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Acer Aspire V5-531
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Acer Aspire V5-531 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 4GB Jun 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Aspire V5-531 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V5-531.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Acer medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Acer is one of the superior manufacturers.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Acer Aspire V5-531 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst laptops of this age. The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire V5-531 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, 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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

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

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

The Aspire V5-531 is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-531 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Aspire V5-531 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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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 laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs that have been available for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The Aspire V5-531 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly 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 the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-531 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V5-531. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V5-531 the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Aspire V5-531 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most laptops of this type and age. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs of this type and age the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire V5-531 have between two and three processor threadss, including the Aspire V5-531 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 have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire V5-531 has one of the smaller battery capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 3mAh, the biggest is 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Aspire V5-531 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire V5-531 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Aspire V5-531 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V5-531 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-531 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-531. The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V5-531 is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-531

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Aspire V5-531 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V5-531.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-531 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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
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 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
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
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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 Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
8 April 2013

Leider hält die Gehäusequalität des leichten und flachen Acer Aspire V5 nicht das, was sein schickes Outfit im Ultrabook-Look verspricht...

Very thin case
USB 3.0
Low consumption
Low price
24 month warranty
Moderate workmanship
Screen's low brightness
Very low performance
Hardly expandable
Small battery

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 531b9604g50, 531b9604g50m, 531b9604g50ma, 531b9604g50mak, 531b9604g50makk, acer nxm35ek004, acer v5531b9604g50, acer v5531b9604g50m, acer v5531b9604g50ma, acer v5531b9604g50mak, acer v5531b9604g50makk
Barcodes 04712196367190

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