Acer Aspire E1-531-2438

Acer Aspire E1-531-2438 NX.M12AA.031


Intel Celeron 1005M 1.9GHz, 15.6", 1366 x 768, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Intel GMA HD Graphics, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, 4 hours battery life, 5.51 lbs.
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Price from £627.64 (for a new one, see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:60
GPU Benchmark:
Popularity score:80


  • Average processor suitable for various tasks (except the most demanding ones).
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:62/ 100

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Product nameAcer Aspire E1-531-2438Lenovo Essential G50 (59421806)DELL Inspiron 15 i3542-6666BKASUS D550MA-RS01-WHLenovo Essential G505 (59417570)
CPU Benchmark60better70better70worse54worse52
GPU Benchmarkbetter43better43better23
Value for Money50worse47worse47better55
Shopineer score62better64better75worse5962
Operating SystemWindows 7 Home Premium 64-bitWindows 8.1Windows 8.1 64-BitWindows 8 64-BitWindows 8.1
Display Type
Resolution1366 x 7681366 x 7681366 x 7681366 x 7681366 x 768
LCD FeaturesAcer CineCrystal TechnologyLED backlight, 200 nits, 16:9 aspect ratioLED Backlit Display with TruelifeGlossy DisplayLED backlight, 200 nits
ProcessorIntel Celeron 1005M 1.9GHzbetterIntel Core i5-4210U 1.7 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-4210U 1.7GHzworseIntel Bay Trail-M Celeron N2815 Processor (1.86GHz Clock Speed, worseAMD E1-2100 1.0GHz
Base Frequency1.9 GHzworse1.7 GHzworse1.7 GHzworse1.86 GHzworse1 GHz
Boost Frequency
Memory4 GBbetter6 GBbetter8 GB4 GB4 GB
Max Memory Supported8 GB8 GB8 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3 SDRAMDDR3L 1600DDR3 1600DDR3 1600DDR3 1600 (Operating at 1333 MHz based on max CPU clock speed.)
HDD500 GBbetter1 TBbetter1 TB500 GB500 GB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
Optical DriveDVD-WriterDVDRWTray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD)DVDR/RWDVDRW
WebcamYes0.3MPBuilt-in HD Webcam720p HD
Battery6-cell lithium ion4-cell, 2200mAh Li-Cylinder battery40 WHr, 4-Cell Battery3-Cell 3000mAh 34WHrs Li-ion Battery6-cell lithium ion
Battery Life4 hours5 hours4 hours5 hours
Graphics TypeIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardIntel GMA HD GraphicsbetterIntel HD Graphics 4400betterIntel HD Graphics 4400Intel HD GraphicsbetterAMD Radeon HD 8210
Video Memory
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANLAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANLAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LANDell Wireless-N 1707802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
ColorGlossy BlackBlackBlackWhite
Weight5.51 lbs.better4.63 lbs.better4.7 lbs.worse5.73 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
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