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Acer Aspire V3-551G 2 Core AMD a 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD a 2.7GHz 8GB Dec 2012
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8 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The Aspire V3-551G has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus UX301LA (2.8GHz).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V3-551G have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Aspire V3-551G has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V3-551G.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3-551G range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The Aspire V3-551G has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Aspire V3-551G is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and eight battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available 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 the most commonly found memory slot on similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have a front camera, however the Aspire V3-551G does not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire V3-551G does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only AMD a Processor Family

The Aspire V3-551G has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. Across all laptops of this spec and age the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Notebook PCs of this age and type have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. At only 1 megabyte, the Aspire V3-551G has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Acer Aspire V3-551G is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire V3-551G does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At 2.6 kilograms, the Acer Aspire V3-551G is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire V3-551G.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.6kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Acer Aspire V3-551G has a L2 processor cache which is better than the L3 processor cache found on most portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

This notebook PC's processor cache level (L2) is actually the worst processor cache level amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V3-551G.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the best processor cache level is L3.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Thick

The Acer Aspire V3-551G is fairly thick (33.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire V3-551G. The average height of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G is 27mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3-551G

Released Over Four Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire V3-551G over four years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Aspire V3-551G has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V3-551G has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V3-551G.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (£899.00) (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
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Product Type
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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L2 Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
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
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
External Power Adapter
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aspire v3551, aspire v3551g, aspire nxm0aek004
Barcodes 04712196477967

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DELL XPS 13 vs Acer Aspire V3-551G

DELL XPS 13 vs Acer Aspire V3-551G
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2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
Acer Aspire V3-551G
2 core AMD A 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 899.00
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1.2kg Lighter
Bigger Processor Cache
Two More Processor Threads
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DELL Inspiron 13 vs Acer Aspire V3-551G

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DELL Inspiron 13
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB 13.3"
Acer Aspire V3-551G
2 core AMD A 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 449.95
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67% Bigger Processor Cache
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2 core AMD A 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 718.80
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