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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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

We checked 2,666 expert and user reviews for Acer portable PCs and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire E5 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This Acer portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable 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 amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire E5 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Aspire E5 has 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 laptops of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E5 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

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Acer Aspire E5 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Aspire E5 is a two SATA connector portable PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire E5 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Aspire E5 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs that were released 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 notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Aspire E5 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (1.5GHz).

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Aspire E5 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between two and three processor threads, including the Aspire E5 which has two processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire E5 has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire E5. The cache memories of laptops of this type and age range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire E5 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire E5 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 3,700mAh.

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Heavy

The average weight of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5 is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Aspire E5 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the G50-70[pl_2319444_price] (2.5kg), or the B590[pl_1616779_price] (2.5kg) both from Lenovo.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Acer Aspire E5 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Aspire E5 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Aspire E5 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories (only 16,384 megabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have maximum internal memories of between 8.1GB and 33GB.

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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 fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire E5.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB), or the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2558036_price] (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Aspire E5 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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Display
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Touchscreen
LED Backlight
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Audio
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Camera
Front Camera
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Keyboard
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Numeric Keypad
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Operating System Architecture
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® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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

(432)
Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Alec A.
(Verified Purchase)

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.
(Verified Purchase)

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 11 October 2016 by Matthew C.

(**) THIS IS A ONE SOLUTION IDEAL SETUP (**) This laptop makes a formidable desktop AND on the go solution. Some of you may be thinking ?I already know where he is going with this' while others... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e5531c7y7, acer e5531c01, acer e5511c33, acer e5511c33m, acer e5531c01e
Barcodes 00887899756016, 00887899756047, 08878997560164, 08878997560478
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