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Acer Aspire E3
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Acer Aspire E3 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 320GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Feb 2015
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 100MHz to 650MHz. The Aspire E3 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (313 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Aspire E3 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E3 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this spec and 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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Light

The Aspire E3 is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E3 (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The weights of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E3 range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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18 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the Aspire E3 of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E3.

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

The Acer Aspire E3 is a notebook PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E3 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Acer Aspire E3 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

Most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E3 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Acer Aspire E3 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

At only 750 megahertz, the Acer Aspire E3 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E3 the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys range from 600MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 750MHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for more than a year the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago, the internal memory of the Acer Aspire E3 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E3 that we have assessed, the Aspire E3's display diagonal of only 11.6 inches is one of the smallest. The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E3 range from 10" to 18".

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E3 the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life (max) of only 5 hours, the Acer Aspire E3 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E3.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Aspire E3 has a better processor family than most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E3 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year that we have checked, the hard drive capacity of the Aspire E3 of only 320 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The hard drive capacitys of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E3 range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Aspire E3 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Aspire E3 is a two processor threads laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and three processor threadss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E3 do not have a touchscreen. The Aspire E3 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Aspire E3 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E3 the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.41 gigahertz, the Aspire E3 has one of the slowest processor boost frequencys amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E3

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Aspire E3.

Average Processor Frequency

The Aspire E3 has a pretty typical processor frequency (2.16 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E3.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 320 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E3 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire E3.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
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
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 Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(21)
11 November 2014

It isn't just a simple matter of performance anymore - customers have loads of choices at the entry-level now, and no single type of product is necessarily better than any other. The Acer Aspire...

9 November 2014

A cheap but cheerful 11.6in netbook, the Acer Aspire E3-111 can handle the basics without a fuss...

24 September 2014

The Acer Aspire E3-111-C1BW is a compact budget consumer laptop that will get you online and let you take your PC on the go, but the slow performance and polarizing color keep it from getting our...

21 August 2014

Owing to the very decent keyboard and the matte screen, Acer's Aspire E3-111 primarily solicits itself as a low-priced typewriter. The term "portable" can only be used to a very limited extent in...

28 August 2014

Sans les mains ! Sans les pieds ! Sans ventilo ! Vous pourrez vous procurer le nouveau netbook 11.6 pouces d'Acer pour un peu moins de 250 euros. A ce prix, vous obtiendrez un écran mat, un... Read more…

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Reviewed 20 January 2012 by Anonymous
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Because the built-in H264 encoder offloads some of the work from the host PC, the C920 may make it easier to use this camera across a wide range of older, slower PC's, and it may give a more... Read more…

Reviewed 2 July 2015 by Davemass

Otherwise capable computer done in by a barely functioning touchpad. I had to slam instead of tap and NO sensitivity adjustment in mouse controls. Got tiring very fast. Returned it...

Reviewed 30 April 2012 by Joel E.

I am going to have to waste my time calling up Logitech and figuring out what I have to do to my lovely USB 3.0 ports to get them to look like USB 2.0 to this camera. I'm sure that will mean... Read more…

Reviewed 16 September 2015 by MJGfromNC

I bought this for school, and over all it is pretty good. I wanted something small so that it was easy to carry. Its lightweight and fits easily into my backpack. The biggest complaint I have is... Read more…

Reviewed 11 June 2012 by Copy P.

It does what I need to do, Video conferences via Skype are very clear and the audio works very well. I was a tad disappointed with Motion Detection though, it doesn't seem to stay recording after... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e3112c0, e3111c7, e3111c6, e3111c5, e3112c0c, e3111c6s, e3111c5h, e3111285, e3112c0x, e3111c7w, e3111285e, e3112c0xy, e3112c1b5, e3112c5m7, e3111c7wa, e3112c0cr, e3111c6sr, e3112c466, acer 5400, e3111c5hr, acer 5400r, acer 5400rp, acer 5400rpm, acer e3111c5, acer e3111c5g, acer e3111c5gl
Barcodes 04713147442904, 04713147485314, 04713147496150, 04713147565795, 04713147565825, 04713147751068, 04713147756704, 04713147842797

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