Capable of reading and burning CDs and DVDs, the Acer Aspire 3 A317-32-C6WY is a new black 17-inch laptop for office use. It benefits from a good amount of RAM as well as a storage with a large capacity of 1000 GB and is equipped with a Celeron Core Gemini Lake entry level processor.
Specifications Acer Aspire 3 A317-32-C6WY
|Screen (s)||17.3 ” WXGA LED CineCrystal (1600×900, bright)|
|Processor||Intel Celeron Dual Core Silver N4000 Gemini Lake (1.1 GHz, 2 cores, TDP 6W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (soldered) DDR4 2400 MHz (16 GB), 1 slot|
|Graphic card||Intel UHD 600 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Connectivity||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0, HDMI, SD, CD / DVD Reader / Writer|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (1×1), Bluetooth 4.2 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64 bit|
|Autonomy announced / Battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 36Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||2.8 Kg / 419.5 x 289.5 x 24.65|
Chassis, connectors, screen of Acer Aspire 3 A317-32-C6WY
With its black brushed metal finish chassis that can be opened 180 ° completely flat, this computer sports an elegant and discreet design.
We can read and burn CDs and DVDs with this PC because it incorporates an optical unit while this functionality tends to disappear due to the modes of finesse and dematerialization.
This computer has a correct connection made up of a practical HDMI video output in order to easily connect it to a TV or a monitor for example, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.2 wireless modules for remote connections and communications, audio and Ethernet ports as well as 3 USB all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 ensuring transfers made faster than USB 2.0 if you plug in a USB 3.0 device.
The screen adopts classic specifications with its 16: 9 format which lends itself well to playing videos, its definition of 1600×900 and its brilliant treatment sensitive to reflections in bright environment (ex: exterior) which gives punch to the colors.
Thanks to its BluelightShield technology, the blue light it emits is attenuated.
Performance, autonomy of Acer Aspire 3 A317-32-C6WY
The Acer Aspire 3 A317-32-C6WY is a 17-inch laptop designed for basic everyday use.
The services it provides are indeed limited and suitable for everyday use such as internet surfing and office automation. It is in fact built around a Celeron Dual Core N4000 Gemini Lake processor which quickly becomes sluggish in applications that consume a lot of CPU resources.
Good point, this Gemini Lake comes with a good amount of RAM of 8 GB above the average and very useful in multitasking.
However, it is not backed up by a dedicated graphics card. This PC is therefore not intended for games and more generally for demanding graphics work.
It nevertheless allows of course to watch photos and videos, thanks to the modest Intel UHD 600 part integrated into the Celeron.
As it embeds a hard drive with a large capacity of 1000 GB, this large format computer will interest those who wish to take advantage of high capacity storage.
As for the autonomy of this PC whose weight close to 3 Kg does not facilitate transport, expect about 5 hours of battery operation in light use. It adopts a comfortable format for a predominantly sedentary use (ex: at home