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Acer Aspire XC-605

Acer Aspire XC-605 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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Master your creative tasks with up to quad-core processing and hefty amounts of DDR3 memory packed into the Aspire T Series. Visuals are enriched by the latest in graphics, from new Intel HD... More
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Acer Personal Computers Have Good Reviews

On average Acer few processor cores computers have good reviews as do all computers manufactured by Acer.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on personal computers of this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At 1,150 megahertz, the Aspire XC-605 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire XC-605. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-605 is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,200MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that came out more than two years ago. The slowest processor frequency of few processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 is 1GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

PCs of this type and age have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 610GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-605 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst similar spec PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of few processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-605 range from 4GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst personal computers of this age.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-605 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst similar spec PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of comparable spec computers that have been on the market for more than two years is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many personal computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the Acer Aspire XC-605 is more than most few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This personal computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by PCs of this type and age.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on computers of this age and spec.

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2 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on PCs of this type and age. 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.

There are a number of alternative HDD personal computers currently available which you might want to look at including the Zotac ZBOX BI320[plb_2519448_price] which has better reviews.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slots

The Aspire XC-605 is a one PCI Express x1 slots personal computer. Most of the other personal computers of this age and type have between one and two PCI Express x1 slotss.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Aspire XC-605

Released Over Two Years Ago

This personal computer was released over two years ago.

Specification

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PCI Express Slots Version
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Processor Model
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
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Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
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Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
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Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Performance
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(2)
10 November 2014

The capable, compact, and attractive Acer Aspire AXC-605-UR11 isn't the only budget desktop PC out there, but it is one of the most affordable...

Compact, space-saving design
Attractive front panel dresses up basic construction
No Wi-Fi
Limited room for upgrades and expansion
29 November 2013

The Acer Aspire AZC-605-UR21 is a decent sub $600 all-in-one PC, though for the money there are alternatives that also merit consideration...

Nice Price
Adjustable webcam
USB 3.0 on front and back panels
802.11 abgn Wi-Fi
Bottom Line
The AZC 605-U 21 is a decent entry level all-in-one PC, though for the money there are alternatives that also merit consideration

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 16 May 2014 by Christina E.
(Verified Purchase)

Unlike some I don't think it's really fair to list windows 8 as a con and review hardware based on its software... If you don't like it you shouldn't purchase a computer with it pre-installed when... Read more…

For the actual hardware, this is a good buy. Very compact, 3 processor, 4gb ram, optical drive, 1tb hd, and windows os. Not bad for the price. Even comes with a decent mouse and kb
None, it was DOA
Good price for 3
Small, quiet, cheap, decently powerful processor for the price, and room for a small amount of upgrades like a low pro. video card and 16g of ram
All around its a wonderful little pc, and its on sale
Nothing really
Because I didn't have time to set it up in the 30 day window from purchase, I am stuck with this piece of crp
Unreliable
To fit most video cards would require some modification to the case due to the pci express slot being so close to the top. But I know hardcore gaming is not what this was meant for and the on board gr
Power supply is also a bit weak for any upgrades at only 220w

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c605ur2, c605ur2s
Barcodes 00887899794001

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