch: Touch-sensitive Media Console, featuring
1) Movie, music shortcuts 2) Media controls: play/pause,
stop, previous, next
Battery Type
8-cell Li-Ion Battery (6000mAh)
Battery Life
Up to 5.5-hour battery life(4)
Dimensions (System)
17.34 x 11.62 x 1.21/1.51 inches
440 (W) x 295 (D) x 30.85/38.35(H) mm
Dimensions (Box)
22.5 x 4.09 x 13.74 inches
571 (W) x 104 (D) x 349 (H) mm
8.6 lbs. | 3.9 kg (system unit only)
15.67 lb | 7.11 kg (box)
Pallet Quantity
54 units per pallet
Limited Warranty
One-year International Travelers Limited Warranty (ITW)(5)
Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Acer Backup Manager, Acer ePower Management, Acer eRecovery Management
Microsoft® Office Starter 2010(7)
Microsoft® Office 2010 preloaded (purchase a product key to activate)(9)
Adobe® Flash® Player and Adobe Reader®
Bing™ Bar
Norton™ Online Backup
Acer Bio-Protection
McAfee® Internet Security Suite Trial(6)
NTI Media Maker™
WildTangent® Demo Games(8)
Acer Crystal Eye
Microsoft® Windows Live™ Essentials
(1) Overall system performance is based on several PC attributes. GHZ, processor clock speed, is one of the
attributes. Intel Turbo Boost Technology performance varies depending on hardware, software and overall system
(2) Shared system memory may be allocated to support integrated graphics depending on system memory size and
other factors. Actual system memory available to the operating system will be reduced by the amount of dedicated
and shared system memory utilized by the graphics solution and resources required by the operating environment.
(3) 1 GB is 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less and may vary depending on preloaded materials and
operating environment. Acer eRecovery Management utilizes up to 8 GB (10 GB with Microsoft® Works 8.5 with
Office Home and Student 2007 Trial) of the stated hard disk capacity as dedicated backup space.
(4) Battery life varies depending on product specifications, computer settings and applications or features launched.
(5) For a free copy of the standard limited warranty end‐users should see a reseller where Acer products are sold
or write to Acer America Corporation, Warranty Department, P.O. Box 6137, Temple, TX 76503. TFT displays
commonly exhibit a small number of discolored dots, so‐called “nonconforming pixels.” This phenomenon is a
limitation of TFT LCD technology, not a product defect and, as such, is not covered by the limited warranty or by
the upgrade programs. For International travelers warranty Valid only in countries where Acer has an authorized
repair facility. For a list of those countries go to or call 800‐816‐2237.
Services and response times may vary in countries outside the U.S. and Canada
(6) Internet access required. First 60‐days of live updates included, subscriptions required post 60‐days.
(7) Includes Microsoft® Office 2010 preloaded. Purchase a product key to activate a full Microsoft® Office 2010 suite. This PC is preloaded with reducedfunctionality versions of Word and Excel that include advertising. PowerPoint, Outlook and Publisher are not included.
(8) Additional fees and conditions may apply.
(9) Purchase an Office 2010 product key to activate one of the following Office 2010 suites preloaded on this PC: Office Home and Student 2010, Office Home
and Business 2010, Office Professional 2010.
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