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 +====== Acer Aspire 5740G ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5740G laptop.
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 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire 5740G. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​www.lapwik.com/​acer_aspire_5740g|Acer Aspire 5740G page on LapWik]].
 +===== Editing This Page =====
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 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​www.lapspecs.com/​wiki/​acer+aspire+5740g|Acer Aspire 5740G specifications page]].
 +
 +|Name|Acer Aspire 5740G|
 +|Processor|Intel® Core i7-620M processor (4 MB L3 cache, 2.66 GHz, up to 3.33 GHz, DDR3 1066 MHz, 35 W), supporting Intel® 64 architecture,​ Intel® Smart Cache, Intel® Turbo Boost Technology \\ Intel® Core i5-540M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.53 GHz, up to 3.06 GHz, DDR3 1066 MHz, 35 W), i5-520M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.40 GHz, up to 2.93 GHz, DDR3 1066 MHz, 35 W), i5-430M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.26 GHz, up to 2.53 GHz, DDR3 1066 MHz, 35 W) processor, supporting Intel® 64 architecture,​ Intel® Smart Cache, Intel® Turbo Boost Technology \\ Intel® Core i3-350M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.26 GHz, DDR3 1066 MHz, 35 W), i5-330M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.26 GHz, DDR3 1066 MHz, 35 W) processor, supporting Intel® 64 architecture,​ Intel® Smart Cache, Intel® Turbo Boost Technology|
 +|Screen|15.6"​ (1366x768) Widescreen|
 +|RAM|Up to 8GB|
 +|HDD|160GB to 640GB|
 +|Optical Drive|DVD+-RW|
 +|Graphics|ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5650 \\ ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5470|
 +|Network|10/​100/​1000 Ethernet \\ Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200 a/g/n Wi-Fi \\ Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ \\ |
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +^Device^Compatibility^Comments^
 +|Processor|Works| |
 +|Screen|Works| |
 +|HDD|Works| |
 +|Optical Drive|Works| |
 +|Graphics|Works|You will need to install the latest ATI fglrx drivers to get the graphics working.|
 +|Sound|Works| |
 +|Ethernet|Works| |
 +|Wireless|Works| |
 +|Bluetooth|Not Tested| |
 +|Modem|Not Tested| |
 +|USB|Works| |
 +|Card Reader|Not Tested| |
 +|Webcam|Not Tested| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +Tested with Ubuntu 10.04
 +==== Graphics ====
 +You need the latest ATI fglrx drivers to get the Radeon HD 5650 working properly. See the guides section on this site for details.
 +===== Summary =====
 +The Acer Aspire 5740G works quiet well with Linux after having installed the fglrx drivers.
  
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