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Acer Aspire V5-121
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Acer Aspire V5-121 2 Core AMD C 1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

2 AMD C 1GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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The Aspire V5 Series is thinner than ever, and comes in three practical screen sizes: 11.6", 14" and 15.6". The two bigger models are available in four alluring colours, while the most compact... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 2,666 expert and user reviews, Acer has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire V5-121 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V5-121.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V5-121 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V5-121 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Acer Aspire V5-121 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Light

Across all the laptops of this type and age the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-121, the Aspire V5-121's weight of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest.

There are a number of other 1.2kg heavy portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire One AO725.

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Narrow

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the width of the Aspire V5-121 of only 285 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The average width of laptops of this age and type is 360mm, and the widths range from 38mm to 430mm.

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18 Reasons Against

Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V5-121 the on-board graphics adapter memory capacity range from 0.12GB to 4GB. The Acer Aspire V5-121 has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory (only 0.25 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Acer Aspire V5-121's screen size is one of the smallest amongst similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V5-121 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Only AMD C Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V5-121 has an AMD C processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

This laptop's processor family (AMD C) is in fact the worst processor family across all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V5-121.

The best processor family across similar types of laptop is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this type and age. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the T420s (£833.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V5-121 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1 gigahertz, the Aspire V5-121 has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire One AO725 is also worth considering.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-121 is 3GHz. At only 1.3 gigahertz, the Aspire V5-121 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-121.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Aspire V5-121's processor cache is one of the smallest amongst laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-121. Comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V5-121 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between two and three processor threads, including the Aspire V5-121 which has two processor threads.

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of only 256 megabytes, the Aspire V5-121 has one of the smaller on-board graphics adapter memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire V5-121 is 1.4GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire V5-121 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The battery capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-121 range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire V5-121 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Aspire V5-121 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-121 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small L2 Cache

The L2 caches of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire V5-121 range from 0.5MB to 3MB, and the average L2 cache is 1.5MB. At only 1 megabyte, the Acer Aspire V5-121 has a quite small L2 cache compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-121.

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Quite Slow Processor Front Side Bus

The average processor front side bus of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 1,400MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the Aspire V5-121 has a quite slow processor front side bus compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Aspire V5-121 has a L2 processor cache which is better than the L3 processor cache found on most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

A L2 processor cache is actually the worst processor cache level across all laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-121.

A L3 processor cache is the best processor cache level amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-121

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-121 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-121.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V5-121 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Battery Life

At 5.5 hours, the Aspire V5-121 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V5-121.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C50D (£209.97) (5.75h), or the Lenovo B590 (6h).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standard
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
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 116, 121c74g50, acer 116q, nxm83ek003, 121c74g50a, acer 116qu, nxm83aa006, 121c74g50n, nxm82ek003, 121c74g50nb, 121c74g50ak, 121c74g50nk, acer 116quo, 121c74g50akk, nx.m82ek.003, 121c74g50nkk, acer 116quot, 121c74g50nbb
Barcodes 00887899090905, 04712196692827, 04712196721558, 04712196722760, 08878990909052

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Lenovo X240 vs Acer Aspire V5-121

Lenovo X240 vs Acer Aspire V5-121
Lenovo X240
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5"
Acer Aspire V5-121
2 core AMD C 1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6"
£ 873.00
Hugely Longer Battery Life
Vastly Bigger Processor Cache
1.6GHz Faster Maximum Turbo Frequency
Two USB 3.0 Ports
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Smaller Total Storage Capacity

Toshiba Tecra Z50 vs Acer Aspire V5-121

Toshiba Tecra Z50 vs Acer Aspire V5-121
Toshiba Tecra Z50
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
Acer Aspire V5-121
2 core AMD C 1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6"
£ 1,427.56
75% Bigger Internal Memory
Vastly Bigger Processor Cache
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Three USB 3.0 Ports
Only One USB 2.0 Port
96% Smaller Total Storage Capacity

Lenovo X220 vs Acer Aspire V5-121

Lenovo X220 vs Acer Aspire V5-121
Lenovo X220
2 core Intel Core i5-2xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5"
Acer Aspire V5-121
2 core AMD C 1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6"
£ 779.00
Hugely Bigger Processor Cache
Vastly Faster Processor Clock Speed
1.9GHz Faster Maximum Turbo Frequency
Four Processor Threads
57% Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Hugely Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
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