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Processor

Item

Specification

CPU type

Aspire 8730/8730Z Series: Intel® Core™2 Duo Mobile Processor P8400 (2.26GHz)/T5900 (2.2GHz)/T5800 (2.0 GHz)/T3400 (2.16 GHz)

Aspire 8530 Series: AMD Athlon™ X2 dual-core mobile processor 1.9GHz

AMD Turion™ X2 Ultra dual-core mobile processor 2.1 GHz/2.3GHz

Core logic

Aspire 8730/8730Z: Mobile Intel® PM45/GM45 Express Chipset Aspire 8530: AMD M780G Chipset

CPU package

Aspire 8730/8730Z: 478-pin micro-FCPGA Aspire 8530: Socket S1

CPU core voltage

Aspire 8730/8730Z: 1.0375V to 1.3V Aspire 8530: 31W to 35W

CPU Fan True Value Table

DTS(degree C)

Fan Speed (rpm)

Acoustic Level (dBA)

45-50

0-3000

29

55-66

0-3300

33

68-74

3300-3800

38

78-83

3800-4100

40

86-91

4100-4800

40

OS shut down at 105° C; H/W shot down at 110° .C BIOS

Item

Specification

BIOS vendor

Phoenix

BIOS Version

1.04c

System Memory

Item

Specification

Memory controller

Built-in

Memory size

0MB (no on-board memory)

DIMM socket number

2 sockets

Supports memory size per socket

2048MB

Supports maximum memory size

4G for 64bit OS (with two 2GB SODIMM)

Supports DIMM type

DDR 2 Synchronous DRAM

Supports DIMM Speed

667 MHz

Supports DIMM voltage

1.8V and 0.9V

Supports DIMM package

200-pin soDIMM

Memory module combinations

You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications.

Memory Combinations

Slot 1

Slot 2

Total Memory

0MB

512MB

512MB

0MB

1024MB

1024MB

0MB

2048MB

2048MB

512MB

512MB

1024MB

512MB

1024MB

1536MB

512MB

2048MB

2560MB

1024MB

0MB

1024MB

1024MB

512MB

1536MB

1024MB

1024MB

2048MB

1024MB

2048MB

3072MB

2048MB

0MB

2048MB

2048MB

512MB

2560MB

2048MB

1024MB

3072MB

2048MB

2048MB

4096MB

NOTE: Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. On above table, the configuration of slot 1 and slot 2 could be reversed.

Item

Specification

LAN Chipset

Broadcom BCM5764

Supports LAN protocol

10/100/1000 Mbps

LAN connector type

RJ45

LAN connector location

Left side

Features

Integrated 10/100 BASE-T transceiver Wake on LAN support compliant with ACPI 2.0 PCI v2.2

Bluetooth Interface

Item

Specification

Chipset

Foxconn Bluetooth FOX_BRM_2.0 F/W 300/FOXCONN BCM2045 V2

Data throughput

723 bps (full speed data rate)

Protocol

Bluetooth 1.1 (Upgradeable to Bluetooth 1.2 when SIG specification is ratified).

Interface

USB 1.1

Connector type

USB

Wireless Module 802.11b/g/n

Item

Specification

Chipset

Aspire 8730/8730Z: Lan Intel WLAN 533AN_MMWG Shirley Peak/Foxconn Wireless LAN Wireless LAN Ralink RT2700E 1x2 BGN

Aspire 8530: Foxconn Wireless LAN Atheros AR5B91 1x2 BGN/Foxconn Wireless LAN Wireless LAN Ralink RT2700E 1x2 BGN

Data throughput

11~54 Mbps, up to 270 Mbps for Draft-N

Protocol

802.11b+g, Draft-N

Interface

PCI bus (mini PCI socket for wireless module)

Hard Disk Drive Interface

Item

Vendor & Model Name

WD1600BEVT-

22ZCT0

HITACHI

HTS541616J9SA00 LF

SEAGATE SATA ST9160827AS TOSHIBA MK1646GSX LF

SEAGATE SATA ST9250827AS TOSHIBA MK2546GSX LF HGST

HTS542525K9SA00 LF

WD WD2500BEVS-22UST0 ML125

WD WD3200BEVT-22ZCT0 ML125

HDD WD 2.5" 5400rpm 500GB WD5000BEVT-22ZAT0 ML250 SATA LF F/ W:01.01A01

Capacity (MB)

160000

250000

320000

500000

Bytes per sector

512

512

N/A

N/A

Data heads

3/4

4

N/A

N/A

Drive Format

Disks

2

2

N/A

(RPM)

5400 RPM

5400 RPM

5400 RPM

5400 RPM

Performance Specifications

Buffer size

8MB

8MB

8MB

8MB

Interface

SATA

SATA

SATA

SATA

Max. media transfer rate (disk-buffer, Mbytes/s)

540

540

850

3.0 GB/s (Max.) Buffer to Host

DC Power Requirements

Voltage tolerance

5V(DC) +/- 5%

5V(DC) +/- 5%

5V(DC) +/- 5%

5V(DC) +/- 5%

Optical Disc Drive

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

TOSHIBA SUPER-MULTI DRIVE DL 8X TS-L633A LF PIONEER SUPER-MULTI DRIVE 8X DVR-TD08RS LF PANASONIC SUPER-MULTI DRIVE DL 8X UJ-870A LF HLDS SUPER-MULTI DRIVE TRAY DL 8X GSA-T50N LF SONY SUPER-MULTI DRIVE DL 8X AD-7560S LF PLDS SUPER-MULTI DRIVE DL 8X DS-8A2S LF

Performance Specification

With CD Diskette

With DVD Diskette

Max 10.08Mbytes/sec

Buffer Memory

2MB

Interface

SATA

Applicable disc format

Applicable disc format

CD: CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, Photo CD (multi-session), Video CD, Cd-Extra (CD+), CD-text

DVD: DVD-VIDEO, DVD-ROM, DVD-R (3.9GB, 4.7GB) DVD-R DL,

CD-DA (Red Book) - Standard Audio CD & CD-TEXT CD-ROM (Yellow Book Model & 2) - Standard Data CD-ROM XA (Mode2 Forml & 2) - Photo CD, Multi-Session CD-I (Green Book, Mode2 Forml & 2, Ready, Bridge) CD-Extra/ CD-Plus (Blue Book) - Audio & Text/Video Video-CD (White Book) - MPEG1 Video CD-R (Orange Book Part)

CD-RW & HSRW (Orange Book Part Volumel & Volume 2 Super Audio CD (SACD) Hybrid type US & US+ RW DVD:

DVD-Video (Book 1.1)

DVD+RW

DVD-RW (Non CPRM & CPRM) DVD°"R Dual

Loading mechanism

Load: Manual

Release: (a) Electrical Release (Release Button)

  • b) Release by ATAPI command
  • c) Emergency Release

Power Requirement

Input Voltage

5 V +/- 5% (Operating)

Blu-Ray Disc Drive

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

SONY BD COMBO 12.7mm Tray DL 2X BC-5500S LF

Performance Specification

With CD Disc

With DVD Disc

With Blu-ray Disc

Max 11 Mbytes/sec

Buffer Memory

2MB

4.5 MB

Interface

SATA

Applicable disc format

Applicable disc format

CD: CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, Photo CD (multi-session), Video CD, Cd-Extra (CD+), CD-text

DVD: DVD-VIDEO, DVD-ROM, DVD-R (3.9GB, 4.7GB) DVD-R DL, DVD-RW,

CD-DA (Red Book) - Standard Audio CD & CD-TEXT CD-ROM (Yellow Book Mode1 & 2) - Standard Data CD-ROM XA (Mode2 Form1 & 2) - Photo CD, Multi-Session CD-I (Green Book, Mode2 Form1 & 2, Ready, Bridge) CD-Extra/ CD-Plus (Blue Book) - Audio & Text/Video Video-CD (White Book) - MPEG1 Video CD-R (Orange Book Part)

CD-RW & HSRW (Orange Book Part Volume1 & Volume 2 Super Audio CD (SACD) Hybrid type US & US+ RW DVD:

DVD-Video (Book 1.1)

DVD+RW

Blu-Ray:

BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL

Loading mechanism

Load: Manual

Release: (a) Electrical Release (Release Button)

  • b) Release by ATAPI command
  • c) Emergency Release

Power Requirement

Input Voltage

5 V +/- 5% (Operating)

Audio Interface

Item

Specification

Audio Controller

Realtek ALC888s Azalia

Audio onboard or optional

Built-in

Audio Interface

Item

Specification

Mono or Stereo

Stereo

Resolution

18 bit stereo full duplex

Compatibility

HD audio Interface; S/PDIF output for PCM or AC-3 content

Sampling rate

1Hz resolution VSR (Variable Sampling Rate)

Internal microphone

Yes

Internal speaker / Quantity

Yes/2.1 (2W speakers)

Video Memory

Item

Specification

Chipset

Aspire 8730/8730Z:

  • Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 9300M GS
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT Aspire 8530:
  • ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 Graphics
  • ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 3470 Hybrid x 2
  • ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 3650

Memory size

1024M/512M GDDR3/

USB

Item

Specification

Chipset

ICH9M/IC NB RS780MN 216-06

USB Compliancy Level

2.0

OHCI

USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 Host controller

Number of USB port

3

Location

Two on the right side/one on the front

Serial port function control

Enable/Disable by BIOS Setup

System Board Major Chips

Item

Controller

Core logic

Mobile Intel® GM945/PM945 + ICH8M Express Chipset

USB 2.0

Intel ICH8M

Super I/O controller

N/A

MODEM

Lite-On Conexant -Unizion 1.5_3.3v AUS RD02-D330

Bluetooth

Foxconn Bluetooth FOX_BRM_2.0 F/W 300/FOXCONN BCM2045 V2

System Board Major Chips

Item

Controller

Wireless 802.11 b/g/n

Aspire 8730/8730Z: Lan Intel WLAN 533AN_MMWG Shirley Peak/Foxconn Wireless LAN Wireless LAN Ralink RT2700E 1x2 BGN

Aspire 8530: Foxconn Wireless LAN Atheros AR5B91 1x2 BGN/Foxconn Wireless LAN Wireless LAN Ralink RT2700E 1x2 BGN

6 in 1 Card Reader

Realtek USB Card Reader

Audio Codec

Realtek ALC888s Azalia

Keyboard

Item

Specification

Keyboard controller

NS PC97541V

Total number of keypads

105/106-key keyboard

Windows logo key

Yes

Internal & external keyboard work simultaneously

Plug USB keyboard to the USB port directly: Yes

Battery

Item

Specification

Vendor

SONY/Sanyo

Battery Type

Li-ion

Pack capacity

8 cell 4800mAh

Number of battery cell

8

Package configuration

4 cells in series, 2 series in parallel

LCD 18.4" inch

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

CMO/Samsung

Screen Diagonal (mm)

18.4 inches

Display resolution (pixels)

18.4" Full HD 1920 x 1080/18.4" HD+ 1680 x 945

Pixel Pitch

0.204 x 0.204

Pixel Arrangement

R.G.B. Vertical Stripe

Display Mode

Normally White

Typical White Luminance (NIT)

220

also called Brightness

Luminance Uniformity

1.25 max.

Contrast Ratio

400 typical

Response Time msec

8

Nominal Input Voltage VDD

+3.3V

Viewing Angle (degree)

Horizontal: Right/Left

45/45

Vertical: Upper/Lower

15/35

LCD 18.4" inch

Item

Specification

Temperature Range(° C)

Operating

Storage (shipping)

0 to +50 -40 to +60

AC Adaptor

Item

Specification

Input

100-240V~ 1.5A, 50-60Hz/

Output

19V 4.74A 90W

System Power Management

ACPI mode

Power Management

Mech. Off (G3)

All devices in the system are turned off completely.

Soft Off (G2/S5)

OS initiated shutdown. All devices in the system are turned off completely.

Working (G0/S0)

Individual devices such as the CPU and hard disc may be power managed in this state.

Suspend to RAM (S3)

CPU set power down VGA Suspend PCMCIA Suspend Audio Power Down Hard Disk Power Down CD-ROM Power Down Super I/O Low Power mode

Save to Disk (S4)

Also called Hibernation Mode. System saves all system states and data onto the disc prior to power off the whole system.

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