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Acer Aspire XC-605

Acer Aspire XC-605 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.1GHz 8GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.1GHz 8GB May 2014
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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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12 Reasons For

Acer Computers Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of computers of this type and age is 1GB and the biggest is 2GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

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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 desktop computers of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of personal computers of this type and age is 320GB and the biggest is 3TB. The Aspire XC-605 has a quite big hard drive capacity (2,000 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-605.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire XC-605 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (2,000 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. Medium processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-605 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 3.3TB.

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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 comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Aspire XC-605 is more than most personal computers that are a comparable age to it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards supported by desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the Aspire XC-605.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the Aspire XC-605 is more than most PCs of this age and type. This Acer personal computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by desktop computers of a similar type and age to the Aspire XC-605.

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Has One Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the Aspire XC-605 is more than most personal computers of a comparable spec and age to it. This Acer computer has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on desktop computers of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This desktop computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 6.2TB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-605 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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

The Aspire XC-605 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity PC. Most of the other computers of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,100 megahertz, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 850MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,200MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many PCs that have been on the market for a similar 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.

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Only Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the Aspire XC-605 is more than most personal computers of a comparable type and age to it. The most commonly found memory slots is 4x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slotss 2x DIMM are also found on this Acer desktop computer.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Acer Aspire XC-605 is a two USB 3.0 port personal computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire XC-605 is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-605 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type.

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Only Four USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most personal computers of this age and type have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Aspire XC-605 which has four USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Aspire XC-605 has a quite small processor cache (only 6 megabytes) compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.9MB.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Acer Aspire XC-605 is a four processor threads PC. Most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire XC-605 have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 3.3 gigahertz, the Aspire XC-605 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-605. Across all the PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire XC-605 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.6GHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-605

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Acer computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Aspire XC-605 has a fairly typical processor frequency (3.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other PCs of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-605.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Number of QPI Links
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
Memory Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
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 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
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
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Display Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(3)
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
3 May 2013

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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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