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Acer Aspire 5733
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Acer Aspire 5733 2 Core Intel Core I3-Xxx 2.53GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-Xxx 2.53GHz 8GB Sep 2012
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The Aspire Series offers a diverse range of notebooks that give you the performance, graphics and communication tools to step up your digital entertainment, complete your daily computing tasks,... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Aspire 5733 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. This Acer notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop compared to most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire 5733 which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Acer medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Acer is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire 5733 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. At 2.53 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire 5733 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 440[plb_2370139_price] (2.6GHz).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire 5733 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire 5733.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire 5733 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire 5733 range from 10" to 18".

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most frequently found supported number of colours display on portable PCs of this age and type.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire 5733 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports an 800MHz processor memory clock speed. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire 5733 is 1,600MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Aspire 5733 which has three USB 2.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire 5733 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 667 megahertz, the Aspire 5733's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire 5733.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

Laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire 5733 have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 17GB/s and 32GB/s. When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age that we have assessed, the Aspire 5733's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 17.1 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire 5733 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire 5733 use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Aspire 5733 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Aspire 5733 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire 5733 which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire 5733 have a full-size keyboard, however the Acer Aspire 5733 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Slow System Bus Data Transfer Rate

Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire 5733 have system bus data transfer rates of between 2.5GT/s and 5GT/s. With a system bus data transfer rate of only 2.5 Gigatransfers per second, the Aspire 5733 has a very slow system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire 5733.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speed of the Acer Aspire 5733 of only 1,066 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire 5733. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire 5733 the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire 5733 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

Similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire 5733 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. The Aspire 5733 is one of the heavier laptops that were released more than two years ago (2.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL XPS 15[plb_1449794_price] (2.6kg).

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Thick

With a height of 34 millimeters, the Aspire 5733 is one of the thicker laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire 5733 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire 5733 the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire 5733

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC was released over four years ago.

Intel Core I3-Xxx Processor Family

The Acer Aspire 5733 has an Intel Core i3-xxx processor family which is better than the AMD E processor family found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire 5733 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire 5733.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2432329_price] (512GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processing Die Transistor
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processing Die Size
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Proximity Sensor
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
WiFi Certification
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Display
Compliance Industry Standards

Expert Reviews

(1)

Need a new laptop but don?t have a lot to spend? The Aspire AS5733-6489 won?t break any land-speed records, but for around $500, it?s a pretty good deal for students and others with modest...

Low price for the screen size and hardware
Big, bright display
Comfortable keyboard with number pad
No HDMI output or USB 3.0 port
Too-small touch pad
Weak Webcam and speakers

User Reviews

(44)
Reviewed 30 December 2011 by HD video user

I bought this laptop 14.11.2011. I wrote this 30.12.2011 Product received in excelent time from UK to Finland, I had to get it from my local post office. minus: -laptop lid seems to be very... Read more…

Reviewed 28 November 2011 by Carl

This is a stylish laptop very light - impressive display screen aswell, good graphically and just browsing websites the resolution seems to be way better than my older laptop. i keep it in a... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2012 by Barney

Bought it 2 weeks ago. Although it looked good on the website, when it arrived it looked pretty frail, esp the screen frame. The most annoying thing is the keyboard, not very responsive due to... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2012 by Stuart
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this for my daughter who's just starting here GCSE course work and is the third Acer laptop I've bought. So far it's lived up to the high standards set by the others. Build quality is... Read more…

Reviewed 5 February 2012 by Nick

This was purchased as a replacement for an Acer laptop (Acer Aspire 5733 15.6 inch Notebook (Intel Core i3-370M Processor, 6 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD, DVD-Super Multi DL Drive, Windows 7 Home Premium... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 5733388g50, 5733388g50m, 5733388g50mn, acer nxrn5ek006

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2 core Intel Core i3-xxx 2.53GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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2 core Intel Core i3-xxx 2.53GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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