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Acer Extensa EX2508
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Acer Extensa EX2508 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Extensa EX2508 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (311 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Extensa EX2508. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Extensa EX2508 is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Extensa EX2508 has one of the biggest total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age.

Alternative 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Vostro 15.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Extensa EX2508 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Extensa EX2508. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Extensa EX2508 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Extensa EX2508 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Extensa EX2508 has a very big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Extensa EX2508. The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 690GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Acer Extensa EX2508 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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19 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the Extensa EX2508 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Extensa EX2508's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 792 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The maximum processor memory bandwidths of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s. The Extensa EX2508 has one of the slowest maximum processor memory bandwidths (only 21.32 gigabytes per second) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Extensa EX2508 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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

The Extensa EX2508 is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Acer Extensa EX2508 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Extensa EX2508 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Extensa EX2508 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Extensa EX2508 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Extensa EX2508 have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, including the Acer Extensa EX2508 which has two total number of SATA connectorss.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Extensa EX2508 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec do 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 frequently found storage media on laptops 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, 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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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Extensa EX2508 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Most laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Extensa EX2508 the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Heavy

The lightest laptop of this type and age is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.4 kilograms, the Acer Extensa EX2508 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Extensa EX2508.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Extensa EX2508 that we have assessed, the Acer Extensa EX2508's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. Laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Extensa EX2508 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Extensa EX2508 is a two processor threads notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Extensa EX2508, the Extensa EX2508 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Extensa EX2508 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Acer Extensa EX2508 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Extensa EX2508 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Extensa EX2508 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Extensa EX2508 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Extensa EX2508 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Extensa EX2508 is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. The Acer Extensa EX2508 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.58 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Extensa EX2508

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Extensa EX2508 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Extensa EX2508 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Other 2.16GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the HP Stream 11 which has better reviews.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Acer Extensa EX2508 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Extensa EX2508.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7 hours, the Acer Extensa EX2508 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
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
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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 Smart Connect 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
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 64
Processor Package Size
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 Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ex2508c3, ex2508c3q, ex2508c3qz
Barcodes 04713147825455

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