Today Acer America has announced the Acer Aspire AS8943G line of notebooks which includes two new devices equipped with Intel Core i7 processors and a powerful ATI Radeon 5850 GPU that comes with 2GB of video RAM. These notebooks are aimed at users who want to create multimedia content and are capable of running Direct X11 as well as built with home entertainment in mind.
The Acer Aspire AS8943G are powered by an Intel Core i7 -740QM processor and 4GB or 8GB of RAM which alongside the powerful GPU combine to put on a show on the 18.4″ edge-t-edge CineCrystal LED backlit display that is capable of full 1080P resolution. The notebook comes with Acer’s CineSurround system that has five built-in speakers, including a subwoofer to keep you entertained.
Other items you’ll find in the Acer Aspire AS8943G include a 500GB hard drive, firewire port, HDMI, an eSATA port and support for dual hard drives.
The touchpad supports multi-touch gestures as well as a media mode that allows you to control your media with the flick of a finger. There is also a volume control located directly below the mousepad for easy access. There is also a 1.3MP webcam and a fingerprint reader included as part of the Acer Aspire AS8943G series.
The Acer Aspire AS8943G will be available in two configurations, the Acer Aspire AS8943G-9319 and the Acer Aspire AS8943G-9429. Both models are available today and start at $1,499.