Good processing and graphics performance, Heavenly battery life, Affordable, USB 3,0 port included.
Thin, attractive chassis; surprisingly good 3D and productivity performance; above-average battery life, audio quality
Thin and light, Secondgeneration Intel Core processor, Good battery life.
At under $800, the Acer Aspire TimelineX 3830TG-6431 is one of the most affordable thin laptops we've seen. It makes few compromises and packs impressive Nvidia graphics into a very compact, portable design.
Hefty compared to competing models, Battery not removable by traditional methods.
No optical drive; battery not user-replaceable; no keyboard backlight
Small touchpad, Not good for gaming, No optical drive
The lack of an optical drive is frustrating, since other laptops of similar size such as the Sony Vaio S and Toshiba Portege R835 do include one.
By NotebookCheck on October 17, 2011
Acer hasn't managed to bring CPU throttling under control. Thus, like in the Core i5 version of the Aspire TimelineX 3830TG, the following problem remains: The Core i7-2620M (2x2.70 GHz) throttles its clock rate to 1.2 GHz during simultaneous...84
By G4tv.com on September 17, 2011
Video Review: The Acer TimelineX is both thin and powerful on a budget with a second generation Intel i5 processor, 4 GB of RAM and a 1" aluminum body. Chris Hardwick and Candace Bailey take a look at the $750 laptop for its Gadget Pr0n...80
By PC Mag on August 05, 2011
The Acer AS3830TG-6431 is one of the most powerful ultraportables on the market, even though it's far from being the lightest....80
By Dev Hardware on August 02, 2011
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 Computer Shopper on August 01, 2011
This 13.3-inch notebook offers an attractively thin design and strong performance in a low-cost package. Just be aware of the sealed-in battery and lack of a DVD drive....80
By ConsumerSearch on August 01, 2011
Many sleek ultraportable laptops cost well over $1,000, but the 4-pound Acer Aspire TimelineX AS3830TG-6431 delivers a lightweight and sleek design for much less. Reviewers say the Acer laptop is an excellent value -- it's stocked with a...-
By cnet on July 11, 2011
The aggressively priced Acer Aspire TimelineX 3830TG-6431's combination of gaming-ready graphics and a fast processor in a 13-inch body offers a great punch for a good price, provided you can live without a DVD...80
By tlbhd.com on July 07, 2011
The Acer 3830TG is a decently built machine, that learned from the mistakes of its predecessor (at least when it comes to the keyboard) and also added some very decent hardware. Also, it has a good video card that allows for some smooth gaming and HD...-
By LaptopMag on June 24, 2011
For its $779 price, the Acer Aspire TimelineX 3830TG-6431 provides a lot of power in a very compact package. Its two-tone blue-and-silver design is attractive, and Nvidia's Optimus technology lets users play the latest games and get nearly 7 hours...80
By NotebookCheck on May 31, 2011
The Acer Aspire TimelineX 3830TG-2414G75nbb confirms the impression given to us by the other two new laptops of the same series we've reviewed. The keyboard, touchpad and classy ice-blue design make the laptop pretty appealing, but the case quality...82