How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Simit Your Own Question

Simit, Computer Hardware Engineer
Category: Computer
Satisfied Customers: 5747
Experience:  6 Years of experience in Computer, Networking, and Phone Systems.
Type Your Computer Question Here...
Simit is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How do Acer laptops rate comparatively

This answer was rated:

How do Acer laptops rate comparatively?

Simit :

Hello. Let me know when you are ready.

Simit :

Just type into the box below and press enter to reply.

Acers typically have higher failure rates than average. If you are buying based on failure rates, Asus and Toshiba are at the top. Asus and Toshiba have a 15% chance of failing over a 3 year periond, whereas Acer is around 23%. Now if that laptop isn't going to critical to you, and it is a lot cheaper than other brands, then it may be worth it to take the risk and get the cheaper model, and just get a 3 year warranty through a company like Squaretrade, and of course make sure you data is backed up somewhere(you should do this regardless since any laptop can fail or be stolen at any time). Here's a link that has the failure rates of all the major brands:

Let me know if you need any more help with this.
Simit and 6 other Computer Specialists are ready to help you