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Acer Aspire V3-551

Acer Aspire V3-551 4 Core AMD a Series 2.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 2.3GHz 8GB 1TB Oct 2012
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Breeze through multiple tasks with the power of the Aspire V3 Series and available dual hard drives.1 Enjoy superior performance and visuals with new-generation Intel or AMD processing and superb... More
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Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

Acer is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Acer also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire V3-551 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Megapixel Count

The smallest megapixel count of notebook PCs of this type and age is 0.3MP, the biggest is 2.1MP, and the average megapixel count is 1.1MP. The Aspire V3-551 has a quite big megapixel count (1.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

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

The Acer Aspire V3-551 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other laptops of this age and type have a front camera, however the Aspire V3-551 does not have a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the HP ENVY 17 (£1,028.00) is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire V3-551 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V3-551 which have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the XPS 15, or the XPS 15 both from DELL or the HP ENVY 17 (£1,028.00) which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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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 typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.024 gigabytes, the Aspire V3-551 has a fairly small maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V3-551. The maximum graphics adapter memory capacity of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V3-551 range from 1GB to 4.1GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB.

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Very Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the maximum graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 4.1GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. The Aspire V3-551 has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Acer Aspire V3-551 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at include the HP ENVY 17 (£1,028.00), or the DELL XPS 15.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3-551 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire V3-551 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3-551 is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Aspire V3-551's display brightness is one of the dimmest amongst notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V3-551 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 18GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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9 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3-551

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Acer released the Aspire V3-551.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Aspire V3-551 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3-551.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the HP ENVY 15 (2.4GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire V3-551 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

Alternative 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include the DELL XPS 15 which is cheaper.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Inspiron 15 (£949.95) (1TB), or the XPS 15 (1TB) both from DELL or the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Aspire V3-551 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3-551.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Inspiron 15 (£949.95) (16GB and cheaper), or the XPS 15 (16GB and cheaper) both from DELL or the HP ENVY 17 (£1,028.00) (12GB and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The Aspire V3-551 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3-551.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 15.6" laptops currently available including cheaper laptops such as the XPS 15, or the Inspiron 15R n5110 (£805.80) both from DELL.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the MSI GS70 (17" and cheaper).

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Average Weight

The Aspire V3-551 has a pretty average weight (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3-551.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V3-551 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This Acer laptop has an AMD A processor family, whereas most similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it have an AMD E processor family.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the DELL XPS 15 which is cheaper.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the EliteBook 755 (SSD and cheaper), or the ZBook 15 (SSD and cheaper) both from HP.

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Aspire V3-551 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might want to look at the EliteBook 8470w (5.7h), or the 8470w (£1,104.58) (5.7h) both from HP or the Lenovo T440p (£2,259.98) (12.7h).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
L2 Cache
Processor Cache
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55110468g1, 55110468g1t, aspire v3551, 55110468g1tm, aspire v3551g, 55110468g1tma, 55110468g1tmai, 55110468g1tmaii, aspire nxm0aek005
Barcodes 04712196434472, 04712196507879

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HP ZBook 17 vs Acer Aspire V3-551

HP ZBook 17 vs Acer Aspire V3-551
HP ZBook 17
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
Acer Aspire V3-551
4 core AMD A Series 2.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,764.67
Newer by 23 Months
75% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Three USB 3.0 Ports
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Smaller Internal Memory

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HP ZBook vs Acer Aspire V3-551
HP ZBook
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
Acer Aspire V3-551
4 core AMD A Series 2.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,459.88
Newer by 23 Months
Three USB 3.0 Ports
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Bigger Internal Memory
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Smaller Total Storage Capacity

Inspiron 15R n5110 vs Aspire V3-551

DELL Inspiron 15R n5110 vs Acer Aspire V3-551
DELL Inspiron 15R n5110
4 core Intel Core i7-2xxx 2.2GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
Acer Aspire V3-551
4 core AMD A Series 2.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 805.80
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Two USB 3.0 Ports
A Lot Bigger Processor Cache
Newer by One Month
Only One USB 2.0 Port
34% Smaller Internal Memory
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