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Acer Aspire ES1-531
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Acer Aspire ES1-531 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB Aug 2015
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Eyes tired from staring at a screen Aspire ES Series comes equipped with Acer BluelightShield TM to reduce eye strain from your screen with 4 intelligent modes. An optional built-in optical disc... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 320 megahertz, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the notebook PCs that were released one year ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Good Brand

Acer medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Acer is one of the better rated manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire ES1-531 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This Acer notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this type and age ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire ES1-531 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531, the Aspire ES1-531 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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25 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 that we have checked, the Aspire ES1-531's on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 600 megahertz is one of the slowest. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys of between 600MHz and 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 750MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-531 that we have checked, the Aspire ES1-531's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Aspire ES1-531 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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

The Aspire ES1-531 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 is a two total number of SATA connectors notebook PC.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-531 is 2.5h, the longest is 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. The Acer Aspire ES1-531 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 5.5 hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to consider the Lenovo B50-70[plb_3362084_price] (6h) which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the laptops that were released more than a year ago the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Aspire ES1-531 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-531.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Aspire ES1-531 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Across all laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire ES1-531 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Aspire ES1-531 is one of the heavier laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire ES1-531 amongst portable PCs of this age. The average weight of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire ES1-531 is 2kg.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 is 8.1GB and the biggest is 33GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-531, the maximum internal memory of the Aspire ES1-531 of only 8,192 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Aspire ES1-531 is a two processor threads portable PC.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of laptops of this spec and age is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB. With a cache memory of only 2 megabytes, the Acer Aspire ES1-531's cache memory is one of the smallest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-531.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 36 watt-hours, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Aspire ES1-531 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire ES1-531 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire ES1-531 is 1MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 2MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels, the Aspire ES1-531 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of this type and age 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

The average maximum internal memory of laptops of this spec and age is 13GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire ES1-531 range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz. The Aspire ES1-531 has one of the slowest processor boost frequencys (only 2.16 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive capacitys of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-531

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Acer notebook PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire ES1-531.

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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 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)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers es1531c5, es1531c5e, es1531c02, es1531c5eu, es1531c02r, es1531c9d9, acer es1531c66, acer nxmz8ek018, acer nxmz8ek025, acer es1531c66y, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfa, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfas, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfast, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfaste, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfastet
Barcodes 04713392157226, 04713392157233, 04713392172472, 04713392193996, 04713392482472

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