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Acer Chromebook 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 32GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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The Ideal ChromebookThe Acer Chromebook is a super portable laptop with enough power to last all day on a single charge. Its fast wireless connection delivers smooth web-based media on its... More
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Acer Chromebook 15 Review - Is it worth it?
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Three Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age only use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, however the Acer Chromebook 15 uses three number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Chromebook 15 has a quite fast maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Chromebook 15. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Chromebook 15 the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 21GB/s to 26GB/s.

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12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Chromebook 15 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook 15. This notebook PC is a 12 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC compared to most of the Chromebooks that were released one year ago which only have between 4 and 11 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the portable PCs that came out more than a year ago the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 16GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Chromebook 15.

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer Chromebooks and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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Has a Front Camera

The Chromebook 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 15.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the DELL Chromebook 11[plb_2961001_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook 15.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Chromebook 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most Chromebooks that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all Chromebooks that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

Across all the portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Chromebook 15 the display diagonals range from 11" to 16", and the average display diagonal is 13". The Chromebook 15 has a very big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 15.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Chromebook C910[plb_2860373_price] is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Chromebook 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Chromebook 15.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Chromebook 15 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook 15 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 4GB, and the average internal memory is 3.2GB.

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Four Processor Threadss

The Acer Chromebook 15 is a four processor threads notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The Chromebook 15 has a quite big processor cache (3 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook 15. The average processor cache of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook 15 is 1.8MB.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook 15 the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 32GB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago, the Acer Chromebook 15's total storage capacity of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 32GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Chromebook C910[pl_2860373_price], or the Chromebook C85[pl_2854176_price] both from Acer.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Heavy

The average weight of Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 15 is 1.5kg. With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Chromebook 15 is very heavy compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.2kg heavy laptops currently available including the Acer Chromebook C910[plb_2860373_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 8h, the longest is 13h, and the average battery life (max) is 9.4h. The Chromebook 15 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 8 hours) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Chromebook 11[plb_2961001_price] (10h and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a touchscreen. The Chromebook 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a touchscreen and we think the Acer Chromebook C85[plb_2854176_price] is also worth considering.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Chromebook 15 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook 15 have one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook 15 have battery capacitys of between 45mAh and 4,000mAh. At only 3,220 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Chromebook 15 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11ac wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been around for a similar time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook 15

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the Chromebook 15 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Acer Chromebook C85[plb_2854176_price] (2.1GHz) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many Chromebooks that were released more than a year ago. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

We compared all the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media to this portable PC and we think the Acer Chromebook C910[plb_2860373_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Chromebook 15 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
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
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04713147842896, 04713147975754

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2 core Intel Core i3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 32GB SSD 15.6"
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