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Acer Aspire S3-391 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

Acer has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

SSD Storage Media

The Aspire S3-391 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage media. 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook 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 that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Acer Aspire S3-391 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Light

Laptops of this age and type have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The Aspire S3-391 is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst laptops of this age.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 0.12GB to 200GB. At only 0.125 gigabytes, the Aspire S3-391 has a quite small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Aspire S3-391 does not have a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire S3-391 do have a front camera.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire S3-391 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Aspire S3-391 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Aspire S3-391 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire S3-391 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The Aspire S3-391 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire S3-391.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Aspire S3-391 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire S3-391.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire S3-391 has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The memory clock speeds of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Acer Aspire S3-391 is a three number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Aspire S3-391 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire S3-391 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 3GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The Aspire S3-391 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire S3-391

Released Over Three Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Aspire S3-391 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire S3-391.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
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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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Bluetooth Version
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
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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® 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 Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Display

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 39153314g12, 39153334g12, 39153334g12a, 39153314g12a, 39153334g12ad, 39153314g12ad, 39153334g12add, 39153314g12add, acer nxm10ek001
Barcodes 04712196136505, 04712196514952

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