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Acer Aspire SW5
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Acer Aspire SW5 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.5GHz 4GB 60GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.5GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Good Brand

Acer 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Acer is one of the better rated brands.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Aspire SW5 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5, the Aspire SW5 has a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t, or the Lenovo Yoga.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire SW5 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Acer portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and type. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 12 (£515.01) (SSD).

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Aspire SW5 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire SW5 also have a touch sensitive screen.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Narrow

The Aspire SW5 is one of the narrower laptops of this type and age (only 298 millimeters) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average width of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5 is 320mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 850 megahertz, the Acer Aspire SW5 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5 is 560MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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

The Acer Aspire SW5 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire SW5 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Aspire SW5 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and type the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 1.1TB. With a total storage capacity of only 60 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 60GB total storage capacity laptops and we think the Acer Aspire P3 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire Switch 10 (£261.11) (64GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Acer Aspire SW5 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba U920t which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire SW5 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.5 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.7GHz.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo Flex 10 (1.58GHz).

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire SW5 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB.

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Only 60 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Aspire SW5 is a 60 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire SW5 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5 have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5 the battery capacities range from 11mAh to 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,700mAh. At only 2,850 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire SW5 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Acer Aspire SW5 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Thick

The average height of laptops of this spec and age is 23mm. The Acer Aspire SW5 is one of the thicker laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5 (25 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire SW5

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Aspire SW5 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6.5 hours, the Aspire SW5 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5.

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Average Weight

The Aspire SW5 has a pretty standard weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the Acer Aspire SW5 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5.

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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
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
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 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 HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 64, sw517137, sw517134, acer 64b, sw517130, sw517139, sw517136, sw517130k, sw517139b, sw517136s, sw517137v, sw517134z, sw5171332, acer 64bi, sw517136sv, sw517137vp, sw517134zr, sw517131u3, sw517139u2, sw5171332t, acer 64bit, sw517130kn, sw517139bc, ntl69aa005, acer i34012, acer i34012y, acer sw517137, acer sw517137v, acer sw517137vp
Barcodes 00887899814143, 04053162597624, 04713147609222, 04713147609284, 04713147609307, 04713147609420, 04713147609604, 08878999307682

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