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Acer Aspire V3 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer notebook PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3 range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. At 313 megahertz, the Aspire V3 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago, the Acer Aspire V3 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V3 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V3 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Aspire V3 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V3 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Aspire V3 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Light

The lightest comparable spec laptop that has been around for a similar time to the Aspire V3 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Acer Aspire V3 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire V3.

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Narrow

The Aspire V3 is one of the narrowest portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3 (only 291 millimeters) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3 the widths range from 28mm to 430mm.

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26 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

When compared to other laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3 that we have assessed, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of the Acer Aspire V3 of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs of this age and spec 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 comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Aspire V3 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V3. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire V3 the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V3. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Aspire V3 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Acer Aspire V3 is a four PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V3 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Aspire V3 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Acer Aspire V3 is a two SATA connector portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of portable PCs of this age and spec is 600MHz, the fastest is 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 750MHz. The Acer Aspire V3 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies (only 750 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The Aspire V3 has a very small screen size (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3 is 15".

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 7000 (12.5") which also has a higher rating.

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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 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V3 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. The best processor family of all notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire V3 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB. The Aspire V3 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP 250.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us (6GB).

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Quite Small Cache Memory

With a cache memory of only 1 megabyte, the Aspire V3's cache memory is one of the smallest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The cache memories of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V3 range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Aspire V3 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire V3 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V3 is 800MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked, the Aspire V3's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Aspire V3 is a two processor thread laptop.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and type that we have checked the maximum internal memory of, the Acer Aspire V3's maximum internal memory of only 8,192 megabytes is one of the smallest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3 have maximum internal memories of between 8.1GB and 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 19GB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire V3 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Aspire V3 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The dimmest display brightness of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V3 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Aspire V3 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V3 is 14GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V3 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. At only 2.41 gigahertz, the Aspire V3 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Aspire V3 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB.

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Very Slow Maximum WiFi Data Rate

Portable PCs of this spec and age have maximum WiFi data rate of between 150 Mbit/s and 870 Mbit/s, and the average maximum WiFi data rate is 520 Mbit/s. With a maximum WiFi data rate of only 300 megabits per second, the Aspire V3 has one of the slower maximum WiFi data rate amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Aspire V3.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Aspire V3 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V3.

There are a number of alternative 2.16GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the Asus D550MA which has better reviews.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the B50-80 (£295.00) (2.2GHz), or the E50-80 (£370.84) (2.2GHz) both from Lenovo or the HP EliteBook 850 G2 (£1,320.70) (2.2GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V3.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,183.19) (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire V3 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V3.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440p (7.4h).

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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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
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
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
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
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
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
Intel Clear Video HD 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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

13 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(96)
13 January 2016

At the end of the day, the latest generation Aspire V15 keeps what's good from the Broadwell variant, but also misses big-time with the screen. The notebook can be found for around ?800, offering...

Unique nanoimprint design
Great keyboard and touchpad experience
Effective and silent cooling system handles heavy workloads in extreme conditions
The panel offers 100 sRGB color gamut coverage and high color accuracy
Good battery life
TN panel is used instead of IPS resulting inlower viewing angles
PWM across all brightness levels (except 100)
Costs more than its predecessor
6 January 2016

Factoring in all the good and the bad aspects, there is no doubt that the Acer Aspire V3-572-78VK is a machine that will never fall short in terms of performance. The design and build quality is...

Metallic materials used in the casing imparts durability to the machine
High-powered Intel Core 7 processor
Satisfactory battery life of 6.5 to 7 hours under regular usage
Excellent price for an 7 laptop
The laptop can be upgraded when and if n
Mediocre TN display with low contrast, reflective screen and poor viewing angles
No maintenance hatch to access the extra RAM memory slot easily
This particular model is only available through Harvey Norman
The screen is outdated, with poor contrast and viewing angles
The casing is slightly flimsy near the keyboard deck and the DVD drive
29 December 2015

In review: Acer Aspire V3-372-50LK. Test model courtesy of Campuspoint.Unsatisfactory maintenance options might still be accepted in a subnotebook without a dedicated graphics card. However, Acer...

6 November 2015

The specific version of the Acer Aspire V3 we tested is not available in India just yet. A variant with all specifications the same, except for a step down to 8GB of RAM, is priced at Rs. 71,999...

9 October 2015

The Acer Aspire V3-547G is the perfect blend of performance and price with very few compromises...

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User Reviews

(516)
Reviewed 20 May 2013 by Ian Kenji
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a laptop to do my school work and my light gaming and as my Acer died on me and considering my previous Acer had lasted me 5 years, I seen no harm in buying a new one. As soon as the... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2013 by Hannah
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop a few weeks ago, and so far it has been heaven! It is incredibly fast and responsive, and I seem to have suffered none of the issues others have with this device. I would... Read more…

Reviewed 13 April 2012 by Travis M.

I'm typically not fond of writing quick reviews when having just received a product but since no one else has written one for this drive and I had to overcome some hurdles to get it fully working... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2013 by Paul M.
(Verified Purchase)

Great bang for the buck...Windows 8 takes some getting used to mind. My big fear of buying this was regarding the screen resolution, but I can confirm it is full HD at 1920 x 1080. I got this to... Read more…

Reviewed 19 December 2012 by Cracksta
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this laptop a few days after it was released, got this one purely because at the time it was the best GPU for the £450 i paid. Main use was for gaming but didnt actual do much of it... Read more…

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