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

4 Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB Aug 2015
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this type and age is 4GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 32GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer laptops and also specifically for Acer many processor cores laptops and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other brands.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than a year ago, the Aspire ES1-531 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire ES1-531 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-531 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Aspire ES1-531 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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19 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire ES1-531 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 64GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Acer 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

Most many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Aspire ES1-531 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

At only 2, the Aspire ES1-531 has a quite old PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than a year ago. Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.7.

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Only HDD Storage Media

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

Alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at include the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price] which has better reviews.

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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 similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire ES1-531 is 2.2GHz. The Aspire ES1-531 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Across all many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than a year the worst processor family is Intel Celeron and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 do not have a touchscreen. The Acer Aspire ES1-531 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a very small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The smallest processor cache of many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531 is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

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

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Aspire ES1-531 has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most common memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

This portable PC's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is in fact the worst memory slots across all many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-531.

The best memory slots across similar types of portable PC is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire ES1-531 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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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 similar spec portable PCs of this age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of portable PCs of this type and age is 0.3MP, the highest is 8MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.1MP.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire ES1-531 is 20GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-531.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.1GHz. The Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a quite slow processor boost frequency (only 2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-531 is 820GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Aspire ES1-531 is a four processor threads notebook PC.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-531

Released Over a Year Ago

Acer released the Aspire ES1-531 over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Aspire ES1-531 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire ES1-531.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Aspire ES1-531 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire ES1-531.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire ES1-531.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 745[plb_2535673_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5.5 hours, the Acer Aspire ES1-531 has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around 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 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
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
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
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
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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial 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 Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 15, es1531p3, es1531p3z, es1531p7y5, es1531p3ze, es1531p379, acer p242356, acer p238772, acer es1531p8, acer p242356p, acer p238772p, acer es1531p8s, acer es1531p8a, acer nxmz8ek023, acer es1531p8au, acer es1531p888, acer nxmz8ek026, acer es1531p8sp, acer nxmz8ek013
Barcodes 04713392124624, 04713392129407, 04713392169038, 04713392204722, 04713392483608

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