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Acer Aspire V3 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 120GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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12 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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Acer medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs built by Acer.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire V3 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Acer portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this spec and age the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Acer Aspire V3 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Aspire V3 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to 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 commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Light

The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3 range from 940g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Aspire V3 is one of the lighter portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V3 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP ProBook 430[plb_2447779_price] (1.5kg).

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

The Acer Aspire V3 is quite narrow (only 327 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V3. The widths of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V3 range from 28mm to 430mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Aspire V3 is a two SATA III connector notebook PC.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V3 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Aspire V3 which has ten PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Aspire V3 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3 is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz. The Acer Aspire V3 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of the Acer Aspire V3 of only 120 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3. The average total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V3 is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 13 3340[plb_2751294_price] (128GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V3 have a full-size keyboard, however the Aspire V3 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Acer Aspire V3 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 13.3" laptops and we think the HP Stream 13[plb_2499796_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2866951_price] (14"), or the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783814_price] (14").

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire V3 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3. Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

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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 laptops of this age and type.

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Only 120 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the Acer Aspire V3 which has 120 solid-state drive capacity.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire V3 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V3 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire V3 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Aspire V3 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of this age and type. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire V3 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V3.

If this Acer notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB).

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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)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
4G
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI 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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
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

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

(517)
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v3371310, v337136f0, v3371310f, v337136r1, v337133a1, acer i34005, acer i34005u, acer v337136r1, acer nxmpfek039
Barcodes 04713147601288, 04713147601578, 04713147601608, 04713147601622, 04713147636662, 04713147760077

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