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Acer Aspire E5-511 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB May 2015
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, 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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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Acer has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

At 792 megahertz, the Aspire E5-511 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5-511. The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire E5-511 is 750MHz.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire E5-511 is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The Aspire E5-511 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (311 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5-511.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-511, the Acer Aspire E5-511 has a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Aspire E5-571[pl_2680097_price], or the Aspire E5-571[pl_2857818_price] both from Acer or the HP ProBook 430[plb_2447779_price].

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5-511, the Aspire E5-511 has a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Aspire E5-571[pl_2857818_price], or the Aspire E5-571[pl_2680097_price] both from Acer or the HP ProBook 430[plb_2447779_price].

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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 spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire E5-511 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have between two and eight battery cells, including the Aspire E5-511 which has six battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

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

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22 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-511 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 792 megahertz, the Acer Aspire E5-511 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Aspire E5-511 has a very slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year. The maximum processor memory bandwidths of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5-511 range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5-511 is 8GB and the biggest is 32GB. When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5-511 that we have checked, the Acer Aspire E5-511's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Aspire E5-511 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5-511 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Acer Aspire E5-511 which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Aspire E5-511 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5-511 have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Acer Aspire E5-511 which has two SATA connectors.

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Recent Price Increase of £24.00

The Aspire E5-511 has increased in price by £24.00 in the last 48 days.

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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 portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at include the Satellite C50-B[pl_2256586_price], or the C55[pl_2942232_price] both from Toshiba which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] (SSD and cheaper) or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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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 frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Aspire E5-511 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5-511 processor families range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire E5-511 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5-511. The internal memory of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-511 range from 2GB to 16GB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2862104_price].

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (6GB and cheaper), or the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2941676_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5-511 range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. The Acer Aspire E5-511 has one of the smallest processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Aspire E5-511 is a two processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-511 have between two and three processor threads.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5-511 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Aspire E5-511 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price].

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Heavy

The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 940g to 3.8kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the Aspire E5-511 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.5kg heavy laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo B590[plb_2714638_price], or the Asus PU551LA[plb_2396543_price].

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Extensa EX2510[plb_2531905_price] (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer Aspire E5-511 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire E5-511 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire E5-511 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-511 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.58 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire E5-511 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5-511 the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have checked the hard drive capacity of, the Acer Aspire E5-511's hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Thick

The thinnest notebook PC of this age and spec is 11mm thick and the thickest is 2,400mm. The Aspire E5-511 is one of the thicker portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E5-511 (30.3 millimeters) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5-511

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Aspire E5-511 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5-511.

Other 2.16GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the Lenovo G50-30[plb_2553376_price].

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_2913759_price] (2.2GHz), or the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (2.2GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

The Aspire E5-511 has a relatively average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" laptops currently available including the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the Asus P550LAV[plb_2825857_price] which is cheaper.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-772[plb_2984402_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire E5-511 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5-511.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], and the Asus PU551LA[plb_2867068_price] is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (750GB), or the Asus X555LA[plb_2947788_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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Matte display
Long battery life
Decent keyboard
Works quietly most of the time
Gets hardly warmer
Dark display
No maintenance hatch
No separate mouse buttons on touchpad
Avergae performance
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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 16 October 2015 by Mysty73112

I'm mostly satisfied with the overall performance of this laptop, but I've had it less than a month, and I'm having difficulty with the monitor display when I turn it on. I have to reboot it at... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04713147484003

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Lenovo T430 vs Acer Aspire E5-511

Lenovo T430 vs Acer Aspire E5-511
Lenovo T430
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
Acer Aspire E5-511
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,269.95 £389.99
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
67% Bigger Processor Cache
53% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Two More Processor Threads
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
180GB Smaller Total Storage Capacity

HP ProBook 430 vs Acer Aspire E5-511

HP ProBook 430 vs Acer Aspire E5-511
HP ProBook 430
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
Acer Aspire E5-511
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 381.27 £389.99
Hugely Bigger Processor Cache
Lighter
Eight More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Two More SATA Connectors
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Vastly Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Asus X555LA vs Acer Aspire E5-511

Asus X555LA vs Acer Aspire E5-511
Asus X555LA
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
Acer Aspire E5-511
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 369.99 £389.99
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
67% Bigger Processor Cache
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Two More Processor Threads
One Less USB 2.0 Port
Four Less Battery Cells
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