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Acer Aspire ES1-512
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Acer Aspire ES1-512 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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9 Reasons For

Best Seller

The Aspire ES1-512 is a popular choice of notebook PC.

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 a similar age and type to it.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Across all the similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies range from 600MHz to 900MHz. At 792 megahertz, the Aspire ES1-512 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire ES1-512 range from 100MHz to 650MHz. The Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (311 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-512.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a full-size keyboard.

Other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the G500[pl_2433548_price], or the G500[pl_2585649_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_3007315_price].

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-512, the Aspire ES1-512 has a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the G500[pl_2433548_price], or the G500[pl_2585649_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_3007315_price] is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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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 a similar spec and age to it.

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26 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 792 megahertz, the Aspire ES1-512 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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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 that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of notebook PCs of this age and type is 25GB/s. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512, the maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Acer Aspire ES1-512 of only 21.32 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-512 that we have checked the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the Aspire ES1-512's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 8GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Aspire ES1-512 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Aspire ES1-512 which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-512 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Acer Aspire ES1-512 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a similar age and spec to 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba C40-C[plb_2972022_price] (SSD and 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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Aspire ES1-512 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 available for a similar time to it. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire ES1-512 processor families range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Aspire ES1-512 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The weights of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-512 range from 940g to 3.8kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the G500[pl_2433548_price] (2.6kg), or the G500[pl_2585649_price] (2.6kg) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

At only 1 megabyte, the Aspire ES1-512 has a quite small cache memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average cache memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512 is 3.1MB, and the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Aspire ES1-512 has one of the smallest processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of this type and age is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Aspire ES1-512 is a two processor thread notebook PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512 that we have assessed, the Aspire ES1-512's maximum internal memory of only 8,192 megabytes is one of the smallest. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-512 is 19GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-512 is 1,600MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz. The Aspire ES1-512 has one of the slowest memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Aspire ES1-512 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 36 watt-hours) amongst laptops of this age. The battery capacities of laptops of this age and spec range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire ES1-512 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of this type and age also do 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].

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-512 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Aspire ES1-512 which has three battery cells.

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.65 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 5.5GB, and the on-board graphics adapter memory capacity range from 1.5GB to 200GB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-512 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire ES1-512 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

When compared to other laptops of this age and type, the Aspire ES1-512's front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. The front camera resolutions of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-512 range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-512 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-512 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire ES1-512 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.58 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512. The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-512 is 2.9GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-512

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Aspire ES1-512.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Aspire ES1-512 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire ES1-512.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Aspire E5-573[pl_2987233_price] (2.2GHz), or the Aspire E5-573[pl_3007094_price] (2.2GHz) both from Acer or the Lenovo ThinkPad E550[plb_2741911_price] (2.2GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a relatively average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-512.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire ES1-512 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-512.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire ES1-512[plb_2964452_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire ES1-512 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E550[plb_2741911_price] (9h).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-512 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_3007094_price] (8GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
Audio System
Camera
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect 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 Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers es1512c2, es1511c8, es1511c7, es1512c5, es1512c3, es1511c11, es1511c59, es1512c5y, es1512c3a, es1512c2w, es1511c8g, es1512c08, es1511c7y, es1512c3ah, es1512c2wn, es1511c8gu, es1512c08j, es1511c7yp, es1511c11f, es1512c3v7, es1511c59v, es1512c5yw, acer nxmmlek016, acer nxmrwek002
Barcodes 00887899711893, 00887899764097, 00888863066568, 04713147276943, 04713147451371, 04713147501731, 04713147526321, 04713147544967, 04713147565405, 04713147590711, 04713147591442, 04713147663378, 04713147694952, 04713147826735, 04713147836185, 05055792305852

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2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 536.06 £229.97
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Lenovo T430 vs Acer Aspire ES1-512

Lenovo T430 vs Acer Aspire ES1-512
Lenovo T430
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
Acer Aspire ES1-512
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,269.95 £229.97
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0.7MP Higher Front Camera Resolution
Three Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
Smaller Total Storage Capacity

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DELL Latitude 12 E7250 vs Acer Aspire ES1-512
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
Acer Aspire ES1-512
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 884.48 £229.97
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