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Acer Aspire ES1-521

Acer Aspire ES1-521 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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Aspire ES Series laptops are the perfect companions for work and play. With unique features like Acer BluelightShield TM software and optional M-DISC Ready optical drive*, the Aspire ES Series... More
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3 Reasons For

Good Brand

Acer is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Acer also has good ratings for its many processor cores laptops.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-521, the Aspire ES1-521 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11n|802.11b|802.11g wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

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

Most many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-521 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Acer Aspire ES1-521 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire ES1-521 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-521 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops that have been around 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.

There are a number of alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP 255 G3.

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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 many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire ES1-521 the processor frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The Aspire ES1-521 has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-521.

We compared all the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed portable PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite L50D is also worth considering.

If this Acer laptop processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-45 (2GHz).

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Aspire ES1-521 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-521 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Aspire ES1-521 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The average processor cache of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 4.2MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the Aspire ES1-521 is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is actually the worst memory slots across all laptops of this age and spec.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is the best memory slots amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-521 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Acer Aspire ES1-521 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Only SATA Hard Drive Interface

This notebook PC has a SATA hard drive interface, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-521

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire ES1-521 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago.

Alternative 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the Toshiba Satellite L50D which has better reviews.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-521 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-521.

If this many processor cores portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50D (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Aspire ES1-521 has a pretty typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 15 9530 which has better reviews.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Acer Aspire ES1-521 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Acer Aspire ES1-521 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-521.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5 hours, the Aspire ES1-521 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

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