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Acer Aspire Revo R3600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 185 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the size and design. The usability and value for money are also appreciated. There are some critical opinions about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire Revo R3600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Acer Aspire Revo R3600 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Acer Aspire R3600 Revo Atom M330 320g/2g Mini Desktop WINDOWS 7

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Acer AspireRevo R3600 review


The Acer AspireRevo R3600 is the most versatile nettop we've tested to date. Aided by its Nvidia ION chipset, it's capable of playing games and running 1080p movies. Ultimately, it's very good value for anyone that requires a cheap second PC

Relatively strong graphics performance ; Cool exterior design

Small hard drive ; Wired mouse and keyboard

The R3600 ships with a wired USB optical mouse and keyboard. The mouse is adequate, but the keyboard has a very toy-like feel to it. It's not all bad news though. Although there's slightly too much travel in the keys, the keyboard's not particularly...


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Acer Aspire Revo R3600 review


The Revo is a diamond-shaped box about the size of a hardback book, and is designed to sit upright on a clear plastic stand that you clip to its base.

Small and quiet, the Revo will play HD video and has WiFi, eSATA and a card reader. If you don't need peripherals, it's great value.


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Stuff magazine


The Revo is the first low cost PC that couples Intel's Atom with NVIDIA GeForce talents. Is it more than the sum of its parts?

Almost a brilliant cheap and powerful media box, but a bit too loud to love


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Acer Aspire Revo R3600 - nVidia ION Nettop


Acer's Aspire Revo delivers HD video decoding courtesy of nVidia's ION platform. Is it a match made in heaven?

Funky design ; Affordable ; VESA mounting kit ; Poor gaming performance

Unstable plastic stand ; No IR receiver

nVidia's ION platform delivers handsomely and Acer has responded in kind with the Revo. It ticks all the right boxes where nettops are concerned, while ION gives it a definitive edge over competing offerings. Only the use of Vista really holds it back,...

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Acer Aspire Revo R3600 review


Acer has taken nVidia's new Ion platform to create the Aspire Revo, a small cheap computer that can actually play games and high-definition video. Question is, how well?

Acer's Aspire Revo is promising as a low-cost nettop, with better graphics performance than any conventional netbook, but it misses the mark as a quiet-running desktop companion that can comfortably play modern 3D games. You'll also have to be careful...

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Acer Aspire Revo : Acer Aspire Revo r3600


Not everybody needs a full featured notebook and so the netbook was developed. In the same way not everybody needs a high end desktop computer.

Adding to its impressive range of products, Acer has developed the Aspire Revo product which is based on the Intel Atom CPU 230 running at 1.60GHz. As a netbook is a king of notebook sub-species, so the Revo could be regarded as a sub-species of your...

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Acer Aspire Revo R3600: Mini PC


Great performance in a small package

GPU acceleration for HD videos, form factor, good bundle, WiFi, HDMI, low power consumption

Price needs to be lower

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Acer Aspire Revo R3600 Desktop PC Review


Nettops are relatively the new type of products that fill a niche up to now remaining, rather left unoccupied. They are something like barebone systems that are small and are mostly based on the intel Atom processors. Net tops have not enjoyed the same...

The Acer Aspire Revo R3600 is a winner in most of the respects. It has a great design except for the plastic stand. It is also an affordable piece of kit, when considering its flawless HD video playback. This in particular makes it a no brainer as a...

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Acer Aspire Revo R3600


The Acer Aspire Revo is a "nettop" - a tiny, low powered desktop with 1 or 2GB of RAM and a 160GB HDD, plus Wi-Fi and ethernet web connectivity. Although it's powered by a lowly 1.6GHz Atom processor, NVIDIA's Ion chipset and a HDMI port means it'll...

Any problems with the Acer Aspire Revo come down to the Atom chip tucked away inside. It's measly at most things. But it's also what brings the cost down, and when it still handles video so well, you've got a bargain that David Dickinson would give up...


Product Specifications


DVD Writer: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:4 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Linux / Windows Vista Home Premium
Product Type:Micro / NETTOP / Tower
Type:Micro PC / Tower


Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce 9400 / GeForce 9400M / ION
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU / OnBoard Graphic
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU / OnBoard Graphic


Chipset Brand:nVidia
Chipset Type:ION / MCP79 / Unknown
Hyper Threading: Yes
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:230 / 330 / N270