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Acer Aspire ES1-512 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.83GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Celeron 1.83GHz 8GB May 2015
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They may serve as essential devices, but Acer's Aspire E Series laptops go beyond the everyday tasks. The E Series is a touch smarter, faster and easier to use than most essential laptops. The E... More
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Good Brand

Many processor core portable PCs built by Acer have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire ES1-512 is 780GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire ES1-512 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite P50T-B (£315.00) (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire ES1-512 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Toshiba Satellite L50-C which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-512 is 8.4GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-512 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-512.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512 the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 840GB. When compared to other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512, the Acer Aspire ES1-512's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Acer Aspire ES1-512 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-512 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 854 megahertz, the Aspire ES1-512 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire ES1-512. Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-512 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 840MHz and 1,400MHz.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire ES1-512 have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 10GB/s and 77GB/s. At only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a very slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-512 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire ES1-512 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512 use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Aspire ES1-512 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512 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

The Aspire ES1-512 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 313 megahertz, the Aspire ES1-512 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire ES1-512 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.7. At only 2, the Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a quite old PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-512.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that were launched 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 1.83 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire ES1-512. The average processor clock speed of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512 is 2.3GHz.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Aspire ES1-512 has a better processor family than most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

This notebook PC's processor family (Intel Celeron) is in fact the worst processor family amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Acer Aspire ES1-512 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Aspire ES1-512 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-512 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Acer Aspire ES1-512 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Aspire ES1-512 is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most common memory slots.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the worst memory slots amongst all laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-512.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is the best memory slots amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire ES1-512 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-512 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB. The Acer Aspire ES1-512 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Aspire ES1-512 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.25 gigahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-512 have between four and seven processor threads, including the Aspire ES1-512 which has four processor threads.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-512

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire ES1-512 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire ES1-512.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B (17.3"), or the HP Zbook 17 G2 (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Aspire ES1-512 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Acer Aspire ES1-512 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-512.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50-C (7.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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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
Memory
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
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
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI 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
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 Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
19 August 2015

Un bon "start". Le nouvel entrée-de-gamme du Taïwanais Acer porte le nom à rallonge d'Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM. Résolument bureautique, l'appareil brille entre autre par une bonne... Read more…

Windows 8.1 included
Robust, matte surfaces
Decent keyboard
Fullsized number pad
Large touchpad
With low resolution and poor viewing angle stability
Touchpad's sensitivity fitting
GPU's Turbo not fully utilized
High CPUGPU temperatures in the stress test
No maintenance cover

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 24 March 2015 by CCA

PROS:- GPS signal is great, never had a problem in getting signal, although I basically run in urban areas- Interface with Golife online is also great, you can see your workout online in great... Read more…

Accurate
Comfortable
Great Customer Service
Stylish
Water Resistant
Syncing
Not intuitive
Poor battery life
Poor Functionality
Feels Cheaply Made
Reviewed 3 November 2015 by Jacob P.

This laptop used to cost $250, and for $250 it was the best laptop I ever bought, I was going to buy another one, but seeing now that the price is $500 makes it not worth it at all...

The price
It's inexpensive
Sleek, works great, great for Business
Love that the HDMI USB Audio ports are located on the back of the laptop
No way to know. Computer showed up for all intents and purposes Dead On Arrival. The back light on the screen does not function properly so there is no way to know if the system functions properly in
The current price
Absolutely flooded with adware which has so far made it nearly impossible to use. I have spent many hours trying to get all the junk removed so we can use it. Every time I think I have it taken care o
Windows 8.1 is lame, so I downloaded Classic Start Menu addon from online
No way to know. Computer showed up for all intents and purposes Dead On Arrival. The back light on the screen does not function properly so there is no way to know if the system functions properly in
Whole thing is junk Replacement arrived and has the same problem as the first. The back light does not function therefore the screen does not function properly. The manufacturer needs to get their stu

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nxmrweg001, es1512c713, apple es1512networkcard101001000gigabitfa, apple es1512networkcard101001000gigabitfas, apple es1512networkcard101001000gigabitfast, apple es1512networkcard101001000gigabitfaste, apple es1512networkcard101001000gigabitfastet
Barcodes 04713147598830, 04713147843251

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