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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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
+8 More reasons against
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.
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.
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.
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.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Aspire V5-572G is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.
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.
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.
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.
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).
+4 Other reasons
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.
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.
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).
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM77 Express, Intel HM77
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Response Rise/fall
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
Open GL Graphics Adapter
2560 x 1600
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
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
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
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