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Acer Revo One RL85 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 2TB HDD

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15 Reasons For

Eleven Industry Awards

Amongst similar spec personal computers that were released more than a year ago, this PC is one of the most awarded by experts.

The editors of five expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this Acer desktop computer. This desktop computer received a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk, Chip.com.my, Hardwareluxx.ru and Tek.no and Hispazone.com gave it a "Recommended Product" award.

In addition, Expert Reviews gave this desktop computer a "Best Buy" award and wrote it was good and it received a PC Mag "Editor's Choice" award. Furthermore, the editor of Cowcotland.com gave this Acer PC a "Silver" award and decided it was great.

This computer was given a "Highly Recommended" award by Hardwareluxx.de who concluded that this personal computer was very good.

Two more expert review sites both concluded that this few processor cores computer was good. This computer received a "Worth Buying" award from Kitguru.net and it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on thirty expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar this Acer personal computer has an overall expert rating of 81%. The personal computer expert review sites think this computer is one of the better PCs that were released more than a year ago.

User Reviews Are Excellent

This few processor cores computer has a brilliant average user rating based on 14 user reviews.

Nice Design

A number of Acer Revo One RL85 reviewers considered that the Acer Revo One RL85 was aesthetic. Expert website Cnet.com wrote “Along with the standard bearer of the category, Apple's Mac Mini, these computers appeal to both aesthetic minimalists loo” in their review.

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “What is the Acer Revo One RL85? The Acer Revo One RL85 is a small, stylish PC intended to be your go-to home entertainment hub”. Two years ago Dailystar.co.uk said “The Acer Revo One turn your TV into a PC [ACER]This is the insanely beautiful and very smart Revo One from Acer”.

Several customers concluded that the product was a good design. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said “A clever design means Acer's brilliant Revo One mini PC can double-up as a 3-drive server”. One customer who reviewed it wrote that it was smooth. Digitalone.com.sg mentioned in their Acer Revo One RL85 review “A smooth and glossy white body”.

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Good Size

Several people reckoned that it was compact. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this PC “Offers expansion options that are unheard of in such a compact PC” . Techradar.com rated the Acer Revo One RL85 4 stars and said on expert review site Techradar two years ago “This highly compact mini-PC is really smartly designed, save for a couple of niggles” in their review. Pcauthority.com.au wrote in their Acer Revo One RL85 review in the same month “We've seen none cuter than Acer's compact Revo One RL85” and rated the Acer Revo One RL85 80 out of 100.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC was a good body shape.

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Large Storage Capacity

Three people agreed that the product had good storage. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of this PC “The PC tries to attract customers with lots of storage, good performance”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Some Acer Revo One RL85 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was quiet. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of the Acer Revo One RL85 “The new systems are versatile, quiet”. Expert review site Theregister.co.uk wrote two years ago “It's very quiet too” in their review of the Acer Revo One RL85.

Good Technical Features

A few customers wrote that the product had good features. Two years ago Techradar.com mentioned in their Acer Revo One RL85 review on Techradar “Is great for home entertainment duties, plus it offers some useful additional features”.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Acer Revo One RL85 was good value for money. Two years ago expert review site Trustedreviews.com scored it 4 stars and mentioned in their review “Is a great value media storage alternative to a NAS drive”. Expert review site Chip.com.my mentioned in their review of the Acer Revo One RL85 in the same month “It is also affordably priced which makes it all the” .

Good Connectivity

One Acer Revo One RL85 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Acer Revo One RL85 was able to connect to the internet. One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Robust

One Acer Revo One RL85 reviewer said in their reviews that it was well made. Expert website Laptopmedia.com said in their review of the Acer Revo One RL85 “Acer has built a tiny little guy that offers more than enough storage options, connectivity”.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Revo One RL85 range from 1GB to 16GB. The Revo One RL85 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (2 gigabytes) amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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Acer Has Good Computer Reviews

Acer has good average ratings for its few processor cores computers as well as across its entire computer range compared to other manufacturers.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of computers that have been available for around the same time as the Revo One RL85 is 650GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB. When compared to other comparable spec computers that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the hard drive capacity of the Revo One RL85 of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

At 2,000 gigabytes, the Acer Revo One RL85 has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers that have been available for a similar time to the Revo One RL85. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the Revo One RL85 is 570GB.

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8 Reasons Against

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of few processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz. At only 950 megahertz, the Acer Revo One RL85 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Revo One RL85.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of PCs of this age and spec range from 100MHz to 740MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Revo One RL85 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were released one year ago.

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

The Revo One RL85 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity PC. Most of the other comparable spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Revo One RL85 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Acer Revo One RL85 is a two number of SATA III connectors computer. Most of the other computers of a comparable age and type to the Revo One RL85 have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most few processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, including the Acer Revo One RL85 which has two total number of SATA connectorss.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Revo One RL85 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other computers of this age and type. The slowest processor frequency of computers that were launched around the same time as the Revo One RL85 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.9GHz.

If you would prefer a personal computer with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Asus GR8 (2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Acer Revo One RL85 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of a similar spec and age to the Revo One RL85. Across all the few processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the Revo One RL85 the maximum internal memorys range from 4GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Revo One RL85 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity desktop computer. Most of the other computers that were released around the same time as the Revo One RL85 have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Revo One RL85

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Revo One RL85 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been around for more than a year.

Computers with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Asus GR8 (8GB) which is also higher rated.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers that were released 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.

If you are looking for a personal computer with a faster storage speed then you might also want to consider the Asus GR8 (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
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PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Tjunction
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
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
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Line-Out
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express 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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel HD Graphics
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
UART
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel ME Firmware Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Packaging Content
Display Included

11 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(56)
21 December 2015

The Revo One RL85 is a nifty mini-PC on offer from Acer. While there are several models available ? from Celerons up to Core i5 variants ? the particular Revo One we received features a Core...

Kitguru.net

10 August 2015

Acer's Revo One small-form-factor (SFF) desktop packs enough power to handle content-creation tasks, and offers expansion options that are unheard of in such a compact PC...

PC Mag

4 August 2015

When all is said and done, the Acer Revo one is a delightful device to have as an alternative source of living room entertainment, or if one needs a streaming box to watch your favourite internet...

Chip.com.my

25 July 2015

Acer has built a tiny little guy that offers more than enough storage options, connectivity and its simple minimalistic design will fit in most environments without attracting too much attention....

24 July 2015

The Revo One is a very compact little PC. It's very quiet too, and I can easily see it sitting in a living room, perhaps providing access to services like Amazon and Netflix via the TV, doubling...

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 8 July 2015 by K Wren

This is a beautifully-designed mini-PC tower unit with soft curves, glossy white finish, minimalist sleek design and rubberised feet which give good stability and ensure it's difficult to knock it... Read more…

Reviewed 26 December 2015 by Mike
(Verified Purchase)

If you couldn't change it from how you received it, it'd be 2 or 3 stars. Reason being that Windows 8.1 is quite a bulky operating system, and the PC is loaded with Acer Bloatware. However, if you... Read more…

Reviewed 10 November 2015 by 8point1

I have the i3 version of this and it is a beautifully designed and built little PC. My main use is as a small form HTPC for my lounge to store and stream video/Now TV/iPlayer etc. which it copes... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2015 by No Nonsense
(Verified Purchase)

I wanted a small PC or laptop to plug into my home entertainment system. I needed it to connect to my TV via HDMI in order to stream online media such as Netflix, Amazon TV and BBC iPlayer. I also... Read more…

Reviewed 17 August 2015 by S. J. Hudson
(Verified Purchase)

Very small and cute, almost silent. Not quite as quick as I had hoped, but I went for low end processor, so comparing it with my kick arse workstation probably isn't fair. Watch out for all the... Read more…

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