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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Acer has good average ratings for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire laptop range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire E5 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Acer notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire E5 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 also have a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2715413_price].

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa[plb_2171333_price], or the Lenovo G500[plb_2248852_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E5 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire E5 also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2715413_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a front camera including the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa[plb_2171333_price], or the Lenovo G500[plb_2248852_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

Most laptops that have been available for more than two years have between two and three SATA III connectors, including the Aspire E5 which has two SATA III connectors.

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

The Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5 have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Acer Aspire E5 which has two SATA connectors.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the ProBook 640 G1[pl_2059084_price] (SSD), or the ProBook 650 G1[pl_2059085_price] (SSD) both from HP or the DELL Latitude E6430[plb_2133413_price] (SSD).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire E5 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.4 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price] (1.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 frequently found display resolution on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Acer Aspire E5 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this type and age. Medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago processor families range from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Acer Aspire E5 is a two processor thread laptop.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire E5 has a quite small cache memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5. The cache memories of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire E5 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Heavy

The Aspire E5 is fairly heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that came out more than two years ago is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

We compared this laptop to all the other 2.5kg heavy notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2319444_price] is also worth considering.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price] (2.6kg) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire E5 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the Asus S200E[plb_1608512_price], the HP ProBook 450[plb_2376206_price], or the Fujitsu Stylistic Q704[plb_2382889_price] is also worth considering.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16,384 megabytes, the Aspire E5 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5 the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 26GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Aspire E5.

Average Screen Size

The Aspire E5 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire E5 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo G510[plb_2444600_price], or the HP 250[plb_2123884_price].

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2715413_price] (750GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5.

If this Acer laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2715413_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Intel My WiFi Technology
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Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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Expert Reviews

(62)
18 September 2016

Acer Aspire E5-574-53YZThe Acer Aspire E5-574-53YZ is a well-performing system with good build quality - the somewhat unstable display lid notwithstanding - and overall decent ergonomics. It is...

18 July 2016

The Acer Aspire E5 offers long battery life and solid performance for the money, but its mushy keyboard and dim screen disappoint...

13 January 2016

The Acer Aspire E5-574G-77RN is quite similar to Aspire E5-573G in many ways, but the former comes with few crucial changes. The E5-574G has much better and latest 6th Gen Intel Core Processor, a...

Fast 6th Gen Intel Processor
Attractive Exterior
Decent Battery life
Admirable Gaming Performance
Good performance
Bit Heavy
Heap of Acer's Bloatware
No Backlit Keyboard
Reflective non FHD display
8 December 2015

Acer E5 is a good daily use laptop from Acer which can double up as an occasional gaming machine if required. At around 65K it offers one of the best performance to price ratio making it a very...

19 November 2015

The moderately priced Acer Aspire E5-573G-7034 is a desktop-replacement laptop that offers lots of storage and memory, as well as a solid feature set, but its build quality and display could be...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Alec A.
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This is a great laptop for what it does. I was looking for a simple laptop that had at least 8gb's of memory and a TB hard drive. I did not expect to find one that included a graphics card, and an... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Chris3672

I brought this laptop because this new AMD carrizo processor has great reviews across the board and boasted impressive performance. That would be the case if allowed to use its full potential. The... Read more…

Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Pakou C.
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Want to have a laptop that can game on the go and won't break the bank? Buy this. As far as upgrade ability goes you have... 2 x RAM Slots 1 x Sata Slot 1 x ODD / Sata slot that can utilize a... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Alpha370K

Laptop ordered and delivered within 3 days - Excellent! Good quality laptop, everything works but considering the hi performance processor I thought it was a bit slow booting up. Having said that,... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2012 by Lawrence M.

I bought 2 for quantum calculations and am not disappointed. I have one on an ATX sabertooth x79, 64gb of 1866mhz vengeance and an H100. The other is on an mATX Asus rampage IV gene with 32GB of... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer ddr3, acer ddr3l, acer e5531c01, acer e5511c33, acer e5531c01e, acer e5511c33m
Barcodes 00887899756016, 00887899756047, 00888863172276, 08878997560164, 08878997560478
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