Acer Aspire M review: Did you miss your activation email? They’re also both equally limited to only mainstream 3D card upgrades, because each uses a watt power supply that would likely choke if you matched it to a more substantial 3D card. You could buy a single slot card, but in small cases it might still cause problems. I dont know the exact dimensions of this card, but it looks like a standard, long card The extra memory, in fact, probably gives the Acer a bigger advantage than the quad-core chip itself.

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Any fans in the ase currently? Acer Aspire Am51100-u5201a Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Visit manufacturer site for details. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in Velocity Micro ProMagix E You typically won’t am5100-k5201a graphics cards, dual hard drives, TV tuners, Blu-ray drives, or wireless networking in this price range, but what you get is a solid workaday computer that, short of gaming or intense multimedia editing, is capable of performing most tasks you’d expect it to.

November 22, They’re also both equally limited to only mainstream 3D card upgrades, because each uses a watt power supply that would likely choke if you matched it to a more substantial 3D card.

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From your pictures Zcer think the card would fit, but only just. You might want to ask Acer about that. You could buy a single slot card, but in small cases it might still cause problems. Multimedia multitasking in seconds Shorter bars indicate better performance.

But on tests that take advantage of multiple processing cores, such as Photoshop, or where memory comes into play, like iTunes, the Acer’s advantage is clear.

Apple iTunes encoding test in seconds Shorter bars indicate better performance. I’d recommend you buy a new case, or look into improving the cooling on that one. Any space to add more fans?

Review Sections Review Specs. Fast-forward three months and quad-core has become even less expensive. I do currently have an am500-u5201a fan right by the CPU Fan, mm really slow but quiet, but i think can attach another one if i have to right on my case door because there are grills with holes there.

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Taken caer with the quad-core CPU and the extra RAM and the Aspire M starts to look a bit rosier, provided its overall performance comes out ahead. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. I’ve been studying computer builds on Google, and i thought experience is better than simple knowledge that i got from studying on Google, so here it goes.

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Thanks for the advice Although i cant add a fan to the front theres really no space for it Am100-u5201a Aspire M Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Best Desktops for HP Pavilion SlimLine sf Looks run in the family now, but the edition of the Envy Curved All-in-One 34 has Did you miss your activation email?

Acer Aspire AM5100-U5201A (PT.S870X.020)

The cases are more or less equally bland, although we prefer the eMachines because it has no irritating gimmicks such as the hard-to-open, sliding plastic door that covers the Aspire M’s media card reader. A powerful video card throws out a lot of heat, and in a small case like that there’s not gong to be much ventilation.

Acer Aspire M review: We’ve changed, we promise. Problem is that this card is a dual slot. Please login or register.