This page has been archived.

The content on this page may be out-of-date or have been superseded by newer information, and links on this page to other sites may not work. This page has been archived for future reference.

See our Discussion Forums for more current content.


New User
Posts: 1

Acer vs. Gateway

Twelve years ago I purchased an Acer Aspire 9410-4933. After it had gone through 2 home fires and a flood I was afraid it would die soon and bought a Gateway.


Within one year the Gateway burnt itself up in the power connection. I was told it would cost $80.00 just to look at it plus whatever it cost to get it fixed. I am on disability and don't have $80.00 just to have someone look at the Gateway and tell me what's wrong.


I pulled out my old faithfull Acer and have been using it ever since. What laptop do I recommend, Acer of course.

New User
Posts: 2

Re: Acer vs. Gateway

I have a Gateway and Acer was actually the manufacturer. It is possible yours is the same. Check the BIOS and info from CPUz.

Seasoned Practitioner
Posts: 328

Re: Acer vs. Gateway



Acer purchased Gateway some five years ago.  The models sold are all Acer brand products now but the name Gateway was kept for certain products.


Good day.

New User
Posts: 1

Re: Acer vs. Gateway

I purchased my 1st acer 3 years ago and that is exactly how long it lasted.  1 year past warranty and the hard drive is going.  There support stinks and cannot find help anywhere.  Will not buy another Acer, any suggestions ?

Service and Support Videos
Welcome, Guest
Not A Member? Register

Join the forum discussions on our Predator line of products.

Did you know?

Acer Community is also available in the following languages: