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Acer Aspire SW5-171p

Acer Aspire SW5-171p 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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9 Reasons For

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 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Good Brand

Based on 1,714 user and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its laptops. Acer also has good reviews specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range compared to other brands.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire SW5-171p, the Aspire SW5-171p has a front camera.

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SSD Storage Media

This laptop has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type 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.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the U920t, and the U920t both from Toshiba or the DELL XPS 12 is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Aspire SW5-171p is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-171p.

Across similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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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 a comparable spec and age to it.

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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 a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Aspire SW5-171p has a touchscreen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years also have a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 850 megahertz, the Aspire SW5-171p has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-171p range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5-171p has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire SW5-171p. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire SW5-171p have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire SW5-171p does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-171p also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 11.6 inches, the Aspire SW5-171p has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average display diagonal of laptops of this age and type is 13".

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-171p have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Acer Aspire SW5-171p which has three number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacitys of portable PCs of this age and type range from 47mAh to 8,600mAh. At only 2,850 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire SW5-171p has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Acer Aspire SW5-171p is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire SW5-171p has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-171p. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire SW5-171p the processor boost frequencys range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire SW5-171p

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire SW5-171p over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5-171p has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook Revolve 810 (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Acer Aspire SW5-171p has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Aspire SW5-171p has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5-171p.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire SW5-171p has a relatively average total storage capacity (128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-171p.

There are a number of other 128GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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Specification

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Colour of Product
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Touch Technology
Panel Type
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
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® 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® 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Stylus Pen
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ntl6saa005, sw5171p82b3
Barcodes 00887899981586, 08878999815866

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