System Specifications Features

Below is a brief summary of the computer's many feature:


For Aspire 8730/8730Z Series

Intel® Centrino® 2 processor technology, featuring:

  • Intel® Core™2 Duo processor
  • Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor*
  • Mobile Intel® PM45/GM45 Express Chipset*
  • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5100/5300*


  • Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/Draft-N*
  • Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g* For Aspire 8530 Series

AMD Better By Design program, featuring:

  • AMD Turion™ X2 Ultra dual-core mobile processor*
  • AMD Turion™ X2 dual-core mobile processor*
  • AMD Athlon™ X2 dual-core mobile processor*
  • AMD M780G Chipset*
  • Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N*
  • Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g*

System Memory

  • Dual-channel SDRAM support
  • Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules*

Display and graphics

  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 18.4" Full HD 1920 x 1080*
  • 18.4" HD+ 1680 x 945*
  • Digital TV-tuner supporting DVB-T* For Aspire 8730/8730Z Series:
  • Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset*
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 9300M GS*
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT* For Aspire 8530 Series
  • ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 Graphics*
  • ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 3470 Hybrid x 2*
  • ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 3650*

Storage subsystem

  • 2.5" hard disk drive
  • Optical drive options:
  • Blu-ray Disc™/DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive* •DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive*
  • 6-in-1 card reader

Special keys and controls

  • 105/106-key keyboard
  • Touchpad pointing device


  • Dolby®-optimized surround sound system with two built-in stereo speakers and one subwoofer* supporting low-frequency effects
  • True5.1-channel surround sound output
  • High-definition audio support
  • S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers
  • MS-Sound compatible
  • Built-in microphone


  • Acer Video Conference, featuring: •Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam* •Optional Acer Xpress VoIP phone*
  • WLAN:
  • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5100/5300* •Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N* •Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g*
  • WPAN: Bluetooth® 2.0+Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)*
  • LAN: Gigabit Ethernet; Wake-on-LAN ready
  • Modem: 56K ITU V.92; Wake-on-Ring ready

I/O Ports

  • ExpressCard™/54 slot
  • Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader*
  • 6-in-1 card reader (SD/MMC/MMCplus™/MS/MS PRO/xD)
  • USB 2.0 port
  • HDMI™ port with HDCP support
  • External display (VGA) port
  • Consumer infrared (CIR) port
  • RF-in jack*
  • Headphones/speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support
  • Microphone-in jack
  • Line-in jack
  • Ethernet (RJ-45) port
  • Modem (RJ-11) port
  • DC-in jack for AC adapter


  • Temperature: •Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C •Non-operating: -20 °C to 65 °C
  • Humidity (non-condensing): •Operating: 20% to 80% •Non-operating: 20% to 80%

NOTE: "*" "Only for certain models"

NOTE: The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased.

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