Acer Aspire V5-572 15.6" Laptop Intel Core i3 4GB RAM, 500GB - Black £249.99 @ Tesco Direct
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Acer Aspire V5-572 15.6" Laptop Intel Core i3 4GB RAM, 500GB - Black £249.99 @ Tesco Direct

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Would have bought that if it had an optical drive!
Good find still OP

Would've been great buy if only it had DVDs drive.

gam3

Would have bought that if it had an optical drive!Good find still OP



You really don't need them. Buy a USB one if you need one...

Nice if I could of watched bluerays on it

Even better if I could play some 8mm movies

Shame it doesn't play betamax.

Banned

no minidisc. cold.

Seriously, no floppy disc?

Meh,no Laserdisc,I'm out

Would expect a serial port at this price

No PS/2 port, ewww.

How am I meant to use MSN if it doesn't have a modem built in? Cold.

Just a quick word of warning, had one of these and hard drive failed...that happens, can't blame Acer for that. However, replacing the drive is a nightmare involving taking the entire thing apart. Google it and see....compared to other brands that have accessible drives removing just a simple cover, I'd avoid this one for that reason alone. Deal is good, laptop....not so much! Oh, and no 56k modem. Shocking (_;)

No 8 inch floppy (oo er) for compatibility with DEC PDP-10 Mainframe. Unbelievable!

Wot no punched card reader? Freezing

No magnetic tape drive - Cold!

cold...not Moto G....

I'm sure I got this a few months ago for £179 but had to return it as was faulty

cold... not full HD (_;)

Not an i7 with 64 GB RAM and 5 TB SSD. Cold.

Gutted doesn't have a 8 track player im out

Sound not Dolby.. cold

Original Poster

octopus

Sound not Dolby.. cold


Second post from you. Are you that bored? lol

morgan1985

Second post from you. Are you that bored? lol


Glad you have the time to read all the comments

Original Poster

octopus

Glad you have the time to read all the comments


Funny thing is, no one finds you funny either.
Have a good day

morgan1985

Funny thing is, no one finds you funny either. Have a good day


Who said I was being funny? lol
Edited by: "HellriderUKDeals69" 4th Mar 2015

But can it simulate a TV? Cold.

Won't run Win95. Cold.

Cold.. Not Commodore 64

OK.. is this any good?

doesn't play ps5 games cold


not a bad deal. Heat.

I bought this in the end and have been using it for 2 weeks now. Here are some observations:

The installed windows 8 (not 8.1) and Acer bloatware is awful. I used it for no more than 1 hour before I nuked it and put on a fresh 8.1 pro + latest drivers = Much better I really cant stress just how unpleasant to use the supplied software made it to use. Really slow.

Its a bit flimsy. Peeling off the screen edge protective film lifted the bezel off the screen a good 10mm in places (returned by itself fine). Its not awful build quality, it just feels a bit delicate. Much of this is due to Acer's efforts to keep it below 1" thick as the 'thin and light' decal boast's.

Track pad has no buttons. Instead it pivots at each lower corner for button press's. This is an awful idea during real world use.

To access the HDD and RAM you have to remove the entire base (approx. 15 screws + clips on edge). No biggie but might put some people off.

Ram and Processor are soldered to the mobo. there is 1x empty RAM slot.

You Must use 7mm thick HDD's. The more common 9mm drives are too thick. They will go in if you remove the felt strips and don't ming the base bulging.

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Ive added another 4GB RAM (8GB total) and a Samsung 850 Evo SSD + Fresh 8.1 Pro and I'm very happy with it Out of the box its far from great.
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