The Gateway NE Series Notebook exists to fulfill one goal: To be just what you need. This anyday, everywhere laptop is simple to use, letting you focus on your tasks at hand. And it delivers the time-tested technologies you desire even as it offers the kind of efficiencies you love. Warranty 1 year parts/labor
Product Specs: Installed Memory 4 GB Processor Series Pentium Processor Brand Intel Operating System Windows 8 Hard Drive Size 750 GB Graphics Memory Intel HD Graphics Card Reader Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader Screen Type HD Widescreen Ultrabright LED-backlit LCD Display Webcam 1.3 Megapixel Audio High-Definition Audio Support;Two Built-in Stereo Speakers;Built-in Digital Microphone Dimensions 15.02 (W) x 9.96 (D) x 1.00/1.31 (H) inches Wireless Compatibility 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Processor Model B960 Graphics Type Integrated Graphic Type Integrated Networking Compatibility 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port) Energy Rating ENERGY STAR qualified External Ports 3 - USB 2.0 Ports; 1 - VGA Port; 1 - Headphone/Speaker/Line-Out Jack;1 - Ethernet (RJ-45) Port Graphics Engine Intel HD Graphics Hard Drive Detail 750GB 5400RPM SATA Energy Compliance yes Battery 6-cell Li-Ion (4400 mAh) Optical Drive 8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive Optical Drive Detail 8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive Hard Drvive Detail 750GB 5400RPM SATA Estimated Battery Life Up to 4.5-hour Screen Size 15.6" Cache Size 2MB L3 Cache Memory Type DDR3 Dual-Channel Chipset Intel HM70 Installed Memory DIMMs 1 Processor Cache Size 2MB L3 Cache Screen Resolution 1366x768 Battery Type 6-cell Li-Ion (4400 mAh) Memory DDR3 Dual-Channel Weight 5.5 Networking Detail 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port) Processor Speed 2.2GHz Battery Life Up to 4.5-hours
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posted: Feb. 19, 2013 @ 12:28a
This was already being covered in another thread, but I will write my comment here. I bought one of these yesterday and returned it today. It is most likely a software issue, but after a few hours on the phone with gateway/acer support, my problem was not fixed. Basically my computer crashed over and over, and it forced rolling restarts, it would reach the welcome screen and then turn itself off and back on. Occasionally, like once every 3/4 hours, it reached the metro screen, but then the live tiles froze the screen after about 5 minutes. Mouse frozen, everything.
The tech support was very nice, but basically, they told me it was windows 8.... so, I took it back.
Case in point why you do not buy Acer/gateway computers. Lack of knowledgeable tech support. It is easier to blame windows 8 or another product rather than troubleshoot and fix the problem. I loose memory card sounds like the issue. Most times these problems are in shipping.
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