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Acer Aspire XC-605
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Acer Aspire XC-605 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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One Third The Size, All The FeaturesMaximize your creativity and your desk space, too. Small enough to fit almost anywhere, the compact Aspire X Series is just one-third the size of a tower PC,... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it.

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4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The Aspire XC-605 supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version which is better than most medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it. Most comparable spec PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version.

A 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version is actually the best supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version amongst all medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-605.

A 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version is the worst supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version amongst comparable types of computer.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer 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 that are a similar age to it.

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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 computers that are a similar age to it.

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Two Headphone Outputss

Most of the other similar spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 only have one headphone outputs, however the Aspire XC-605 has two headphone outputss.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Aspire XC-605 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most PCs of this spec and age. Most comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. The worst internal memory type of all medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-605 is DDR3-SDRAM and the best is DDR4-SDRAM.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards

The Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards supported by medium processor cores computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the Aspire XC-605 is more than most personal computers of this age and type. This Acer PC supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by personal computers of this age and type.

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Has One Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the Aspire XC-605 is more than most medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This personal computer has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on desktop computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-605.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many computers that came out more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

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

The Acer Aspire XC-605 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity desktop computer. Most of the other desktop computers that have been around for more than two years 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)

At only 1,100 megahertz, the Aspire XC-605 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire XC-605. Medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 850MHz and 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 desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and spec. 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 Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst desktop computers of this age. The internal memorys of medium processor cores computers that came out more than two years ago range from 2GB to 64GB.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 2GB. The Acer Aspire XC-605 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.024 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Only Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the Acer Aspire XC-605 is more than most comparable spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 personal computer.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slots

Most medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-605 have between one and two PCI Express x1 slotss, including the Acer Aspire XC-605 which has one PCI Express x1 slots.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-605

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire XC-605 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.2 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-605 has a pretty average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar type and age to the Aspire XC-605.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
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
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 Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
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 Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Networking
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Audio Output Channels
Compatible Processor Series
Motherboard Chipset
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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® OS Guard
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
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Packaging Content
Manual
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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