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Acer Aspire XC-605

Acer Aspire XC-605 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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Master your creative tasks with up to quad-core processing and hefty amounts of DDR3 memory packed into the Aspire T Series. Visuals are enriched by the latest in graphics, from new Intel HD... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Acer Has Good PC Reviews

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

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on few processor core computers that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 is 1GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz. With a processor clock speed of 3.6 gigahertz, the Aspire XC-605 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of this type and age.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 is 4GB and the biggest is 2TB. When compared to other few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-605 that we have checked, the total storage capacity of the Aspire XC-605 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-605 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that came out more than two years ago. Few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 4.9GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on personal computers of a similar type and age to it.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of placements than most desktop computers of a comparable type and age to it. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by few processor core 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 personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Acer Aspire XC-605 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many computers that were launched more than two years ago. 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 you are looking for a PC with a faster storage speed then you might also want to look at the Shuttle DSA2LS (£148.75) (Flash).

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Acer Aspire XC-605 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

Most few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots, including the Aspire XC-605 which has one PCI Express x1 slot.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Aspire XC-605

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Aspire XC-605.

Specification

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
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
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 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
Case Placement
Case Colour
Performance
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
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
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Expert Reviews

(3)
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
3 May 2013

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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

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