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Acer Aspire RC500

Acer Aspire RC500
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Acer Aspire RC500


The RC500 offers PC, TV and audio functionality in one integrated package, but there are a few catches. Read our Australian review.

Aug, 2003

Product Specifications


Certification:PC2001, NSTL Y2K, EnergyStar, CE, CB, UL, CCEE, FCC, CE, BSMI / PC2001, NSTL Y2K, EnergyStar, CE, CB, UL, CCEE, FCC, CE, BSMI\n


Chassis type:SFF

Energy Management

Power supply:200


Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 / NVIDIA GeForce4 FX 5200
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128


Internal memory:0.5
Internal memory type:DDR-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4


Modem Speed:Y

Optical Drive

DVD read speed:12 / 8 / Y
DVD write speed:4 / 8 / Y
Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW

Other Features

CD read speed:32
CD rewrite speed:16
CD write speed:24
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Diskette drive:Y
Display:N / TN+Film
DVD rewrite speed:4 / Y
Graphic adapter reduce TV out flicker:Optional TV Tuner and FM Radio card* (*FM Radio option not available for French TV-systems)
Interface:2x IEEE 1394 (1 on front 4pin, 1 on back 6pin) Fire wire 4x USB 2.0 (2 in front / 2 on the back)
Memory upgrade:4
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet / Integrated LAN 10/100 for DSL&Cable connection
Power supply type:200W
Security Features:Security Digital and MMC card support / Security Digital and MMC card support\n
Slot type:Slots: 3x PCI (2 free slots); 1xAGP (4x / 8x) (used) 1x serial port, 1x parallel port, 1x line in/out and mic in front 1x Optical S/PDIF audio out connector, 1x Coaxial S/PDIF audi out connector
Speakers and microphone:Acer stereo speakers with sub-woofer
Warranty:1 year (EU countries only) carry-in
Warranty note:1 year (EU countries only) carry-in

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Adobe Acrobat reader 5.0, Cyberlink Power DVD,\nNTI CD-Maker2000, Cyberlink Power VCR II, Aspire media player skin, Aspire theme\n / Norton Anti-Virus 2004 (60days), Adobe Acrobat reader 5.0, Cyberlink Power DVD, NTI CD-Maker2000, Cyberlink Power VCR II, Microsoft Windows MediaTM Player with Acer skin, Aspire system recovery CD,. Aspire media CD
Display Diagonal:17
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024


Audio system:3-way including subwoofer (one channel) / Stereo
Chipset:Intel 865G
Motherboard chipset:Intel 865G
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

I/O ports:2x IEEE 1394 (1 on front 4pin, 1 on back 6pin) Fire wire\n4x USB 2.0 (2 in front / 2 on the back)\n3x PCI (2 free slots)\n1x AGP (4x / 8x) (used)\n1x serial port\n1x parallel port\n1x line in/out and mic in front\n1x Optical S/PDIF audio out connector\n1x Coaxial S/PDIF audi out connector\n1x 5.25" external; used by optical\n1x 3.5" external; used by FDD / 7-in-1 memory card reader for Memory Stick PROTM, CompactFlashTM Type I, CompactFlashTM Type II, SmartMedia, Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, and xD-Picture Card (front) \nCo-Axial and Optical S/PDIF connectors \nFour USB 2.0 ports (two front) \nTwo IEEE 1394 ports (front 4-pin, rear 6-pin) \nHeadphone and microphone jacks (front) \nLine-in and line-out jacks (rear) \nThree PCI slots for expanding functionality \nOn-board 8X AGP VGA out. Optional second AGP VGA port/TV out. \nOne parallel and one serial port \nOptional S-Video in/TV composite in/FM aerial \nOne PS/2 keyboard port and one PS/2 mouse port


Power supply:200


Processor family:Intel Pentium 4
Processor frequency:2.6 / 2.8
Processor front side bus:800


Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard drive speed:7200
Total Storage Capacity:120 / 160

Weight & Dimensions