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Acer Aspire T690

Acer Aspire T690
alaScore 74

17 reviews

May, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Acer Aspire T690. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Many are less positive about the reliability.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire T690 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Acer Aspire T690 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on There are some less positive reviews about the reliability.


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This summary is based on the product: Acer Aspire T690-UD430A Desktop PC (AMD Athlon 64X2 Processor 3800+, 1 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium)

May, 2016

Consumer review by: wes (

Acer Products are Garbage



There are no Pros

Purchase 2 Acer computers. One crashed and I returned it to Acer, they refurbished it and it crashed again. Have had problems with the system recognizing the keyboard on the 2nd machine. Service is poor. You can not speak to a live person and they...

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: Loi (



Re. the earlier post regarding max memory, if you run the specs on other sites and the RAM stick manufacturers, you'll find it can be upgraded to 2 GB. With Vista, you'll want the 2 GB, which still isn't fantastic, but it's sufficient for me. I see...

Great system for the price, and on its own. And, of course, Newegg rocks

Max memory, but not as bad as it appears

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: mind_sci (



Acer & newegg are great

If you look at photos you see it has a 300 watt power supply

only 1gb max memory

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: disgruntled brother (

eh, good for kids


i really havent checked it out at all. im not impressed by it. but my sister's happy. she wouldnt have been happier with something better, but i sure would. i learned, Always go with something that has reviews (good ones) and at least 4 eggs... THANKS...

it runs. superfast processor speed, even if it is Intel ; newegg... /cheer

max memory supported and not said by newegg is 2gb, the only 2 slots on the mobo are used for the 2 512s that come with. for some reason it wont take internet from my router, only direct ether... vista problem ; (enter swear here)ing VISTA

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: slickrick (

Hey Just Looking


Would Love to find out the power supply size and all thre tech specs..... for this Acer..?

Looks like a nice system

Power supply size

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: Newegg lover (

Great computer!


Great computer for home,office use.

Comes with Norton, all the annoying pop-ups aren't worth it.

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: frog123 (

This is poor ”

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Phyllisc (

Can't Beat It


I bought this computer several months ago and I'm very pleased with it. I haven't had any problems with Vista as some have stated. I purchased a larger screen monitor which I'm very pleased with. The computer has great speed and lots of storage space. ...

Price was fair

Nothing so far

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: jlockley (

Acer Aspireâ?¢ T690-UP935A (099802943400) PC Desktop


2gb ram, nice case. Low end core2d. Often good price.

Audio failure common, terrible support, no install cd's, Vista Home premium, bloat ware.

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: jlockley (

Not all that.


2gb ram, nice case. Low end core2d. Often good price.

Audio failure common, terrible support, no install cd's, Vista Home premium, bloat ware.

Jan, 2008

Product Specifications

The Aspire T690 is designed to deliver a smooth, hassle-free experience to meet your everyday computing needs.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mini tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mini tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/4MB
Per Processor Size:2MB/4MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



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


Chipset Type:Intel 946GZ Express
Data Bus Speed:800MHz


Color:Black / Charcoal/Charcoal black


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem/None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.8GHz/2.8GHz/3.2GHz/3GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:820/925/935/E4300
Type:Core 2 Duo/Pentium D


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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:200GB/250GB/320GB
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 3000