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Acer Aspire V3-551G
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Acer Aspire V3-551G 2 Core AMD a 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD a 2.7GHz 8GB Dec 2012
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Breeze through multiple tasks with the power of the Aspire V3 Series and available dual hard drives.1 Enjoy superior performance and visuals with new-generation Intel or AMD processing and superb... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Acer is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Acer also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.7 gigahertz, the Aspire V3-551G has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The slowest processor frequency of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V3-551G range from 1GB to 16GB. The Acer Aspire V3-551G has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At 3.2 gigahertz, the Aspire V3-551G has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V3-551G have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. At 2,048 megabytes, the Acer Aspire V3-551G has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Aspire V3-551G is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V3-551G have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire V3-551G does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V3-551G which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire V3-551G does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3-551G also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of a similar type and age to 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 that came out more than two years ago.

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Only AMD a Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V3-551G has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This Acer laptop has an AMD A processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V3-551G have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3-551G, the processor cache of the Acer Aspire V3-551G of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Aspire V3-551G is a two processor threads notebook PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3-551G have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire V3-551G which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Aspire V3-551G does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3-551G also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The lightest laptop that is a similar age to the Aspire V3-551G is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. The Acer Aspire V3-551G is quite heavy (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.6kg heavy portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Aspire V3-551G has a L2 processor cache which is better than the L3 processor cache found on most notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

This portable PC's processor cache level (L2) is actually the worst processor cache level across all laptops of this type and age.

A L3 processor cache is the best processor cache level amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3-551G

Released Over Four Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Aspire V3-551G has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire V3-551G.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V3-551G has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3-551G.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L2 Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
External Power Adapter
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 551g64408g50, aspire v3551, aspire v3551g, 551g64408g50m, 551g64408g50ma, 551g64408g50mak, 551g64408g50makk, aspire nxm0aek004
Barcodes 04712196477967

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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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2 core AMD A 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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