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Acer Aspire XC-703

Acer Aspire XC-703 4 Core Intel Celeron 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Celeron 2GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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Add up to 16 GB1 of DDR3 memory for fast response in entertainment, gaming and design applications. Easily transfer media from your digital devices using the front-mounted card reader or speedy... More
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5 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many PCs of this type and age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 is 200MHz, the fastest is 690MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz. The on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Aspire XC-703 of 688 megahertz is one of the fastest amongst desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-703.

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Acer Personal Computers Have Good Reviews

Desktop computers produced by Acer generally have good reviews compared to other brands.

Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Acer Aspire XC-703 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by similar spec computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-703.

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Very Narrow

At only 100 millimeters, the Aspire XC-703 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the Aspire XC-703. PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire XC-703 have widths of between 33mm and 490mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most personal computers of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Acer Aspire XC-703 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Aspire XC-703 is a two displayssupported by on-board grap desktop computer. Most of the other computers of this age and type have two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 is 850MHz and the fastest is 860,000MHz. At only 854 megahertz, the Acer Aspire XC-703 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-703.

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Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

With a max internal memory supported processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-703 has one of the smallest max internal memory supported processors amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire XC-703 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 2 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 4.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.

If this computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73[plb_2876853_price] (2.8GHz).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec computers that have been around for a similar 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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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire XC-703 is a one USB 3.0 port personal computer. Most of the other personal computers of this spec and age have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other comparable spec PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 that we have assessed, the processor cache of the Acer Aspire XC-703 of only 2 megabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest processor cache of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-703 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 10MB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 is 2GB and the biggest is 260GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-703 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire XC-703.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

When compared to other computers that have been around for more than two years, the Acer Aspire XC-703's maximum turbo frequency of only 2.42 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

The Aspire XC-703 is a one PCI Express x1 slot personal computer. Most of the other PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-703

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Aspire XC-703.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Acer Aspire XC-703 has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-703.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-703 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Zoostorm Intel Core i7-4790 Mini Tower[plb_2785392_price] (2TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-703 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the Aspire XC-703.

If you would prefer a desktop computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Zoostorm Intel Core i7-4790 Mini Tower[plb_2785392_price] (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Tjunction
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Line-Out Port
Line-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 X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Case Colour
Performance
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost 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)
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Processor Code
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Processor ARK ID
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
Display Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 27 June 2016 by Khvarner
Khvarner would recommend the Acer Aspire XC-703 (Verified Purchase)

Perfect computer for my husband...

Excellent image. Aesthetically pleasing. Great product at almost any price level. Everything to cheer about, no complaints about delivery andor quality of the product
Reviewed 25 June 2015 by Arthur Holmes
(Verified Purchase)

Acer is Ace!!!!!! fantastic computer, like lightning compared to my old one.

Reviewed 19 May 2015 by Garry Flanagan
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent pc.

I gave it 4/5 stars, as the case doesn't match the image.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer black8, acer black8l
Barcodes 04713147830770

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