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Acer Aspire V5-121
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Acer Aspire V5-121 2 Core AMD C 1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

2 AMD C 1GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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The Aspire V5 Series is thinner than ever, and comes in three practical screen sizes: 11.6", 14" and 15.6". The two bigger models are available in four alluring colours, while the most compact... More
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8 Reasons For

Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,714 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good reviews for its portable PCs. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire V5-121 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire V5-121 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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 typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Aspire V5-121 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Light

The lightest notebook PC that has been around for more than two years is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-121 that we have checked the weight of, the Aspire V5-121's weight of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest.

We compared all the other 1.2kg heavy laptops to this portable PC and we think the Acer Aspire One AO725 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 0.25 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-121 has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-121 the on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 0.12GB to 200GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V5-121 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 11.6 inches, the Acer Aspire V5-121 has one of the smallest display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only AMD C Processor Family

The Aspire V5-121 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This Acer notebook PC has an AMD C processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This portable PC's processor family (AMD C) is actually the worst processor family across all comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-121.

An Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family is the best processor family amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Only HDD Storage Media

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

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

When compared to other laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire V5-121, the Aspire V5-121's processor frequency of only 1 gigahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-121 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

Alternative 1GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire One AO725.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-121 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V5-121 that we have assessed, the Aspire V5-121's processor boost frequency of only 1.333 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Acer Aspire V5-121 has a very small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Aspire V5-121 is a two processor threads notebook PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire V5-121 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V5-121. The average battery capacity of laptops of this type and age is 3,800mAh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Aspire V5-121 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Front Side Bus

The average processor front side bus of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-121 is 1,400MHz, and the processor front side buss range from 530MHz to 1,600MHz. With a processor front side bus of only 1,333 megahertz, the Aspire V5-121 has a quite slow processor front side bus compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-121

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the Aspire V5-121.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-121 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-121.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-121 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V5-121.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Aspire V5-121 has a pretty typical battery life (max) (5.5 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Front Side Bus
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G LTE
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Technical Details
Display Type
Built-In Optical Drive
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 116, 121c74g50, acer 116q, nxm83ek003, 121c74g50a, acer 116qu, nxm83aa006, 121c74g50n, nxm82ek003, 121c74g50nb, 121c74g50ak, 121c74g50nk, acer 116quo, 121c74g50akk, nx.m82ek.003, 121c74g50nkk, acer 116quot, 121c74g50nbb
Barcodes 00887899090905, 04712196692827, 04712196721558, 04712196722760, 08878990909052

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