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Acer Silver 14" Aspire M5-481T-6831 Laptop PC with Intel Core i5-3337U Dual-Core Processor, 6GB Memory, 500GB Hard Drive + 20GB SSD and Windows 7 Home

alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the value for money and sound are overall positive. The portability and usability also get good reviews. Comments are divided on the touchpad. Many are negative about the energy efficiency and reliability.

screen, usability, portability, sound, value for money

reliability, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Silver 14" Aspire M5-481T-6831 Laptop PC with Intel Core i5-3337U Dual-Core Processor, 6GB Memory, 500GB Hard Drive + 20GB SSD and Windows 7 Home is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Nice "ultrabook"

 

15.6" should have 1920x1080 res to look good.. but that's not a big deal for my usage

got 2 of these for people at work. Wiped them and put win7 pro on them ; They seem fast, well built. thin, big touchpad. fairly cheap. Ivy Bridge ; It feels like the top of lcd lid, palmrest, and space between keys is made of metal ; there's nothing...

none, but I wasn't able to test battery life

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great

 

Does what it needs to for its price. Solid all around

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Computer's great, Windows 8 not so much

 

Computer works as expected for the cost. I like the touchscreen feature but usually choose to use the mouse due to the amount of time I spend on this machine.This product is... A nice compact size, easy to set upAbout me... Parent with kids, Business...

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Windows 8.1 IS A COMPLETE TRAIN WRECK

 

The worst Windows OS I have ever used. Why I need a swipe screen on a laptop is beyond me. I purchased this for my business with hopes it would be a step up from Windows 7. What a complete nightmare Windows 8.1 has been. First the Charms menu can not...

Looks great

Windows 8.1 Charms Bar pops up every 3 minutes

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FLAWED!

 

I bought this for the i5 (4th gen) Intel Processor (FAST), Look & Feel (Brushed Metal), Windows 8.1 (Touch OS), Back-Lit Full Sized Keyboard and PRICE (Very Reasonable). Immediately at home problems with Wifi network. I knew it was the device because I...

SCREEN

WIFI CARD + ETHERNET CABLE + TOUCHPAD

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Fantastic Laptop for Price

 

I am amazed at the price of this laptop for all of the great things that it has inside it. Photoshop, Skyrim, Minecraft, and general web-browsing (all the things I mainly use) run great on this computer without overheating or lag. The bloatware that...

Great Price, Good specs, Speakers

Windows bloatware, Acer's annoying plugin sounds

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OK if you don't know better

 

1366x768 screen resolution, slow boot time, loaded with Acer bloatware.Wasted a couple of hours of my life picking this machine up. Really my fault I assumed a machine this size would have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080.Returning tomorrow.This...

Backlit kepad

Generic display without scaling option

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great laptop

 

This has been a great laptop for someone who didn't grow up with computers. I find it has been easy to use and you can use the keypad or touch screen. I have some CD's of family events that I would li ke to watch but the computer cannot read them....

easy to use, can use keypad or touch screen

cannot read CD's

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Great laptop for a great price.

 

The Acer is a great buy with all the features offered by other brands--for less! It has the latest technology and is very user-friendly. I highly recommend it for home and office use!

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Nice laptop until the case cracks under normal use

 

After 15 months normal use (no dropping) the opening and closing of the laptop has created cracks where the plastic is breaking. According to Best Buy's Geek Squad that can't help and between material and labor, replacing the cover is just about the...

Touch screen

Quality of workmanship and materials- poor