Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G

  • Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G
75
Based on 21 scores, 27 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    6

Pros:

  • Packed with features; slick combo touch pad/remote; huge 1080p screen; decent 3D-gaming abilities; surprising battery life.
  • Bright display good for getting work done, Audio playback quality for movies is excellent.
  • Stylish design, Best of class performance, Dualgraphics system, Wide array of ports.

Cons:

  • Bulky; mediocre Webcam; weak speakers
  • Viewing angles on the LCD are poor, The detachable touchpad is terrible.

Expert reviews and ratings

By evogadget.com on

People in need of a laptop with a widescreen, a touchpad that's removable, the option of playing back Blu-ray discs and sound that will enchant their ears should give the Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G a...

By TechRadar on 80

Acer has put together a great multimedia machine with the Aspire Ethos AS8951G-9630. With its spacious, full-size keyboard, massive 18-inch 1080p HD display and laundry list of high-end components, this beast has what it takes to handle even the most...

By CNET Australia on 75

Vexatious touch pad and limp speakers aside, the 8951G is rather good. As long as you stay away from Acer's Clear.fi software, you'll likely get some enjoyment out of this...

By Channel Pro on 60

An imposing 18.4in display combined with powerful hardware, but the removable touchpad sours the experience With everyone’s eyes on the imminent arrival of Intel’s svelte, go-anywhere Ultrabooks, Acer’s Aspire Ethos 8951G comes as a...

By PC Pro on 50

An imposing 18.4in display combined with powerful hardware, but the removable touchpad sours the...

By T3 Magazine on 60

Okay, so it might be a few weeks (months?) since we dragged ourselves to the gym, and we obviously need to start going again after heaving the Acer Aspire Ethos 8941G from its box. This behemoth weighs a spine-crushing 4kg, which wasn't good news...

By Computer Shopper on 92

A stunning 18.4-inch, 1080p screen is merely the biggest of the multimedia goodies in this laptop. In addition to top-notch performance, this desktop replacement packs in some pleasant (and useful) surprises....

By Good Gear Guide on 80

It may be huge, but the Aspire Ethos houses plenty of good stuff, including a quad-core Core i7 CPU and a solid state drive, and it supports up to 16GB of RAM. It even has a nifty innovation: its touchpad is removable and doubles as a specific media...

By PCWorld on 60

Acer's Ethos is a good entertainment laptop with a few warts, particularly with the pointing device....

By 5FWD on 80

The Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G is a devastatingly capable multimedia laptop. It won't suit everybody, due to the huge dimensions and heavy weight, but it really is a powerful, well made choice with a fantastic screen. If a big screen is necessary,...

By TechRadar on 70

These days we're seeing a lot more slim and light ultraportable laptops. Rising up against these size zero models is the Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G.Like the Dell XPS 15z and the Macbook Pro 17 inch, this is all about packing in huge amounts of power,...

By Dev Hardware on

This laptop review covers Acer Aspire's Ethos AS8951G and TimelineX AS380TG-6431 series computers.The Acer Aspire Ethos AS8951G is a laptop that falls into the desktop replacement category. Huge dimensions, snappy performance, and a boatload of...

By Stuff.tv on 60

Big, powerful and can do it all, but the age of the giant laptop is ending...

By TechReviewSource on 90

With a detachable touch pad remote, the Acer Aspire Ethos AS8951G is a unique 18-inch desktop replacement notebook. It is really quite a multimedia powerhouse as it has a 1080p display along with an Intel Core i7 CPU, 8GB of RAM and discrete...

By cnet on 76

The 18-inch Acer Aspire Ethos AS8951G is a huge multimedia powerhouse laptop with a unique removable touch-pad remote control. It's a clever idea, but one that might be ahead of its...

By LaptopMag on 60

The Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G has some things going for it: a full HD screen, Blu-ray playback, solid sound, and a unique removable touchpad. It's a good choice for those who crave the largest screen possible. If you can live with a 17-inch screen,...

By NotebookCheck on 81

Acer has revved up and slightly modified its Aspire Ethos. The 18 incher provides a good performance with the Intel Core i7 2630QM processor and the graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M. The installed 16 GB DDR3 main memory stand for themselves, but...

By SlashGear on

The Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G notebook is a worthy contender for your dollars if you’re looking to replace your desktop PC with something slightly more compact and portable than an all-in-one PC and also capable of delivering a high-end multimedia...

By The Lobe and Mail on

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International Review By Alt om DATA on 80

Desktop-replacement og multimediebærbar om en hals. Den har kræfterne og ressourcerne, herunder et hav af tilslutningsmuligheder. Den specielle touchpad er sjov, men Acer Ethos er så meget mere end...