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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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).
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.
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.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
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
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
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
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 7 Professional
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 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
Audio Output Channel
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
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
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Microsoft Office Starter, Bing Bar, Windows Live Essentials
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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