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Acer Aspire V Nitro 17

Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Aspire V Nitro 17 has a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is newer than the 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version found on most laptops of this age and spec.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is actually the best on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V Nitro 17.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is 11.2/12.

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 2,666 expert and owner reviews for Acer laptops and found that on average Acer has good reviews. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V Nitro 17 is 16", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". The Aspire V Nitro 17 has a quite big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V Nitro 17.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Aspire V Nitro 17 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire V Nitro 17.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire V Nitro 17 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.5 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

Alternative 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper laptops such as the DELL Inspiron 14 7000.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Precision M4800 (£849.99) (2.7GHz), or the HP ZBook 15 (2.8GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,008 gigabyte, the Aspire V Nitro 17 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 15 (£1,500.97) (1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V Nitro 17 also have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to consider including the DELL XPS 15 (£1,500.97) which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP EliteBook 755, or the Lenovo T540p (£929.99).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it. This Acer portable PC also 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 across all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V Nitro 17.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V Nitro 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP ZBook 15 (£910.00) is also worth considering.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the HP EliteBook 755, or the Lenovo T540p (£929.99).

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|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 around for around the same time as 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 many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £171.50

The Aspire V Nitro 17 has increased in price by £171.50 in the last few weeks.

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V Nitro 17 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Eight Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 is a eight solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL XPS 15 (£1,500.97) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Aspire V Nitro 17 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V Nitro 17 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Heavy

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V Nitro 17 have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg. At 3 kilograms, the Aspire V Nitro 17 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire V Nitro 17.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Precision M4800 (2.9kg and cheaper), or the Precision M4800 (2.9kg and cheaper) both from DELL or the HP ZBook 15 (2.9kg and cheaper).

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Very Wide

The average width of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V Nitro 17 is 380mm, and the widths range from 240mm to 430mm. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V Nitro 17 that we have checked, the width of the Aspire V Nitro 17 of 423 millimeters is one of the widest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire V Nitro 17 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Aspire V Nitro 17 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 14 7000 is also worth considering.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 15 (£1,500.97) (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec. 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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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
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
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 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size 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 Hyper-Threading 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 FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer vn7792, acer i76700, acer i76700h, acer p240411, acer 7792g70, acer vn7792g, acer 7792g70s, acer i76700hq, acer p240411p, acer 7792g70su, acer nxg6tek001, acer a1nxg6tek001
Barcodes 04713147596102

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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD 17.3"
£ 2,698.00
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Vastly Higher Speaker Power
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Bigger Battery Capacity
One Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Inspiron 15R n5110 vs Aspire V Nitro 17

DELL Inspiron 15R n5110 vs Acer Aspire V Nitro 17
DELL Inspiron 15R n5110
4 core Intel Core i7-2xxx 2.2GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
Acer Aspire V Nitro 17
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD 17.3"
£ 805.80
Bigger L3 Cache
Faster Processor Clock Speed
Faster Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
16GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Only One USB 2.0 Port
8GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory

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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD 17.3"
£ 1,955.26
Two Hundred and Fourty-Eight Bigger Solid-State Drive Capacity
Three More Battery Cells
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
16GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Significantly Smaller Total Storage Capacity
One Less USB 2.0 Port
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