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Acer Aspire R3-131T

Acer Aspire R3-131T 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB Aug 2015
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 320 megahertz, the Acer Aspire R3-131T has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Acer has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T, the Aspire R3-131T has a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the Acer Switch 10 which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire R3-131T supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire R3-131T.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Aspire R3-131T has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11g wi-Fi standards found on most notebook PCs of this type and age. In addition, this Acer laptop have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11b wi-Fi standardss.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC is 802.11a.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Has a Touchscreen

The Acer Aspire R3-131T has a touchscreen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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15 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

At only 600 megahertz, the Acer Aspire R3-131T has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T. The on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire R3-131T range from 600MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 730MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire R3-131T range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire R3-131T has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Acer Aspire R3-131T is a two number of SATA III connectors notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire R3-131T have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Acer Aspire R3-131T which has four maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Aspire R3-131T is a two total number of SATA connectors notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire R3-131T does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the DELL XPS 12 is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire R3-131T the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.8GB. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the internal memory of the Aspire R3-131T of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

Alternative 2GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Acer Switch 10 which has better reviews.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Aspire R3-131T has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it have an SSD storage media. 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.

An HDD storage media is actually the worst storage medium across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire R3-131T.

The best storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC is SSD.

If the storage medium of this 2 in 1 laptop is too bad for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 12 (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Aspire R3-131T is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best display resolution of all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire R3-131T is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.9GHz. The Acer Aspire R3-131T has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Acer Aspire R3-131T has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire R3-131T the worst processor family is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T have between two and three processor threadss, including the Acer Aspire R3-131T which has two processor threadss.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Aspire R3-131T has a fairly small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire R3-131T the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer Aspire R3-131T is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Notebook PCs of this type and age have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.6GHz. The Acer Aspire R3-131T has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.16 gigahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire R3-131T

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Aspire R3-131T.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire R3-131T has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

The Aspire R3-131T has a relatively typical weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire R3-131T.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Aspire R3-131T has a relatively typical display diagonal (11.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this portable PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Spectre Pro x360 G1 (13.3") which also has a higher rating.

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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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
13 January 2016

The Acer Aspire R11 has its shortcomings, but overall it's a budget notebook that managed perform decently for its price...

Decent battery life
Great keyboard
Versatile hybrid device, stylish and compact, affordable
Solid build
Great battery life, comfy keyboard and solid trackpad, decent connectivity
Average performance
Screen could be better
A tad heavy, limited viewing angles
Upgrading hard drive not possible
Viewing angle dependent TN screen

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 2 September 2015 by Alden
Alden would recommend the Acer Aspire R11 R3-131T

Overall I'm happy with the product, no problem to install.. Great features on this Acer laptop...

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