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

4 2.3GHz 8GB 1TB Dec 2012
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8 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire V3-551G is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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11 Reasons Against

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

The Aspire V3-551G is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire V3-551G does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V3-551G.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to consider include the HP ENVY 17 (£1,028.00) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire V3-551G does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G which have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at include the XPS 15, or the XPS 15 both from DELL or the HP ENVY 17 (£1,028.00).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to 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 many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at including 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 many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer Aspire V3-551G is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V3-551G has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

With a L3 cache of only 4 megabytes, the Aspire V3-551G's L3 cache is one of the smallest amongst laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G the L3 caches range from 4MB to 8MB, and the average L3 cache is 6MB.

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Thick

At 33.2 millimeters, the Aspire V3-551G is fairly thick compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have heights of between 8.6mm and 180mm, and the average height is 29mm.

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9 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 Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire V3-551G has a relatively typical processor clock speed (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP ENVY 15 (2.4GHz and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire V3-551G has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

Other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL XPS 15.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include 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

The Acer Aspire V3-551G has a pretty standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3-551G.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Inspiron 15 (£949.95) (16GB), or the XPS 15 (16GB) both from DELL or the HP ENVY 17 (£1,028.00) (12GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire V3-551G has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other 15.6" notebook PCs and we think the XPS 15, and the Inspiron 15R n5110 (£805.80) both from DELL which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the MSI GS70 (17") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

The Aspire V3-551G has a pretty standard weight (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15R n5110 (£805.80) (2.7kg) which is also cheaper.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Aspire V3-551G has an AMD A processor family which is better than the AMD E processor family found on most laptops of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the DELL XPS 15 which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider 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 V3-551G has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T540p (13h) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache Type
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
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
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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 Interface
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
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
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Special Features
Wireless Display Connectivity
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Mouse Included
Bag Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
WiFi Certification
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Internal Modem
Floppy Drive Installed
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Integrated Graphics Adapter (UMA/GMA)
Display
Compliance Industry Standards

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 551g10468g1, aspire v3551, 551g10468g1t, 551g10468g1tm, aspire v3551g, 551g10468g1tma, 551g10468g1tmak, 551g10468g1tmakk, aspire nxm0aek005
Barcodes 04712196347994, 04712196507879

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