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Acer Aspire XC-705 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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ACER ASPIRE XC-705 REVIEW|TECHNIKPLUSDE
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 350 megahertz, the Aspire XC-705 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were launched more than a year ago. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 is 300MHz.

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Good Brand

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

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire XC-705 is 1,100MHz. The Aspire XC-705 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst few processor core computers of this age.

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Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 have max internal memory supported processors of between 4GB and 64GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 27GB. The Aspire XC-705 has a quite big max internal memory supported processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire XC-705.

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£23.92 Price Drop

In the last 49 days the price of the Aspire XC-705 has dropped by £23.92.

Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-705 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this age and type. Few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 have hard drive capacity of between 320GB and 2TB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1TB hard drive capacity PCs currently available including cheaper computers such as the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_3068674_price].

PCs with a bigger hard drive capacity that might also be worth considering include the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB and higher rated).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire XC-705 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst few processor core computers of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire XC-705 is 8GB, the biggest is 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 540GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1TB total storage capacity desktop computers currently available including cheaper personal computers such as the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_3068674_price].

If this Acer PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB) which also has a higher rating.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on few processor core computers that are a comparable age to it.

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

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on personal computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many desktop computers that came out more than a year ago.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Aspire XC-705 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Computers of this type and age internal memory types range from DDR3-SDRAM (worst) to DDR4-SDRAM (best).

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Aspire XC-705 is more than most desktop computers of this age and spec. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by computers of a similar age and type to the Aspire XC-705.

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Four Processor Threads

The Acer Aspire XC-705 is a four processor thread PC. Most of the other computers of this age and spec only have between two and three processor threads.

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5.1 Audio Output Channel

This PC has a 5.1 audio output channel, which is the most frequently found audio output channel on similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as it.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi DL, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on personal computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many desktop computers of this age and type.

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6 Reasons Against

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

The Aspire XC-705 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port computer. Most of the other PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on few processor core computers that have been around 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.

We compared all the other HDD desktop computers to this personal computer and we think the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2229962_price], the Asus K31AD[plb_3108668_price], and the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF[plb_2977787_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Desktop computers with a faster storage speed that might be worth considering include the Asus Chromebox[plb_2403418_price] (SSD and cheaper), the Acer Chromebox CXI[plb_2775942_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the HP ProDesk 400 G2.5 SFF[plb_2972867_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 range from 1GB to 16GB. The Acer Aspire XC-705 has one of the smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.024 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Aspire XC-705 is a two USB 3.0 port PC. Most of the other few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

The Aspire XC-705 is a one PCI Express x1 slot desktop computer.

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Heavy

The lightest few processor core PC that was launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 is 140g heavy and the heaviest is 14kg. At 8.5 kilograms, the Aspire XC-705 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire XC-705.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-705

Released Over a Year Ago

This desktop computer was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.5 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire XC-705 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago.

Alternative 3.5GHz processor clock speed personal computers currently available that you might want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF[plb_2873107_price] which is cheaper.

If this computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Asus K31AD[plb_3108668_price] (3.6GHz and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire XC-705 has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago.

We compared all the other 4GB memory PCs to this computer and we think the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2229962_price], and the Asus Chromebox[plb_2403418_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF[plb_3016284_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the Asus K31AD[plb_3108668_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
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 Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Trial Software
Operating System Language
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI 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
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
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
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 30 April 2015 by F. Barry Johnson
(Verified Purchase)

I was inundated with "pop up" from day 1. I was eventually put through to ACER Technical Support who informed me they could resolve my problem for

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer xc705, acer xc705w, acer p238725, acer c532za00, acer p238725p, acer c532zs00, acer axc705ur53, acer dtsxlek072
Barcodes 04713147725502, 04713147864492, 04713392140129

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ProDesk 600 G1 SFF vs Aspire XC-705

HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF vs Acer Aspire XC-705
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.5GHz 8GB 500GB HDD
Acer Aspire XC-705
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 264.11 £295.55
Two More PCI Express X1 Slots
Four USB 3.0 Ports
16GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
4GB Bigger Internal Memory
500GB Smaller Total Storage Capacity
500GB Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

EliteDesk 800 G1 vs Aspire XC-705

HP EliteDesk 800 G1 vs Acer Aspire XC-705
HP EliteDesk 800 G1
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD
Acer Aspire XC-705
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 349.99 £295.55
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One More PCI Express X1 Slot
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Smaller Total Storage Capacity
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EliteDesk 800 G1 vs Aspire XC-705

HP EliteDesk 800 G1 vs Acer Aspire XC-705
HP EliteDesk 800 G1
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 277.31 £295.55
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500GB Smaller Total Storage Capacity
500GB Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
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