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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook 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.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Acer Aspire E5 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 around the same time as it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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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 the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2.9MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the Aspire E5 has a fairly big processor cache 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.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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10 Reasons Against

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

The Acer Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this type and age. 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 also be worth looking at include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Aspire E5 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 2,500 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5. The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5 is 3mAh, the biggest is 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5 is 1.7GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB. The Aspire E5 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5.

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Heavy

Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Aspire E5 is one of the heavier medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst laptops of this age.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer TravelMate TMP253-M[plb_1453625_price] (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire E5 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Aspire E5 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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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 this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire E5 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13[plb_2601999_price] (2.1GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E5 has a relatively typical 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 this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B[plb_2471097_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire E5 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB), or the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2558036_price] (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire E5 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life 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 Aspire E5 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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Memory
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Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
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Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
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Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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Processor Special Features
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
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
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Intel AES New Instructions
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Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(61)
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 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 e5571g76, e5571g78, e5571g78b, e557171u8, e5571g76k, e5571g76kh, e5571g78bf
Barcodes 00887899791031, 04713147409235, 04713147412174, 04713147607327

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