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Acer Aspire E5-573 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Good Brand

On average Acer medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all laptops built by Acer.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire E5-573 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This Acer laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Acer portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire E5-573 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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19 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Acer Aspire E5-573 is a two SATA III connector notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5-573 have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Acer Aspire E5-573 is a ten PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Acer Aspire E5-573 which has two SATA connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5-573 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5-573.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5-573 range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-573.

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Very Short Battery Life

The shortest battery life of portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 2.5h, the longest is 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h. With a battery life of only 5 hours, the Aspire E5-573 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 14 3440[plb_3015996_price] (1.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (6GB).

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Aspire E5-573 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5-573. The average weight of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 is 2kg.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2854876_price] (2.4kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Aspire E5-573 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Acer Aspire E5-573 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 2,520 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average battery capacity of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5-573 is 3,600mAh, and the battery capacities range from 37mAh to 8,700mAh.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Aspire E5-573 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5-573 the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Aspire E5-573 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire E5-573.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Acer Aspire E5-573 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Thick

The Aspire E5-573 is one of the thicker medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 (29.2 millimeters) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average height of laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 is 27mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5-573

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E5-573 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5-573.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2913726_price] (17.3"), or the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3").

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Acer Aspire E5-573 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire E5-573 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire E5-573.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (512GB).

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Specification

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Processor
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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
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
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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 III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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 InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
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)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Power
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Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
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Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

User Reviews

(18)
Reviewed 16 August 2016 by Pittuk23

The qualify of this laptop is shocking, the screen is lifeless, the keyboard layout is silly and non logical, with the brightness buttons labelled incorrectly, the shift key too close to another... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2016 by King Benbow
(Verified Purchase)

Generally a great product, but the mouse track pad is somewhat 'rattly' and 'flimsy'. Works well, just feels cheap.

Reviewed 24 April 2016 by Tomino
(Verified Purchase)

Mixed feelings, First of all if you order the red color option you will receive completely different laptop than on the pictures. Laptop you will receive has black lid with ugly red acer logo,... Read more…

Reviewed 20 March 2016 by Philip C
(Verified Purchase)

I have fairly mixed feelings about this laptop. Its a nice light weight and good cost. The performance isn't terrible despite its lower power. The battery life is definately another plus. On the... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Bought for a family member who uses laptops for basic operation such as internet browsing and the microsoft office suite. Laptop meets those needs...

Reviewed 9 February 2016 by Amazon Customer

Okay, so I've had this laptop for a year now. And over all I'd say it is "Good' However there are problems I have noticed, firstly I'd add more ram as 4GB isn't really enough. Secondly, I'd add... Read more…

Reviewed 6 February 2016 by MARK H.
(Verified Purchase)

Pretty plasticy feel, the 'Enter' key has already broken off after a month's light use...

(Verified Purchase)

Repurchased as a present for 10yr old daughter. It has been great so far good sized screen only concern is longevity keys seem a little lightweight the mouse pad has the mouse keys built in so the... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2016 by Ian Wright
(Verified Purchase)

Great laptop,...

Reviewed 12 December 2015 by M. P. Bunczuk
(Verified Purchase)

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e557336, e557334, e557338, e557338q, e557334h, e557338n, e557336x, e5573380, e557338nq, e557336xj, e5573380x, e557338qf, e557334hb, nxmw3ek002, acer i35005, acer i34005, acer i35005u, acer p238785, acer i34005u, NX.MW3EK.002, acer p238785p, acer e5573317, acer e5573317s, acer nxmw3ek002
Barcodes 00888863252220, 04713147914791, 04713147944460, 04713392054624, 04713392069956, 04713392124273, 04713392156380, 04713392168499, 04713392488313

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