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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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16 Reasons For

Average User Reviews

On average, based on 9 user reviews this medium processor cores notebook PC has an overall user rating of 75 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Acer Aspire E5 was good value for money. Frickety Frack mentioned in their review of the Acer Aspire E5 on Amazon two years ago “It's great, great value” and rated it as excellent. One Acer Aspire E5 reviewer said in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Ron Watson mentioned “What a Bargain!” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Robust

One customer concluded that the product was well made.

Large Storage Capacity

One Acer Aspire E5 owner who purchased it thought it had good storage.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Aspire E5 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the Aspire E5 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 17.3" notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price], the HP ProBook 470 G1[plb_2160087_price], or the Asus R704A[plb_2131863_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire E5 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

Other 1TB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include the Toshiba Satellite L50-B[plb_2384962_price], the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2392874_price], or the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite S50-B[plb_2712288_price] (1TB), or the Lenovo G70-70[plb_2937993_price] (1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5.

Other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include the ThinkPad T440[pl_2129703_price], or the G50-70[pl_2482713_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2037357_price] which has better reviews.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Toshiba Satellite S55[plb_2700641_price] (12GB and higher rated), the DELL Inspiron 15 7000[plb_2703546_price] (12GB and higher rated), or the HP ENVY TouchSmart 15[plb_2774394_price] (12GB and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire E5 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5 also have a front camera.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DELL 13[plb_1304263_price], the Lenovo G500[plb_2417960_price], or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2421269_price].

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Aspire E5 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Acer Aspire E5 is a two number of SATA III connectors notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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

At only 950 megahertz, the Aspire E5 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire E5. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Acer Aspire E5 is a two total number of SATA connectors portable PC.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The battery life (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5 range from 2h to 5,200h.

Alternative 4h battery life notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite L55T[plb_2673031_price], the Acer Travelmate TMP253-E[plb_1481291_price], or the DELL Latitude 3330[plb_2035415_price].

If this Acer notebook PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Satellite C50-B[pl_2715413_price] (4.3h), or the Satellite C70D-A[pl_2781364_price] (4.5h) both from Toshiba or the Lenovo Z50-70[plb_2965433_price] (5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire E5 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the 13[pl_1304263_price], or the Latitude 13[pl_2399614_price] both from DELL or the Fujitsu LifeBook E554[plb_2417364_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to 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.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the Toshiba L850-1L4[plb_1320414_price], the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2360347_price], and the HP Pavilion 15-p020ng[plb_2369196_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T420s[plb_48433_price] (SSD and higher rated), the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A[plb_2435190_price] (SSD and higher rated), or the DELL Latitude E6440[plb_2465947_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Aspire E5 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5 also do not have a touchscreen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a touchscreen and we think the Asus S400CA-CA035H[plb_1465624_price], the Acer Aspire V3-572P[plb_2414236_price], or the Toshiba Satellite L50t-B[plb_2383885_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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Very Heavy

The lightest similar spec laptop that has been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At 3 kilograms, the Aspire E5 is very heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 3kg heavy notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the X75A[pl_2276515_price], and the X75A[pl_2093197_price] both from Asus or the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2667187_price] is also worth considering.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Aspire E5.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Aspire E5 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Aspire E5 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5.

Alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo X240[plb_2473900_price], the HP 255 G1[plb_1997256_price], or the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2546145_price].

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the ThinkPad X240[pl_2781600_price] (1.8GHz and higher rated), or the X1 Carbon[pl_3120631_price] (1.8GHz and higher rated) both from Lenovo or the Asus UX301LA-C4005H[plb_3353474_price] (1.8GHz and higher rated).

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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)
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Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(62)
18 September 2016

Acer Aspire E5-574-53YZThe Acer Aspire E5-574-53YZ is a well-performing system with good build quality - the somewhat unstable display lid notwithstanding - and overall decent ergonomics. It is...

18 July 2016

The Acer Aspire E5 offers long battery life and solid performance for the money, but its mushy keyboard and dim screen disappoint...

13 January 2016

The Acer Aspire E5-574G-77RN is quite similar to Aspire E5-573G in many ways, but the former comes with few crucial changes. The E5-574G has much better and latest 6th Gen Intel Core Processor, a...

Fast 6th Gen Intel Processor
Attractive Exterior
Decent Battery life
Admirable Gaming Performance
Good performance
Bit Heavy
Heap of Acer's Bloatware
No Backlit Keyboard
Reflective non FHD display
8 December 2015

Acer E5 is a good daily use laptop from Acer which can double up as an occasional gaming machine if required. At around 65K it offers one of the best performance to price ratio making it a very...

19 November 2015

The moderately priced Acer Aspire E5-573G-7034 is a desktop-replacement laptop that offers lots of storage and memory, as well as a solid feature set, but its build quality and display could be...

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User Reviews

(431)
Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Alec A.
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great laptop for what it does. I was looking for a simple laptop that had at least 8gb's of memory and a TB hard drive. I did not expect to find one that included a graphics card, and an... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Chris3672

I brought this laptop because this new AMD carrizo processor has great reviews across the board and boasted impressive performance. That would be the case if allowed to use its full potential. The... Read more…

Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Pakou C.
(Verified Purchase)

Want to have a laptop that can game on the go and won't break the bank? Buy this. As far as upgrade ability goes you have... 2 x RAM Slots 1 x Sata Slot 1 x ODD / Sata slot that can utilize a... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Alpha370K

Laptop ordered and delivered within 3 days - Excellent! Good quality laptop, everything works but considering the hi performance processor I thought it was a bit slow booting up. Having said that,... Read more…

Reviewed 11 October 2016 by Matthew C.

(**) THIS IS A ONE SOLUTION IDEAL SETUP (**) This laptop makes a formidable desktop AND on the go solution. Some of you may be thinking ?I already know where he is going with this' while others... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e5771g, e577134, e577134t, e5771373, e577134tb, e5771373s
Barcodes 04713147611812, 04713147729302, 04713147810680

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