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Acer Aspire V5-472

Acer Aspire V5-472 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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13 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 4GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-472 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V5-472 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The Aspire V5-472 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire V5-472 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this type and age. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Acer portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V5-472.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire V5-472 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-472, the Aspire V5-472 has a front camera.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-472 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-472 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age 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 notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Display Response Rise/fall

The Aspire V5-472 has one of the smaller display response rise/falls (only 8 milliseconds) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of this age and type have display response rise/falls of between 8ms and 35ms, and the average display response rise/fall is 14ms.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The shortest battery recharge time of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V5-472 is 2h, the longest is 12h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.3h. The Acer Aspire V5-472 has one of the shorter battery recharge times (only 2 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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18 Reasons Against

Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 0.125 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-472 has a quite small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-472 have on-board graphics adapter memory capacity of between 0.12GB and 4GB.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Aspire V5-472 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V5-472 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Acer Aspire V5-472 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Short Battery Life

The average battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V5-472 is 24h. With a battery life of only 4.5 hours, the Aspire V5-472 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire V5-472.

If this medium processor core notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the DELL Vostro 14 5000 (4.6h).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a similar age and type 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.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you 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 commonly found display resolution on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V5-472 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V5-472 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-472.

We compared this laptop to all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T520 is also worth considering.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V5-472 have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,800MHz. When compared to other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Aspire V5-472's memory clock speed of only 1,066 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire V5-472 range from 120MB to 2.1GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB. At only 128 megabytes, the Acer Aspire V5-472 has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-472.

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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 have been available for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V5-472 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire V5-472 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-472, the Aspire V5-472 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². The Aspire V5-472 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V5-472 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Aspire V5-472 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-472.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-472 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Acer Aspire V5-472 is a four battery cell count notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have assessed the hard drive speed of, the Aspire V5-472's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-472

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire V5-472 over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V5-472 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Screen Size

The Aspire V5-472 has a pretty standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V5-472.

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Average Weight

The Aspire V5-472 has a relatively typical weight (2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 645 G1 (£609.64) (2kg).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire V5-472 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Response Rise/fall
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Supported Number of Colours Display
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size 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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
WiFi Certification
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer v5472, 47253334g50, acer v5472p, 47253334g50a, 47253334g50ai, 47253334g50aii
Barcodes 04712196799120

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