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Acer Aspire XC-605
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Acer Aspire XC-605 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.4GHz 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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11 Reasons For

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of PCs of this type and age range from 850MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,200MHz. The Acer Aspire XC-605 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores personal computers of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores personal computers that have been available for more than two years is 1.4GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 2GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst PCs of this age.

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Acer Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

On average PCs from Acer are rated 82%, which is in the top 58% of all computer manufacturers that we have looked at.

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Aspire XC-605 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst PCs of this age. Desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 have hard drive capacitys of between 320GB and 3TB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of PCs of this type and age is 8.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 64GB. The Aspire XC-605 has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many PCs of a comparable age and type 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 medium processor cores personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Eight Processor Threadss

Most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however the Acer Aspire XC-605 has eight processor threadss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of computers that came out around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 10MB. The Aspire XC-605 has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores personal computers of this age.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of placements than most medium processor cores personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it. This personal computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by medium processor cores personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

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7 Reasons Against

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

Most medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire XC-605 have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Aspire XC-605 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that are a comparable age 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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Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The Aspire XC-605 has a fairly small maximum graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years. The average maximum graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores personal computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-605 is 1.7GB, and the maximum graphics adapter memorys range from 0.12GB to 2.1GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum graphics adapter memory of computers of this spec and age is 1.5GB. The Aspire XC-605 has a fairly small maximum graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Aspire XC-605 is a two USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for more than two years have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Personal computers of this type and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB. The Aspire XC-605 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

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Only Four USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Aspire XC-605 is a four USB 2.0 ports quantity computer.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-605

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this desktop computer was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The Aspire XC-605 has a pretty standard processor frequency (3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-605.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-605 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers that have been available for more than two years.

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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
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum 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
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
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 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
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
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Packaging Content
Display Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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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