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Acer Aspire ES1-331
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Acer Aspire ES1-331 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB 32GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB Aug 2015
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They may serve as essential devices, but Acer's Aspire E Series laptops go beyond the everyday tasks. The E Series is a touch smarter, faster and easier to use than most essential laptops. The E... More
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7 Reasons For

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 320 megahertz, the Aspire ES1-331 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-331. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire ES1-331 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz.

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Good Brand

Medium processor cores portable PCs built by Acer have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores portable PCs) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire ES1-331 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Aspire ES1-331 has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most laptops of this spec and age have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all laptops that came out more than a year ago.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price].

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire ES1-331 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire ES1-331.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire ES1-331 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331 also have a front camera.

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Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the Acer Aspire ES1-331 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331. The average weight of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331 is 2kg.

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28 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331 is 600MHz and the fastest is 900MHz. At only 600 megahertz, the Acer Aspire ES1-331 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire ES1-331.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-331 has one of the smallest maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Aspire ES1-331 is a two number of SATA III connectors notebook PC.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire ES1-331 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Aspire ES1-331 which has four maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

The Aspire ES1-331 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Aspire ES1-331 is a two total number of SATA connectors portable PC.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-331 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331 that we have checked, the total storage capacity of the Aspire ES1-331 of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

There are a number of other 32GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at including the HP Stream 13[plb_2499796_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. The internal memory of the Aspire ES1-331 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Asus F200MA[plb_2413091_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year the display diagonals range from 11" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Aspire ES1-331 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-331 is 2.5h, the longest is 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. At only 5.5 hours, the Aspire ES1-331 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Aspire ES1-331 has a very slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Aspire ES1-331 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-331 processor familys range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7 (best).

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 21GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331 that we have assessed the maximum internal memory of, the Aspire ES1-331's maximum internal memory of only 8,192 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-331 is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331 that we have assessed, the Aspire ES1-331's cache memory of only 2 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Acer Aspire ES1-331 is a two processor threads notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Aspire ES1-331 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Aspire ES1-331 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-331 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Aspire ES1-331 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Acer Aspire ES1-331 is a three number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire ES1-331 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire ES1-331 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 2MP. The Aspire ES1-331 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-331.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Acer Aspire ES1-331 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-331 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-331 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-331.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.16 gigahertz, the Aspire ES1-331 has one of the slowest processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-331 is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-331 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Acer Aspire ES1-331 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Aspire ES1-331 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-331 the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-331

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Flash Memory
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Execution Units
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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
Camera
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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 Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Boot Technology Version
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Boot
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 5 January 2016 by RDO

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Worked fine with my MSI 61M- 31 8 motherboard that had bios version 3.0 on it. Working with Vmware ESXI home server. Working with Corsair CM 8G 3 1 1600 11 memory
Impressive for dual core, I normally get amd products but after really looking into intels more you get a litle more power
Cheap, benchmarks well in single-threaded apps, energy efficient, snappy performance
Inexpensive
Low Temp
Does not support storage passthrough to client machines but that is well documented on Intel's website
Not that I can think of
Nothing really, maybe a better cpu fan design for intel's stock cpu coolers
Not really a con, but I think for some users, the "celeron" name is an automatic turn-off. That's too bad because the new celeries are really nice cpu's for day-to-day use (like web browsing, email, s
Not for gaming except old ones. T 2 runs great but Battlefield 3 is unplayable 4 threads required

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers es1331c5, es1331c2, es1331c8, es1331c5z, es1331c2z, es1331c8p, es1331c5zf, es1331c2zw, es1331c8pg, es1331c6s6
Barcodes 04713392036811, 04713392126468, 04713392135750, 04713392155512

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