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Acer Aspire SW5-171p

Acer Aspire SW5-171p 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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The optional Acer Active Pen adds another dimension to the device's dynamic productivity features -- facilitating fast, precise input for writing, drawing or just plain doodling. It's great for... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Four SATA Connectors

The Aspire SW5-171p is a four SATA connector portable PC.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,666 user and expert reviews for Acer laptops and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire SW5-171p has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP Spectre x360 is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire SW5-171p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5-171p.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Aspire SW5-171p has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This Acer laptop has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-171p processor families range from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire SW5-171p has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire SW5-171p.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus R554LA.

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Narrow

At only 297 millimeters, the Aspire SW5-171p is fairly narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire SW5-171p. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-171p the widths range from 200mm to 390mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Acer Aspire SW5-171p has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 850 megahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-171p. Notebook PCs of this age and type have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 600MHz and 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 920MHz.

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

The Aspire SW5-171p is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Acer Aspire SW5-171p has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops that were released one year ago is 280MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5-171p the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The Aspire SW5-171p has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-171p, the Aspire SW5-171p does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Acer Aspire SW5-171p has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 2,850 milliamperes * hour) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Laptops that came out more than a year ago have battery capacities of between 2,100mAh and 8,600mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,500mAh.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-171p range from 1.8GHz to 3.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. The Aspire SW5-171p has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Thick

The Aspire SW5-171p is one of the thicker similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago (25.4 millimeters) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The thinnest notebook PC of a similar type and age to the Aspire SW5-171p is 7.3mm thick, the thickest is 280mm, and the average height is 23mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire SW5-171p

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire SW5-171p has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-171p.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.6 gigahertz, the Aspire SW5-171p has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire SW5-171p.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Flex (1.7GHz), or the Flex 2 14 (1.7GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Acer Aspire SW5-171p has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5-171p.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171P (1.6kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 128 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5-171p has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-171p.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the HP Elitebook 810 G3 (180GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the Aspire SW5-171p has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 12 (12.5").

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
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
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Stylus Pen
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ntl6saa005, sw5171p82b3
Barcodes 00887899981586, 08878999815866
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