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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this type and age.
Acer Has Good Notebook PC Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Acer notebook PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings compared to other brands.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Acer Aspire E5-573 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this type and age the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the Aspire E5-573 has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Aspire E5-573 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
10 Reasons Against
Very Short Battery Life
With a battery life of only 5 hours, the Aspire E5-573 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The battery lifes of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5-573 range from 2.5h to 24h.
If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might want to consider the B50-80[pl_3339010_price] (5.5h), or the B50-80[pl_3140584_price] (5.5h) both from Lenovo.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
Very Small Internal Memory
The Aspire E5-573 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5-573 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.
Other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Fujitsu LifeBook E734[plb_2812017_price].
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With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Acer Aspire E5-573 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.
Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2854876_price] (2.4kg).
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E5-573 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.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Aspire E5-573 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.
Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5-573 is 690GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
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 laptops of this age and type. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the Wi-Fi standard ranges from IEEE 802.11a to 802.11n.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5-573
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-573.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E5-573 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5-573.
Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the G70-80[pl_2969809_price] (17.3"), or the Z70-80[pl_3429896_price] (17.3") both from Lenovo.
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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5-573 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the T450s[pl_3046986_price] (512GB), or the X1 Carbon[pl_3081569_price] (512GB) both from Lenovo.
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And over all I'd say it is "Good'
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