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Acer Aspire ES1-531

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

4 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB Jun 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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7 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Aspire ES1-531 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-531 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 32GB.

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Acer Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,291 user and expert reviews for Acer portable PCs and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its many processor cores notebook PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-531, the Aspire ES1-531 has a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the HP EliteBook 755 which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire ES1-531 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755 is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire ES1-531 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (only 640 megahertz) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531. The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 is 800MHz.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-531 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Acer Aspire ES1-531 which has four maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs 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.

If the storage medium of this Acer portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 755 (SSD and higher rated).

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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 laptops of this age and type.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-531. Many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 have processor frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.1GHz.

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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 i7 processor family found on most many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

This notebook PC's processor family (Intel Celeron) is in fact the worst processor family amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is the best processor family across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-531 range from 2GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-531 also do not have a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a touchscreen including the HP Pro which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Aspire ES1-531 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average processor cache of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 4.2MB.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Aspire ES1-531 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Aspire ES1-531 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 0.3MP to 2.1MP.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age, the processor boost frequency of the Acer Aspire ES1-531 of only 2.08 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The average processor boost frequency of many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 is 3.1GHz.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 is 820GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

Most laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire ES1-531 have between four and seven processor threadss, including the Acer Aspire ES1-531 which has four processor threadss.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-531

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The Aspire ES1-531 has a relatively typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including the HP EliteBook 755 which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire ES1-531.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire ES1-531.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5.5 hours, the Aspire ES1-531 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531.

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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
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
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
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
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
Pointing Device
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers es1531c787, acer es1531c66, acer nxmz8ek018, acer nxmz8ek025, acer es1531c66y, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfa, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfas, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfast, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfaste, apple es1531networkcard101001000gigabitfastet
Barcodes 04713392157059, 04713392482472

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