Acer arrived at CeBIT well prepared, revealing a slew
of notebook and desktop refreshes along with few brand new systems. The company has outfitted a range of laptops with Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, including the Aspire 8942 and 5942, as well as the TravelMate 6594, 7740, 5740, and 8x72.
The Aspire 8942 and 5942
lead the pack as far as power goes, with 18.4 and 15.6-inch HD displays, a selection of Intel's latest processors, up to 8GB of RAM and 1.2TB of storage (dual 640GB drives), a TV tuner, a multitouch trackpad, Blu-ray, and a surround sound system with "Tuba CineBass."
Meanwhile, the TravelMate systems range from 13.3 to 17.3 inches, and all use Intel's Core ix processors. On the lightest end is the 8x72 Timeline
, which boasts up to eight hours of battery life. The 6594
is the next step up, offering a rounded feature set including an AMD Radeon HD 5670 graphics chip, while the 7740 and 5740
are aimed at business users.
Acer also unveiled the Predator G7750
gaming rig, which features a Core i7 Extreme Edition CPU, a Blu-ray drive, and a "state of the art" liquid cooling system. Head over to Acer's site to read more about
its new products.