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Acer Aspire XC-705 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 10GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 10GB Nov 2015
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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the computers that were released more than a year ago the hard drive capacitys range from 1GB to 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 920GB. With a hard drive capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-705 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire XC-705 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (2,000 gigabytes) amongst computers of this age. Medium processor cores personal computers that have been available for more than a year have total storage capacitys of between 4GB and 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 810GB.

Computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the DELL 8900[plb_3251718_price] (2TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire XC-705 has a fairly big internal memory (10 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-705. Across all the medium processor cores personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec personal computers that were released more than a year ago is 1GB, the biggest is 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.3TB. The discrete graphics adapter memory of the Acer Aspire XC-705 of only 1 gigabyte is one of the smallest amongst PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire XC-705.

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

Most medium processor cores personal computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-705 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Aspire XC-705 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

Computers of this type and age have memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s. With a memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Acer Aspire XC-705 has one of the slower memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s amongst comparable spec computers of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 32 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-705 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire XC-705. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 is 64GB.

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Only 4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The Aspire XC-705 supports a 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version which is better than most computers that have been on the market for more than a year. Most medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version.

A 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version is actually the worst supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version amongst all PCs of this spec and age.

The best supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version across comparable types of personal computer is 4.4.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor cores personal computers that came out 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 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on similar spec personal computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of desktop computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-705 is 1GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 5.3GB. When compared to other computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-705 that we have assessed, the Aspire XC-705's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on comparable spec computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of desktop computers of this spec and age is 33GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 260GB. The Acer Aspire XC-705 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 16 gigabytes) amongst personal computers of this age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 6 megabytes, the Acer Aspire XC-705 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other personal computers that are a comparable age to the Aspire XC-705. The processor caches of medium processor cores personal computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-705 range from 2MB to 10MB.

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Very Low System Bus Rate

The lowest system bus rate of computers of this type and age is 5GT/s, the highest is 8GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 6.2GT/s. The Acer Aspire XC-705 has one of the lower system bus rates (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) amongst desktop computers of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-705

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Aspire XC-705.

Average Processor Frequency

The Aspire XC-705 has a fairly average processor frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire XC-705.

If you are looking for a personal computer with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Lenovo P310[plb_3192626_price] (3.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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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
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 Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA GameWorks VR
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
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone 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 X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Colour of Product
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
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
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® Built-In Visuals Technology
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
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 April 2015 by F. Barry Johnson
(Verified Purchase)

I was inundated with "pop up" from day 1. I was eventually put through to ACER Technical Support who informed me they could resolve my problem for

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Manufacturer Part Numbers acer dtsxlek049, acer dtsxmek010
Barcodes 04713147969159

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