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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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20 Reasons For

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the Acer Aspire E5 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 4GB to 32GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Aspire E5 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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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 laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. At 3, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,150 megahertz, the Aspire E5 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Aspire E5 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.6GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the HP 250[plb_2268981_price] which is cheaper; or the HP ProBook 640[plb_2351423_price], or the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price] which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the ProBook 650[pl_2753866_price] (2.7GHz), or the Probook 640 G1[pl_2628348_price] (2.8GHz) both from HP.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. The Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity laptops and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Pavilion 15[plb_2353204_price] is also worth considering.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Acer portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E5 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa[plb_2964572_price], the Fujitsu LifeBook A544[plb_2142770_price], or the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2504289_price].

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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 portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memories of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 8.1GB to 33GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the Aspire E5 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5 that we have assessed the hard drive capacity of, the Acer Aspire E5's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The average hard drive capacity of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Aspire E5 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E5.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Aspire E5's maximum internal memory is one of the biggest amongst similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 12GB.

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AC Cable Included

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

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to 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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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13 Reasons Against

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

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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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Price Has Increased by £69.98

In the last 39 days the Aspire E5 has increased in price by £69.98.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire E5 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and type do have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa[plb_2964572_price], the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2504289_price], or the DELL Inspiron 14 5000[plb_2854868_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar 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.

There are a number of alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2441501_price].

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5 is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the Asus PU551LA[plb_2380210_price], or the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_1872474_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2253146_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Asus X555LA[plb_2656975_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire E5 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age is 3mAh and the biggest is 30,000mAh.

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Heavy

The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5 range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The Aspire E5 is quite heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5.

We compared all the other 2.5kg heavy notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the B590[pl_1991244_price], and the B590[pl_1616779_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper; or the Lenovo B590[plb_2211424_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa[plb_2964572_price], the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2504289_price], or the DELL Inspiron 14 5000[plb_2854868_price].

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Aspire E5 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E5 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5.

We compared all the other 15.6" notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo B590[plb_2211424_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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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

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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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