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Acer Aspire V5 Runs Intel Ivy Bridge

For a better movie-watching or video-editing experience, the Core i5 versions of the V5 have Intel Turbo Boost Innovation 2.0 built into the processor. There's a 500GB hard drive, a DVD drive, a USB 3.0 port and a 1.3-megapixel HD Webcam that's capable of 24 frames per second and, paired with a built-in digital microphone, is said to make for excellent video chatting. If living room entertainment is more a priority, there's Dolby Advanced Audio v2 on board and a High-Definition Multimedia Interface port for connecting to a television, projector or monitor.

Keeping things moving, Acer Instant Connect research on the V5 automatically scans available networks and connects a user in 2.5 seconds-which, according to Acer, is four times faster than conventional connections.

The topic of wireless connections

On the topic of wireless connections, included Bluetooth 4.0+ HS lets users wirelessly connect to other Bluetooth-enabled devices, just as printers and smartphones.

In offering new devices running the Ivy Bridge chips, Acer has plenty of company. The same week, Fujitsu, Lenovo, Dell and Toshiba all introduced Ultrabooks running the processors, as then as other laptops and desktops, including options for families and for enterprises, all with the third-generation research inside.

The new Aspire V5 Series

The new Aspire V5 Series, Acer America's senior product marketing manager Eric Ackerson said in a statement, is "but another example of Acer's commitment to delivering high-quality PCs with the latest mobile research and enhanced industrial design at an excellent value."

More information: Eweek