Tech Love by the Beauty Addict (Acer Aspire 4740 Intel Core I5)

When I was sent the Acer Aspire Travelmate 4740 with Intel Core I5 Computer Processor, I was a bit hesitant to review it... I attended an event that explained to us how advance Intel Core I5 Computer Processor was and I was scared that if I try toying with a laptop that has one in it, I wouldn't be able to let it go.

I was right... Not only is Acer a good laptop brand and the 4740 unit has HDMI and sleek exterior... the fast browsing and mutiple-tasking I can do was just too much for a tech-junkie like me. I was hooked like crazy.

It's no surprise that I am online 24/7. I basically do everything on my laptop. Be it blogging, playing with farmville, downloading, using photoshop for watermarking and cropping and watching my favorite movies and listening to my favorite songs.

If you would ask me to repeat the tech jargon I heard at the event, I'd probably make it a lot more complicated than it really is so let me just copy/paste the information and let you read it for yourself. :)

With intelligent performance that accelerates in response to demanding tasks, such as playing games and editing photos, the Intel® Core™ i5 processor moves faster when you do.

The Intel Core i5 processor automatically allocates processing power where it's needed most¹. Whether you’re creating HD video, composing digital music, editing photos, or playing the coolest PC games—with the Intel Core i5 processor you can multitask with ease and be more productive than ever.
Product information

* Intel® Core™ i5-700 and i5-600 processor series with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
* 4 processing threads
* Up to 8 MB of Intel® Smart Cache
* Intel® HD Graphics on Intel® Core™ i5-600 processor series
* 2 channels of DDR3 1333 MHz memory

  • 32nm dual-core processing runs two independent processor cores in one physical package at the same frequency. Available on Intel Core i5-600 processor series.
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload—more performance when you need it the most.
  • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology delivers two processing threads per physical core for a total of four threads for massive computational throughput. This 4-way multi-task processing allows each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time. Available on Intel Core i5-600 processor series.
  • Intel® HD Graphics provides superb visual performance for sharper images, richer color, and life-like video and audio. Available on Intel Core i5-600 processor series.
  • Integrated memory controller enables two channels of high-speed DDR3 1333 MHz memory. This memory controller's lower latency and higher memory bandwidth delivers amazing performance for data-intensive applications.
  • Intel® Smart Cache is a shared cache dynamically allocated to each processor core, based on workload. This efficient, optimized implementation increases the probability that each core can access data from the fast cache, significantly reducing latency to frequently used data and improving performance. Optimized for industry-leading multi-threaded games.

My experience with a computer that has Intel Core I5 Computer Processor in it was something out of the ordinary. Despite the fact that my internet is only up to 1mbps, I was able to work on my tasks much faster. I use Photoshop a lot for marking my pictures and creating logos and such and I have never experienced such a speed on my Intel Core 2 Duo. There was no fluctuating, hanging or even over-heating. I didn't even need to use a fan for the two weeks that the Acer Aspire 4740 was with me.

I was able to finish a lot of work while I listen to my music, update my Itunes, convert videos and twit at the same time. I didn't experience lagging or stopping even if I was nearly using up a lot of is internal memory. Definitely unlike my former experiences with other laptops.

Intel I5 is obviously faster, smarter and made for a the busy-bee like me. I mean, this is probably made for those 10X busier than I am and those gamers who can't seem to stop playing online games. I secretly wished that I was a director, layout artist or a graphic designer just so I can maximise the use of the Intel I5 because this is really made for those who uses a lot of softwares and whatnots that I can't even pronounce. This is definitely for the hard-core computer users.

Now, I am saving up for this exact laptop with Intel Core I5 Computer Processor... Hopefully I can give this to myself by next year. :)

I went trigger happy and took photos of my future laptop, Acer Aspire 4740. :) Check it out... The best and what I love is the HDMI output... I can now use my 32" LCD TV as a monitor!

see how it fits on my desk so well? I think this is really meant for me, noh?

don't we love anything shiny and new??

Check out what's inside the Acer Aspire 4740!

There's the HDMI port! LOVE!!

Easy acess keys.. :)

Softwares I keep on my desktop. :)

Screen has glare and anti-glare option

Loving the Synaptic Pad... :) Better than a mouse. :)

Typing is so much easier and comfortable with Acer keyboard. :)

Dear Santa,

I promise to be a good girl starting today and forever if you would send me this laptop for Christmas. :)

You won't miss the Christmas stocking because I will make sure this laptop will fit in it.

Thank you!!

Your dutiful daughter,

I know it's a long shot.. but there's no harm in wishing, right?

I may be a beauty junkie but when it comes to gadgets... well, my heart can't help but palpitate too.. :) Lol!

much love,

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