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Acer Aspire E1-530 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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Acer Aspire E1-530 15.6-inch Notebook Review

22 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

People who bought this notebook PC rated this portable PC 84 out of 100 on average.

Reasonably Priced

Thirty-seven people who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. B.m said three years ago “Poweful notebook reasonably priced” and gave the Acer Aspire E1-530 a rating of 4 stars. Bargainlook mentioned “It was a no fault customer return from Littlewoods so I got it for only £191 so was very pleased with the price”. Bigk100 wrote three years ago “Good value for the money” in their review of this laptop.

A number of people said in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Kenneth Rendall said three years ago “What a bargain! Very pleased with my Acer Notebook." Does everything it says on the tin! " - Packed securely” . Mr Gareth R Pritchard mentioned in his review on Amazon “If this is still available at a very cheap price for an i5, buy it - no question”. Pandrei mentioned on Amazon “Huge power in a cheap package” nonetheless they only scored it 2 stars.

Several Acer Aspire E1-530 owners said in their reviews that the Acer Aspire E1-530 was cheap. David Godfrey wrote “As it turned out many laptops were on special offer at the time, this being one of them, at nearly £100 off, so I decided to go for this one” in his review. Three years ago Harry Lee wrote on Amazon “Good budget Laptop” in his review of this laptop and scored it very highly. Mr. P. M. Booth mentioned on Amazon “Good inexpensive laptop” in their Acer Aspire E1-530 review.

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Good Size

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was thin. Three years ago Shakey mentioned in their review of the Acer Aspire E1-530 “Good value, light and thin”. Shakey also mentioned “The laptop, despite being thin and light, feels solid”. Sm Turner wrote “It's also fairly lightweight and quite slim”.

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Catherine Mulraney said on Amazon “Not to heavy to carry, i would recommend this laptop to anyone” in her Acer Aspire E1-530 review. Peepee scored this laptop very highly and wrote on Amazon “Lovely matt finish to the laptop lovely curved laptop keyboard laptop not very heavy a light strong tensile finish to the machine keyboard large” in their review.

Some Acer Aspire E1-530 reviewers who reviewed it said that it was a good weight. Alan said in his review of this laptop “The laptop is quick and considerably light weight, making it easy to move around the house with”. One person concluded that the product was lightweight.

One customer said in their reviews that it was a good size.

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Good Product Quality

Some Acer Aspire E1-530 reviewers thought the Acer Aspire E1-530 was good quality. Bigk100 wrote in their review three years ago “Fit For Purpose” . Birdy mentioned on Amazon four years ago “I am using it for storing very high quality images” in their review. Keith Garlick wrote on Amazon “Good, high quality machine good for business use”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of Acer Aspire E1-530 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was quiet. Alan rated the Acer Aspire E1-530 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “The laptop stays reasonably cool and quiet” in his Acer Aspire E1-530 review. Diyler2010 rated the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Personally love it, fan is relatively quiet for studying in a quiet room(where a noisy fan could easily distract you from your studies”. John Beresford wrote three years ago “I continue to be impressed with the build quality and the almost silent operation” and scored the product very highly.

Easy to Use

A few Acer Aspire E1-530 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Acer Aspire E1-530 was easy to use. Alan mentioned in his review “The screen isn’t as bad as some other reviews I read; it has enough brightness to use in door” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Cool Mama mentioned on Amazon three years ago “She find 's it very easy to use & turn on, she has spent many evenings doing her homework (looking up information) on it” in their review. G.f. wrote in the same month “I will say that this laptop has a nice quality feel to it with good software control of the mouse pad” and rated it 5 stars.

A number of people thought the product was easy to setup. Four years ago Catherine Mulraney mentioned in her review on Amazon “This is a fantastic laptop, so easy to set up, lovely big screen”. John Stuart Kemp mentioned “Laptop arrived yesterday, was so easy to set up and what is all the fuss about Windows 8? A breeze so far, so far!”. Saultighbsg75 said in their review of this laptop “It was very easy to set up (within 5 mins, no kidding!)” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Several people said in their reviews that this laptop was comfortable and easy to hold. John said “It lives up to my expectations Not to heavy to hold Good clear screen Big hard disk”.

One customer who purchased the Acer Aspire E1-530 reckoned that it had a touch sensitive screen. Three years ago Suze0501@aol.com said in their review of this laptop “The screen is sharp (not touch sensitive - though this doesn't bother me” and rated this laptop 5 stars.

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Nice Design

Some Acer Aspire E1-530 reviewers reckoned that it was good looking. Anon wrote “Great laptop, very quick, nice looking” in their review. Corvin1 said in their review of the Acer Aspire E1-530 on Amazon “I'm sure it'll be pretty good anyway” and rated the product 4 stars. Daniel mentioned in his review of this laptop on Amazon “It's a decent laptop for the price; stylish, light and has plenty of space”.

A number of customers agreed that it was a good design. Four years ago Dotocomo wrote on Amazon “Bought as was looking for decent Core i3, slim, functional laptop for my outlaws! It offers the best price point for the power, design and looks very slim” in their review of the Acer Aspire E1-530. Saultighbsg75 scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Excellent slim design”.

Several people wrote in their reviews that this laptop was smooth. Cool Mama wrote “It fits nicely on her desk in her bedroom its just a really lovely size, very stylish & smooth finish too” in their review of the Acer Aspire E1-530. Pandrei said “It was running smooth under Win 8” in their review of this laptop.

One customer concluded that it was ugly. Three years ago Pandrei wrote “It's not an ugly laptop”.

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Robust

Several people said in their reviews that the Acer Aspire E1-530 was well made. Corvin1 wrote in their review of the Acer Aspire E1-530 “Other then that great laptop works very well, nice looking, thin, light weight & a good strong build” . G.f. wrote “Solid, quality laptop at a decent price - though no touch screen” in their Acer Aspire E1-530 review. John Beresford scored it 5 stars and he wrote “Swift delivery, solid and quiet in operation” in his Acer Aspire E1-530 review.

Some Acer Aspire E1-530 owners said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Three years ago Bargainlook wrote in their review of the Acer Aspire E1-530 on Amazon “Am happy with both, lovely and sturdy, yet slim”. Doc,uk wrote on Amazon “Fast, light, , quiet, excellant screen, sturdy keyboard, not clear when Cap lock is on/off, sound acceptable”. Kobayashimaru 85 said four years ago “The build of the thing is high quality” in their review of this laptop.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. Ernie Milko said “Eventually, though, you end up with a nice machine which seems to be stable and reliable” and scored the product 4 stars. Three years ago Ian Booth wrote “Very good computer and reliable, prob the reason i purchased another”.

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Good Connectivity

Two Acer Aspire E1-530 reviewers who reviewed the Acer Aspire E1-530 reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Bill Harrison wrote on Amazon “This is a nice 15.6-inch laptop with perfectly good performance for internet browsing, e-mail” in his review of the Acer Aspire E1-530. Three years ago Clare mentioned in her review of the Acer Aspire E1-530 on Amazon “I would recommend this product to anyone who wants to use it for office work, internet browsing and lightweight media applications” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Several customers who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Mr P J Oakley said “There are three USB slots” in his review. Four years ago Peepee rated this laptop 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Music hd webcam top quality as expected from acer! Dvd player built in too 3 usb ports definitely recommended”.

One person wrote in their reviews that this laptop was good in terms of HDMI connections. Three years ago Jumpster mentioned “It has all the right sockets for USB, I think one is USB3, HDMI, SD card, etc” in their Acer Aspire E1-530 review.

One Acer Aspire E1-530 owner concluded that the Acer Aspire E1-530 was good in terms of connectivity. Mr P J Oakley wrote three years ago “It has reasonable connectivity abilities” .

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Good Support

Several customers who bought the Acer Aspire E1-530 mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Brian Joyce wrote in his review on Amazon three years ago “However once I read the user guide things improved”. Also three years ago Iverson mentioned in their review on Amazon “I could not solve the problem! Anyone could help?”. Four years ago Mrs wrote “Still, would it really be so bad for things to come ready to go or with detailed instructions for novices to do it themselves? Now it works great” in her review of the Acer Aspire E1-530.

Good Battery Life

A few Acer Aspire E1-530 reviewers who bought it thought it had a good battery life. David Godfrey mentioned on Amazon “Massive hard disk storage space really, pretty quick, battery life is good” in his review. Lindsay said in his review of the Acer Aspire E1-530 “Smart, slim, lightweight, user friendly, good long battery life”. Mr. Philip Eckett said in his review on Amazon “The bottom part of the screen started to 'flicker' from right to left, first of all only when it was on battery power”.

Good Technical Features

Several Acer Aspire E1-530 owners reckoned that the Acer Aspire E1-530 had good features. Siva Mallika. Vaddae rated it 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I like the features and the cost” in their Acer Aspire E1-530 review.

Large Storage Capacity

One customer concluded that it had good storage.

Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average Acer medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings as do all laptops produced by Acer.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E1-530 is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E1-530 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E1-530.

If this Acer laptop display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Aspire E1-530 has a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E1-530 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E1-530 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E1-530 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E1-530.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Aspire E1-530 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E1-530 the battery recharge times range from 2h to 11h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.2h. With a battery recharge time of only 2 hours, the Acer Aspire E1-530 has a quite short battery recharge time compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E1-530.

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19 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Aspire E1-530 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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

The Acer Aspire E1-530 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 4.5 hours, the Acer Aspire E1-530 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E1-530. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E1-530 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 26h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec. 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.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire E1-530 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average internal memory of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E1-530 is 5.5GB.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Acer Aspire E1-530 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire E1-530 processor familys range from AMD C to Intel Core i7.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Aspire E1-530 is a two processor threads portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire E1-530 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E1-530. The smallest battery capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3mAh and the biggest is 30,000mAh.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E1-530 range from 0.51MB to 4MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire E1-530 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E1-530.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Aspire E1-530 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E1-530 the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Aspire E1-530 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E1-530 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E1-530 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire E1-530 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E1-530.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E1-530 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E1-530 is 12GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Aspire E1-530 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E1-530. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E1-530 the hard drive capacitys range from 180GB to 2TB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Acer Aspire E1-530 has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E1-530.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E1-530

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Aspire E1-530 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E1-530.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Aspire E1-530 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire E1-530.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standards
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-in
TV Out Port
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Built-In Touchpad
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

User Reviews

(83)
Reviewed 12 September 2012 by Joseph N.
(Verified Purchase)

The board is VERY nice. Especially all the ports, RAID5 and the slick BIOS. If you do a full install of it's driver disk it's like buying a cheap HP laptop with all the junkware :( Took off an Egg... Read more…

Very nice. SSD caching, Intel RAID 5, 4 USB 3.0, lots of other ports. Very nice BIOS setup
Stable. On the small side. Supports RAI 1. Posts quickly. Includes some interesting utilities, like XFast LAN. Has 2x SATA 6Gbs and 4x SATA 3Gbs which is a good number. Quality components, including a
From prior review: "Stable. On the small side. Supports RAI 1. Posts quickly. Includes some interesting utilities, like XFast LAN. Has 2x SATA 6Gbs and 4x SATA 3Gbs which is a good number. Quality com
Cheap for an intel board
The BIOS (UEFA) is really fast, even with RAID. Bootup time is superb (especially with SSD the BIOS time is important). The fan control and all other gadgets really work well
The driver disk puts a lot of crapware on you if you do it's full drivers Utilities. Wish I'd done just drivers. Acrobat. com. AIR, old reader 9.0 which is a virus magnet, Cyberlink junk, Norton Inter
Contrary to what I set in the UEFI OR in the ASRock tuning utility, CHAFA 1 runs at or near full speed regardless of settings (CHAFA 2 is controlled correctly). This means it is potentially quite loud
See prior review. Fan control on CHAFA 1 only works on PWM fans. Also, contrary to the documentation, this board has no XMP profile setting for RAM
Just about everything. I get blue screen dumps about every other day. Basically every game I have attempted to play since switching to this board crashed randomly and pretty often. I hear surges going
Poor design, I had a difficult time to put adjust cables in my case
Reviewed 10 June 2016 by Hadleigh Johnson-Harvey
(Verified Purchase)

Had this laptop 2 years now and still using today. I look after my laptops and it still looks new now. Only issue is, its beginning to slow as expected with laptop as it ages. With windows 10 I'd... Read more…

Reviewed 12 April 2016 by Amran Ashraf
(Verified Purchase)

Paid for this laptop late last year, decided to upgrade to windows 10 early this year......this has proven impossible having tried and exhausted all possible avenues.

Reviewed 19 September 2014 by Majada
(Verified Purchase)

I received this item in December and I seriously regret getting this laptop. To start with, it feels flimsy and not of a strong build. It seems to struggle with Windows 8 at times straight out of... Read more…

Reviewed 8 September 2014 by Kenneth Rendall
(Verified Purchase)

What a bargain! Very pleased with my Acer Notebook." Does everything it says on the tin! " - Packed securely, and delivered safely on time.

Reviewed 7 September 2014 by Wideboy218
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased this for my wife who is learning to use a PC, excellent machine for browsing and general computing, pretty solid build and much better built than my fujitsu which was more expensive. Has... Read more…

Reviewed 30 August 2014 by R. C. Ingram

Over the years I have used windows 95, 98, XP, and windows 7, why microsoft have to completely change so much is beyond me in windows 8, have spent all day trying to figure out windows 8, my age ,... Read more…

Reviewed 8 August 2014 by Clare
(Verified Purchase)

I have found this laptop to be fast compared to other laptops I have used in the past at around the same price point. I have found the battery to last me 4-5 hours on average. The screen is... Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2014 by Bargainlook

This is actually the best laptop I have ever owned , had a Dell which was bulky , then a Zoostorm which was great till it packed up completely after a good while so hope this one lasts! There were... Read more…

Reviewed 30 June 2014 by Pandrei | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop with very high hopes in mind, after reading the technical specs. The hardware is impressive for the price especially since it comes with an extra 2gb ram compared to other... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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Fujitsu LifeBook U554 vs Acer Aspire E1-530
Fujitsu LifeBook U554
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3"
Acer Aspire E1-530
2 core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 699.99
Intel Core I5-4xxx Processor Family
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Twice As Good Storage Medium
Longer Battery Life
One Less USB 2.0 Port
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

ThinkPad T540 vs Aspire E1-530

Lenovo ThinkPad T540 vs Acer Aspire E1-530
Lenovo ThinkPad T540
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Acer Aspire E1-530
2 core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£
16.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Two More Processor Threadss
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Slightly Heavier
Does Not Feature Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)

ThinkPad T440 vs Aspire E1-530

Lenovo ThinkPad T440 vs Acer Aspire E1-530
Lenovo ThinkPad T440
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
Acer Aspire E1-530
2 core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 393.00
Much Better User Reviews
Fifteen More Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Four Processor Threadss
Expert Review Rating is Much Worse
1.6" Smaller Display Diagonal
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