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Acer Aspire XC-215
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Acer Aspire XC-215 4 Core AMD E 1.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

4 AMD E 1.5GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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Maximise your creativity and your desk space, too. Small enough to fit anywhere, the compactly styled Aspire X Series is just one-third the size of a tower PC, yet it offers plenty of power and... More
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6 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Desktop Computer Reviews

Desktop computers manufactured by Acer generally have good ratings.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of computers of a similar spec and age to the Aspire XC-215 range from 4GB to 3.6TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-215 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

There are a number of alternative 1TB total storage capacity personal computers currently available which you might want to consider including the Acer Aspire XC-703 which has better reviews.

If this Acer PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus G20AJ (£750.48) (1TB).

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar type and age to it.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The Aspire XC-215 is a six USB 2.0 port PC.

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Shallow

The depths of similar spec desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-215 range from 31mm to 590mm. The Aspire XC-215 is quite shallow (only 266.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-215.

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Very Narrow

At only 100 millimeters, the Aspire XC-215 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire XC-215. Desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Aspire XC-215 have widths of between 33mm and 510mm, and the average width is 180mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speed of the Aspire XC-215 of only 1.5 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst desktop computers of this spec and age. Across all the personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-215 the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz.

PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Acer Aspire XC-704 (£139.99) (1.6GHz).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

If the storage speed of this medium processor core desktop computer is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini (£615.00) (SSD).

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire XC-215 the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-215 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Acer Aspire XC-215 is more than most computers of this age and type. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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Heavy

At 10 kilograms, the Aspire XC-215 is quite heavy compared to most of the other desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago. The weights of medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-215 range from 38g to 100kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-215

Released Over a Year Ago

This desktop computer was released over a year ago.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-215 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-215 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.

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Specification

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Thread
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
Expansion Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Performance
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dtsxceh002ret
Barcodes 04713147774791, 04713147782499, 04713147839001, 04713147860289

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4 core AMD E 1.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
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Vastly Lighter
80% Bigger Processor Cache
Vastly Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Hugely Bigger Internal Memory
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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD
Acer Aspire XC-215
4 core AMD E 1.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 750.48
6MB Bigger Processor Cache
Faster Processor Clock Speed
Vastly Lighter
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Only Four USB 2.0 Ports
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Acer Aspire XC-215
4 core AMD E 1.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 939.99
Bigger Processor Cache
8GB Bigger Internal Memory
Hugely Faster Processor Clock Speed
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