Black Friday: Acer ASPIRE AS5742-7653 Core i5 Notebook for $499

The Office Max Black Friday 2010 add just leaked and it is filled with a lot of Black Friday Laptop deals including one of the best we have seen so far. On Black Friday Office Max will be selling the Acer ASPIRE AS5742-7653 15.6″ Intel Core i5 notebook for just $499. The Acer ASPIRE AS5742-7653 normally retails for $699.

The Acer ASPIRE AS5742-7653 is powered by the latest Intel Core i5-460M 2.53GHz processor with TurboBoost and 4GB DR3 RAM and a 500GB hard drive. The notebook also has a 1.3MP webcam and runs Windows 7 Home Premium.

This computer is not much more expensive than the dual core Black Friday Laptop deals we are seeing from Office Depot, Walmart and Best Buy, but offers way more performance for your dollar. In addition to standard home needs like web browsing, email and document creation this machine has enough horsepower to handle photo and video editing.

Thanks to the large amount of RAM and latest processor with Turboboost you’ll be able to use many programs at once and the processor will, when needed, ramp up to a faster speed to prevent slowdowns.

Acer ASPIRE 5740 (Similar model) on video:

Check back on our Black Friday Laptops page closer to Black Friday for our top picks in several price categories and be sure to read our 10 Things to Know Before you Buy a Black Friday Laptop or Netbook.

Acer ASPIRE AS5742-7653 Detailed Specs:

Processor Series Core i5
Installed Memory 4096 MB
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
Processor Brand Intel
Battery 6-Cell Lithium Ion Battery (400 mAh)
Card Reader 2-in 1 Digital Media Card Reader
Fingerprint Reader No Fingerprint Reader
Energy Compliance Energy Star Compliant
TV Tuner No TV Tuner
Memory Type DDR3 Dual-Channel SDRAM Memory
Graphics Brand/ Model Intel HD Graphics with 128MB of dedicated system memory,supporting Microsoft DirectX 10
Screen Type and Resolution 15.6″ HD Widescreen CineCrystal¿ LCD Display
Webcam 1.3MP High Definition Webcam (1280 x 1024)
Processor Model Intel Core i5-460M Processor 2.53GHz
Wireless Compatibility WiFi CERTIFIED¿ (802.11b/g/n)
Processor Cache Size 3MB L3 Cache
Processor Speed (GHz) 2.53GHz
Graphics Memory 128MB of dedicated system memory
Audio 1 Mono Speaker, MS-Sound Compatible, Built in Microphone, High Definition Audio Support
External Ports 3 USB (2.0), 1 – HDMI¿ port with HDCP support,1 Headphone/Speaker/Line Out Jack, 1 Mic-in Jack, 1 VGA Port, 1 DC-in Jack for AC Adapter, 1 Ethernet RJ-45 Port
Screen Size 15.6″
Hard Drive Detail 500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
Networking Detail 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45)
Estimated Battery Life Up to 3.5 hours battery life
Optical Drive Write Speed 8X
Optical Drive Detail 8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive
Graphics Type Intel HD Graphics
Weight 5.74 lbs.
Hard Drive Size 500 GB
Dimensions 15 (W) x 10″ x .9/1.3 (H) inches
Chipset Intel HD Graphics with 128MB of dedicated system memory supporting Microsoft DirectX 10

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