Maximize 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...
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Few processor core desktop computers built by Acer have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all personal computers (not just few processor core desktop computers) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on computers of a similar age and type to it.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of similar spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 is 630GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.
If you are looking for a desktop computer with a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to consider the Revo One RL85 (£259.00) (2TB), or the Revo One RL85 (£169.34) (2TB) both from Acer.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
When compared to other personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire XC-605 that we have checked, the Aspire XC-605's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. Across all the few processor core desktop computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-605 the total storage capacity range from 8GB to 3TB.
If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Acer Revo One RL85 (£259.00) (2TB).
Fairly Big Internal Memory
Computers of this age and spec have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB. The Aspire XC-605 has a quite big internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.
If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Asus GR6 (£695.58) (8GB).
L3 Processor Cache Level
This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago.
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3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers of this age and type.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on few processor core desktop computers that are a comparable age to it.
Across all the few processor core desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-605 the widths range from 29mm to 660mm, and the average width is 180mm. The Aspire XC-605 is fairly narrow (only 100 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.
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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The Aspire XC-605 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605. Across all the PCs that were released one year ago the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 16GB.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this desktop computer was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.5 gigahertz, the Aspire XC-605 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age.
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on few processor core desktop computers that are a similar age 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.
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Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
LGA1150, Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor That Supports ECC
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
1 x 2, 1 x 2 + 1 x 4, 1 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Open GL Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Mini PCI Express Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Water Cooling System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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For the actual hardware, this is a good buy. Very compact, 3 processor, 4gb ram, optical drive, 1tb hd, and windows os. Not bad for the price. Even comes with a decent mouse and kb
None, it was DOA
Good price for 3
Small, quiet, cheap, decently powerful processor for the price, and room for a small amount of upgrades like a low pro. video card and 16g of ram
All around its a wonderful little pc, and its on sale
Because I didn't have time to set it up in the 30 day window from purchase, I am stuck with this piece of crp
To fit most video cards would require some modification to the case due to the pci express slot being so close to the top. But I know hardcore gaming is not what this was meant for and the on board gr
Power supply is also a bit weak for any upgrades at only 220w