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Acer Aspire M1640 Series

Acer Aspire M1640 Series
alaScore 79

88 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 reviews of Acer Aspire M1640 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Comments about the design and size are overall positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire M1640 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Acer Aspire M1640 Series from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Views are divided on the price.

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Jun, 2018

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Acer Aspire M1640-E2180 Desktop PC


The Aspire M1640-E2180 desktop PC is built to suit not only your multimedia needs but with M1640-E2180 Acer brings forth a new standard of quality in desktop computing.

May, 2009

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Acer rocks.


Forget Dell buy an acer, easier to work on screwless cases, seagate drives, and price for performance = the best desktops out there!!! You cannot go wrong and if you do, you most likely broke it yourself

not 1 ever

Sep, 2008

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Review of the Acer Aspire M1641-U1521A (AM1641U1521A) PC Desktop


Ive bought two of these now, mine came with a 64bit version of Windows Vista Home Premium with 1 GB ram is a bit silly, would have been 4 stars if it wernt for that.

Excellent gaming quality, great at playing HD movies

Low ram, small harddrive

Aug, 2009

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The Acer Aspire M1640 is fast and dependable. ”


I really enjoy my Acer Aspire M1640 computer. To me, a computer is like a car -- I don't really understand how it works or what to do if things go wrong -- I just want it to work for me when I start it up! And this one does! It came with Windows Vista...

Apr, 2009

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Most long lasting PC!


I've had this computer 8 years and it's by far the best value for money I've ever bought. It can run most games even now days (on low resolution) and I've never had a problem with any programs. It's only just started to slow down but even then I think...

Reilable, Cheap, Long lasting,

Jan, 2014

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Acer Aspire M1640


It's easy to use and set up - pretty reliable and quick.

Motherboard died just out of warranty. Too much superfluous software loaded

Oct, 2010

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Acer Aspire M1640 2GB 320GB


first class&no problems

Oct, 2009

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Acer Aspire M1640 2GB 320GB


can manage fine with this computer was recommended to buy from my son who works in IT set it up as Iam abit technophobic to say the least. Web connection is swift a lot better than my ancient model. Still not managing the printing yet but have been on...

Haven't found any yet but if I do I'll blame myself as an inexperienced operator.

Oct, 2009

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Acer Aspire M1640 2GB 320GB


Great value for money,does a far better job than i expected really for the reasonable price,insanely easy to connect to the internet (once i go it working),i only bought the computer as a means to play World of Warcraft on,which it does quite well,so...

ahh well initially upon setting it up i had a problem getting the computer to boot up,as the screen would freeze every time i tried to start it up,i must have done this about ten times before deciding to unplug it all and take it to the shop,to cut a...

Sep, 2009

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Acer Aspire M1640 2GB 320GB


good quick service great value for money

Aug, 2009

Product Specifications

The Aspire M1641 is a great partner for the computer exploring consumer as it sets a high standard of value and quality. The machine supports the last top range processors and comes with an integrated NVIDIA graphics solutions to answer your multimedia needs. The Aspire M1641 is based on a powerful processor. The integrated NVIDIA GeForce 7050 graphics processor supporting Shader model 3.0 ensure great performance while doing multitasking or enjoying the home entertainment capabilities. The NVIDIA motherboard GPU provides graphics support to ensure dependable platform operation with enhanced visuals.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Micro tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Micro tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB
Per Processor Size:1MB


Certification:CE / Nemko / CE, Nemko


Backlight: No
Chassis type:Desktop / Micro Tower / Tower
Color of product:Black, Silver

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)


Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI slots:2


Discrete graphics adapter memory:512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 2400 Pro / AMD Radeon HD 3450 / AMD Radeon HD 4350 / AMD Radeon Xpress 1250 / NVIDIA GeForce 7300 SE / NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS / NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.384 / 0.896 / 1.018 / 1.02 / 1.024 / 1.398 / 1.526
On-board graphics adapter:N / Y


Country Kits:Canada / United States/United States
Localization:English / French
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire


Device interface:RF Wireless
Frequency band:2.4
Keyboard form factor:Standard
Keyboard integrated devices: No
Keyboard language:German / Italian
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard number of keys:105
Keyboard style:Straight
Keyboard type:QWERTY / QWERTZ


Chipset Type:NVIDIA GeForce 7050 / nForce 620i
Data Bus Speed:800MHz


Internal memory:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Memory clock speed:667
Memory layout:2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 1 / 2 x 2


Color:Charcoal / Silver


Type:Fax / modem


Mouse included: No


Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Other Features

Audio Input:6 x 7.1
Built-in camera: No
Built-in Microphone: No
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab
Expansion Slots:2 x PCI, 1 x 1X PCIE, 1 x 16X PCIE
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Maximum number of SMP processors:1 / 8
Networking features:Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
On-board graphics adapter:No / Yes
Power Requirements:100-240V
Power supply type:AC
Safety:CE / Nemko
Speakers: No
TV tuner integrated: No

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Microsoft Office Trial 2007 (60D), Works 8.5, Adobe Reader 7.0, Norton Internet Security 2007 (90D), Acer Arcade Live, Quick Burning (NTI CD-Maker Gold), Acer Empowering Technology, eSobi v2,0 Lite Trial (90D), Power DVD (Vista Home Basic SKU) / Works 8.5, Adobe Reader 7.0, Acer Arcade Live, Quick Burning (NTI CD-Maker Gold), Acer Empowering Technology, Microsoft Office Professional 2007
Display Diagonal:19
Display included:No / Yes
Handheld remote control: No
Mouse included: Yes


Audio output channels:7.1
Audio system:HD Audio / HDA 7.1 / High Definition Audio 7.1
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Parallel ports quantity:1
PS/2 ports quantity:1 / 2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:7 / 8 / 9
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:1.8GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 11 / 12 / 9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:105 / 167 / 582
Number of processors installed:1
Processing die size:111 / 286 / 77
Processor:E2160 / E2200 / E4400 / E4600 / Q6600
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 8
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Conroe / Kentsfield
Processor core voltage (AC):0.85 – 1.5
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Core™ Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo / Intel® Core™2 Quad / Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.638 / 1.8 / 2 / 2.2 / 2.4
Processor front side bus:1066 / 800
Processor lithography:65
Processor model:E2160 / E2200 / E4400 / E4600 / Q6600
Processor Number:E2160/E2180
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo E4000 series / Intel Core 2 Quad Q6000 series / Intel Pentium E2000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:G0 / L2 / M0
Tcase:61.4 / 73.3 / B3=62.2; G0=71
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65 / 95, 105
Type:Pentium Dual Core

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:29739 / 29753 / 29765 / 32242 / 33925
Processor code:E4400 / SLA8Z / SLA94
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Installed Size:1GB/2GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Bundled software:Works 8.5, Adobe Reader 7.0, Acer Arcade Live, Quick Burning (NTI CD-Maker Gold), Acer Empowering Technology, Microsoft Office Professional 2007
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Home Premium
Trial software:Microsoft Office 2007, Norton Internet Security 2007 / Norton Internet Security 2007, eSobi v2,0 Lite


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 320 / 500

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB/320GB
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 7050

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14.2 / 16.5 / 17.4 / 4.72
Height:14.1 / 14.2 / 16.5 / 18.1
Width:7.09 / 7.2