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Acer Aspire V3 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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10 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average Acer medium processor core laptops have good reviews as do all laptops produced by Acer.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 313 megahertz, the Aspire V3 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire V3, the Aspire V3 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire V3 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire V3 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire V3 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire V3 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire V3 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Light

The weights of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V3 range from 940g to 3.8kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Aspire V3 is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Narrow

The narrowest portable PC that came out around the same time as the Aspire V3 is 210mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 291 millimeters, the Aspire V3 is one of the narrowest medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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27 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire V3 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 750 megahertz, the Aspire V3 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Aspire V3 has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire V3 the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 17GB/s to 35GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire V3. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire V3 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 18GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Aspire V3 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Acer Aspire V3 is a four PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V3 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Acer Aspire V3 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago 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 this age and spec have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Aspire V3 which has two SATA connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V3 range from 600MHz to 900MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 750 megahertz, the Aspire V3 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Acer Aspire V3 has a very small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire V3. The screen sizes of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 820 (12.5").

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that came out 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 you would prefer a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD).

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this type and age.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Acer Aspire V3 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Across all notebook PCs of this spec and age the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire V3 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire V3 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

With a cache memory of only 1 megabyte, the Aspire V3 has one of the smallest cache memories amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire V3 the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire V3 is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. The Acer Aspire V3 has a very small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire V3.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire V3 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories (only 8,192 megabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 20GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Aspire V3 is a two processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year have between two and three processor threads.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Aspire V3 has a very slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3. The slowest memory clock speed of medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire V3 is 800MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire V3 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Aspire V3 has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire V3.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. The Aspire V3 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V3 is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.41 gigahertz, the Aspire V3 has one of the slowest maximum turbo frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V3 is 5GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 670GB. The Acer Aspire V3 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow Maximum WiFi Data Rate

With a maximum WiFi data rate of only 300 megabits per second, the Aspire V3 has a fairly slow maximum WiFi data rate compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire V3. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago the maximum WiFi data rate range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s, and the average maximum WiFi data rate is 490 Mbit/s.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire V3 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Aspire V3 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire V3

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Aspire V3.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire V3 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (2.16 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire V3.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-573 ($569.99) (2.2GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Aspire V3 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire V3.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 15u G2 (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire V3 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire V3.

If this medium processor core notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba R50-B (7.4h).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Maximum WiFi 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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Certificates
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Display
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

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Expert Reviews

(95)
13 January 2016

At the end of the day, the latest generation Aspire V15 keeps what's good from the Broadwell variant, but also misses big-time with the screen. The notebook can be found for around ?800, offering...

Unique nanoimprint design
Great keyboard and touchpad experience
Effective and silent cooling system handles heavy workloads in extreme conditions
The panel offers 100 sRGB color gamut coverage and high color accuracy
Good battery life
TN panel is used instead of IPS resulting inlower viewing angles
PWM across all brightness levels (except 100)
Costs more than its predecessor
6 January 2016

Factoring in all the good and the bad aspects, there is no doubt that the Acer Aspire V3-572-78VK is a machine that will never fall short in terms of performance. The design and build quality is...

Metallic materials used in the casing imparts durability to the machine
High-powered Intel Core 7 processor
Satisfactory battery life of 6.5 to 7 hours under regular usage
Excellent price for an 7 laptop
The laptop can be upgraded when and if n
Mediocre TN display with low contrast, reflective screen and poor viewing angles
No maintenance hatch to access the extra RAM memory slot easily
This particular model is only available through Harvey Norman
The screen is outdated, with poor contrast and viewing angles
The casing is slightly flimsy near the keyboard deck and the DVD drive
29 December 2015

In review: Acer Aspire V3-372-50LK. Test model courtesy of Campuspoint.Unsatisfactory maintenance options might still be accepted in a subnotebook without a dedicated graphics card. However, Acer...

6 November 2015

The specific version of the Acer Aspire V3 we tested is not available in India just yet. A variant with all specifications the same, except for a step down to 8GB of RAM, is priced at Rs. 71,999...

9 October 2015

The Acer Aspire V3-547G is the perfect blend of performance and price with very few compromises...

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Reviewed 20 May 2013 by Ian Kenji
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I needed a laptop to do my school work and my light gaming and as my Acer died on me and considering my previous Acer had lasted me 5 years, I seen no harm in buying a new one. As soon as the... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2013 by Hannah
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I bought this laptop a few weeks ago, and so far it has been heaven! It is incredibly fast and responsive, and I seem to have suffered none of the issues others have with this device. I would... Read more…

Reviewed 13 April 2012 by Travis M.

I'm typically not fond of writing quick reviews when having just received a product but since no one else has written one for this drive and I had to overcome some hurdles to get it fully working... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2013 by Paul M.
(Verified Purchase)

Great bang for the buck...Windows 8 takes some getting used to mind. My big fear of buying this was regarding the screen resolution, but I can confirm it is full HD at 1920 x 1080. I got this to... Read more…

Reviewed 19 December 2012 by Cracksta
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Bought this laptop a few days after it was released, got this one purely because at the time it was the best GPU for the £450 i paid. Main use was for gaming but didnt actual do much of it... Read more…

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