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Acer Aspire V5-572

Acer Aspire V5-572 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Sep 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 colors, while the most compact... More
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19 Reasons For

Good Size

A number of people who purchased the product thought it was thin. Two years ago Alexandre Bernard wrote “The laptop looks really nice, thin and sleek-looking” in their Acer Aspire V5-572 review. Laramasters mentioned in their review of this laptop on Amazon “The laptop is light and slim and feels strong” nonetheless they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Mad4it scored it 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “Its slim and lightweight - have not come across this before in a 15" laptop”.

One customer who purchased this laptop considered that it was easy to carry around. Phil wrote “Onto the laptop; very nice sleek look, really light so it's easy to carry around with you” in his review of this laptop.

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Nice Design

Several people wrote in their reviews that the Acer Aspire V5-572 was good looking. Fitz said on Amazon “Beautifully designed - perfect to 'tweak' up to speed” in their review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 and scored the Acer Aspire V5-572 5 stars. Fitz also said “If seen as somewhat of a shell - this is a beautifully designed laptop to buy”. Scribbles wrote on Amazon “For the price I am pretty happy with this laptop” in their Acer Aspire V5-572 review.

One person who purchased this laptop concluded that it was smooth. Two years ago Aboce Emmanuel wrote “The touch pad is hard to control as its so smooth and its difficult to scroll even with the best touch pad setup” but despite that they gave the Acer Aspire V5-572 a rating of 1 stars.

One Acer Aspire V5-572 owner concluded that it was a good design. Aboce Emmanuel wrote on Amazon “It feels weaker due to the sleek design” in their review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 yet they scored the product 20 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed this laptop thought it was well designed. Aboce Emmanuel mentioned on Amazon “Although its nicely designed” in their review of this laptop nonetheless they only gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100.

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Reasonably Priced

Some customers thought the Acer Aspire V5-572 was good value for money. Douglas mentioned two years ago “They have sacrificed the slow hard drive to save money so is quite slow” . Laramasters wrote on Amazon “Great laptop for the money” in their review but in spite of that they scored the Acer Aspire V5-572 60 out of 100. Naomi Sareth Wood said in her review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 two years ago “Id say spend the extra money on a better laptop” .

A few Acer Aspire V5-572 owners who reviewed it considered that it was a bargain for the price. A James Patterson said in his review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 on Amazon two years ago “An absolute bargain for the price”. In the same month C. Wicks mentioned on Amazon “All in all it is a bargain for what you get, so long as you can stomach the touchpad”. Naomi Sareth Wood mentioned on Amazon “Very disappointed in the product, cheap hardware!” in her review of the Acer Aspire V5-572 nonetheless she only scored the Acer Aspire V5-572 1 stars.

Three Acer Aspire V5-572 owners concluded that it was cheap. Ben, Gx wrote “Great laptop, with some minor limitations, made even better with a few inexpensive upgrades”. Ben, Gx also wrote “All in all this is a great laptop, even more so when you consider how inexpensive it is, well done Acer.”. In the same month Sergejs rated the product as very good and said “The battery "died" under such heavy usage after 3 hrs 32 mins 21sec, which is unbelievably long for such not expensive laptop”.

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Good Battery Life

A few Acer Aspire V5-572 owners said in their reviews that this laptop had a good battery life. Ben, Gx said “Battery life is sufficient for my needs lasting most of a day with light use”. Mad4it said on Amazon “Battery easily lasts 6-7 hours which is great”. Zain Sharaf mentioned “The battery life is decent and it can play Civilization 5 on medium to high setting (which means it's cpu” in their review.

Robust

Several people thought it was well made. Ben, Gx scored the product very highly and wrote on Amazon “It's extremely well made, very thin”. Two years ago Fitz mentioned “With RAID configured - well - it runs like a rocket - is built beautifully and - gosh - I am ever so pleased with it!” in their review.

One Acer Aspire V5-572 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Sergejs said on Amazon two years ago “5 minutes of time the issue has been fixed without any problems or visible damage”. One customer who bought the Acer Aspire V5-572 concluded that it was strong and durable. Laramasters said in their review of this laptop on Amazon “Feels strong and sturdy”.

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Good Product Quality

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. C. Wicks wrote on Amazon “Audio quality is good with the speakers mounted on the bottom of the chassis, with the graphics card”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Some customers who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Two years ago C. Wicks wrote on Amazon “Quick, quiet, cool & cheap”. Scribbles wrote on Amazon “It is very quiet”.

Good for Gaming

A few Acer Aspire V5-572 owners said in their reviews that the Acer Aspire V5-572 was good for gaming. Phil wrote “Streaming, university work and non-graphics intense gaming which have all been a breeze for it to handle” in his review of this laptop. Zain Sharaf wrote “Overall I'd give it 8.5/10 Pros - Good Battery Life - Slim - Decent gaming performance Cons - No Touch screen” .

Good Connectivity

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. Two years ago Scribbles said “The 3.0 USB connection is quick for transferring files”. Also two years ago Tina Parker said “Other relatively undemanding games perfectly! My only criticism of this laptop is that it only has one usb port” in her review of the Acer Aspire V5-572.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was wifi compatible. Laramasters mentioned “Best wifi connection I've ever experienced” in their review.

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Easy to Use

A number of Acer Aspire V5-572 reviewers who bought it considered that it was easy to use. C. Wicks said two years ago “They're really handy! Taken a star off for the touchpad”. Scribbles wrote “The keyboard is nice to use” in their review of the Acer Aspire V5-572.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. At 1,100 megahertz, the Acer Aspire V5-572 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire V5-572.

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Good Brand

On average Acer medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by Acer.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". The Aspire V5-572 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V5-572.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V5-572 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V5-572.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Aspire V5-572 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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16 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One Acer Aspire V5-572 owner who reviewed it wrote that it did not have good features. Hifismiffy mentioned on Amazon “Plugging in a mouse saves a lot of irritation with Windows 8 and it's annoying features which occasionally get in the way”.

Inferior Graphics Card

One person concluded that this laptop did not have a good graphics card. Three years ago Phil wrote on Amazon “As the graphics card GT 720M isn't exactly the best) The few things I didn't like about the laptop was the material surrounding the screen which is plastic” in his review of this laptop.

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Aspire V5-572 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V5-572 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

Most portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V5-572 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Aspire V5-572 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V5-572 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h. The Aspire V5-572 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 4.5 hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to consider the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (5h) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-572, the Aspire V5-572 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type. 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 that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops of this age and type is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire V5-572 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire V5-572.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V5-572 do not have a touchscreen. The Aspire V5-572 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The Aspire V5-572 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this type and age the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Aspire V5-572 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Aspire V5-572 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this type and age the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V5-572

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V5-572 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most laptops of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire V5-572 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire V5-572.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the Acer Aspire V5-572 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V5-572.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Acer Aspire V5-572 has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire V5-572.

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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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
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
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
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® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
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
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 Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer v5572, 57253334g50, acer i53337, acer v5572p, acer i53337u, 57253334g50a, 57253334g50ai, 57253334g50aii, acer nxma3ek005
Barcodes 00887899227059, 04712196936549

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