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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire E5 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Acer laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this spec and age.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire E5 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E5 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also have 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 portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of laptops of this age and type range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh. With a battery capacity of 5,000 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire E5 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Aspire E5 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a similar type and age 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.

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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 commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Heavy

The lightest notebook PC of this spec and age is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Acer Aspire E5 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire E5 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire E5 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E5 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Acer Aspire E5 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs of this age and type range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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6 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

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E5 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity 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

At 7 hours, the Acer Aspire E5 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T440p[plb_2625194_price] (7.2h).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Aspire E5 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2253146_price] which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2581589_price] (1.8GHz).

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Specification

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Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
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Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro 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 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
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)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Power
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Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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

(414)
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 e5571546, e5571g522, e5571546c, e5571g522k
Barcodes 04713147574438, 04713147621316

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