In addition to the AS5745DG 3D Notebook that was reported here a few days back, the Acer Aspire AS5742G, AS5745 and AS7745 Notebooks also got updated. The updated version of the 5742G gets a textured mesh black casing while the spire AS5745 and AS7745 notebook lines come in a thin-and-light industrial design with a glossy black cover.
The Acer Aspire AS5742G utilizes NVIDIA’s Optimus technology which is a hybrid graphics engine that gives the notebook the capability to switch between dedicated graphics or onboard graphics for optimized performance. Both AS5742G and AS5745 boasts a 15.6-inch LED-backlit LCD display with a 1366×768 pixel resolution and powered by Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors and gets a 500GB Hard Drive while the Aspire AS7745 sports Core i7 quad-core processors, a much bigger display measuring 17.3-inches, a 600GB hard drive, ATI Mobility Radeon HD5650 graphics card and 8GB of RAM plus it can be extended to 16GB.
The Acer Aspire 5742G starts at $749.99, the Aspire AS5745 for $649.99 and the AS7745 for $799.99.