For 500 euros Acer gives you a surprisingly complete yet heavy 14-inch laptop with touchscreen. The specifications are impressive, save for one component: 4 GB of RAM, a 500 GB hard disk, a 10-touchpoint screen, and even a dual-band WiFi adaper. It's a very nice combination for Windows 8. The CPU is a Pentium, however.
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips