If you want to go big this holiday season with a new laptop for a loved one, there’s no better way to say I love you “in geek love” than the Acer Apsire 8940. This Apsire features an LED backlit 18.4 inch display with Full HD output, an Intel Core i7 720QM processor and Windows 7.
The 8940 also comes equipped with a standard 4GB of 1066-DDR3 memory, 500GB HDD and a 1GB Nvidida GeForce GTS 250M graphics card that should satiate many gamers needs.
The 8940 configuration also comes with Blu-Ray (standard), Acer’s touch capacitive media control interface and a surround sound system with 5 built-in speakers, all for a starting price of $1350.
The system is due before Christmas and can be fully customized by users.
Here’s a full standard spec list provided by Gizmodo:
Acer Aspire AS8940G-6865
• Intel® Core(TM) i7 Processor 720QM (1.60GHz, 6MB L3 Cache, 1333MHz FSB)
• 18.4″ Full HD Widescreen CineCrystal(TM) 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 Disc(TM)/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 Eye(TM) 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
• MSRP $1,349.99