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Acer Aspire V5-531
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Acer Aspire V5-531 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.5GHz 4GB May 2013
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The Aspire V5 Series puts inspiring performance in a thin and light form. The choice of up to four suave colours adds to the charm. A Full HD touchscreen breathes life into your entertainment and... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

Acer medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Acer is one of the better rated brands.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire V5-531 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and spec which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Aspire V5-531 has a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire V5-531 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. At 1.3 megapixels, the Acer Aspire V5-531 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V5-531.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 commonly found memory slots on laptops of this spec and age.

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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 frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-531 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Acer Aspire V5-531 which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Aspire V5-531 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 Aspire V5-531 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The Aspire V5-531 has a fairly short battery life (max) (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V5-531. The shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V5-531 is 2h and the longest is 5,200h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.5 gigahertz, the Aspire V5-531 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-531 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V5-531 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all laptops of this type and age ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Aspire V5-531 is a two processor threads portable 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 notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire V5-531 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire V5-531. The battery capacitys of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-531 range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire V5-531 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-531. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this age and spec, the Acer Aspire V5-531 does 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-531

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the Aspire V5-531.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Acer Aspire V5-531 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire V5-531.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V5-531 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

The Aspire V5-531 has a relatively standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V5-531.

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Average Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire V5-531 has a relatively standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire V5-531.

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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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum 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 Speed
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
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
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
Networking Standards
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Display Type
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nxm1hek005, nxm2cek008, 531987b4g50, 531967b4g50, nx.m2cek.008, 531987b4g50m, 531967b4g50m, nx.m1hek.005, v5531987b4g50, 531987b4g50ma, 531967b4g50ma, 531987b4g50mab, 531987b4g50mak, v5531987b4g50m, 531987b4g50mas, 531967b4g50mas, v5531987b4g50ma, 531987b4g50mass, 531967b4g50mass, 531987b4g50mabb, 531987b4g50makk, v5531987b4g50mab, aspire nxm1hek005, v5531987b4g50mabb
Barcodes 04712196300241, 04712196360900, 04712196366889, 04712196366896, 04712196386382, 04712196517229, 04712196517236, 04712196519452

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