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Acer Aspire XC-605
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Acer Aspire XC-605 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 8GB Dec 2014
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Fit In Well 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... More
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8 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

Acer is one of the better rated PC manufacturers according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all computers.

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 medium processor cores personal computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly fast processor frequency (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire XC-605. Medium processor cores personal computers that were released more than two years ago have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 4.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.1GHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 4 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-605. Across all the medium processor cores personal computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-605 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of placements than most PCs of this age and spec. This personal computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by personal computers of this age and type.

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Has One Cables Included

The Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of included cables than most personal computers that came out around the same time as it. This personal computer has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on similar spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This PC supports a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar type and age to it.

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5 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 PC.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for around the same time as 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 Aspire XC-605 has a greater number of memory slots than most comparable spec personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it. The most frequently found memory slots is 4x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this Acer computer. The memory slotss 2x DIMM are also found on this Acer PC.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605 is 2GB, the biggest is 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-605 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-605.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slots

The Aspire XC-605 is a one PCI Express x1 slots personal computer.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-605

Released Over Two Years Ago

This personal computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

The Acer Aspire XC-605 has a pretty typical hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Acer Aspire XC-605 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire XC-605.

Desktop computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Zoostorm Intel Core i7-4790 Mini Tower[plb_2785392_price] (2TB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-605 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the Aspire XC-605.

If this personal computer internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Zoostorm Intel Core i7-4790 Mini Tower[plb_2785392_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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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
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 Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
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
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
Audio System
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
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) 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
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Packaging Content
Manual
Cables Included
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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Manufacturer Part Numbers acer dtsrpek055
Barcodes 04713147411849, 04713147754670

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