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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB Mar 2015
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. The Aspire E5 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

Acer medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Acer is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire E5 is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire VN7[plb_2867731_price] (1.1TB and higher rated).

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5 ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E5 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

If you want a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-772[plb_2984402_price] (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire E5 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago also have 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 were launched more than a year ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire E5 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Acer Aspire E5 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E5 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Six Battery Cells

Most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Aspire E5 which has six battery cells.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The Aspire E5 has a quite big battery capacity (4,700 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5. The average battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 3,600mAh, and the battery capacities range from 37mAh to 8,700mAh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the Aspire E5 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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

The Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec portable 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.

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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 laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Aspire E5 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Aspire E5 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Asus PU551LA[plb_2396543_price] (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. The Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire E5.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, 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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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire E5 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7240[plb_2962186_price] (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire E5 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire E5.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 7h battery life laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire E5-571G[plb_2357753_price].

If this Acer laptop battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440p[plb_2980614_price] (7.4h).

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Specification

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Microphone in Port
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HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi 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 Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management 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
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Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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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

(455)
Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Alec A.
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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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