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Acer Aspire E5 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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10 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 2,666 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its laptops. Acer also has good reviews specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire E5 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 32GB and the biggest is 2.2TB.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the Toshiba Satellite P50t-B which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite P50T-B (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the Aspire E5 has a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Acer Aspire ES1-711 (£315.00), or the Lenovo G50-30 (£359.99).

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the HP Pavilion 15 (£389.00).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite P50T-B (16GB) which is also cheaper.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire E5 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5 range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 840GB.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire E5 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire E5 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

The front camera resolutions of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5 range from 0.3MP to 2MP. The Acer Aspire E5 has one of the higher front camera resolutions (1.3 megapixels) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 5,000 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire E5 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst laptops of this age. The battery capacities of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 58mAh to 6,700mAh.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £70.99

In the last 43 days the Aspire E5 has increased in price by £70.99.

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 laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out 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

The Acer Aspire E5 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E5.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Lenovo G50-30 (£359.99), or the Asus X553MA which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops that were released around the same time as 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.

Alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider include the Medion AKOYA E7225 which is cheaper.

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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 frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Acer Aspire E5 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Asus X553MA, or the Toshiba Satellite P50t-B which is also cheaper is 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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Only Four Processor Threads

The Aspire E5 is a four processor thread portable PC.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire E5 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the Aspire E5 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the B50-10 (£299.99) (2.16GHz and cheaper), or the G50-30 (£359.99) (2.16GHz and cheaper) both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire ES1-711 (£315.00) (2.16GHz and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The Acer Aspire E5 has a relatively standard 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite P50t-B, or the Asus X553MA.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire ES1-711 (£315.00) (17.3"), or the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

The Aspire E5 has a pretty standard weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite P50t-B (2.3kg and cheaper), or the Asus X553MA (2.3kg and cheaper).

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AMD a Processor Family

The Aspire E5 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire E5 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5.

If you want a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-C (£350.00) (7.5h) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor
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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
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Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Video
Graphics
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Battery
Battery Life
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Power
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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

(456)
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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