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Acer Aspire E1-531
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Acer Aspire E1-531 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 6GB Jan 2013
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7 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E1-531 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Aspire E1-531 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Acer is one of the better rated portable PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Acer also has good ratings for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire E1-531 is 500GB. The Acer Aspire E1-531 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (750 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Aspire E1-531 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E1-531 the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Acer Aspire E1-531 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E1-531.

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AC Cables Included

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

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 0.12GB and the biggest is 200GB. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E1-531 that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter memory of, the Aspire E1-531's on-board graphics adapter memory of only 0.125 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Aspire E1-531 is a notebook PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E1-531 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Aspire E1-531 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire E1-531 does not have a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E1-531 do have a front camera.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E1-531 is 2h and the longest is 5,200h. The Aspire E1-531 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 4 hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The Acer Aspire E1-531 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Aspire E1-531 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Notebook PCs of this age and type processor familys range from AMD C to Intel Core i7.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E1-531 have between two and three processor threadss, including the Acer Aspire E1-531 which has two processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire E1-531 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E1-531. The smallest processor cache of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E1-531 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Aspire E1-531 is one of the heavier medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E1-531 amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Aspire E1-531 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E1-531 also do not have a touchscreen.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E1-531

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC was released over four years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Aspire E1-531 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Acer Aspire E1-531 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E1-531.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Aspire E1-531 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E1-531.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
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
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-in
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
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
Performance
Orientation Sensor
Proximity Sensor
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Power
Security
HDD Recovery
Face Recognition
Password Protection Type
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Mouse Included
Bag Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 531b9606g75, 531b9606g75m, 531b9606g75mn, 531b9606g75mnk, 531b9606g75mnks, acer nxm12ek023
Barcodes 04712196363086, 04712196554330

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