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Acer Aspire XC-705 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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Easy to place, easy to set up. Whether on a bookcase shelf, in a corner of your desk, or tucked underneath, this compact PC just fits. It's perfect for storing movies and media, as a gaming or... More
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ACER ASPIRE XC-705 REVIEW|TECHNIKPLUSDE
ACER ASPIRE XC-705 DT.SXLEG.003 UNBOXING| PAULS CHECKLISTE

13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Aspire XC-705 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-705. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-705 range from 640MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PCs

We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of PCs to determine an average rating for each computer manufacturer. On average Acer personal computers have good reviews from owners and experts.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz. At 3.6 gigahertz, the Aspire XC-705 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type.

Personal computers with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the HP 440 MT (3.7GHz) which is also higher rated.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for 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 typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 4 gigahertz, the Aspire XC-705 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other computers of this age and type. The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire XC-705 is 3.6GHz.

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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 medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the Aspire XC-705 the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.6MB. At 8 megabytes, the Aspire XC-705 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that were released one 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 desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-705.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Aspire XC-705 is more than most desktop computers of a similar age and type to it. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by personal computers of a comparable type and age to the Aspire XC-705.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Very Narrow

Across all the PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 the widths range from 33mm to 510mm. With a width of only 100 millimeters, the Acer Aspire XC-705 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other computers that were released one year ago.

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12 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 personal computer. Most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the Aspire XC-705 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

Across all the desktop computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-705 the max memory bandwidth supported processor range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s. At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Aspire XC-705 has a very slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-705.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Computers of this age and type have max internal memory supported processors of between 2GB and 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-705 has a fairly small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-705.

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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 were released around the same time as 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.

If the storage speed of this Acer PC is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini (£595.00) (SSD).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-705 has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the Aspire XC-705. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-705 the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB.

If you would prefer a PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the DELL 270 (£349.99) (6GB).

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Acer Aspire XC-705 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age. The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire XC-705 is 930GB.

If this Acer computer hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Veriton M6640G (£366.60) (1TB).

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of personal computers of a similar type and age to the Aspire XC-705 range from 4GB to 3.6TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-705 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-705.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Acer Aspire XC-705 has a very small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 is 4.3GB.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire XC-705 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of personal computers of this age and type range from 2GB to 260GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-705 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

The Aspire XC-705 is a one PCI Express x1 slot computer. Most of the other computers that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.

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Quite Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The system bus data transfer rates of desktop computers of this type and age range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s. When compared to other desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire XC-705 that we have checked, the Acer Aspire XC-705's system bus data transfer rate of only 5 Gigatransfers per second is one of the lowest.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Aspire XC-705

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Specification

Processor
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
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
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Operating System/software
Operating System
Networking
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
DVI 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
Case Placement
Case Colour
Performance
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 Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution 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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Display Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

User Reviews

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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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Barcodes 04713147908028, 05050689944916

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