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Acer Aspire XC-605
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Acer Aspire XC-605 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 4GB Jun 2014
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
One Third The Size, All The FeaturesMaximize your creativity and your desk space, too. Small enough to fit almost anywhere, the compact Aspire X Series is just one-third the size of a tower PC,... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on computers of this age and type.

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4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The Aspire XC-605 supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version which is better than most comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most desktop computers that are a comparable age to it support a 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version.

A 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version is actually the best supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version amongst all personal computers that have been around for more than two years.

A 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version is the worst supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version amongst similar types of computer.

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Acer Has Good Computer Reviews

On average personal computers manufactured by Acer are rated 82%, which is in the top 59% of all PC brands that we have looked at.

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on personal computers of this age and type.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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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 of a similar spec and age to it.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by similar spec desktop computers that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Aspire XC-605 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

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Has One Cable Included

The Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of included cables than most desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to it. This computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-605.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi DL, which is typical of many computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Narrow

Across all the personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Aspire XC-605 the widths range from 33mm to 490mm, and the average width is 190mm. At only 100 millimeters, the Aspire XC-605 is quite narrow compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and type to the Aspire XC-605.

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12 Reasons Against

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

Most desktop computers of this type and age have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Aspire XC-605 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 is 3,200MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 850MHz to 860,000MHz. At only 1,100 megahertz, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-605. The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire XC-605 range from 1GB to 6.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2TB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable 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.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years have internal memory of between 2GB and 64GB, and the average internal memory is 7.5GB. The Aspire XC-605 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of personal computers of this age and spec range from 1GB to 2GB. At only 1.024 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-605 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of memory slots than most PCs of this type and age. 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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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most PCs of this age and type have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire XC-605 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire XC-605 is 2GB and the biggest is 260GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-605 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-605.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

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

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 6 megabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec. The average processor cache of personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-605 is 6.8MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 10MB.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slot

The Aspire XC-605 is a one PCI Express x16 slot computer. Most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire XC-605 have between one and two PCI Express x16 slots.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-605

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor core desktop computer was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Aspire XC-605 has a relatively average processor clock speed (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other computers of this type and age.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-605 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

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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
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
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
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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
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 Placement
Case Colour
Performance
Password Protection Level
Password Protection
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
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
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
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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
Cable Included
Display Included
Other Features
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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