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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire E5 has one of the biggest total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo IdeaPad U410 (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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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 a similar spec and age to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E5.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5, the Acer Aspire E5 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E5 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E5.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The Aspire E5 has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 is 580GB, and the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities range from 8GB to 1TB. The Acer Aspire E5 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire E5 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. At 5,000 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly 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 laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

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

Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5 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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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Aspire E5 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that came out 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 comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Aspire E5 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E5 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the B590 (2.5kg), or the B590 (2.5kg) both from Lenovo.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Aspire E5 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5. The average display brightness of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 240 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. The Aspire E5 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

The Aspire E5 has a relatively average 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.

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Average Battery Life

The Acer Aspire E5 has a pretty average battery life (7 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

If this Acer portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440p (7.2h).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Aspire E5 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo IdeaPad U410 (1.8GHz and higher rated).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
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
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
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
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
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e5571g, e5572g57, e5572g57a, e5571pg542, acer e5573, e5572g57aa, acer e5571, acer e5571g, e5571pg542l, acer e5573g, acer i55200, acer i54210, acer i55200u, acer i54210u, acer nxml8ek028, acer nxmw2ek066, acer nxmw2ek069
Barcodes 04713147185092, 04713147618026, 04713147667338, 04713392128288

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