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GRADE A1 - Acer Aspire 5542 Windows 7 Laptop a1/LX.PHA02.098

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Looking for an all-round entertainment experience at a price that won’t break the bank? Then the Acer Aspire 5542 could be ideal.

Whatever your needs this laptop has something to offer. Whether you love getting online and downloading the latest tunes or sitting back and loading up a game you’ll do it with serious speed.

It’s got an exciting AMD Turion M500 processor and a massive 4GB RAM so all your favourite applications will run faster than ever before. Want to download music whilst you’re playing a game? No problem; the 5542 is a true multitasker.

You’ll be getting a visual treat from this laptop too because it comes with a bright 15.6” screen and ATI Mobility Radeon Graphics. Put on your favourite film and watch the action unravel in brilliant colour and quality wherever you are.

The vast 640GB hard drive will give you more than enough room to install your games and save your movies, songs and photos, while the integrated webcam and wireless technology will help you share them with your friends at home or on the move.

As a mobile multimedia machine the Acer Aspire 5542 fits the bill and fits in your bag.

  • Processor: AMD Turion Dual Core M500 2.2GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Hard Drive: 640GB
  • Screen: 15.6" display
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
  • Optical Drive: DVD Super-Multi
  • Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200
  • Bluetooth: No
  • Notebook Camera: 0.3MP Webcam
  • Warranty: 3 Month Warranty

Questions & Answers

14/03/2011 Peter: What is memory on graphic card?

paul: 256MB

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05/02/2011 monkeyboy: Hi can you confirm that this laptop has a 640GB hard drive?
- the other Aspire 5542's on the internet seem to have a 320GB drive.

simon: Yes this has a 640GB hard drive.

30/12/2010 Alex: The site says that this item is in stock but when I go to order it continues to say error, cannot find items in basket. Why is this?

vicki: We have been experiencing a couple of difficulties with our website at present so are advising custromers to give us a call in branch to order goods. You can try an alternative internet browser to see if this helps.

20/12/2010 Mark: i see on the question above that you will be getting new stock some time please can you be precise as i would like to purchase this laptop just after christmas

simon: Hopefully by the end of the week.

20/12/2010 angela: when will you get more of these in stock ?

simon: Sorry we will not be getting further stock. Call sales to discuss alternatives.

16/12/2010 petrov: when will you have some of these in stock i would buy this laptop instantley

simon: We may be getting about 10 within a week but it's not guaranteed. Will show back in stock on the site upon there arrival.

14/12/2010 The human torch: please can you get more of these in stock for christmas

simon: No sorry.

25/11/2010 Deric: will you get more stock of this laptop

simon: Sorry we will not.

22/11/2010 Dan: would this laptop play sims 3

simon: Yes

13/11/2010 andy: Would the laptop be capable of running football manager 2011 at a good speed

simon: Will run it fine.

29/10/2010 hydrofin: How many USB 2.0 ports does it have?
Does it have an HDMI port?
Does it have a firewire port?

simon: No firewire
2-in-1 card reader (SD™, MMC)
3x USB 2.0 ports
HDMI™ port with HDCP support
1x external display (VGA) port
1x Headphone/speaker/line-out jack
1x Microphone-in jack
1x Ethernet (RJ-45) port
1x DC-in jack for AC adapter

06/07/2010 Kate: what software does this laptop come with?

simon: Win 7 Home, 90 day anti virus, and CD/DVD software.