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Acer Aspire 3 (7200U, HD 620) Laptop Review

Mike Wobker, 👁 Sebastian Jentsch, Tanja Hinum (translated by Katherine Bodner), 09/08/2017

Solid worker. Acer has produced a well-equipped 15-inch notebook that needs not fear comparison with similarly equipped competitors. Find out how our test unit did in our detailed review.

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Acer's Aspire series offers both affordable entry-level devices and expensive high-performance notebooks. The Aspire 3 is one of the entry-level devices, but offers good value for the money. The various configurations enable users to adapt the Aspire 3 to their own needs and possibilities. For this review, we have chosen several similarly equipped notebooks as our comparison devices: the HP Pavilion 14-al103ngLenovo's ThinkPad E570, Fujitsu's LifeBook A557, and Dell's Latitude 5580.

Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4 (Aspire 3 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 620, Core: 300 - 1000 MHz, DDR3
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR4
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, AU Optronics AUO38ED, TN LED, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Kaby Lake-U Premium PCH
Storage
Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN, 256 GB 
, 170 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Kaby Lake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combined audio jack, Card Reader: SD
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 21.6 x 381.6 x 259 ( = 0.85 x 15.02 x 10.2 in)
Battery
37 Wh, 4810 mAh Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 6.5 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 0.3 MP
Primary Camera: 0 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.4 kg ( = 84.66 oz / 5.29 pounds), Power Supply: 270 g ( = 9.52 oz / 0.6 pounds)
Price
500 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Case

The case of the Aspire 3 is made of simple, brushed plastic. The surface does not feel cheap and the looks are further improved by its color - "Obsidian Black". The base unit seems to be very stable and there were no creaking sounds or large gaps. The display cover is also well made, but is rather thin and made of light plastic, which means it is easy to warp.

There are two maintenance hatches on the bottom of the notebook. The smaller one leads to a free RAM slot, while the larger covers up a drive bay. In our test unit, this bay is empty and offers space for a 2.5-inch drive. Both maintenance hatches are secured with one screw each.

A few more screws (17 in total) have to be removed in order to lift off the bottom cover, which is additionally secured with plastic clips, so caution is needed when removing the cover. Once the bottom cover is removed, all components of the Aspire 3 can be accessed. The cooling fan and SSD are freely accessible. You need to be particularly careful when opening the base unit because the battery is not really fixed into the case. The screws that hold the battery in place get removed when unscrewing the bottom cover.

The Aspire 3 is a little larger and heavier than its comparison devices, but does not seem unwieldy. The weight is still low enough for the notebook to be easily portable.

Size Comparison

Connectivity

All ports of the Aspire 3 are positioned towards the back on the left and right sides, so connected devices should not get in the way. The power supply is stable enough to stay in place even when sitting cross-legged on the sofa. The SD card reader only takes half of the memory card, so it stands out by about 1.5 cm (~0.6 in). 

Acer was a little sparing with its connectivity features. The similarly priced Fujitsu LifeBook A557 offers several USB 3.0 and 3.1 ports. Acer could have easily inverted the ratio of two 2.0 ports to one 3.0 port.

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left: cable lock, Gigabit-Ethernet, HDMI, USB 3.0, SD card reader
left: cable lock, Gigabit-Ethernet, HDMI, USB 3.0, SD card reader
right: combined audio jack, 2x USB 2.0, power supply
right: combined audio jack, 2x USB 2.0, power supply

SD card reader

The SD card reader in the Aspire 3 has average read and write rates compared to its competitors. We used our reference card, the Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS II, and our test unit copied data with a speed of 77 MB/s and read them with 86 MB/s. This makes the Aspire 3 faster than the card reader in the Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000.

SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
121 MB/s ∼100% +57%
Dell Latitude 5580
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
86.8 MB/s ∼72% +13%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
77 MB/s ∼64%
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
62.5 MB/s ∼52% -19%
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
54.5 MB/s ∼45% -29%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Dell Latitude 5580
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
254.6 MB/s ∼100% +196%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
180.5 MB/s ∼71% +110%
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
87.6 MB/s ∼34% +2%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
86 MB/s ∼34%
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
81.71 MB/s ∼32% -5%

Communication

The Acer Aspire 3 has an Intel Dual-Band Wireless AC3168 module with Bluetooth 4.2. The transfer rates place our test unit in the lower mid-range of our comparison devices. We noticed no abnormalities during everyday use.

Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
Intel Wireless-AC 7265
675 MBit/s ∼100% +117%
Dell Latitude 5580
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
655 MBit/s ∼97% +111%
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174
495 MBit/s ∼73% +59%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
311 MBit/s ∼46%
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC
46 MBit/s ∼7% -85%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
Intel Wireless-AC 7265
558 MBit/s ∼100% +62%
Dell Latitude 5580
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
487 MBit/s ∼87% +41%
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174
434 MBit/s ∼78% +26%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
345 MBit/s ∼62%
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC
51 MBit/s ∼9% -85%

Security

Apart from the Kensington lock, the Aspire 3 offers no security components.

Accessories

No particular accessories are available for the Aspire 3.

Maintenance

There are two maintenance hatches at the bottom of the Aspire 3, both secured with a screw. The smaller hatch covers the free RAM slot, with which working memory can be expanded to up to 12 GB. The second maintenance hatch is for an empty drive bay, which can be filled with a conventional 2.5-inch drive.

If you remove the bottom cover, you can see all the components. The SSD can be exchanged and the cooling fan is freely accessible for cleaning. The bottom cover and maintenance hatches have to be removed carefully as the plastic clips on the hatches catch easily and can break off. The battery is secured with only one screw that is removed when unscrewing the bottom cover. Therefore, the battery "falls" out of the device when you open it. 

Opened maintenance hatches for working memory and storage devices
Opened maintenance hatches for working memory and storage devices
bottom cover removed
bottom cover removed

Warranty

Acer offers a 24-month warranty for the Aspire 3. This can be expanded to three years for about $50. It includes sending the device from and to the manufacturer as well as a one-year travel warranty.

Input Devices

Keyboard

The keyboard of the Aspire 3 has a comfortable size. The keys have a nice grip and fingers do not slide off them. The pressure point is soft, but noticeable. While letter and number keys are easy to reach, hitting the special keys can become difficult. The arrow keys, "delete" and the number block are all very small and two keys are often pressed at the same time by accident.

Touchpad

Acer has chosen a ClickPad as a mouse replacement. The surface of the pad is very smooth and the cursor can be moved in every corner and at the edges. It only registers input as a right mouse click in a one-centimeter (~0.4 in) strip that goes from the bottom right towards the middle. The pad registers a left click when you put pressure on any spot outside this area - even at the top of the pad, although the pressure has to be very strong there.

the Aspire 3's keyboard and ClickPad
the Aspire 3's keyboard and ClickPad

Display

Subpixel array
Subpixel array

Acer has equipped our test unit with a TN LED panel that has a resolution of 1920x1080p. The viewing angles are not particularly good. There is a slightly cheaper version of the Aspire 3 with a resolution of 1366x768p available as well. 

Compared to its competition, display brightness and response times are slightly above average. The similarly affordable Fujitsu LifeBook A557 in particular has noticeable differences and our test unit can even stand up against more expensive comparison devices. We did not measure any PWM flickering.

215
cd/m²
238
cd/m²
218
cd/m²
217
cd/m²
241
cd/m²
223
cd/m²
221
cd/m²
248
cd/m²
236
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 248 cd/m² Average: 228.6 cd/m² Minimum: 14.6 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 87 %
Center on Battery: 241 cd/m²
Contrast: 524:1 (Black: 0.46 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 3.4 | 0.4-29.43 Ø6.2
ΔE Greyscale 1.7 | 0.64-98 Ø6.5
54% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 34% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)
Gamma: 2.36
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
AU Optronics AUO38ED, , 1920x1080, 15.6
Dell Latitude 5580
1366x768, 15.6
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
BOE NV156FHM-N42, , 1920x1080, 15.6
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
AUO B156HAN04.4, , 1920x1080, 15.6
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
AU Optronics, , 1920x1080, 14
Response Times
-58%
-109%
-58%
-73%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
44 (22, 22)
30 (19.2, 10.8)
32%
55 (24, 31)
-25%
44.8 (16.4, 28.4)
-2%
53 (18, 35)
-20%
Response Time Black / White *
12 (8, 4)
29.6 (21.2, 8.4)
-147%
35 (19, 16)
-192%
25.6 (6.8, 18.8)
-113%
27 (8, 19)
-125%
PWM Frequency
201.6 (99)
200 (90)
Screen
-113%
17%
-2%
-1%
Brightness middle
241
238
-1%
287
19%
242
0%
200
-17%
Brightness
229
216
-6%
260
14%
243
6%
191
-17%
Brightness Distribution
87
83
-5%
83
-5%
75
-14%
90
3%
Black Level *
0.46
0.53
-15%
0.22
52%
0.24
48%
0.14
70%
Contrast
524
449
-14%
1305
149%
1008
92%
1429
173%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
3.4
10.8
-218%
4.21
-24%
4.65
-37%
5.06
-49%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
7.61
29.3
-285%
8.81
-16%
9.64
-27%
10.91
-43%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
1.7
12.1
-612%
2.68
-58%
3.39
-99%
3.94
-132%
Gamma
2.36 93%
2.25 98%
2.5 88%
2.7 81%
2.41 91%
CCT
6750 96%
14344 45%
6066 107%
6246 104%
6159 106%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
34
38.3
13%
40
18%
36.69
8%
35
3%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
54
59.9
11%
63
17%
57.66
7%
55
2%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-86% / -104%
-46% / -4%
-30% / -11%
-37% / -13%

* ... smaller is better

54% sRGB coverage
54% sRGB coverage
34% AdobeRGB coverage
34% AdobeRGB coverage

The black value has a deviation of about 50% from the optimal value. Other devices of the same range have significantly better results. Color space coverage could be better too. Competition is ahead both in the AdobeRGB (34%) and the sRGB color space (54%). The Aspire 3's display has a blue cast, although this can be reduced with our calibrated profile. You can find a link to this profile in the box above.

CalMAN - gray scales
CalMAN - gray scales
CalMAN - color accuracy
CalMAN - color accuracy
CalMAN - saturation
CalMAN - saturation
Aspire 3 outdoors
Aspire 3 outdoors

Content can only just be read outdoors. In the shade, it is difficult to work for prolonged periods of time. This only gets worse in direct sunlight and reading the screen becomes very tiring for your eyes.

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
12 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 8 ms rise
↘ 4 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 9 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (25.6 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
44 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 22 ms rise
↘ 22 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.9 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 64 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (41 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM not detected

In comparison: 53 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 8933 (minimum: 43 - maximum: 142900) Hz was measured.

viewing angles
viewing angles

Content begins to be unstable from a viewing angle of 45 degrees. How unstable it is depends on where you are looking from. The viewing angle is more stable from the left and right than it is from the top and below. Users who look at the screen directly from the front have no problems.

Performance

Our test unit is equipped with an Intel Core i5-7200U CPU that clocks at up to 3.1 GHz. Combined with the integrated HD Graphics 620 and 4 GB of RAM, the Aspire 3 can even handle more demanding activities (in this configuration).

The Core i5 CPU is the fastest Intel processor the Aspire 3 is currently available with. Other models have various processors all the way down to Intel's Celeron N3450. The size of the RAM varies as well, as does the storage capacity. Acer also offers the Aspire 3 with two AMD processors - the AMD A6-9220 and the AMD A9-9420.

Processor

The Intel Core i5-7200U CPU is a fast and energy-efficient processor based on Kaby Lake architecture. It supports H.265/HEVC Main10 profile in hardware with 10 bit colors as well as Google's VP9 codec. For more information about this CPU, please click here.

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Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit

The Aspire 3 kept up a constant performance during the entire testing period of our Cinebench R15 benchmark. We did not notice a drop in performance on battery. The comparison devices that are also equipped with the i5-7200 CPU all did a little better than the Aspire 3. The difference was particularly striking in single-core mode: Here, the competition was faster by almost 20%. The difference went down to 3 to 4% in the multi-core test.

Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
Intel Core i5-7200U
129 Points ∼100% +19%
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
Intel Core i5-7200U
129 Points ∼100% +19%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
Intel Core i5-7200U
129 Points ∼100% +19%
Dell Latitude 5580
Intel Core i5-7200U
127 Points ∼98% +18%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
Intel Core i5-7200U
108 Points ∼84%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
Intel Core i5-7200U
332 Points ∼100% +4%
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
Intel Core i5-7200U
330 Points ∼99% +4%
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
Intel Core i5-7200U
330 Points ∼99% +4%
Dell Latitude 5580
Intel Core i5-7200U
327 Points ∼98% +3%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
Intel Core i5-7200U
318 Points ∼96%
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
108 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
318 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
26.01 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
97.7 %
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System Performance

The results of the PCMark 3 benchmark place the Aspire 3 right in between the other comparison devices. Its performance is as expected and subjectively, our test unit worked quickly and smoothly. Programs started up quickly and we felt no limitations during everyday use.

You can find out how comparable devices with similar configurations fare in our benchmark database.

PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
4713 Points ∼100% +4%
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
GeForce GTX 950M, 7200U, Toshiba THNSF5256GPUK
4666 Points ∼99% +3%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
4541 Points ∼96%
Dell Latitude 5580
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ15
4390 Points ∼93% -3%
Home Score Accelerated v2
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
3556 Points ∼100% +8%
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
GeForce GTX 950M, 7200U, Toshiba THNSF5256GPUK
3550 Points ∼100% +8%
Dell Latitude 5580
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ15
3345 Points ∼94% +2%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
3295 Points ∼93%
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPCX-24C6HT0
3040 Points ∼85% -8%
PCMark 8 Home Score Accelerated v2
3295 points
PCMark 8 Work Score Accelerated v2
4541 points
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Storage Devices

Acer has equipped the Aspire 3 with a Micron 1100 SSD. It has 256 GB and offers sufficient space for programs, data and the operating system. If you need more storage space, you can insert an additional drive into the empty drive bay. Acer also offers models with two drives ex-works.

The read and write rates are good, but not quite as good as the results of the Samsung and Toshiba SSDs in our comparison devices. Find out how the Micron 1100 fares compared to other SSDs in our HDD/SSD benchmark list.

Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
Dell Latitude 5580
Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ15
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
Toshiba THNSF5256GPUK
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPCX-24C6HT0
CrystalDiskMark 3.0
-90%
8%
57%
-91%
Write 4k QD32
300.2
0.828
-100%
250.6
-17%
319.2
6%
1.026
-100%
Read 4k QD32
245.9
1.1
-100%
277.6
13%
529.5
115%
0.72
-100%
Write 4k
86.66
0.812
-99%
92.07
6%
123.4
42%
0.981
-99%
Read 4k
26.95
0.459
-98%
36.98
37%
34.3
27%
0.34
-99%
Write 512
446.8
56.58
-87%
413.6
-7%
414
-7%
47.13
-89%
Read 512
328
27.04
-92%
393.6
20%
759
131%
30.83
-91%
Write Seq
456.1
131.1
-71%
503.3
10%
468.1
3%
110.2
-76%
Read Seq
485.8
132.3
-73%
503.6
4%
1140
135%
113.3
-77%
Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
Sequential Read: 485.8 MB/s
Sequential Write: 456.1 MB/s
512K Read: 328 MB/s
512K Write: 446.8 MB/s
4K Read: 26.95 MB/s
4K Write: 86.66 MB/s
4K QD32 Read: 245.9 MB/s
4K QD32 Write: 300.2 MB/s

Graphics

The Acer Aspire 3 has an integrated graphics unit. The HD Graphics 620 is integrated in the i5-7200U CPU and kept up with a dedicated Nvidia GeForce 920M in our tests. For a more detailed comparison, see our benchmark list.

As with the processor performance, the graphics performance was below that of our comparison devices. They were between 10 and 30% better. The test unit could keep up its full performance on battery, but you can notice the missing dual-channel RAM.

3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, Intel Core i5-7200U
4243 Points ∼100% +298%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
1433 Points ∼34% +34%
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
1414 Points ∼33% +33%
Dell Latitude 5580
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
1281 Points ∼30% +20%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
1067 Points ∼25%
3DMark
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, Intel Core i5-7200U
3545 Points ∼100% +486%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
801 Points ∼23% +32%
Dell Latitude 5580
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
663 Points ∼19% +10%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
605 Points ∼17%
1280x720 Cloud Gate Standard Graphics
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, Intel Core i5-7200U
21835 Points ∼100% +277%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
6907 Points ∼32% +19%
Dell Latitude 5580
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
6152 Points ∼28% +6%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-7200U
5790 Points ∼27%
3DMark 11 Performance
1146 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
5046 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
566 points
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Gaming Performance

The Aspire 3 is not suitable for PC games. The four-year-old "BioShock Infinite" can only run smoothly on the lowest settings. Performance is not sufficient for modern games. However, you can find a lot of good casual games that run on the Aspire 3 in the Windows Store.

None of our comparison devices do a lot better in this category. Although their performance is a little higher, it is not enough for a better gaming experience. The graphics solution just does not offer enough performance for gaming.

BioShock Infinite
1920x1080 Ultra Preset, DX11 (DDOF)
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPCX-24C6HT0
7.1 fps ∼100% +30%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
6.3 fps ∼89% +15%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
5.46 fps ∼77%
1366x768 High Preset
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPCX-24C6HT0
20.6 fps ∼100% +23%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
20.3 fps ∼99% +21%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
16.76 fps ∼81%
1366x768 Medium Preset
Dell Latitude 5580
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ15
29 fps ∼100% +40%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
25.2 fps ∼87% +22%
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPCX-24C6HT0
25 fps ∼86% +21%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
20.7 fps ∼71%
1280x720 Very Low Preset
Dell Latitude 5580
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ15
52 fps ∼100% +50%
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPCX-24C6HT0
43.5 fps ∼84% +26%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
43.2 fps ∼83% +25%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
34.63 fps ∼67%
Thief
1920x1080 Very High Preset AA:FXAA & High SS AF:8x
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
3.8 fps ∼100%
1366x768 High Preset AA:FXAA & Low SS AF:4x
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
8.3 fps ∼100%
1366x768 Normal Preset AA:FX
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
9.9 fps ∼100%
1024x768 Very Low Preset
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
16.6 fps ∼100%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
1920x1080 Very High Preset AA:FX AF:16x
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
3.61 fps ∼100%
1920x1080 High Preset AA:FX AF:4x
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
5.8 fps ∼100% +25%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
4.64 fps ∼80%
1366x768 Medium Preset AF:2x
Dell Latitude 5580
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ15
11.2 fps ∼100% +25%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
9.5 fps ∼85% +6%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
8.94 fps ∼80%
1024x768 Lowest Preset
Dell Latitude 5580
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ15
19.1 fps ∼100% +21%
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN
15.84 fps ∼83%
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
HD Graphics 620, 7200U, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000
15.4 fps ∼81% -3%
low med. high ultra
BioShock Infinite (2013) 34.6320.716.765.46fps
Thief (2014) 16.69.98.33.8fps
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016) 15.848.944.643.61fps

Emissions

System Noise

The cooling fan of the Aspire 3 is very quiet. We hardly heard it during the entire testing period. It did become a little louder during the benchmarks or when we had several programs running simultaneously, but it was never bothersome. The volume measurement confirmed that the cooling fan drowned out surrounding noises only very slightly when under load.

Noise Level

Idle
30.2 / 30.2 / 31.2 dB(A)
HDD
0 dB(A)
Load
34.5 / 34.5 dB(A)
  red to green bar
 
 
30 dB
silent
40 dB(A)
audible
50 dB(A)
loud
 
min: dark, med: mid, max: light   Audix TM1, Arta (15 cm distance)   environment noise: 30.1 dB(A)
dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs203230.529.129.834.32531.131.628.731.230.93131.231.130.830.432.24031.53028.928.930.25042.74129.429.443.26328.628.425.827.8288026.826.225.725.925.510025.725.724.727.124.312525.524.224.324.924.816023.823.623.424.223.520026.62322.622.526.825023.121.721.421.523.131523.922.221.120.724.140023.72120.220.223.150021.419.419.119.221.663021.719.318.318.421.780023.92017.718.123.8100026.321.517.617.525.9125024.42017.917.224.1160023.718.917.317.523.5200024.518.717.517.324.225002218.117.617.321.6315021.217.917.717.620.9400019.617.717.817.619.3500019.317.817.817.719.4630018.517.91817.918.6800018.41818.21818.41000018.318.418.318.218.31250018.218.618.318.218.31600018.418.818.818.318.5SPL34.531.230.230.134.3N2.11.51.41.42.1median 23.1median 19.3median 18.3median 18.2median 23.1Delta2.41.71.31.42.231.931.730.335.231.937.234.230.738.437.23636.736.138.53627.729.929.132.127.729.629.127.629.329.627.828.327.926.627.826.525.625.125.726.526.425.324.426.426.424.425.324.526.124.423.323.823.123.723.323.823.422.322.723.823.422.621.821.623.423.522.620.720.823.524.122.420.52024.123.221.919.319.423.223.621.918.718.823.625.322.61818.325.327.224.41817.627.227.524.317.717.827.527.423.517.517.527.428.224.417.517.528.22521.217.817.42523.219.918.117.823.221.619.518.117.921.62018.918.118.12019.418.518.318.319.419.318.418.418.419.318.518.318.618.418.518.318.318.418.318.318.318.318.818.318.336.833.930.430.436.82.521.41.42.5median 23.5median 22.4median 18.4median 18.3median 23.52.32.31.91.92.334.232.930.731.634.232.832.131.130.732.833.131.833.331.833.13029.829.730.73028.327.928.629.628.327.728.528.527.527.726.427.226.426.526.426.326.425.725.926.325.426.125.924.825.424.523.824.623.724.522.823.323.422.822.821.922.822.522.321.921.222.721.421.121.220.421.12120.420.420.92119.919.720.919.920.619.21919.922.523.621.118.822.523.525.421.618.423.52225.418.917.52220.42419.117.620.419.222.218.417.519.219.92318.617.719.919.121.718.217.919.118.720.4181818.71919.118.518.31918.518.818.518.218.518.518.618.618.318.518.518.618.518.318.518.618.818.318.218.618.918.518.218.218.932.434.431.430.532.41.721.61.41.7median 20.4median 22.2median 19.1median 18.3median 20.41.91.81.61.91.9hearing rangehide median Fan NoiseAcer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4Fujitsu Lifebook A557HP Pavilion 14-al103ng

Temperature

FurMark stress test
FurMark stress test

The Aspire 3 managed to keep up its boost clock rate of 3.1 GHz for about 15 minutes during our stress test. After that, the frequency dropped to 2.5 GHz, the base clock rate of the CPU. This frequency was then constant for the remainder of the test, which was about 45 minutes. The processor cores did not heat up above 65 °C (~149°C). We ran a 3DMark benchmark right after the stress test and the results were only minimally lower than when we did the test before. There should be no limitations in everyday use.

Max. Load
 37.7 °C
100 F
32.2 °C
90 F
23.5 °C
74 F
 
 31.3 °C
88 F
29.9 °C
86 F
23.2 °C
74 F
 
 22.8 °C
73 F
22.8 °C
73 F
23 °C
73 F
 
Maximum: 37.7 °C = 100 F
Average: 27.4 °C = 81 F
22.7 °C
73 F
35.4 °C
96 F
32.8 °C
91 F
22.5 °C
73 F
26 °C
79 F
29.7 °C
85 F
22.4 °C
72 F
23.3 °C
74 F
23.8 °C
75 F
Maximum: 35.4 °C = 96 F
Average: 26.5 °C = 80 F
Power Supply (max.)  39.6 °C = 103 F | Room Temperature 22.3 °C = 72 F | FIRT 550-Pocket
(+) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 27.4 °C / 81 F, compared to the average of 29.4 °C / 85 F for the devices in the class Office.
(+) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 37.7 °C / 100 F, compared to the average of 33.9 °C / 93 F, ranging from 21.2 to 62.5 °C for the class Office.
(+) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 35.4 °C / 96 F, compared to the average of 36.4 °C / 98 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 24.9 °C / 77 F, compared to the device average of 29.4 °C / 85 F.
(+) The palmrests and touchpad are cooler than skin temperature with a maximum of 23.2 °C / 73.8 F and are therefore cool to the touch.
(+) The average temperature of the palmrest area of similar devices was 28.3 °C / 82.9 F (+5.1 °C / 9.1 F).
Aspire 3 heat map idle - top
Aspire 3 heat map idle - top
Aspire 3 heat map idle - bottom
Aspire 3 heat map idle - bottom
Aspire 3 heat map load - top
Aspire 3 heat map load - top
Aspire 3 heat map load - bottom
Aspire 3 heat map load - bottom

Speakers

The Aspire 3 lacks bass in low areas and the highs are not very clear. Nonetheless, our test unit's sound is sufficient for Skype, watching films and listening to music. But, do not have too high expectations. The sound is average compared to our test unit's direct competitors.

There is a combined audio jack with which you can connect external speakers, headphones or a microphone.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2030.829.830.82531.131.231.13130.230.430.24031.328.931.35043.229.443.26328.327.828.38025.825.925.810025.627.125.612526.524.926.516030.824.230.820032.722.532.725041.321.541.331547.120.747.140053.420.253.450051.119.251.163054.818.454.88006518.16510007217.572125069.717.269.7160062.117.562.1200064.417.364.425006117.361315062.317.662.3400064.117.664.1500062.617.762.6630054.617.954.6800057.31857.31000055.518.255.51250060.718.260.71600060.418.360.4SPL76.730.176.7N34.71.434.7median 57.3median 18.2median 57.3Delta8.31.48.335.335.132.931.831.83236.535.132.428.93328.936.328.848.32761.52752.924.860.92462.822.763.32269.521.267.82174.82075.919.472.718.97117.770.117.86917.671.817.668.117.671.417.673.717.670.417.571.617.671.617.669.617.459.717.583.630.662.51.5median 69.6median 17.84.62.430.331.130.331.73133.229.23029.131.328.429.534.133.538.236.831.333.625.539.726.354.825.266.926.670.824.368.222.764.319.461.119.656.518.657.518.764.518.570.918.27618.37118.566.920.96520.364.819.563.619.764.219.756.820.554.219.652.332.480.71.945.7median 19.7median 64.23.25.834.631.634.633.530.733.534.331.834.329.930.729.930.429.630.428.427.528.427.726.527.727.625.927.628.824.828.832.723.732.737.522.837.542.522.342.55021.15063.720.463.763.619.763.665.71965.765.818.865.869.718.469.769.917.569.969.717.669.766.617.566.672.817.772.872.917.972.968.61868.669.118.369.17318.2737118.37161.918.361.952.418.252.448.618.248.681.930.581.951.91.451.9median 65.7median 18.3median 65.711.71.911.732.635.232.630.838.430.836.538.536.530.532.130.53029.33027.726.627.727.225.727.226.126.426.12526.12523.923.723.924.322.724.325.621.625.633.620.833.646.42046.446.519.446.550.318.850.354.118.354.160.317.660.367.717.867.762.617.562.659.817.559.862.917.462.957.617.857.65517.95555.318.155.353.318.353.352.218.452.258.718.458.756.918.356.950.318.350.372.330.472.325.61.425.6median 53.3median 18.3median 53.310.71.910.739.436.235.633.132.533.733.933.230.931.931.632.829.833.429.1362840.827.344.826.249.425.85225.649.224.547.723.751.423.154.224.858.924.163.524.862.723.661.522.356.521.956.22262.922.263.922.362.921.557.921.467.121.366.521.366.821.370.235.174.52.432.8median 23.6median 57.91.86.5hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseAcer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHzLenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000HP Pavilion 14-al103ngFujitsu Lifebook A557Dell Latitude 5580
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4 audio analysis

(±) | speaker loudness is average but good (72 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 23.3% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (9.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids - on average 7.4% higher than median
(±) | linearity of mids is average (13.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 3.6% away from median
(±) | linearity of highs is average (7.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (25.6% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 82% of all tested devices in this class were better, 5% similar, 13% worse
» The best had a delta of 8%, average was 21%, worst was 51%
Compared to all devices tested
» 74% of all tested devices were better, 6% similar, 20% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (83.6 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(±) | reduced bass - on average 11.3% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (14.2% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 2.4% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (5.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 2% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (4.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(+) | overall sound is linear (9.3% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 2% of all tested devices in this class were better, 2% similar, 96% worse
» The best had a delta of 8%, average was 19%, worst was 50%
Compared to all devices tested
» 2% of all tested devices were better, 1% similar, 98% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000 audio analysis

(±) | speaker loudness is average but good (80.7 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 16.8% lower than median
(-) | bass is not linear (16.4% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids - on average 5.1% higher than median
(±) | linearity of mids is average (9.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 2.7% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (6.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (17.8% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 41% of all tested devices in this class were better, 9% similar, 50% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 18%, worst was 41%
Compared to all devices tested
» 29% of all tested devices were better, 7% similar, 64% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

HP Pavilion 14-al103ng audio analysis

(±) | speaker loudness is average but good (72 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 29.2% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (7.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 2.1% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (6.2% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(±) | higher highs - on average 5.3% higher than median
(±) | linearity of highs is average (7.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (23.8% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 75% of all tested devices in this class were better, 6% similar, 20% worse
» The best had a delta of 8%, average was 21%, worst was 51%
Compared to all devices tested
» 65% of all tested devices were better, 8% similar, 27% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

Fujitsu Lifebook A557 audio analysis

(-) | not very loud speakers (67 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 26.8% lower than median
(+) | bass is linear (6.2% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids - on average 6.8% higher than median
(-) | mids are not linear (15% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 3.5% away from median
(±) | linearity of highs is average (8.7% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(-) | overall sound is not linear (30.7% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 92% of all tested devices in this class were better, 4% similar, 5% worse
» The best had a delta of 8%, average was 21%, worst was 51%
Compared to all devices tested
» 89% of all tested devices were better, 4% similar, 7% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

Dell Latitude 5580 audio analysis

(-) | not very loud speakers (70.16 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(±) | reduced bass - on average 12.5% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (10.4% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 4.6% away from median
(±) | linearity of mids is average (8.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(±) | higher highs - on average 5.1% higher than median
(±) | linearity of highs is average (9.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (21.4% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 55% of all tested devices in this class were better, 14% similar, 31% worse
» The best had a delta of 8%, average was 21%, worst was 51%
Compared to all devices tested
» 50% of all tested devices were better, 9% similar, 41% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

Frequency diagram in comparison (check boxes can be turned on/off!)

Energy Management

Power Supply

The Aspire 3 consumed just under 9 watts while idling and about 38 watts under load. These results are similar to its comparison devices. The supplied 45-watt power supply is definitely large enough for the device's needs.

Power Consumption
Off / Standbydarklight 0.15 / 0.41 Watt
Idledarkmidlight 4.1 / 7.5 / 8.9 Watt
Load midlight 28.1 / 28.3 Watt
 color bar
Key: min: dark, med: mid, max: light        Metrahit Energy
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
7200U, HD Graphics 620, Micron 1100 MTFDDAV256TBN, TN LED, 1920x1080, 15.6
Dell Latitude 5580
7200U, HD Graphics 620, Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ15, TN LED, 1366x768, 15.6
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
7200U, HD Graphics 620, Samsung MZ7TN512HDHP-00000, a-Si TFT-LCD , LCM, 1920x1080, 15.6
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
7200U, GeForce GTX 950M, Toshiba THNSF5256GPUK, IPS LED, 1920x1080, 15.6
HP Pavilion 14-al103ng
7200U, HD Graphics 620, Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPCX-24C6HT0, IPS, 1920x1080, 14
Power Consumption
7%
10%
-32%
-10%
Idle Minimum *
4.1
3.5
15%
2.9
29%
2.8
32%
5.5
-34%
Idle Average *
7.5
6
20%
6.4
15%
6.3
16%
8.2
-9%
Idle Maximum *
8.9
7.3
18%
6.9
22%
6.9
22%
8.9
-0%
Load Average *
28.1
30.8
-10%
31.8
-13%
51.6
-84%
29.1
-4%
Load Maximum *
28.3
31
-10%
29
-2%
69.7
-146%
29.4
-4%

* ... smaller is better

Battery Runtime

The maximum battery runtime that we measured during our test was 14:50 h. For this measurement, we turned on the Windows power-saving mode, set the display brightness to the lowest level and deactivated all communication modules. Naturally, this is not a practically-oriented test, but it shows what our device can do.

Our Wi-Fi test is a lot more realistic. The Aspire 3 can run for about 5:50 h with a brightness of about 150 cd/m2 while surfing via Wi-Fi. This is not quite what the manufacturer promised (6:30h), but this runtime should be reachable at the lowest brightness level. Compared to the other devices, the Aspire 3 has the shortest battery runtime.

Battery Runtime
Idle (without WLAN, min brightness)
14h 15min
WiFi Surfing
0h 00min
NBC WiFi Websurfing Battery Test 1.3
5h 50min
Load (maximum brightness)
1h 21min
Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4
7200U, HD Graphics 620, 37 Wh
Dell Latitude 5580
7200U, HD Graphics 620, 68 Wh
Fujitsu Lifebook A557
7200U, HD Graphics 620, 49 Wh
Lenovo ThinkPad E570-20H6S00000
7200U, GeForce GTX 950M, 41 Wh
Battery Runtime
64%
36%
31%
Reader / Idle
855
1104
29%
992
16%
883
3%
WiFi v1.3
350
697
99%
525
50%
462
32%
Load
81
133
64%
115
42%
129
59%
H.264
456

Verdict

Pros

+ affordable price
+ nice size
+ sufficient performance for simple applications
+ low system noise
+ many upgrade possibilities

Cons

- short battery runtime on Wi-Fi
- only one USB-3.0 port
- display is easily warped
- low brightness
The Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4 was provided by notebooksbilliger.de
The Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4 was provided by notebooksbilliger.de

Acer's Aspire 3 is a good entry-level device that can manage more than just simple processes in everyday use and knows how to handle multi-tasking. It can even be used for some simple image processing, but apart from that you must not expect too much from the notebook. We liked the upgrade possibilities that the maintenance hatches for storage device and RAM provide, but the battery should not "fall" out of the case when you remove the bottom cover. This can quickly create damages on or within the device.

 The Aspire 3 is a good entry-level device that is suited to most everyday activities.

The Aspire 3 is a suitable candidate for anyone who is looking for an affordable 15-inch notebook with sufficient performance and upgrade potential. If you will use your device a lot away from a power supply or when travelling, you might have some problems with the short battery runtime.

Acer Aspire 3 A315-51-55E4 - 09/06/2017 v6
Mike Wobker

Chassis
68 / 98 → 70%
Keyboard
69%
Pointing Device
75%
Connectivity
44 / 80 → 55%
Weight
60 / 20-67 → 86%
Battery
87%
Display
83%
Games Performance
54 / 68 → 79%
Application Performance
83 / 92 → 90%
Temperature
95%
Noise
93%
Audio
66%
Camera
40 / 85 → 47%
Average
71%
79%
Office - Weighted Average

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