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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Aspire E5 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by Acer have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire E5 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire E5 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E5 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Acer Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The Acer Aspire E5 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec. 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.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Aspire E5 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5. The battery capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E5 range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Aspire E5 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Aspire E5.

Average Screen Size

The Aspire E5 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5.

If this Acer notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price] (17.3").

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Aspire E5 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most laptops that have been available for more than two years. Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life

The Aspire E5 has a pretty standard battery life (7 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440p[plb_2625194_price] (7.2h).

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Average Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire E5 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2706073_price] (6GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2435195_price] (2GHz), or the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2517764_price] (2GHz).

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Specification

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Storage
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
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On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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Camera
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Wireless LAN Connection
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DC-In Jack
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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
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
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Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Expert Reviews

(60)
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

(417)
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 16 August 2012 by Lawrence M.

I bought 2 for quantum calculations and am not disappointed. I have one on an ATX sabertooth x79, 64gb of 1866mhz vengeance and an H100. The other is on an mATX Asus rampage IV gene with 32GB of... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 64, e557133, acer 64b, e557133v, acer 156, acer 156q, acer 64bi, acer ddr3, e557133vt, acer 64bit, acer ddr3l, acer 156qu, acer 156quo, acer i34005, acer i34030, acer e557133, acer i34005u, acer i34030u, acer 156quot, acer e557133v, acer e557133vt, acer nxml8ek027
Barcodes 00887899681981, 00887899681998, 08878996819812

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