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Acer Aspire ES1-531 4 Core Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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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 many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this type and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 32GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.7GB.

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire ES1-531 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 also have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the G50-45[pl_3023649_price], and the B50-10[pl_3020751_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C[plb_2978038_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire ES1-531 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo G50-45[plb_3023649_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at other laptops which also have a front camera including the Medion AKOYA E7225[plb_2545004_price], or the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C[plb_2978038_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a similar age and type to it. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this type and age is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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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 commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire ES1-531 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.

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22 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-531 is 25GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire ES1-531 is 640MHz, the fastest is 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 830MHz. At only 700 megahertz, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-531.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Aspire ES1-531 which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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Price Has Recently Increased by £56.11

In the last 60 days the price of the Aspire ES1-531 has increased by £56.11.

Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

At only 2, the Aspire ES1-531 has a quite old PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-531. The average PCI Express slot version of many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago is 2.7, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for 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.

Other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price].

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz. The Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-531.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.6GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Acer Aspire ES1-431[plb_2913812_price].

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the G50-45[pl_3747024_price] (1.8GHz and cheaper), or the G50-45[pl_3023649_price] (2GHz and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Aspire ES1-531 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price] which is cheaper.

If this many processor core laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C[plb_2978038_price] (8GB).

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Aspire ES1-531 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. The best processor family of all many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is Intel Celeron.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 780GB. The Aspire ES1-531 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

Other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Pavilion G4[plb_2905341_price], or the Acer Aspire ES1-431[plb_2913812_price].

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Satellite C55-C[pl_2942600_price] (1TB), or the Satellite C70D-C[pl_2978038_price] (1TB) both from Toshiba or the Acer Aspire ES1-711[plb_2971844_price] (1TB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire ES1-531 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Acer Aspire ES1-531 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Satellite P50t-B[pl_2698899_price], or the Satellite P50T-B[pl_2803100_price] both from Toshiba or the Asus X553MA[plb_2768436_price].

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire ES1-531 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have between two and eight battery cells, including the Acer Aspire ES1-531 which has three battery cells.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This notebook PC's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is in fact the worst memory slots across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire ES1-531.

The best memory slots amongst similar types of notebook PC is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire ES1-531 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-531 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-531. The average front camera resolution of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-531 is 0.86MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 2MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire ES1-531 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age, the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of the Aspire ES1-531 of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-531.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.4 gigahertz, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-531. The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire ES1-531 range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-531. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-531 the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 840GB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 is a four processor thread portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire ES1-531 have between four and seven processor threads.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-531

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Aspire ES1-531.

Average Screen Size

The Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-531.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" laptops currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price].

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire ES1-711[plb_2971844_price] (17.3"), or the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C[plb_2978038_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Aspire ES1-531 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-531.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price] (2.5kg) which is also cheaper.

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Average Battery Life

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a pretty standard battery life (5.5 hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

If this many processor core laptop battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-C[plb_2942600_price] (7.5h).

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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
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 (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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Execution Unit
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI 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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial 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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Boot Technology Version
Intel Secure Boot
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 15, es1531p7y5, es1531p379, acer p242356, acer p238772, acer p238772p, acer es1531p8, acer p242356p, acer es1531p8s, acer es1531p8a, acer nxmz8ek013, acer nxmz8ek023, acer es1531p8au, acer es1531p888, acer nxmz8ek026, acer es1531p8sp
Barcodes 04713392124624, 04713392129407, 04713392169038, 04713392204722, 04713392483608

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4 core Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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