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Acer Aspire E (E5-551G)

We have collected and analyzed 10 expert reviews and 39 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 75/100 and users rate it 71/100. The average review date is Apr 16, 2015. We have compared these reviews to 1012657 reviews from other Laptops. The alaScore™ for this product is 85/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (

Acer Aspire E5-551G-F1EW Notebook Review Update


Too thirsty. AMD's new FX-7500 APU wants to show what it is capable of. The combination of a dedicated Radeon GPU, a Full HD screen and 1 TB hard drive, turns the Aspire into a game-suitable all-rounder.

Matte, Full HD screen, High-capacity storage, Decent keyboard, Mostly quiet operation, Gaming suitable

Middling battery life, No maintenance cover, Relatively high idle power consumption

The Aspire E5-551G-F1EW is a 15.6-inch all-round laptop. It has enough computing power for everyday use, and can render games smoothly. There is no lack of storage thanks to the 1 TB hard drive. In addition, the laptop usually runs quietly. The matte,...

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Digit Laptops (

Acer Aspire E5-551G

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (

Five Stars


Ultimate laptop......specially designed for gamers

Consumer review (

Great Config


Awesome laptop, I would have prefered it if it even had 500GB HDD with 160GB or 80GB SSD :)

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3
Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / High Definition Audio
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery Capacity:2500 / 4400 / 4700 / 5000 / 56
Battery capacity (Watt hours):56
Battery life (max):2.4 / 2.5 / 5 / 7
Battery performance:2500 / 4400 / 4700 / 5000
Battery recharge time:1 / 2
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:11.1
Number of battery cells:6


Front camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.9 / 1.3
Rear camera:N
Swivel webcam: No
Video capturing speed:30


Certification:ACPI 3.0 / ACPI 5.0
Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product color:Black / Black, Silver
Product type:Notebook


3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 16
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Panel type:TFT
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:11.1 / 19
AC adapter power:48.8 / 65 / 90
Battery performance:48.8


Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5470 / AMD Radeon HD 5650 / AMD Radeon R7 M260 / AMD Radeon R7 M265 / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon R4 / AMD Radeon R5 / AMD Radeon R6 / AMD Radeon R7
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R4 / AMD Radeon R5 / AMD Radeon R6 / AMD Radeon R7 / No


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard function keys:11
Keyboard language:Spanish
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:104
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Number of keyboard cursor keys:4
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes


Internal memory:12 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 4 + 1 x 8 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 6
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 4 + 1 x 8 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 6
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


3G: No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

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

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / High Definition Audio
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:N
Mouse included:N
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: No
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


GPS (satellite):N
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
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
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:11.1 / 19
AC adapter power:65 / 90
Battery performance:48.8


Chipset:AMD A76M / AMD A76M FCH / AMD M880G / SiS M672
ECC supported by processor:N
Motherboard chipset:AMD A76M / AMD A76M FCH / AMD M880G / SiS M672
Processor:A10-7300 / A8-7100 / FX-7500 / N830 / P320
Processor boost frequency:3 / 3.2 / 3.3
Processor cache:0.5 / 1 / 1.5 / 4
Processor cache type:L2
Processor cores:4
Processor family:AMD A / AMD Athlon II / AMD FX / AMD Phenom II
Processor frequency:1.8 / 1.9 / 2 / 2.1 / 3.1
Processor front side bus:1066 / 1333
Processor lithography:28
Processor model:A10-7300 / A8-7100 / FX-7500 / N830 / P320
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor socket:Socket FP2 (µBGA-827) / Socket FP3
Processor threads:4
System bus data transfer rate:3.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No


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


Bundled software:Cloud, Backup Manager, ePower Management, Recovery Management / Office Home and Business 2010
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux Linpus / No / Windows 10 Home / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
Trial software:Microsoft Office 2013, McAfee Internet Security Suite


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, SD / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:8
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 500 / 640

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 10.1 / 9.96
Height:0.996 / 1.19 / 1.24
Height (front):0.965 / 0.984 / 0.996 / 1
Height (rear):1 / 1.19 / 1.24 / 1.34
Weight:5.51 / 5.73 / 7