Today we will talk about the eMachines D620 laptop. Characteristics and reviews of this model will be given below. The range of different laptop models on the market is wide. Some are quite productive, but in their system there are many programs that are absolutely unnecessary for an ordinary user. The second type seeks to delight with its appearance, while the third includes minimalist models both in appearance and in their characteristics (they are also called ultrabooks).
Portable computer models with a strict business design, with enough performance for everyday tasks, with an affordable price in the market are becoming less and less. A small amount does not mean the absence, so the buyer still has a chance to find the device he is looking for. We will talk about one of them in detail today. It bears a rather heavy, but proud name. Meet eMachines D620 261G16Mi. AMD Athlon 64, Radeon Xpress 1250 discrete video, all running Windows Vista Home Basic. Like all laptops, our guest successfully works in local LANs and wireless Wi-Fi networks. The equipment is trustworthy, but whether it corresponds to its class needs to be sorted out.
Simplicity is not stupidity
Of course, buying a laptop should justify the hopes for its use. For comfortable work, an AMD Athlon 64 processor at 1.6 GHz with discrete video AMD Radeon Xpress 1250 is installed here, which, coupled with 1 GB of memory, will allow you to run not very "heavy" games. Actually, a 160 GB hard drive will not allow you to install many such applications from DVD media, which, however, the built-in drive can quickly read and write successfully. This hardware is controlled by the popular Windows Vista Home Basic operating system, which, being installed by default, contains a large number of built-in and ready-to-use programs, such as an email client, an audio and video player, and a firewall from Internet attacks. The performance test function in the OS does not give the highest scores (overall score of 3 points), which is justified by the class and cost of the Acer eMachines d620 laptop. It is also worth noting that a screen of 14.1 inches or 36 cm does not need a powerful video system, as this will affect battery life.
Everything for tasks at work and leisure
To access the Internet via wireless hotspots, the eMachines D620 is equipped with a WiFi adapter. It seamlessly connects to home and public networks. You can easily organize an exit according to the instructions, or surf the Internet in cafes, airports, and other places with free or commercial access. The adapter consumes energy very actively in the background, so you should turn it off as unnecessary. In cases where Wi-Fi is not available, external GPRS\EDGE, Sky-Link modems can be used. The eMachines D620 also supports high-speed WiMAX technology. She needs proper coverage. At home, the eMachines D620 laptop easily connects to a local network via a classic RJ-45. A standard VGA connector is also available for redirecting the image to external image output sources. For various USB drives and application devices, there are two corresponding ports on board.
The fully-fledged eMachines D620 is capable of handling a range of everyday, undemanding tasks for the average user. The peculiarity is that the buyer does not overpay for anything, receiving an average device that can last for many years.
So, the eMachines D620 is a classic Vista laptop. It is equipped with an Athlon 64-M 2650e processor at 1600 MHz. The computing chip runs on a single Lima core. The L2 cache has a capacity of 512 KB. 1 GB RAM is DDR2 type. You can increase the amount of RAM up to 2GB. The laptop is equipped with a 14.1-inch wide screen with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. In this case, the built-in video processor ATI Mobility Radeon X1250 with SMA memory was used. The internal optical drive belongs to the DVD-RW class. The amount of HDD-drive is 160 GB. It connects via the Serial ATA interface. The disk rotates at a speed of 5400 rpm. The built-in network card provides information transfer at 10/100 Mbps. Wireless connection is via a Wi-Fi adapter. Two USB ports are provided. Also among the interfaces should be noted RJ-45 and VGA. The capacity of the Li-Ion battery is 4400 mAh. The familiar Touchpad acts as a built-in positioning device. In terms of sound capabilities, the device has built-in speakers and a microphone. The dimensions of the device are 331x248x41 mm, with a weight of 2.4 kg.
Let's take a look at what users are saying about this model. All the necessary eMachines D620 drivers can be easily downloaded from the official website, and this fact pleases many fans of the model. The advantages of the model include the ratio between price and quality and the compactness of the device. Among the shortcomings are the presence of only a couple of USB ports, the lack of a card reader and a camera. Users note that the model is excellent for work and at the same time copes with some games. There are a number of recommendations from the owners of this laptop, in particular: increase the amount of RAM to 2 GB, install a 2-core processor, for example, Athlon X2 645050e, and install the XP operating system. Some owners note that the device does a good job of editing images. The quality of the display also received a lot of praise, with good contrast and brightness performance in particular.
Among the shortcomings mentioned overheating of the laptop, if you work with it, holding it on your knees. Winchester is called quite roomy. The video card also raises no objections. However, some users are missing an ExpressCard slot. The battery is said to be too weak. The case material is called budget, but at the same time incredibly durable. Some users recommend installing the Linux operating system to increase performance. The shape of the keyboard is also positively received by the owners. Some users have a problem with their wireless cable internet connection. It is fixed with a BIOS update. The performance of the video card is classified as a disadvantage. The comments note that on this laptop you can run a number of very popular games, in particular, Sims 3. Among the advantages of the laptop is also called the silence of his work.