Acer Aspire AS8940G Brings 18.4″ Screen and Intel i7 to the Party

Acer just announced the new Acer Aspire AS8940G-6865 notebook PC which packs in Quad-Core power and a huge screen for a portable multimedia and entertainment experience.

At the heart of the new Aspire is an Intel Core i7 Quad-Core 720QM processor that gives the notebook the power to handle the demands of many applications, such as gaming and entertainment. The power of the Intel Core i7 processor comes from its ability to provide a better multitasking environment. One such way is through Turbo Boost, a feature that lets the computer speed up the processor by up to 75% to match your needs.


The 18.4″ screen is LED backlit with a 1920×1080 resolution was designed with movie watching in mind; a feat made easy by the included Blu-Ray drive and five built in speakers including an “Acer Tuba CineBass booster” for clearer deeper bass. The multimedia experience is backed by an NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M which provides 1 GB of dedicated video memory to round out the power of the Acer Aspire AS8940G.

Other features of the Acer Aspire AS8940G include a touch-capacitive media control interface for quick access to multimedia controls and a backlit keyboard that makes working in the dark a much simpler affair.

Acer Aspire AS8940G-6865 Specs:

  • Intel® Coreâ„¢ i7 Processor 720QM (1.60GHz, 6MB L3 Cache, 1333MHz FSB)
  • 18.4″ Full HD Widescreen CineCrystalâ„¢ LED-backlit Display

    (1920×1080 Resolution, 16:9 Aspect Ratio)

  • 4GB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1066MHz Memory
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTS 250M with 1GB dedicated DDR3 VRAM
  • 500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive (1)
  • 4X Blu-ray Discâ„¢/DVD SuperMulti Double-Layer Drive
  • Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
  • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5100 802.11a//bg/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED®
  • Acer Crystal Eyeâ„¢ Integrated Webcam
  • Touch-Capacitive Media Control Interface
  • 5 USB 2.0 Ports, 1 HDMI Port, 1 eSATA Port
  • 8-cell Li-Ion Battery (4800mAh)
  • Dolby Home Theater® Audio Enhancement
  • Acer CineSurround Sound System (5 built-in speakers)
  • Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • MSRP $1,349.99

The Acer Aspire AS8940G-6865 is already available for sale at for $1349.99

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