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Acer Aspire V5-431
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Acer Aspire V5-431 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.5GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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The Aspire V5 Series features slimmed-down mobile convenience in your choice of 11.6", 14.0" and 15.6" display sizes -- including models with 10-point touchscreens! Available in an array of mellow... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Acer Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,714 expert and owner reviews for Acer notebook PCs and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire V5-431 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire V5-431 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V5-431 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-431.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-431 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. The Aspire V5-431 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) (1.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-431.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most laptops of this type and age use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Aspire V5-431 which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Acer Aspire V5-431 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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

The Acer Aspire V5-431 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 were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-431 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The Acer Aspire V5-431 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 4 hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery life (max) of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V5-431 is 2h and the longest is 5,200h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.5 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire V5-431 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-431. The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-431 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the Packard Bell ME69BMP (1.58GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V5-431 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and spec. The processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V5-431 ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 12GB. The Acer Aspire V5-431 has one of the smallest maximum internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between two and three processor threadss, including the Aspire V5-431 which has two processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the Aspire V5-431 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V5-431. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V5-431 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Aspire V5-431 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 2,500 milliamperes * hour) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-431 the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Acer Aspire V5-431 has a quite small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-431 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Aspire V5-431 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-431

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-431 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-431.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-431 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Acer Aspire V5-431 has a fairly typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-431.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the Aspire V5-431 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
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
Maximum Number of SMP Processors
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
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
Drivers Included
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)
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
Execute Disable Bit
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Display
Compliance Industry Standards

User Reviews

(30)
Reviewed 29 August 2016 by Saiqa Khan
(Verified Purchase)

Too slow, internet takes ages, easily breakable.

Reviewed 25 February 2016 by Luke Small

I've owned this laptop for 2 years now and I've gotta say it's pretty damn poor, particularly the design and build. To start, after owning the laptop for just a few months I noticed it was... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2015 by Malcolm thomas

I bought this Acer Aspire V5-431 2years ago....All the ports do not Accept many of the usual USB Because they are much too small...I am Unable to Watch a movie on this machine because it cuts back... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2014 by Daron Lea
(Verified Purchase)

Once you navigate around windows 8 all is good. Battery life not good.

Reviewed 23 July 2014 by Victorina cucu
(Verified Purchase)

Is fast, is ...all can I wish from my laptop! I am very happy with it ! 4 GB ram, 500 Hard drive ! Could have Windows 7, but is OK and Windows 8 !

Reviewed 30 June 2014 by Alexandros Bargiannis
(Verified Purchase)

Before sending the laptop you didnt reset the bios, i cant reset it and enter bios .....what can i do ? i want a simple change in boot options and i cant ...

Reviewed 25 May 2014 by HRG

I bought one of these laptops elsewhere in August 2013. The build quality is very very poor and the design flawed. Everything flexes - the lid, the back, the keypad, the mousepad, all of it. It... Read more…

Reviewed 17 February 2014 by Susan Deal
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this laptop from Amazon last late February 2013,it has decided to shut down forever on 12/2/14 please help...

Reviewed 9 October 2013 by Mrs D Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Came promptly and well packaged. Light to carry about with a nice keyboard. Windows 8 was a bit scary at first but getting the hang of it now. Love the colour!

Reviewed 1 September 2013 by M TURNER
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent little laptop with very good performance for its size. Win 8 takes some getting used to but customisation options help...

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16.00 PCI Express Lanes (max)
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