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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer laptops and also specifically for Acer medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other brands.

Very Big Screen Size

The screen size of the Aspire E5 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest amongst laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5. The smallest screen size of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this type and age. In addition, this Acer laptop 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire E5 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5, the Aspire E5 has a front camera.

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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 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the maximum internal memory of the Acer Aspire E5 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 is 28MP. The Aspire E5 has one of the higher front camera resolutions (1.3 megapixels) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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15 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Aspire E5 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

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

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5.

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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. The battery lifes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 2h to 4,400h.

If this medium processor core notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart (£449.00) (4.45h).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable 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 be worth looking at include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. The Acer Aspire E5 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 14 3000 (1.8GHz), or the Asus PU551LA (1.8GHz).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Aspire E5 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5. The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5 is 590GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5 is 25GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB. At only 16,384 megabytes, the Aspire E5 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Acer Aspire E5 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Heavy

At 3 kilograms, the Aspire E5 is very heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E5 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Wide

The widths of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5 range from 38mm to 430mm. At 423.3 millimeters, the Acer Aspire E5 is very wide compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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Specification

Design
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Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
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
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out 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
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
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Height At Rear
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Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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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

(455)
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, 5771g51, e577157, e577157z, 5771g51h, e5771g50, e5771g50j, 5771g51hq, e577152u2, 5771g58z4, e577157zv, e5771g53j2, nxmnvet002, nxmnweg006, e5771g5025, nxmnweg023, e5771g50jh, nxmnweg005
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