We calculated the average reviews for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Aspire V3 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V3 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Acer Aspire V3 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Aspire V3 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V3. The average weight of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 2kg.
AC Cables Included
This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
11 Reasons Against
Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss
The Aspire V3 is a two number of SATA III connectors notebook PC.
Only Ten Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
The Aspire V3 is a ten maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire V3 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Aspire V3 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Aspire V3 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire V3. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz.
+8 More reasons against
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The display diagonals of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3 range from 11" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Aspire V3 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V3.
If you want a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2841727_price] (14").
Only HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age. 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Slow Processor Frequency
At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Aspire V3 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3. Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V3 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.
If this Acer portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 3521[plb_2627153_price] (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3, the Aspire V3 does not have a touchscreen.
Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards
The Aspire V3 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Notebook PCs of this age and type wi-Fi standardss range from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.
5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Acer Aspire V3 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire V3.
If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2739272_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.
+3 Other reasons
Average Battery Life (max)
The Aspire V3 has a pretty average battery life (max) (7 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire V3.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
System Bus Rate
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Interface
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Optimized Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
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
Operating System Installed
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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