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Item#: N82E16834314103

Acer Aspire E1-531-2438 Notebook Intel Celeron 1005M (1.90GHz) 4GB DDR3 Memory 500GB HDD Intel GMA HD Graphics 15.6" Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

  • Intel Celeron 1005M (1.90GHz)
  • 4GB DDR3 Memory 500GB HDD
  • Intel GMA HD Graphics
  • 1366 x 768
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • DVD-Writer
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Learn more about the Acer America E1-531-2438

Model

Brand
Acer
Series
Aspire
Model
E1-531-2438
Part#
NX.M12AA.031

General

Color
Glossy Black
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
CPU Type
Intel Celeron 1005M 1.9GHz
Screen
15.6"
Memory Size
4GB DDR3
Hard Disk
500GB
Optical Drive
DVD-Writer
Graphics Card
Intel GMA HD Graphics
Communication
Gigabit LAN and WLAN
Battery Life
Up to 4 Hours
Dimensions
15"W x 10"D x 1.3"H
Weight
5.51 lbs.

CPU

CPU Type
Intel Celeron
CPU Speed
1005M (1.90GHz)
CPU Support
2MB L3 Cache

Chipset

Chipset
Intel HM70

Display

Screen Size
15.6"
Wide Screen Support
Yes
Resolution
1366 x 768
LCD Features
Acer CineCrystal Technology

Operating Systems

Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Graphics

GPU/VPU
Intel GMA HD Graphics
Video Memory
Shared system memory
Graphic Type
Integrated Card

Hard Drive

HDD
500GB
HDD RPM
5400RPM
HDD Interface
SATA

Memory

Memory
4GB DDR3
Memory Type
2 x SO-DIMM
Memory Slot (Total)
2
Max Memory Supported
8GB

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer

Communications

LAN
10/100/1000Mbps
WLAN
802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN

Ports

USB
3 x USB 2.0
Video Port
1 x VGA
HDMI
1 x HDMI
Audio Ports
Yes

Audio

Speaker
Internal Speakers

Input Device

Touchpad
Multi-touch Gesture TouchPad

Supplemental Drive

Card Reader
Memory Stick
MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Memory Stick PRO
Secure Digital (SD) Card
xD-Picture Card
Webcam
Yes

Power

AC Adapter
65-watt AC adapter
Battery
6-cell lithium ion
Battery Life
Up to 4 Hours

Physical Specifications

Dimensions
15"W x 10"D x 1.3"H
Weight
5.51 lbs.

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Michael O.
  • 12/27/2013 7:36:18 PM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: Good price.

Cons: Dead on Arrival.

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  • Sean K.
  • 12/22/2013 12:49:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

1 out of 5 eggsBeing stolen from

Pros: nothing

Cons: I bought this thing about two months ago. It died two weeks after I rushed it to my home. The first two days it was already freezing with regularity. After that it just crashed completely. When I tried to get into contact with newegg they were kind enough to set up an RMA, which I should've really seen the hammer dropping from that point.

When I sent it back I wasn't aware that you needed to include everything, even things they didn't include. Repeatedly I was asked to return the retail box if I wanted my refund. But it came in a non-descript cardboard box. I kept telling them that. After spending a few hours looking for a customer service number that didn't actually work, getting stonewalled by the chat service, and having the email service repeat the same thing which I repeated told them:

I don't have a retail box, you jerks.

Which would have at least been okay, but they never sent the actual physical broken computer back either. So now I'm 400$ out of pocket with literally nothing to show for it except for an extreme amount of frustration and the feeling that I was stolen from.

Do not buy this computer, there is no way to replace it.

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  • Peterson C.
  • 11/17/2013 7:05:32 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat laptop amazing price

Pros: Fast, amazing price, does everything I need with no issue, and you can buy memory to upgrade it to 8GB memory since it has 2 open slots

Cons: Volume out of the box isn't loud enough

Other Thoughts: To increase volume, go to control panel>sound , right click your speaker (named Realtek High Definition audio) and click "Properties" then click the Enhancements tab and UNcheck "Disable Sound effects" and "Immediate Mode". Finally find the option below called "Loudness Equalization" to get a 50% boost in sound

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  • John D.
  • 11/7/2013 5:54:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSuperb!

Pros: I ordered on Tuesday and received it on Thursday. Packaging was nice and the actual laptop box was sealed (never opened). After opening the box the laptop was packaged securely and everything Newegg stated was included. I immediately opened the hard drive and memory panel on the bottom and added an additional 4 gig stick to take the unit to 8 gigs. The first boot up was flawless. Configuration was smooth and connecting to the home network and home-group was easy. After getting to the desktop I immediately removed McAfee and replaced it with a better antivirus program. Windows update discovered close to 200 updates and installation was simple. After all updates were installed everyone installed without a single failure. 30 minutes of bloatware removal revealed 407 gigs free out of 447 gigs. At this point I began to put it thru its paces. Streaming movies from the home network was fast and smooth. I use the VLC media player and my movies are in several different formats. All files played fine (mp4, divx, mjpeg, even a few qpeg's). I tested the web cam, worked fine. The DVD multi-drive worked fine although a little slow and a little loud. I burned a DVD and a music CD. The card reader functioned properly reading a SD card and a microSD card. The wireless card worked as expected transferring files fast and efficient with no network drops or disconnections. The 15.6" widescreen has a wonderful look to it. It looses its luster as you angle your view from side to side but looking at it straight on is stunning for a sub $400 dollar unit. The other reviews concerning the feel and functionality of the keyboard are true. The keyboard definitely feels cheap and the keys don't have that snap to them to let you know you've pushed them. If this was your only PC and you needed to do a lot of data entry I would consider a USB keyboard. The hard drive is a 5400 rpm model and performs as expected. Not fast but not slow either. After extended use the drive does get hot. After researching this, the drive temps are normal and to be expected. The power block is nice and small and doesn't seem to get too warm. I do not like where it plugs into the unit nor do I like it being a 45 degree plug. But it does plug in snugly and stays secure.

Cons: N/A

Other Thoughts: For a sub $400 dollar machine there are no complaints. I shopped around for several days and I kept coming back to this unit. This is a Christmas gift for my teenage step daughter and it will be able to do everything she wants to do (web browsing, word processing, light gaming, burning movies and music CD's). I plan on buying another one after the new year if this model is still available. I would definitely recommend this unit to all my friends and family.

Windows Experience Index: 4.6

PCMark 7 score: 1620 (v1.0.4)

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  • SAFWAN H.
  • 11/3/2013 10:59:41 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product for price

Pros: This notebook delivers a nice balance of screen size and processor power for the price. After a couple days of heavy use, I'm very impressed. Add newegg's fast delivery and customer service and you have yourself a great buy. Thanks to all the other reviewers of this product.

Cons: USB ports are a little snug. Orientation of keyboard and trackpad may need some getting used to.

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  • Ken S.
  • 7/21/2013 8:38:07 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsJust what we needed

Pros: The screen resolution is dynamite, it boots up rather quickly and it's Windows 7 not 8!! I hate Windows 8!!

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: While Windows 7 machines are getting a bit harder to find, for me it's worth it. Until the next version of Windows is out that fixes some of the issues with W8 this machine will do quite nicely. We got this to replace an older Acer laptop with Vista on it that just up and died. We had it fixed once but not a 2nd time.

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