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Acer Aspire V3-731

Acer Aspire V3-731 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 6GB Dec 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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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire V3-731 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The Aspire V3-731 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 2,666 owner and expert reviews for Acer laptops and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

Very Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Aspire V3-731 has a very big screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V3-731. The average screen size of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3-731 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire V3-731 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3-731 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,600MHz.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 laptops of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire V3-731 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3-731 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Big Megapixel Count

The Acer Aspire V3-731 has one of the bigger megapixels counts (1.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The megapixels counts of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3-731 range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average megapixel count is 0.95MP.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 1.3 megapixels, the Aspire V3-731 has a quite high front camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3-731. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V3-731 the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The maximum processor memory bandwidths of notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 17GB/s to 32GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s. When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age that we have checked, the maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Aspire V3-731 of only 21.3 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3-731 use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Acer Aspire V3-731 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Aspire V3-731 does not have a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3-731 do have a front camera.

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Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Acer Aspire V3-731 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The battery lifes of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3-731 range from 2h to 4,400h.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire V3-731 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V3-731 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V3-731 has a better processor family than most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V3-731 ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Acer Aspire V3-731 has a quite small L3 cache compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average L3 cache of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V3-731 is 3MB, and the L3 caches range from 2MB to 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire V3-731 have between two and three processor threads, including the Aspire V3-731 which has two processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.9MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Aspire V3-731 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Acer Aspire V3-731 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 3.2 kilograms, the Aspire V3-731 is very heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3-731. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3-731 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17R (£569.03) (3kg).

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Thick

At 35.5 millimeters, the Aspire V3-731 is fairly thick compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire V3-731. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3-731 the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3-731

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Acer released the Aspire V3-731.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Aspire V3-731 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V3-731 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V3-731.

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

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Aspire V3-731 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nxm31eh013, 731b9606g50, 731b9606g50m, 731b9606g50ma, 731b9606g50mak, 731b9606g50makk
Barcodes 00886541790859, 00886541859747, 04712196494544

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ThinkPad T540 vs Aspire V3-731

Lenovo ThinkPad T540 vs Acer Aspire V3-731
Lenovo ThinkPad T540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Acer Aspire V3-731
2 core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
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Longer Battery Life
Fifteen More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Newer by 13 Months
4,810mAh Bigger Battery Capacity
250MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Smaller Internal Memory

LifeBook E754 vs Aspire V3-731

Fujitsu LifeBook E754 vs Acer Aspire V3-731
Fujitsu LifeBook E754
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
Acer Aspire V3-731
2 core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
£ 651.20
Newer by 17 Months
Fifteen More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Hugely Longer Battery Life
Lighter
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Significantly Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

DELL Inspiron 17 vs Acer Aspire V3-731

DELL Inspiron 17 vs Acer Aspire V3-731
DELL Inspiron 17
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
Acer Aspire V3-731
2 core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
£
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
15 Months Newer
50% Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
50% Bigger Processor Cache
3x Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Two Less Battery Cells
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