Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3

  |   by NotebookReview Staff

The Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 is a 15.6-inch multimedia and gaming ultrabook. The Ultra M3 stands out because it’s the first ultrabook that packs a dedicated graphics card. It can also support up to 6GB of RAM and a hybrid storage drive. It weighs in at 4.4 pounds and measures in at 14.8 x 10 x 0.79 inches.

  • 15.6-inch glossy 720p LED display (1366×768 resolution)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • Intel Core i5-2467M dual-core processor (1.6GHz, 2.3GHz Turbo Boost)
  • Integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M (1GB)
  • 4GB DDR3-1333 RAM (2GB onboard plus 2GB SODIMM, 6GB max. supported)
  • 500GB HDD with 20GB mSATA SSD cache drive
  • Acer Nplify 802.11 B/G/N Wi-Fi
  • HD Webcam
  • DVD Super Multi optical drive
  • 3-cell Lithium-Polymer battery
  • Weight: 4.4 lbs.
  • Dimensions: 14.8 x 10 x 0.79 inches

  • Pros

    • Unbelievable graphics performance
    • Thin and light yet well built
    • Good keyboard and large touchpad
  • Cons

    • Bad location for power button
    • All ports are in back
    • Nasty hot spot on the bottom

Quick Take

If you are in the market for an ultrabook with a large screen, excellent video editing and gaming performance, and a premium fit and finish then the Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 deserves serious consideration.

Read Our Full Review: Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 Review: A True 15-inch Ultrabook



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