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Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G

Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G 18.4in laptop

Full HD desktop replacement with plenty of poke

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Thanks to the Core i7 processor and HD 5650 graphics, gaming is a real possibility on the Ethos. The HD5650 isn’t ATI’s fastest laptop graphics core – that moniker belongs to the 5800-series – but it’s still very capable.

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Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G

Longer bars are better

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Longer bars are better

At the laptop’s native resolution and with 4x anti-aliasing activated, Call of Duty 4 ticked along nicely at 22.7fps. Under the same settings and with detail set to medium, Crysis also performed well at an average of 24.95fps.

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