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Acer Aspire E (E5-772)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of Acer Aspire E (E5-772). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the design and reliability are on the whole positive. The size and usability also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the touchpad and portability. There are some mixed opinions about the durability.

performance, usability, size, reliability, design

portability, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Aspire E (E5-772) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire E (E5-772)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Acer Aspire E (E5-772) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the sound.

sound

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire E5-772 17.3-Inch Notebook (Iron) - (Intel Core i3-5005U, 8GB, 1TB, HDD, DVDRW, Windows 10Acer Aspire E5-772 17.3-Inch Notebook (Iron) - (Intel Core i3-5005U, 8GB, 1TB, HDD, DVDRW, Windows 10

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

ACER Aspire E5-772 17.3 HD+ LED Iron Intel Core i7-5500U 4GB 500GB HDD DVD-SM Win 10 Home Laptop

 

Robust and built well

Very slow thought buying the i7 be a lot quicker

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

A good looking and efficient piece of equipment

 

Having used computers since the earliest versions of Windows, I was somewhat hesitant to buy a laptop that had Windows 8.1, upgradeable to Windows 10 as I was aware that there are significant differences. My Windows 7 laptop had expired. I have studied...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

New computer

 

I am sure it is a good computer but it has taken a long time to get used to the Acer way of doing things. I am used to HP.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

First class laptop

 

Stylish design, sharp display, excellent performance.and great value. Nothing negative to report.

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:2500 / 2520 / 37
Battery capacity (Watt hours):2500 / 37
Battery life (max):4.5
Battery performance:2500 / 2520
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:14.8
Number of battery cells:4
Standby time:2520

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92 / 1.3
Rear camera:N
Swivel webcam: No
Video capturing speed:30

Certificates

Certification:ACPI 5.0 / DMI\nPC2001\nFCC\nVCCI\nCE\nCB
Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Color of product:Black / Black, Grey / Black, White / Charcoal, Grey / Grey / Grey, Black / Grey, Charcoal / Grey, Silver / White
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Small Business
Market positioning:Business
Product type:Netbook / Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display:N / Y
Display brightness:220 / 300
Display Diagonal:17.3 / 23.8
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display response rise/fall:8
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / HD+
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS / TFT
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touchscreen:N / Y

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 120 - 230
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:135 / 45 / 90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 920M
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 16 / 2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 300 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 850 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616 / 0x1912 / 0xA16
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel HD Graphics 5500 / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 4400 / Intel® HD Graphics 530 / Intel® HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ / QZERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ / QZERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:12 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 4 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600 / 2133
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in camera: Yes

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 LE / 4.01
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW / No

Other Features

Audio system:HD
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x / VT-x,VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Keyboard supplied:No / Yes
Manual:Y
Mouse included:N / No / Yes
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bag included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N
Market positioning:Business
Placement supported:Horizontal
Product type:PC
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

Audio Output: Yes
CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2 / 4
PCI Express x16 slots:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2 / 4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 120 - 230
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:135 / 45 / 90

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI / DMI2 / DMI3
Chipset:Intel H110 / Intel SoC
Configurable TDP-down:10 / 7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600,1866,2133 / 1866,1333,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Motherboard chipset:Intel H110 / Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8 / 1x2, 1x4, 4x1 / 1x2,1x4,4x1 / 2x4, 4x1 / 2x4,4x1 / 4x1, 1x4 / 4x1, 2x4 / 4x1,1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:2957U / 3556U / i3-4005U / i3-5005U / i3-6100 / i5-4210U / i5-5200U / i7-5500U
Processor boost frequency:2.7 / 3
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor code:SR2HG
Processor codename:Broadwell / Haswell / Skylake
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i3-5xxx / Intel Core i3-6xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i5-5xxx / Intel Core i7-5xxx / Intel Pentium / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.7 / 2 / 2.2 / 2.4 / 3.7
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor model:2957U / 3556U / i3-4005U / i3-5005U / i3-6100 / i5-4210U / i5-5200U / i7-5500U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-5000 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-6100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i3-4000 Mobile Series / Intel® Core™ i5-5200 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA1168 / LGA1151
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:D0 / F0 / S0
System bus data transfer rate:5 / 8
System bus rate:5 / 8
Tcase:65
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 47, 51 / 51
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:N / Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel QuickPath Interconnect: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:N / No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® RealSense Technology:N
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:N / Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology: No
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:75105 / 76621 / 78942 / 81016 / 84695 / 85212 / 85214 / 90729
Processor code:SR1DV / SR1EF / SR23W / SR23Y / SR27G / SR2HG
Processor package size:37.5 / 40 / 40 x 24 x 1.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology:N
UART:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / N / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor / BIOS, Supervisor, HDD / Y
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor / BIOS, Supervisor, HDD

Software

Bundled software:Acer Cloud, Acer Backup Manager, Acer ePower Management, Acer Recovery Management / McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial version), Microsoft office 2013 Trial version (30 days trial version) / McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial version), Microsoft office 2016 Trial version (30 days trial version)
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Linux Linpus / No / Windows 10 / Windows 10 Home / Windows 10 Pro / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security Suite, Microsoft office 2013 / Microsoft Office / Microsoft Office 2013, McAfee Internet Security / Microsoft Office trial

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 8
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
Storage media:HDD / HDD+Flash / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 128 / 2000 / 256 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.1 / 11.4 / 15.7 / 2.36 / 7.99 / 8.31
Height:0.799 / 0.823 / 1.08 / 1.1 / 1.25 / 15.7 / 2.36
Height (front):0.823 / 1.08 / 1.09
Height (rear):0.823 / 1.24 / 1.25
Weight:6.61
Width:11 / 11.7 / 16.7 / 23.1