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Acer Launches NVIDIA Tegra K1-Powered 13.3-Inch Chromebook

Dec 6, 2011
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Acer expands its Chromebook portfolio with a model that delivers enhanced mobile performance for graphic-intense apps, games and more; up to 13 hours of battery life and option for full HD display takes Chromebook from workday productivity to nighttime entertainment.

Acer America today announced the Acer Chromebook 13, the industry's first Chromebook powered by an NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor and the company's first with a 13.3-inch display. The Chromebook 13 enhances Acer's already leading position in this category.

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Sep 6, 2013
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Athens, Greece
System Name 3 systems: Gaming/Internet/HTPC
Processor 1075T @ 3.7GHz, undervolted @ 1.32V /1055T @ 3.5GHz, undervolted @ 1.27V/A6 5400K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3/ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0/ASUS FM2+
Cooling CoolerMaster TX3 (2fans)/Zalman CNPS9500 (Nvidia version)/CoolerMaster
Memory 16GB Adata 2133MHz/16GB DDR3 Kingston 2400MHz/8GB Corsair 1600MHz
Video Card(s) ASUS HD7850 2GB /Gigabyte GT620/FM2 iGPU
Storage OCZ ARC 100 + HDDs/Samsung 840 EVO + HDDs/OCZ Agility 3
Display(s) Samsung LE32D550 32'' TV(2 systems connected)/LG 42''
Case Sharkoon Rebel 12/Sharkoon Rebel 9/Xigmatek Midguard
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply 850W Chieftec/560W Cheieftec/400W
Mouse CoolerMaster/Rapoo/Logitech
Keyboard CoolerMaster/Microsoft/Logitech
Software Windows 10 64bit TP + Windows 7 64bit + Windows XP (triple boot,stupidity all over the drives)
K1 looks like a big success for Nvidia. Completely the opposite compared to old ones. And we are still talking about the 32bit chip.
If the 64bit Denver version that is expected(?) to be revealed in detail(?) in Hot Chips today is as good as many expect, well even more champagnes will open in Nvidia HQs.
Oct 17, 2013
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Putting the k1 into a chromebook was a smart play. I read the 1366x768p thirteen inch base model is going to be around $280. The full 1080p version will be $300 and there will be bigger package options with more ram for slightly higher. The $300 dollar one seems right at my limit on the price tag of a chromebook though. I hope the price tags do not keep climbing because the big sale point to me is price. The performance aspect is just an added bonus with the light os. I do understand the slight price jump from running the latest and greatest from nvidia. Go chromebook NATION! :p