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Acer Aspire E1-531 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 6GB Jun 2013
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10 Reasons For

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Acer Aspire E1-531's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the fastest amongst portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E1-531 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores portable PCs manufactured by Acer have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores portable PCs) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Aspire E1-531 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.4 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire E1-531 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Aspire E1-531 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E1-531 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire E1-531 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (750 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 1GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire E1-531 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E1-531.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec notebook 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 laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E1-531 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Aspire E1-531 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E1-531 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Aspire E1-531 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 180GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E1-531 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Aspire E1-531 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E1-531 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h. The Aspire E1-531 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 4.5 hours) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E1-531, the Aspire E1-531 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 comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as 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.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Acer Aspire E1-531 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E1-531 have between two and three processor threadss, including the 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 typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E1-531 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Aspire E1-531 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E1-531.

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Heavy

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E1-531 the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the Acer Aspire E1-531 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire E1-531.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E1-531 do not have a touchscreen. The Aspire E1-531 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E1-531

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire E1-531 over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E1-531 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to 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 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
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standards
Data Network
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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 Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer nxm12ek023
Barcodes 00887899115905

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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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2 core Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
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16.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
Two More Processor Threadss
34% Bigger Processor Cache
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Smaller Battery Capacity
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