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Acer Aspire M5-581TG
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Acer Aspire M5-581TG 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 6GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 6GB Nov 2012
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Ultra mobile at just 20 mm slim and 2.3 kg, this Ultrabook still provides a full-size chiclet keyboard for speedy input, and fast file transfers via USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 4.0.2 Pop a disc into the... More
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11 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Aspire M5-581TG has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire M5-581TG. Most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire M5-581TG only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this portable PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At 1,150 megahertz, the Aspire M5-581TG has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Acer medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by Acer.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Aspire M5-581TG has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Across all laptops of this type and age the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The Aspire M5-581TG has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Aspire M5-581TG has one of the bigger processor caches amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire M5-581TG have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire M5-581TG have battery capacitys of between 3mAh and 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh. The Acer Aspire M5-581TG has a fairly big battery capacity (4,850 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire M5-581TG.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Aspire M5-581TG does not have a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire M5-581TG do have a front camera.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire M5-581TG has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire M5-581TG does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire M5-581TG also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. The Aspire M5-581TG has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire M5-581TG.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Acer Aspire M5-581TG is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Aspire M5-581TG does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire M5-581TG

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Acer released the Aspire M5-581TG.

Average Display Diagonal

The Aspire M5-581TG has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Aspire M5-581TG has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire M5-581TG.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Aspire M5-581TG has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire M5-581TG.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire M5-581TG has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.9 gigahertz, the Aspire M5-581TG has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire M5-581TG.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
Maximum Number of SMP Processors
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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 Type
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Ethernet Interface Type
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Number of Products Included
Display

Expert Reviews

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15 October 2014

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Keyboard with backlight
Optical drive
GPU performance of the GeForce GT 640M
Priceperformance ratio
Long battery life under load
Average port selection (no VGA connector)
Viewing angles quite restricted
Constant fan noise
Heavy for an Ultrabook
Mediocre screen

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nxm5mek003, aspire 3517, aspire 3517u, aspire m5581, 581tg73516g12, aspire m5581t, 581tg73516g12m, aspire m5581tg, 581tg73516g12ma, 581tg73516g12mas, 581tg73516g12mass
Barcodes 04712196211110, 04712196333447, 04712196506933

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