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Acer Aspire S3-391

Acer Aspire S3-391 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.5GHz 4GB Feb 2013
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8 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Aspire S3-391 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire S3-391. This notebook PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop compared to most of the portable PCs of this age and type which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Aspire S3-391 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Acer Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,714 expert and owner reviews for Acer notebook PCs and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire S3-391 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Aspire S3-391 has a full-size keyboard.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Acer Aspire S3-391 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire S3-391. The average weight of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2.1kg.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Acer Aspire S3-391 is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire S3-391 does not have a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire S3-391 do have a front camera.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Aspire S3-391 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire S3-391. The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 range from 10" to 18".

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops that have been around for around the same time as 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire S3-391 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The Acer Aspire S3-391 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.5 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the Packard Bell ME69BMP (1.58GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Aspire S3-391 has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the Acer Aspire S3-391's maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. At only 36.4 watt-hours, the Acer Aspire S3-391 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire S3-391 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Aspire S3-391 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire S3-391 do not have a touchscreen. The Aspire S3-391 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire S3-391

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over four years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire S3-391 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire S3-391 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire S3-391.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Aspire S3-391 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
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Processor Series
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
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Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
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Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
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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
Drivers Included
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
Execute Disable Bit
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
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Power
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AC Adapter Included
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64-Bit Computing

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Manufacturer Part Numbers acer nxm1fek006
Barcodes 00886541823380

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