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10 Reasons For
Across all notebook PCs, the Aspire E5-573 is one the best selling products currently on the market according to Amazon sales data.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews
Acer has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Aspire E5-573 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
The Aspire E5-573 has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5-573. The total storage capacity of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5-573 range from 16GB to 2TB.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the Toshiba L50-C[plb_2943817_price] which is cheaper.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Acer Aspire E5-573 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Acer portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
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Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5-573, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has a front camera.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the HP 350 G2[plb_2889567_price] which has better reviews; or the HP 250 G4[plb_3099702_price] which is cheaper.
We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the HP Probook 430 G2[plb_2913674_price] is also worth considering.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The Aspire E5-573 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5-573 have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
10 Reasons Against
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 850 megahertz, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.
Recent Price Increase of £36.65
In the last 45 days the price of the Aspire E5-573 has increased by £36.65.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Aspire E5-573 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5-573.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might want to look at including the HP 350 G2[plb_2889567_price]; or the HP 250 G4[plb_3099702_price].
Very Short Battery Life
Across all the laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5-573 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h. At only 5 hours, the Aspire E5-573 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire E5-573.
We compared this laptop to all the other 5h battery life portable PCs and we think the G500[pl_2433548_price], and the G500[pl_2585649_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_3007094_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.
Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3812194_price] (6.2h and cheaper).
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops 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.
Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2735219_price] (SSD and cheaper).
The average weight of notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At 2.4 kilograms, the Acer Aspire E5-573 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5-573.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.4kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Aspire ES1-531[pl_3007315_price], or the Aspire E5-573[pl_2987233_price] both from Acer.
If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2854876_price] (2.4kg).
Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family
The Aspire E5-573 has a better processor family than most laptops of this type and age. This laptop has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5-573 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most portable PCs that have been around for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Acer Aspire E5-573 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Inspiron 15 5558[plb_3008314_price] which is also cheaper.
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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire E5-573 WiFi standards range from IEEE 802.11a to 802.11n.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5-573
Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Acer Aspire E5-573 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
If this Acer notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] (2.2GHz) which also has a higher rating.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E5-573 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire E5-573.
There are a number of other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the HP 250 G3[plb_2887715_price].
If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3").
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Average Internal Memory
The Aspire E5-573 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5-573.
If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] (8GB and higher rated) or the Lenovo Z50-70[plb_3075592_price] (8GB and cheaper).
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