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Acer Aspire V5-472

Acer Aspire V5-472 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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9 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Acer has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most frequently found display number of colours on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire V5-472 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V5-472 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V5-472, the Acer Aspire V5-472 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Aspire V5-472 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Very Small Display Response Rise/fall

The smallest display response rise/fall of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 8ms and the biggest is 350ms. With a display response rise/fall of only 8 milliseconds, the Aspire V5-472 has a quite small display response rise/fall compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Short Battery Recharge Time

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the battery recharge times range from 2h to 11h. At only 2 hours, the Aspire V5-472 has a fairly short battery recharge time compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V5-472.

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16 Reasons Against

Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 3.2GB, and the on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 0.12GB to 200GB. The on-board graphics adapter memory of the Aspire V5-472 of only 0.125 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst laptops of this spec and age.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Aspire V5-472 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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

The Acer Aspire V5-472 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-472 is 2h and the longest is 5,200h. The Aspire V5-472 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 4.5 hours) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs of a similar spec 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V5-472 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 14 inches, the Aspire V5-472 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V5-472 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-472. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire V5-472 has one of the slowest memory clock speeds (only 1,066 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The memory clock speeds of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-472 range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V5-472 that we have assessed, the display brightness of the Acer Aspire V5-472 of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Acer Aspire V5-472 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Laptops that were launched more than two years ago have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Aspire V5-472 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 180GB to 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-472 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-472.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Aspire V5-472 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire V5-472 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-472

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-472 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

The Aspire V5-472 has a pretty average weight (2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V5-472.

Alternative 2kg heavy notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include the HP ProBook 640 G1 which has better reviews.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Acer Aspire V5-472 has a fairly standard processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V5-472.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
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
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Pixel Pitch
Display Response Rise/fall
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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)
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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Recharge Time
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer v5472, 47253334g50, acer v5472p, 47253334g50a, 47253334g50ai, 47253334g50aii
Barcodes 04712196799120

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