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Acer Aspire V3 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V3 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB.

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Good Brand

Acer is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Acer also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire V3 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire V3 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The Acer Aspire V3 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

At 1.3 megapixels, the Aspire V3 has a quite high front camera resolution compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

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Light

The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Aspire V3 is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3 (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40 (£375.00) (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 of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

With a width of only 327 millimeters, the Acer Aspire V3 is one of the narrower comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average width of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 360mm.

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15 Reasons Against

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 portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Acer Aspire V3 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V3. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops that have been available for more than two years is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Acer Aspire V3 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Aspire V3 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V3 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time 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

The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Acer Aspire V3 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V3.

If this laptop screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 5000 (14").

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 17 (£838.00) (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire V3 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Acer Aspire V3 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3 range from 180GB to 1.5TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V3 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Aspire V3 is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight battery cells.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Aspire V3 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V3. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 25GB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

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

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V3.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£2,116.07) (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7 hours, the Aspire V3 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3.

If this medium processor core notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T440p (£789.19) (7.2h).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire V3 has a relatively average processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 850 (£899.00) (2GHz), or the DELL Latitude 12 7000 (2GHz).

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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
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
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 Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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 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 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
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
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

(98)
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

(515)
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v337137, v337136, 337136m2, v337137y, v3371385, v337136v, v3371312, v3371312c, v337137ym, v3371385f, v337136vz
Barcodes 04713147428649, 04713147428656, 04713147528073

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