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

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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16 Reasons For

Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

Notebook PCs built by Acer generally have good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-572G which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Aspire V5-572G has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V5-572G has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire V5-572G supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Acer Aspire V5-572G has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average screen size of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-572G is 14", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18".

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire V5-572G has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago. Most of the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have one USB 2.0 port, however this notebook PC has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

At 1.3 megapixels, the Acer Aspire V5-572G has a quite high front camera resolution compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-572G. Across all the ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-572G the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-572G have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 2.1GB. At 2,048 megabytes, the Aspire V5-572G has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-572G have maximum internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB. At 12 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-572G has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-572G.

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Very Small Display Response Rise/fall

The average display response rise/fall of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V5-572G is 17ms, and the display response rise/falls range from 8ms to 35ms. With a display response rise/fall of only 8 milliseconds, the Aspire V5-572G has a quite small display response rise/fall compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Short Battery Recharge Time

The shortest battery recharge time of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-572G is 2h, the longest is 4h, and the average battery recharge time is 2.8h. With a battery recharge time of only 2 hours, the Acer Aspire V5-572G has one of the shorter battery recharge times amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Aspire V5-572G is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire V5-572G have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Aspire V5-572G is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-572G have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Aspire V5-572G has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 5 hours) amongst portable PCs of this age. The battery lifes of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 3.1h to 18h, and the average battery life is 8.5h.

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Heavy

At 2 kilograms, the Acer Aspire V5-572G is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The weights of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 870g to 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Acer Aspire V5-572G does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire V5-572G is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Aspire V5-572G has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire V5-572G have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 500 cd/m².

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Very Wide

With a width of 381.6 millimeters, the Acer Aspire V5-572G's width is one of the widest amongst laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V5-572G. The narrowest ultrabook that is a similar age to the Aspire V5-572G is 280mm wide and the widest is 420mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-572G

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Aspire V5-572G.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V5-572G has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most laptops of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-572G has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V5-572G.

If this Acer portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire V5-572G has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V5-572G.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire V5-572G has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire V5-572G.

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HDD Storage Medium

The Aspire V5-572G has an HDD storage medium which is better than most ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years. Most ultrabooks that came out around the same time as it have an SSD storage medium. 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 Lenovo X1 Carbon (SSD).

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Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Core
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Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Response Rise/fall
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
Networking Standard
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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Microphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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
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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
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Power
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Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
WiFi Certification
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Display
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(161)
13 February 2015

If you want a big screen on a small budget, this is a laptop to consider. An uninspiring display, heft, and input issues can be overcome.

17 January 2015

If the desktop is dead, nobody told the desktop buyers. NPD Group said channel sales of desktops grew 8.5 percent in 2013, and the website Statista estimates over 134 million desktops were sold... Read more…

23 September 2013

The Acer Aspire 5600U is a slim and somewhat-sexy all-in-one. It features a 1.3-inch-thin chassis and a 23-inch display atop a clear-plastic base, giving the illusion that it's floating in air.... Read more…

7 August 2013

Windows 8 is inspiring many PC companies to widen their ranges with touch-enabled computers. The 5600U is an all-in-one desktop system, where the computer is fused to the screen and to make best... Read more…

The Acer Aspire A5600U-UB13 is a nice looking all-in-one desktop PC with a solid feature set and acceptable, though not exceptional performance. It's a decent all-in-one desktop at a decent price,...

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User Reviews

(96)
Reviewed 14 December 2010 by Chris G

I brought this, looking for a laptop for doing work. I'm a software engineer, so I needed it for development, and this fits the bill just right. After uninstalling most of the stuff they insist on... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2010 by Zutalor

I had a look round before deciding to purchase the Acer Aspire 5551. I've had it for a week now and i'm not dissapointed with this laptop, infact i'm very happy with it. In particular the screen.... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2007 by Mr. A. J. Miles

The Acer Aspire 5315 may not be a 'top of the range' laptop, but there again you are not paying top dollar. It's fine for someone who wants to surf the web, send emails, edit a few photo's, do a... Read more…

Reviewed 15 April 2011 by Mariner79

I won't repeat what other reviewers have said regarding the functionality and performance as I feel it's fairly accurate. To be clear, when this machine works it meets what I expected of it. The... Read more…

Reviewed 29 August 2009 by Julie

We have a desktop but we wanted a laptop to take away, and to use around the house. We bought the Aspire 5738Z and we are really pleased with it. We have had no problems going online, it picked up... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v5572g, acer v5572, acer v5572g, 572g53334g50, 572g53334g50a, 572g53334g50ak, 572g53334g50ai, 572g53334g50aii, 572g53334g50akk
Barcodes 04712196792633, 04712196815844, 04713147017980

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