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Acer Aspire XC-703

Acer Aspire XC-703 4 Core Intel Celeron 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Celeron 2GHz 8GB Nov 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Add up to 16 GB1 of DDR3 memory for fast response in entertainment, gaming and design applications. Easily transfer media from your digital devices using the front-mounted card reader or speedy... More
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

Desktop computers built by Acer are some of the better desktop computers according to average reviews from experts and owners.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 688 megahertz, the Aspire XC-703 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire XC-703. Across all the comparable spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 690MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The Acer Aspire XC-703 has a greater number of placements than most PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by comparable spec personal computers that have been around for more than two years.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Acer Aspire XC-703 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Acer Aspire XC-703 is a two number of displays supported (on-board graphics) personal computer.

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

The Aspire XC-703 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 854 megahertz) amongst PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of personal computers of this age and type is 850MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire XC-703 is 91GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 770GB. When compared to other desktop computers of a similar type and age to the Aspire XC-703 that we have checked the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the Aspire XC-703's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago is 1GHz and the fastest is 4.1GHz. At only 2 gigahertz, the Aspire XC-703 has a very slow processor frequency compared to most of the other PCs of this type and age.

If you want a PC with a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 (2.2GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage media on PCs of a comparable type and 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 Processor Cache

Medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 10MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Aspire XC-703 has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire XC-703.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Aspire XC-703 has a very small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 260GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 4.4GHz. When compared to other similar spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire XC-703 that we have assessed, the Aspire XC-703's processor boost frequency of only 2.42 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slots

The Aspire XC-703 is a one PCI Express x1 slots desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-703 have between one and two PCI Express x1 slotss.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

Most PCs of this spec and age have between four and seven processor threadss, including the Aspire XC-703 which has four processor threadss.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-703

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire XC-703 has a relatively typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire XC-703 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type.

Personal computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Zoostorm Intel Core i7-4790 Mini Tower (2TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The Aspire XC-703 has a pretty average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Zoostorm Intel Core i7-4790 Mini Tower (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
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Tjunction
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Line-Out
Line-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 X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Colour of Product
Performance
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
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
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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)
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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)

User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 June 2016 by Khvarner
Khvarner would recommend the Acer Aspire XC-703 (Verified Purchase)

Perfect computer for my husband...

Excellent image. Aesthetically pleasing. Great product at almost any price level. Everything to cheer about, no complaints about delivery andor quality of the product

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer black8, acer black8l
Barcodes 04713147830770

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Apple Mac Pro vs Acer Aspire XC-703

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Acer Aspire XC-703
4 core Intel Celeron 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
£ 2,999.00
Hugely Bigger Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
56GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Bigger Processor Cache
Three More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Smaller Total Storage Capacity
533MHz Slower Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

Micro PC vs Aspire XC-703

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4 core Intel Celeron 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
£ 69.99
27x Shorter
331.6mm Shallower
Newer by One Month
Significantly Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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