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Grade A1 Acer Aspire 5720 Laptop A1/LX.AJS0X.090

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Grade A1 "As New"

Special Offer - Upgrade your Warranty to 12 Months for just £25. Please click here for details.

The Aspire 5720 is the choice for consumers that are looking for state-of-the-art technology and multimedia features with that distinctive gemstone design.

Shipping with a powerful Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2GB RAM already installed and a 160GB hard drive, the 5720 is an obvious choice for customers looking to replace their cumbersome desktop with a mobile alternative and offers fantastic value for money.

Complete with a 15.4” Acer CrystalBrite display, DVD writer and Dolby Digital Live audio, the 5720 is the perfect companion for your everyday entertainment needs.

  • Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo 2.20ghz
  • RAM - 2GB (2 x 1GB) 4GB Max
  • Hard Drive - 160GB
  • Operating System - Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 1
  • Screen - 15.4"
  • Optical Drive - DVD RW
  • Graphics - Intel GMA X3100 Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4.0
  • Interface Connections - 4 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 PIN FireWire 1 x infrared - IrDA ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) 1 x display / video - S-video output 1 x audio - line-out/headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm 1 x audio - line-In - mini-phone 3.5mm
  • Warranty - 3 Months

Questions & Answers

18/12/2010 noi: dose this product come with system recovery discs/CDs

simon: You will need to buy your own disc or we can make you one for £15.00.

22/10/2010 Tony Burnett: This laptop is WI-FI certified does that mean it has built in WI-FI or I need to insert a card.

simon: all laptops have wireless

22/10/2010 bambam: Whats the max expansion of its ram possible ?

simon: 4gb

25/08/2010 Abs: Hi. How much would a dedicated graphics card cost to install to play every computer game available? Thank You

simon: We don't sell graphics cards or offer such a upgrade service. You can't upgrade graphics cards on laptops like you can on a desktop. It would make more sense to buy a laptop with the graphics card you want in the first place. For details on upgrading graphics cards you would need to contact Acer on 0871 760 1000.

03/08/2010 Tony: Hi. Does this Laptop have an Express card slot? Thanks

simon: Yes, it has an Express Card/54 slot

31/07/2010 Tony: Hi. Does this computer have a Express Card Slot? Thanks.

simon: Yes, it has an Express Card/54 slot

10/06/2010 Jord Will: Hi, i like the look of this laptop! could it play the sims 3 on lower settings,???

simon: Can't garantee it would due to the shared graphics card. Please call sales for advice.

15/11/2009 Crisal: Can I install Windows 7 in it or it can already come with it?

SteveK: You need to upgrade, one of our sales team will contact you today, to make sure you get the best deal.

13/10/2009 carol: DOES THE ACER 5720 HAVE A TV TUNER

SteveK: Not this model

26/09/2009 Lee: Hi do you provide a vat claim form, as I have come to UK on business visa, I will be able to claim the vat while leaving the country let me know

SteveF: You'll need to collect the laptop from our showroom in huddersfield along with a vat form.

10/09/2009 FrankCole: Hi,

How long will the battery last on this laptop, also I use applications such as the ones one www.racingtrader.com, would this sort of programe run fairly quickly on this laptop?

SteveK: The manufacturers say the Battery life is 2.1 hours, but as you will be aware so many things affect this, screen brightness, optical drive access etc. This model has 2Gb of RAM so would allow any web based programs to run quickly.

28/07/2009 paul: Will this product qualify for a free upgrade to Windows 7?

SteveF: No, as its a refurb, it won't qualify for the upgrade.

08/06/2009 Mike.: I'm currently living and working in France, do you deliver there and are there any issues I need to be aware of

SteveF: Yes we deliver to france, it takes around 3-5 days and no there are no issues with this.

05/05/2009 soufian_s: is the screen x-black ?

SteveF: No, X-black is Sony technology and only comes on there laptops.

SteveF: No, X-black is Sony technology and only comes on there laptops.

30/04/2009 rox: does the warranty cover me in australia - melbourne?

dave: No

29/04/2009 Rox: How much does the laptop weigh?

David J: This laptop weighs about 2.7kg

23/04/2009 CFC NO.1: is this laptop good for playing games like Football manager 2009 or SIMS??? thanks................

David J: This would not be suitable for those games as you would need a dedicated graphics card

23/04/2009 NEO: is this laptop NEW, NEW but OPEN BOX, REFURBISHED, USED?

David J: This laptop is refurbished but in AS NEW condition

20/04/2009 IGGI: In a previous question about extended warranties you mentioned that they could be buy a AXA extended warratnty , does this mean you cannot buy the Acer advantage warranty with this machine?

david s: That is correct as it is a refurbished unit

19/04/2009 bob: what does it mean by Grade A1?

SteveF: Grade a1 means laptop as new, box opened.

19/04/2009 Daz: Is this product unmarked,and will it come with all recovery dvds/cds in case of problems.I believe 12mths warranty is included,is this correct?Thanks for your help.

SteveF: Yes, the product is as new, it has a recovery partition on the hard drive and has 12 months warranty with ourselves.

08/04/2009 nello: is the windows OS 32-bit or 64-bit? just so that i know if it will recognize and utilize 4GB of ram.... thanks, nello.

David J: It will come with 32bit Vista, this will still utilize 4Gb RAM and some machines will also display it

08/04/2009 Geoff: Any pre loaded software such as disc copy, backup, adobe reader?

SteveF: It has a trial of some anti-virus and office and a few acer programs for the above.

08/04/2009 Michal: I'm wondering if this model has a card reader ? And if so, which types of cards is reading?

SteveF: Yes, it has a 5 in 1 card reader.

07/04/2009 Davey: Is this laptop powerful enough to run recent games which require a relatively high graphics card (i.e. Football Manager 2009)?

dave: This unit is not suttible for gaming

07/04/2009 Dan: Does this laptop come with a modem? (e.g. 56k-type modem)

SteveF: Yes it does.

06/04/2009 Stuart: The Acer website states the 5720 range has 4xUSB and a webcam. What is the exact model no. please?

SteveF: Take the A1 off the beginning and you have the product code.

06/04/2009 Salam: Is it boxed???

david s: Yes

05/04/2009 Salam: Is it boxed???

SteveF: yes it is.

04/04/2009 trifonic: can i install on that laptop win XP?or there will be some problems with sata drivers.and hard drive is sata or pata.

SteveF: You'll need to contact acer to see if they have the drivers needed to change the operating system as vista home and xp are different. The hard drive is sata.

04/04/2009 Caroline: does it come with a cable to plug it in? And how long is the battery life? I currently use adsl on my desktop and will need to change to wireless for the laptop. Will this one be compatible with all wifi routers?

SteveF: yes it comes with a mains cabel, the battery life is about 2 hours and it is wireless ready so it will work off the a/b/g bands. if your router supports these, then yes it will work wirelessly. Most do.

04/04/2009 wisp7: Hi again, how many usb ports does this have and does the price include power adapter ie. is it ready to go?

SteveF: It has three usb ports, has a power adapter and is ready to go.

04/04/2009 Caroline: Does this laptop have inbuilt WIFI? It doesn't say on the spec. How many USB ports does it have? Would I be able to put the full video and audio skype system on it?

SteveF: Yes it does have wifi. It has three usb ports and yes to full video and skype.

03/04/2009 Ron: So this laptop has a Core 2 duo T7500 processor 2gb of DDR2RAM (667mhz?) GMA X3100 intergrated graphics card?

Also does this come with a power lead?

And would this laptop easily be able to cope with word processing, surfing the internet and a few older games like medievil total war?

SteveF: Yes to all of those points.

02/04/2009 starr: erm...abit stupid =S but do you have to buy microsoft word ect. as well or does it come with it?
also, how important is the recovery disk?

David J: Yes you would need to buy Microsoft Office.
The recovery dvds are a very useful tool as if you ever need to restore the machine to factory setting you will need the discs to do this.

dave: You Only get a Limited trial version only of Microsoft Office Word Only Included. As for the recovery DVD its very Important should the operating system fail and you need to recover back to Factory Settings.

02/04/2009 sam: hi -
what OS?
does it have a line in (audio in)?
does it have a firewire port?

dave: This unit comes with Vista Home Premium It has a Audio line in but no Firewire Port.

31/03/2009 ME: is this the E2200 or the T7500?

David J: This is a T7500 processor

31/03/2009 Robbieg: Hi I f I buy a grade A1 laptop can I also purchase an extended warrenty. Do the laptops come with all pre configured software and accessories like a brand new laptop would come with.

David J: Yes, you can still buy the AXA warranty extensions and they come with all preconfigured software on the machine

28/03/2009 Gordon: Does it have a webcam?

SteveF: No it doesn't.

27/03/2009 Nimble: Has this model got a tv out port?

David J: This laptop has VGA and S-Video outputs

26/03/2009 chris: Is this the T7500 series processor with 800MHz FSB and what size is the L2 Cache?

SteveF: Yes it is, the L2 cache is 4 MB.

24/03/2009 Richardh: What is the processor model of this laptop, it is not stated in the product summary!?

SteveF: Its a E2200 pentium dual core processor.

24/03/2009 Parosh: What is the exact Microprocessor Speed (GHz)?
What is the Integrated Graphics? Is it GMA X3100?

SteveF: The speed of the processor is as stated, 2.2ghz and yes its a GMA X3100.

24/03/2009 RJ: Does this laptop come wireless ready?

dave: Yes

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