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Acer Aspire E5
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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 Aug 2014
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7 Reasons For

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 portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Acer is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Acer also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 313 megahertz, the Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire E5 is 290MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5, the Acer Aspire E5 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Aspire E5 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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23 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 750 megahertz, the Acer Aspire E5 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire E5.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire E5 that we have checked, the maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Acer Aspire E5 of only 21.32 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. The maximum processor memory bandwidths of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Aspire E5 has one of the smallest maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E5 is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Acer Aspire E5 is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year use 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. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age 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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago 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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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 750MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies range from 600MHz to 900MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 750 megahertz, the Aspire E5 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire E5 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to 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.

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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 similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Aspire E5 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

With a cache memory of only 1 megabyte, the Aspire E5 has one of the smallest cache memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this age and type have cache memories of between 1MB and 4MB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire E5 that we have assessed the processor cache of, the Acer Aspire E5's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. Laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire E5 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age 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 Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8,192 megabytes, the Aspire E5 has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5. The maximum internal memories of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 19GB.

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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 notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire E5 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,500 milliamperes * hour, the Aspire E5 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5 have battery capacities of between 37mAh and 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,600mAh.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Aspire E5 is one of the heavier comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire E5 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The lightest laptop of a comparable type and age to the Aspire E5 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo B590[plb_2714638_price] (2.5kg).

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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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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequency of the Acer Aspire E5 of only 2.41 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst notebook PCs of this age and type. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Thick

At 30.3 millimeters, the Aspire E5 is quite thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire E5. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire E5 the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5.

There are a number of other 2.16GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus D550MA[plb_2642989_price].

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3812194_price] (2.2GHz), or the HP ProBook 430[plb_2783766_price] (2.2GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Acer Aspire E5 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire E5.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2942103_price] (17.3").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire E5 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire E5.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the Asus D550MA[plb_2642989_price] which has better reviews.

If this laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB), or the HP 15u G2[plb_2840959_price] (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire E5 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T440p[plb_2980614_price] (7.4h).

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Average Internal Memory

The Aspire E5 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire E5.

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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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
VGA (D-Sub) 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
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
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
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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

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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 e5511c5, e5511c6, e5511c6d, e5511c5z, e5511c6dt, e5511c5zb, acer e5511c33, acer e5511c33m
Barcodes 00888863037292, 00888863172276, 04713147531578, 04713147878000
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