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Acer Aspire E5 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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7 Reasons For

Acer Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average ratings for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 313 megahertz, the Acer Aspire E5 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire E5 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Six Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire E5 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Aspire E5 which has six battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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24 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 970MHz. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of the Aspire E5 of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Acer Aspire E5 has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 25GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this age and type is 18GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor 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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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire E5 use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Aspire E5 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Aspire E5 is a four PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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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 laptop.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Acer Aspire E5 is a two SATA connector laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5 have a full-size keyboard, however the Acer Aspire E5 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

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

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD).

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Acer Aspire E5 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs of this age and type is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

Medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5 have cache memories of between 1MB and 4MB. At only 1 megabyte, the Aspire E5 has a very small cache memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5 range from 1MB to 6MB. With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8,192 megabytes, the Aspire E5 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 20GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 have between two and three processor threads, including the Aspire E5 which has two processor threads.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of a similar type and age to the Aspire E5 is 37mAh, the biggest is 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire E5 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5, the Aspire E5 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Acer Aspire E5 is quite heavy 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. The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 range from 940g to 3.8kg.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Lenovo B590 (2.5kg), or the Asus PU551LA (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire E5 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.7GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. The maximum turbo frequency of the Acer Aspire E5 of only 2.41 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst laptops of this age and type.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Thick

With a height of 30.3 millimeters, the Acer Aspire E5 is fairly thick compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5. Medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5 have heights of between 11mm and 74mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire E5

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire E5 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

There are a number of other 2.16GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the HP Stream 13 which has better reviews.

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Elitebook 1040 G2 (2.2GHz), or the ProBook 450 (2.2GHz) both from HP.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Aspire E5 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 250 ($407.20) is also worth considering.

If this laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (508GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire E5 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire E5.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba R50-B (7.4h).

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Average Internal Memory

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

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us ($624.99) (6GB).

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Specification

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Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
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Internal Memory
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Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
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Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
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Cache Memory

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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 e5511c6, e5511c6d, e5511c6dt, acer e5511c33, acer e5511c33m
Barcodes 00888863037292, 00888863172276, 04713147531578, 04713147878000
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