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Acer Aspire XC-605
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Acer Aspire XC-605 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.5GHz 6GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.5GHz 6GB Feb 2015
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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... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been available for more than two years.

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Acer Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

On average Acer few processor core computers have good ratings as do all PCs produced by Acer.

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many similar spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,150 megahertz, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago. Across all the few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Desktop computers of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.9GHz. The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (3.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire XC-605 range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 600GB. The Aspire XC-605 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst few processor core computers of this age.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a very big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 the total storage capacity range from 4GB to 2TB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the few processor core computers that were launched more than two years ago the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 4.9GB. At 6 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

If you would prefer a desktop computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the DELL OptiPlex 3020 (8GB).

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on few processor core computers that came out more than two years ago.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many few processor core computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of placements than most PCs of this age and spec. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by personal computers that have been available for more than two years.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi DL, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

At only 100 millimeters, the Acer Aspire XC-605 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were launched more than two years ago. Few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-605 have widths of between 3.4mm and 390mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on computers of this spec and age. 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.

Computers with a faster storage speed that might also be worth looking at include the Shuttle DSA2LS (Flash).

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

The Aspire XC-605 is a one PCI Express x1 slot personal computer. Most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the Aspire XC-605 have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Aspire XC-605

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Acer desktop computer was released over two years ago.

Specification

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Processor Core
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Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
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
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
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
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
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)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
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Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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Certificates
RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
Manual
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Layout
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(2)
10 November 2014

The capable, compact, and attractive Acer Aspire AXC-605-UR11 isn't the only budget desktop PC out there, but it is one of the most affordable...

Compact, space-saving design
Attractive front panel dresses up basic construction
No Wi-Fi
Limited room for upgrades and expansion
29 November 2013

The Acer Aspire AZC-605-UR21 is a decent sub $600 all-in-one PC, though for the money there are alternatives that also merit consideration...

Nice Price
Adjustable webcam
USB 3.0 on front and back panels
802.11 abgn Wi-Fi
Bottom Line
The AZC 605-U 21 is a decent entry level all-in-one PC, though for the money there are alternatives that also merit consideration

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 16 May 2014 by Christina E.
(Verified Purchase)

Unlike some I don't think it's really fair to list windows 8 as a con and review hardware based on its software... If you don't like it you shouldn't purchase a computer with it pre-installed when... Read more…

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
Nothing really
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
Unreliable
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers axc605mo21, acer dtsteek054, acer dtsrpek053
Barcodes 04713147414901, 04713147415083, 04713147500499

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