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Acer Aspire XC-705 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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ACER ASPIRE XC-705 REVIEW|TECHNIKPLUSDE
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite 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 comparable spec personal computers that have been available for more than a year. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 is 300MHz.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PCs

Acer has good average ratings for its few processor core computers as well as across its entire desktop computer range.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of comparable spec computers that were released more than a year ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz. The Aspire XC-705 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (3.6 gigahertz) amongst PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-705 have hard drive capacity of between 320GB and 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Acer Aspire XC-705 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

If you would prefer a PC with a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to look at the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB and higher rated).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-705 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec. The smallest total storage capacity of few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-705 is 8GB and the biggest is 3TB.

If this few processor core PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-705 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-705. The internal memory of comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire XC-705 range from 2GB to 16GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on similar spec desktop computers that came out more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on desktop computers of this age and type.

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

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago.

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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 computers that came out more than a year ago. This Acer desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-705.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other PCs of this type and age that we have assessed, the maximum internal memory of the Aspire XC-705 of 32,768 megabytes is one of the biggest. Few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 have maximum internal memory of between 4GB and 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 26GB.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Acer Aspire XC-705 is more than most PCs that are a comparable age to it. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by desktop computers that came out more than a year ago.

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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 computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Narrow

The Acer Aspire XC-705 is one of the narrower computers of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire XC-705 (only 100 millimeters) amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age. Across all the personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 the widths range from 29mm to 660mm, and the average width is 180mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-705 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for more than a year. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 is 0.5GB and the biggest is 2.1TB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many few processor core computers that are a comparable age 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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Heavy

At 9 kilograms, the Acer Aspire XC-705 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-705. The weights of desktop computers of a similar age and type to the Aspire XC-705 range from 140g to 14kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Aspire XC-705

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Aspire XC-705.

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
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 Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
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
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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 Colour
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
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
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Power Supply
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Display Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization 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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer xc705, acer xc705h, acer xc705hw, acer xc705hwl, acer xc705hwlp, acer dtsxlek023, acer dtsxmek007, acer a1dtsxmek033
Barcodes 04713147780594, 04713392284656, 04713392297205

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