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Acer Aspire XC-705
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Acer Aspire XC-705 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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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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7 Reasons For

Acer Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many computers of this type and age.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire XC-705 range from 1GHz to 4.1GHz. At 3.6 gigahertz, the Aspire XC-705 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire XC-705.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of computers that came out more than two years ago range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 4 gigahertz, the Aspire XC-705 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-705.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the Aspire XC-705 is more than most desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to it. This computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by similar spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Aspire XC-705.

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8 Reasons Against

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

Most computers of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire XC-705 have between one and eight 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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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on 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

The smallest internal memory of personal computers of this age and spec is 2GB and the biggest is 64GB. The Acer Aspire XC-705 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that came out around the same time as the Aspire XC-705.

If this desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_3106865_price] (8GB and higher rated).

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the computers of this type and age the hard drive capacitys range from 320GB to 3TB. The Aspire XC-705 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst computers of this age.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most computers of this age and spec have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Aspire XC-705 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Only DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on medium processor cores personal computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slots

The Aspire XC-705 is a one PCI Express x1 slots PC.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slots

The Aspire XC-705 is a one PCI Express x16 slots PC. Most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the Aspire XC-705 have between one and two PCI Express x16 slotss.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire XC-705

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Aspire XC-705 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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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
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
Compatible Memory Cards
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Networking
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone 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
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Placement Supported
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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
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
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Display Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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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Barcodes 04713147908028, 05050689944916

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