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Acer Aspire V5-572

Acer Aspire V5-572 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Sep 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 colors, while the most compact... More
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19 Reasons For

Good Size

A number of people who purchased the product thought it was thin. Two years ago Alexandre Bernard wrote “The laptop looks really nice, thin and sleek-looking” in their Acer Aspire V5-572 review. Laramasters mentioned in their review of this laptop on Amazon “The laptop is light and slim and feels strong” nonetheless they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Mad4it scored it 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “Its slim and lightweight - have not come across this before in a 15" laptop”.

One customer who purchased this laptop considered that it was easy to carry around. Phil wrote “Onto the laptop; very nice sleek look, really light so it's easy to carry around with you” in his review of this laptop.

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Nice Design

Several people wrote in their reviews that the Acer Aspire V5-572 was good looking. Fitz said on Amazon “Beautifully designed - perfect to 'tweak' up to speed” in their review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 and scored the Acer Aspire V5-572 5 stars. Fitz also said “If seen as somewhat of a shell - this is a beautifully designed laptop to buy”. Scribbles wrote on Amazon “For the price I am pretty happy with this laptop” in their Acer Aspire V5-572 review.

One person who purchased this laptop concluded that it was smooth. Two years ago Aboce Emmanuel wrote “The touch pad is hard to control as its so smooth and its difficult to scroll even with the best touch pad setup” but despite that they gave the Acer Aspire V5-572 a rating of 1 stars.

One Acer Aspire V5-572 owner concluded that it was a good design. Aboce Emmanuel wrote on Amazon “It feels weaker due to the sleek design” in their review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 yet they scored the product 20 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed this laptop thought it was well designed. Aboce Emmanuel mentioned on Amazon “Although its nicely designed” in their review of this laptop nonetheless they only gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100.

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Reasonably Priced

Some customers thought the Acer Aspire V5-572 was good value for money. Douglas mentioned two years ago “They have sacrificed the slow hard drive to save money so is quite slow” . Laramasters wrote on Amazon “Great laptop for the money” in their review but in spite of that they scored the Acer Aspire V5-572 60 out of 100. Naomi Sareth Wood said in her review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 two years ago “Id say spend the extra money on a better laptop” .

A few Acer Aspire V5-572 owners who reviewed it considered that it was a bargain for the price. A James Patterson said in his review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 on Amazon two years ago “An absolute bargain for the price”. In the same month C. Wicks mentioned on Amazon “All in all it is a bargain for what you get, so long as you can stomach the touchpad”. Naomi Sareth Wood mentioned on Amazon “Very disappointed in the product, cheap hardware!” in her review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 nonetheless she only scored the Acer Aspire V5-572 1 stars.

Three Acer Aspire V5-572 owners concluded that it was cheap. Ben, Gx wrote “Great laptop, with some minor limitations, made even better with a few inexpensive upgrades”. Ben, Gx also wrote “All in all this is a great laptop, even more so when you consider how inexpensive it is, well done Acer.”. In the same month Sergejs rated the product as very good and said “The battery "died" under such heavy usage after 3 hrs 32 mins 21sec, which is unbelievably long for such not expensive laptop”.

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Good Battery Life

A few Acer Aspire V5-572 owners said in their reviews that this laptop had a good battery life. Ben, Gx said “Battery life is sufficient for my needs lasting most of a day with light use”. Mad4it said on Amazon “Battery easily lasts 6-7 hours which is great”. Zain Sharaf mentioned “The battery life is decent and it can play Civilization 5 on medium to high setting (which means it's cpu” in their review.

Robust

Several people thought it was well made. Ben, Gx scored the product very highly and wrote on Amazon “It's extremely well made, very thin”. Two years ago Fitz mentioned “With RAID configured - well - it runs like a rocket - is built beautifully and - gosh - I am ever so pleased with it!” in their review.

One Acer Aspire V5-572 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Sergejs said on Amazon two years ago “5 minutes of time the issue has been fixed without any problems or visible damage”. One customer who bought the Acer Aspire V5-572 concluded that it was strong and durable. Laramasters said in their review of this laptop on Amazon “Feels strong and sturdy”.

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Good Product Quality

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. C. Wicks wrote on Amazon “Audio quality is good with the speakers mounted on the bottom of the chassis, with the graphics card”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Some customers who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Two years ago C. Wicks wrote on Amazon “Quick, quiet, cool & cheap”. Scribbles wrote on Amazon “It is very quiet”.

Good for Gaming

A few Acer Aspire V5-572 owners said in their reviews that the Acer Aspire V5-572 was good for gaming. Phil wrote “Streaming, university work and non-graphics intense gaming which have all been a breeze for it to handle” in his review of this laptop. Zain Sharaf wrote “Overall I'd give it 8.5/10 Pros - Good Battery Life - Slim - Decent gaming performance Cons - No Touch screen” .

Good Connectivity

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. Two years ago Scribbles said “The 3.0 USB connection is quick for transferring files”. Also two years ago Tina Parker said “Other relatively undemanding games perfectly! My only criticism of this laptop is that it only has one usb port” in her review of the Acer Aspire V5-572.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was wifi compatible. Laramasters mentioned “Best wifi connection I've ever experienced” in their review.

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Easy to Use

A number of Acer Aspire V5-572 reviewers who bought it considered that it was easy to use. C. Wicks said two years ago “They're really handy! Taken a star off for the touchpad”. Scribbles wrote “The keyboard is nice to use” in their review of the Acer Aspire V5-572.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V5-572 is 23GB. The Aspire V5-572 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-572.

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Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire V5-572 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This Acer portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this spec and age.

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

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Quite Big Screen Size

Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V5-572 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Aspire V5-572 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V5-572.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (£285.60) (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V5-572 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One Acer Aspire V5-572 owner who reviewed it wrote that it did not have good features. Hifismiffy mentioned on Amazon “Plugging in a mouse saves a lot of irritation with Windows 8 and it's annoying features which occasionally get in the way”.

Inferior Graphics Card

One person concluded that this laptop did not have a good graphics card. Three years ago Phil wrote on Amazon “As the graphics card GT 720M isn't exactly the best) The few things I didn't like about the laptop was the material surrounding the screen which is plastic” in his review of this laptop.

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Acer Aspire V5-572 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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

Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Acer Aspire V5-572 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Short Battery Life

The battery lifes of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. The Aspire V5-572 has a quite short battery life (only 4.5 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Vostro 14 5000 (4.6h).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire V5-572 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V5-572 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

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

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-572 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-572 is 5.3GB.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire V5-572 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire V5-572 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V5-572 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Aspire V5-572 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V5-572. The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-572 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V5-572 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V5-572. The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Aspire V5-572 is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V5-572 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Aspire V5-572 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-572

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V5-572 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This Acer notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire V5-572 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-572.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (£2,116.07) (512GB), or the X1 Carbon (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the Aspire V5-572 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire V5-572 has a relatively average processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V5-572.

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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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Camera
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer v5572, 57253334g50, acer i53337, acer v5572p, acer i53337u, 57253334g50a, 57253334g50ai, 57253334g50aii, acer nxma3ek005
Barcodes 00887899227059, 04712196936549

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ThinkPad T540 vs Aspire V5-572

Lenovo ThinkPad T540 vs Acer Aspire V5-572
Lenovo ThinkPad T540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Acer Aspire V5-572
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,048.87
Vastly Longer Battery Life
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
62% Bigger Battery Capacity
Five More Battery Cells
20% Heavier
Does Not Feature Intel My WiFi Technology

Lenovo X1 Carbon vs Acer Aspire V5-572

Lenovo X1 Carbon vs Acer Aspire V5-572
Lenovo X1 Carbon
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14"
Acer Aspire V5-572
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
730g Lighter
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

DELL XPS 13 vs Acer Aspire V5-572

DELL XPS 13 vs Acer Aspire V5-572
DELL XPS 13
2 core Intel Core i7-3xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
Acer Aspire V5-572
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 899.00
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
One More USB 3.0 Port
640g Lighter
2.3" Smaller Screen Size
Does Not Have a Numeric Keypad
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