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Acer Aspire E5 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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7 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Acer has good average reviews for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Aspire E5 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5, the Aspire E5 has a front camera.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at including the Lenovo G505s which is cheaper.

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to consider including the HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 (£525.00), or the Lenovo 11e.

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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 portable PCs that have been around for a similar time 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 many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5 the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. The Aspire E5 has one of the higher front camera resolutions (1.3 megapixels) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops of this type and age.

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11 Reasons Against

Price Has Recently Increased by £70.99

The Aspire E5 has increased in price by £70.99 in the last 40 days.

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 laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have a full-size keyboard, however the Aspire E5 does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to look at including the HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 (£525.00), the Acer Aspire E5-551 (£394.27), or the DELL Inspiron 15.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 2.2GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.8 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the 255 (£278.99), or the 255 both from HP which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the HP 250 (2.16GHz) which is also cheaper.

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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 similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at including the Asus Transformer Book T100 (£288.66).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire E5 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5 the battery capacities range from 45mAh to 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,600mAh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Aspire E5 is a four processor thread notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 3 gigahertz, the Aspire E5 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire E5 over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire E5 has a pretty average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including a cheaper notebook PC such as the Lenovo G505s, or the HP Pavilion 15-n268ea or you might consider a higher rated notebook PC such as the Asus N56VZ.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

There are a number of other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including the Asus N56VZ which has better reviews; or the Lenovo G505s, or the HP Pavilion 15-n268ea which is cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

The Aspire E5 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the Toshiba C55D, or the Lenovo G505s which is cheaper; or the Asus N56VZ which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Acer Aspire E5 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E5.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo G505s (2.6kg), or the Toshiba C55D (2.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Aspire E5 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7 hours, the Acer Aspire E5 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Asus Transformer Book T100 (£288.66) (10h) which is also cheaper.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook 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.

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
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
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
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
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual

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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.
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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)

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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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