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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Acer is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Acer also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Very Big Screen Size

The Aspire E5 has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5 range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of this age and spec is 16GB and the biggest is 2TB. The Aspire E5 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire E5-571G.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire E5 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops that were released more than a year ago ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E5 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire E5 has a very big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Acer Aspire E5 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB. The Aspire E5 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire E5 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5. Across all the portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Aspire E5 is a two SATA III connector notebook PC.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Acer Aspire E5 which has ten PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this age and type is 290MHz. The Aspire E5 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire E5 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Acer Aspire E5 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 4 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this age and type have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 24h.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba A50 (£669.99) (4.5h) which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire E5 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-70 (£169.99) (1.9GHz).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Acer Aspire E5 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 2kg. At 3 kilograms, the Aspire E5 is very heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17 5000 (£384.00) (3kg).

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Thick

At 28 millimeters, the Aspire E5 is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. The average height of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5 is 27mm, and the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Wide

With a width of 423.3 millimeters, the Acer Aspire E5 is very wide compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. The narrowest comparable spec notebook PC that was launched more than a year ago is 28mm wide and the widest is 430mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over a Year Ago

This Acer laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB).

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Acer Aspire E5 has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Expert Reviews

(62)
18 September 2016

Acer Aspire E5-574-53YZThe Acer Aspire E5-574-53YZ is a well-performing system with good build quality - the somewhat unstable display lid notwithstanding - and overall decent ergonomics. It is...

18 July 2016

The Acer Aspire E5 offers long battery life and solid performance for the money, but its mushy keyboard and dim screen disappoint...

13 January 2016

The Acer Aspire E5-574G-77RN is quite similar to Aspire E5-573G in many ways, but the former comes with few crucial changes. The E5-574G has much better and latest 6th Gen Intel Core Processor, a...

Fast 6th Gen Intel Processor
Attractive Exterior
Decent Battery life
Admirable Gaming Performance
Good performance
Bit Heavy
Heap of Acer's Bloatware
No Backlit Keyboard
Reflective non FHD display
8 December 2015

Acer E5 is a good daily use laptop from Acer which can double up as an occasional gaming machine if required. At around 65K it offers one of the best performance to price ratio making it a very...

19 November 2015

The moderately priced Acer Aspire E5-573G-7034 is a desktop-replacement laptop that offers lots of storage and memory, as well as a solid feature set, but its build quality and display could be...

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User Reviews

(454)
Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Alec A.
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great laptop for what it does. I was looking for a simple laptop that had at least 8gb's of memory and a TB hard drive. I did not expect to find one that included a graphics card, and an... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Chris3672

I brought this laptop because this new AMD carrizo processor has great reviews across the board and boasted impressive performance. That would be the case if allowed to use its full potential. The... Read more…

Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Pakou C.
(Verified Purchase)

Want to have a laptop that can game on the go and won't break the bank? Buy this. As far as upgrade ability goes you have... 2 x RAM Slots 1 x Sata Slot 1 x ODD / Sata slot that can utilize a... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Alpha370K

Laptop ordered and delivered within 3 days - Excellent! Good quality laptop, everything works but considering the hi performance processor I thought it was a bit slow booting up. Having said that,... Read more…

Reviewed 11 October 2016 by Matthew C.

(**) THIS IS A ONE SOLUTION IDEAL SETUP (**) This laptop makes a formidable desktop AND on the go solution. Some of you may be thinking ?I already know where he is going with this' while others... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e5771g, e577134, e577134t, e5771373, e577134tb, e5771373s
Barcodes 04713147611812, 04713147729302, 04713147810680

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