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Acer Aspire SW5
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Acer Aspire SW5 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.5GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.5GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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16 Reasons For

Four SATA Connectors

Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec only have between two and three SATA connectors, however the Aspire SW5 has four SATA connectors.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 2,666 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Acer also 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 the most commonly found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire SW5 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire SW5 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5 also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire SW5 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. This Acer laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Acer portable PC 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 across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to 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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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire SW5 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire SW5.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This laptop has a 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is the most commonly found USB version on notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Narrow

The narrowest 2 in 1 laptop that came out more than a year ago is 200mm wide and the widest is 390mm. The Aspire SW5 is quite narrow (only 298 millimeters) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 920MHz. The Aspire SW5 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 850 megahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Acer Aspire SW5 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire SW5 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5 the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire SW5.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire SW5 is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire SW5 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire SW5.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5 is 1.9GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.6GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.5 gigahertz, the Aspire SW5 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Aspire SW5 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire SW5. Portable PCs of this age and type have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.1GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5 have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 43Wh. The Aspire SW5 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 33 watt-hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Aspire SW5 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 2,850 milliamperes * hour) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the battery capacities range from 2,100mAh to 8,600mAh.

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Thick

The Acer Aspire SW5 is one of the thicker 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5 (25 millimeters) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average height of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5 is 23mm, and the heights range from 7.3mm to 280mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire SW5

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Acer notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Aspire SW5 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Battery Life

At 6.5 hours, the Acer Aspire SW5 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Weight

The Aspire SW5 has a fairly typical weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5.

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Average Screen Size

The Aspire SW5 has a fairly average screen size (11.6 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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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 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
Maximum 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
Aspect Ratio
3D
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
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® 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
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
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 Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Weight (tablet Mode)
Height (tablet Mode)
Depth
Depth (tablet Mode)
Width
Width (tablet Mode)
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Stylus Pen
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sw517139, sw5171377, sw517139l, sw5171p36, sw5171377z, sw517139lb, sw5171p36b, sw5171p36bn
Barcodes 00887899854286, 04053162739598, 04713147703593, 04713147744947, 04713147754748
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