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Acer Aspire E5-521
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Acer Aspire E5-521 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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Thin and with an easy grip, it's an ideal partner to go anywhere and work anytime. With 7 hours of battery you stay connected all day. And with AcerCloud you stay in sync with everything you need,... More
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7 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Acer is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Acer also has good ratings for its many processor cores laptops.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire E5-521 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-521.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E5-521 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Acer Aspire E5-521 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5-521. The shortest battery life (max) of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E5-521 is 2.5h, the longest is 22h, and the average battery life (max) is 6.7h.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

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

The Aspire E5-521 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5-521 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Acer Aspire E5-521 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5-521. The processor frequencys of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo E545[plb_2857006_price] (1.9GHz and higher rated).

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5-521 is 8.4GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire E5-521 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-521.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Acer Aspire E5-521 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire E5-521 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5-521. The smallest battery capacity of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 45mAh, the biggest is 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,300mAh.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 2MB to 8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire E5-521 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire E5-521 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

Most laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5-521 have between four and seven processor threadss, including the Aspire E5-521 which has four processor threadss.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5-521 is 3.2GHz. At only 3 gigahertz, the Aspire E5-521 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5-521.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5-521

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire E5-521 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5-521.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E5-521 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5-521.

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Average Weight

The Aspire E5-521 has a relatively average weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Aspire E5-521 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC 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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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
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
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
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
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® 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® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e552145, e552168, e555181, e552168n, e555181y, e552145h, e552168nt, e555181yh, e552145hz, e552166b3, e552163u8, acer ram1, e5551g834, e552160r2, acer ram1t, e5551g834b, nxmlfeg025, nxmldec001, acer ram1tb
Barcodes 04713147392063, 04713147463817, 04713147590698, 04713147823376, 04713147924608, 04713147924622, 04713147938476, 04713147978229

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