help : Acer Aspire V3-571G-6622 Notebook or Toshiba Satellite L855-S5383


May 23, 2013
I just got rid of the toshiba laptop i've been using for the last 3 years and i would like to get a new laptop . I have my mind on either one of these :

Acer Aspire V3-571G-6622

15.6" HD Widescreen CineCrystal™ LED-backlit Display: (1366 x 768) resolution; 16:9 aspect ratio
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor 2.6GHzwith Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.2GHz
Windows 8
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 730Mwith 2GB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM
4GB DDR3 Memory
500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive
Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
Bluetooth® 4.0+HS
1.3MP HD Webcam(1280 x 1024)
Optimized Dolby® Advanced Audio® v4 audio enhancement
Two Built-in stereo speakers
2- USB 2.0 Ports
1- USB 3.0 Port
1- HDMI™ Portwith HDCP Support
6-cell Lithium-Ion Battery (4400mAh)
Up to 4.5-hours battery life
5.74 lbs. | 2.6kg <\strong>system unit only

Toshiba Satellite L855-S5383

Packaged Quantity 1
System Type Notebook
OS Provided Windows 8
Notebook typeBudget ,
HD display,
Processor / Chipset
CPU Intel Core i7 3 i7-3630QM / 2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 3.4 GHz
Number of Cores Quad-Core
Cache L3 cache - 6 MB
64-bit Computing Yes
Chipset Mobile Intel HM76 Express
Features Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
RAM 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB )
Max RAM Supported 16 GB
Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Speed 1600 MHz
Slots Qty 2
Empty Slots 0
Hard Drive 640 GB HDD / 5400 rpm
Interface Serial ATA-300
Optical Drive DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - Fixed
Read Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Write Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 6x (DVD±R DL)
Rewrite Speed 24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature 41 °F
Max Operating Temperature 95 °F
Humidity Range Operating 20 - 90% (non-condensing)
Type 15.6 in
LCD Backlight Technology LED backlight
Max Resolution 1366 x 768 ( HD )
Widescreen Yes
Image Aspect Ratio 16:9
Features TruBrite
Audio & Video
Graphics Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000
Camera Yes
Sound Stereo speakers , Microphone
Compliant Standards SRS Premium Sound HD
Type Keyboard,
Features Built-in numeric keyboard,
Multi-touch touchpad
Wireless 802.11n,
Bluetooth 4.0
Network Interface Gigabit Ethernet
Compliant Standards Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
Technology 6-cell Lithium ion
Capacity 48 Wh
AC Adapter
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
Output 75 Watt , 19 V , 3.95 A
Connections & Expansion
Interfaces VGA,
Microphone input,
Headphone output,
2 x USB 3.0,
USB 2.0,
Memory Card Reader Card reader ( SDHC Memory Card ),
( SDXC Memory Card ),
( SD Memory Card ),
( miniSD ),
( microSD )
Compliant Standards RoHS
Localization United States
Dimensions & Weight
Width 15 in
Depth 9.5 in
Height 1.3 in
Weight 5.5 lbs
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support 1 year warranty
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 1 year
ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes
Greenpeace policy rating (Nov 2011) 2.8
Greenpeace policy rating (Nov 2012) 2.3

The Acer seems to have stronger graphics but it runs on core i5 while the Toshiba runs on core i7 . Battery life is also important to me . I would like to get the opinion of others here on which of these products would be best for me .


May 23, 2013
Thanks for your reply to my post . Based on your experience , what are the pros and cons of the :
1. Acer Aspire V3-571G-6622

2.Toshiba Satellite L855-S5383

3. HP dv6t-7000

4. Dell Inspiron 15R

i would be using my system for more of video editing / streaming and a little gaming (not much) but speed and battery life is also very important
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