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Acer Revo One RL85 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 2TB HDD

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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Combine this desktop's huge storage with its pre-loaded Acer BYOC apps to make it the center of your personal cloud. These apps give you everything you need to automatically back up (via the Web)... More
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20 Reasons For

Eleven Industry Awards

This personal computer is one of the most awarded by expert review sites of all the PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

This few processor core PC received a "Recommended" from Altomdata.dk, Hispazone.com, Chip.com.my, Hardwareluxx.ru and Tek.no all of whom wrote that this Acer PC was good.

In addition, the reviewer at Expert Reviews decided that this desktop computer was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag. In addition, the reviewer at Cowcotland.com gave this computer a "Silver" award and thought it was great.

The editor of one additional expert review site said that this few processor core PC was great. Hardwareluxx.de gave this desktop computer an "Excellent Hardware" award.

This personal computer received a "Worth Buying" award from Kitguru.net and 01net.com gave it a "5 Star" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This desktop computer has an average expert rating of 81% based on thirty expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar. The PC expert review sites think this few processor core PC is one of the very best personal computers of a comparable spec and age.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Owners have rated this Acer computer as brilliant on average.

Nice Design

A few Acer Revo One RL85 owners who reviewed the Acer Revo One RL85 mentioned that it was aesthetic. Cnet.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on CNET.com “Along with the standard bearer of the category, Apple's Mac Mini, these computers appeal to both aesthetic minimalists loo”.

Some people reckoned that the product was good looking. Expert website Trustedreviews.com said in their Acer Revo One RL85 review last year “What is the Acer Revo One RL85? The Acer Revo One RL85 is a small, stylish PC intended to be your go-to home entertainment hub”. Dailystar.co.uk gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The Acer Revo One turn your TV into a PC [ACER]This is the insanely beautiful and very smart Revo One from Acer” in their review of the Acer Revo One RL85.

Some Acer Revo One RL85 owners thought this PC was a good design. Expertreviews.co.uk said “A clever design means Acer's brilliant Revo One mini PC can double-up as a 3-drive server” and rated the product 5 stars. Expert review site Laptopmedia.com mentioned “Acer has built a tiny little guy that offers more than enough storage options, connectivity and its simple minimalistic design will fit in most environments without attracting too much attention”.

One Acer Revo One RL85 reviewer concluded that it was smooth.

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Best Seller

The Revo One RL85 is one the most popular personal computer currently available.

Good Size

Five Acer Revo One RL85 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned last year “Offers expansion options that are unheard of in such a compact PC”. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned in their Acer Revo One RL85 review “This highly compact mini-PC is really smartly designed, save for a couple of niggles”. Pcauthority.com.au wrote in their Acer Revo One RL85 review last year “We've seen none cuter than Acer's compact Revo One RL85” and rated it 4 stars.

One person who bought the product concluded that it was a good body shape. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg mentioned in their review of this PC “A smooth and glossy white body”.

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Large Storage Capacity

A number of customers who bought it agreed that it had good storage. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The PC tries to attract customers with lots of storage, good performance”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A few people who reviewed it concluded that it was quiet. Last year Notebookcheck.net wrote in their review “The new systems are versatile, quiet”. Expert website Theregister.co.uk said in their Acer Revo One RL85 review in the same month “It's very quiet too” .

Good Technical Features

A number of Acer Revo One RL85 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it had good features. Last year expert review site Techradar.com mentioned in their review of this PC “Is great for home entertainment duties, plus it offers some useful additional features”.

Reasonably Priced

Some Acer Revo One RL85 reviewers reckoned that it was good value for money. In December last year Trustedreviews.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews “Is a great value media storage alternative to a NAS drive”. Chip.com.my mentioned last year “It is also affordably priced which makes it all the” in their Acer Revo One RL85 review.

Good Connectivity

One Acer Revo One RL85 owner who reviewed it considered that it was able to connect to the internet. One Acer Revo One RL85 owner who purchased this PC concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Robust

One Acer Revo One RL85 reviewer thought it was well made.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Computers of this age and type have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1GB and 16GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Revo One RL85 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the Revo One RL85.

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Acer Has Good PC Reviews

On average Acer few processor core computers have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all personal computers manufactured by Acer.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

Similar spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the Revo One RL85 have hard drive capacity of between 320GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 650GB. The hard drive capacity of the Acer Revo One RL85 of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Revo One RL85.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other desktop computers that have been on the market for more than a year that we have checked the total storage capacity of, the Revo One RL85's total storage capacity of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the Revo One RL85 have total storage capacity of between 8GB and 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 540GB.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Acer Revo One RL85 has a newer internal memory type than most PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This Acer PC has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most few processor core computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. Across all computers of a comparable spec and age to the Revo One RL85 the best internal memory type is DDR4-SDRAM and the worst is DDR3-SDRAM.

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Narrow

Across all the few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the Revo One RL85 the widths range from 29mm to 660mm, and the average width is 180mm. At only 106.5 millimeters, the Acer Revo One RL85 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the Revo One RL85.

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Very Shallow

With a depth of only 106.5 millimeters, the Acer Revo One RL85 is one of the shallower desktop computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Revo One RL85 amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. The depths of few processor core computers that have been available for a similar time to the Revo One RL85 range from 33mm to 1,100mm, and the average depth is 270mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 950 megahertz, the Acer Revo One RL85 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been available for more than a year. Personal computers that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,200MHz.

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Price Has Increased by £50.02

In the last 60 days the Revo One RL85 has increased in price by £50.02.

Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of computers of this spec and age is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz. The Revo One RL85 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar age and type 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 Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of computers of this age and type is 4GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Revo One RL85 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Revo One RL85.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Revo One RL85 is a two USB 2.0 port personal computer.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Revo One RL85

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this desktop computer was released.

Average Internal Memory

The Revo One RL85 has a relatively standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the Revo One RL85.

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Specification

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USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Mini PCI Express Slot
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
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)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel ME Firmware Version
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RoHS Compliant

11 Awards

Expert Reviews Best Buy PC Mag Editor's Choice kitguru.net Worth Buying chip.com.my Recommended cowcotland.com Silver 01net.com 5 Star altomdata.dk Recommended hispazone.com Recommended Product hardwareluxx.ru Recommended hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware tek.no Recommended

Expert Reviews

(56)
21 December 2015

The Revo One RL85 is a nifty mini-PC on offer from Acer. While there are several models available ? from Celerons up to Core i5 variants ? the particular Revo One we received features a Core...

Kitguru.net

10 August 2015

Acer's Revo One small-form-factor (SFF) desktop packs enough power to handle content-creation tasks, and offers expansion options that are unheard of in such a compact PC...

PC Mag

4 August 2015

When all is said and done, the Acer Revo one is a delightful device to have as an alternative source of living room entertainment, or if one needs a streaming box to watch your favourite internet...

Chip.com.my

25 July 2015

Acer has built a tiny little guy that offers more than enough storage options, connectivity and its simple minimalistic design will fit in most environments without attracting too much attention....

24 July 2015

The Revo One is a very compact little PC. It's very quiet too, and I can easily see it sitting in a living room, perhaps providing access to services like Amazon and Netflix via the TV, doubling...

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 8 July 2015 by K Wren

This is a beautifully-designed mini-PC tower unit with soft curves, glossy white finish, minimalist sleek design and rubberised feet which give good stability and ensure it's difficult to knock it... Read more…

Reviewed 26 December 2015 by Mike
(Verified Purchase)

If you couldn't change it from how you received it, it'd be 2 or 3 stars. Reason being that Windows 8.1 is quite a bulky operating system, and the PC is loaded with Acer Bloatware. However, if you... Read more…

Reviewed 10 November 2015 by 8point1

I have the i3 version of this and it is a beautifully designed and built little PC. My main use is as a small form HTPC for my lounge to store and stream video/Now TV/iPlayer etc. which it copes... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2015 by No Nonsense
(Verified Purchase)

I wanted a small PC or laptop to plug into my home entertainment system. I needed it to connect to my TV via HDMI in order to stream online media such as Netflix, Amazon TV and BBC iPlayer. I also... Read more…

Reviewed 17 August 2015 by S. J. Hudson
(Verified Purchase)

Very small and cute, almost silent. Not quite as quick as I had hoped, but I went for low end processor, so comparing it with my kick arse workstation probably isn't fair. Watch out for all the... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers acer i34005, acer i34005u
Barcodes 04713147940011

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