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Acer Aspire X3300

Acer Aspire X3300
alaScore 80

78 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 reviews of Acer Aspire X3300. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviews about the design and price are generally positive. The size and usability are also appreciated, but many are negative about the reliability.

usability, size, price, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire X3300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Extremely Happy with my Acer x3300 ”


I recently purchased an

May, 2010

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Acer Aspire X3300 with 20 inch monitor


the front usb ports are great.

Mar, 2011

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Acer Aspire X3300 Refurbished


Neat, tidy, fits comfortably and looks good on my desk. Transition was fairly simple

I have just purchased extra memory as I feel it was a little low powered in that department.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

Acer Aspire X3300 Refurbished


its all good so you can say that its faultless!!

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

Acer Aspire X3300 Refurbished


fast internet connection

too much software for silver surfers ie: defender /mail

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

Acer Aspire X3300 Refurbished


the product looks good and in excellent condition.

did not work .had to return to local store for repair. not very good as all items are said to be checked out before being dispatched.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

Acer Aspire X3300 with 20 inch monitor


Everything about it is good

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (

Acer Aspire X3300 with 20 inch monitor


works well and easy to setup

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (

Acer Aspire X3300 with 20 inch monitor


Couldn't ask for a better model at the price it was. Great buy.

No manual reference for how to change the position of the monitor.

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (

Acer Aspire X3300 with 20 inch monitor


64 bit technology Decent processor Reasonable amount of RAM

Some old genealogy programs (glorified spreadsheets) won't work with Windows 7 & 64 bit technology. Some programs that worked well on XP - such as Quicken money management - won't even install.

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications

Occupying only one-third the space of a traditional PC, the compact Aspire X3300 is your perfect home computing and entertainment addition. With an advanced processor, lots of memory and a great graphics solution, this desktop is small but powerful, delivering fast multitasking and smooth-running applications. You'll also enjoy cinematic-quality entertainment with enhanced audio, video and multimedia playback technologies.


Chassis type:SFF / Small Desktop
Color of product:Black

Energy Management

Power supply:220

Expansion Slots

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


Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 4350 / AMD Radeon HD 4650 / AMD Radeon HD 5450 / Intel GMA 4500 / NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / nVidia GeForce 9200 / NVIDIA GeForce G100 / NVIDIA GeForce G310 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 320
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.896 / 1.024 / 1.783 / 1.919 / 2.431
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics


Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4 / 6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333 / 667
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 2


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 1000
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Optical Drive

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

Other Features

Built-in camera: Yes
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel / NVIDIA
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
On-board graphics adapter:No / Yes
TV tuner integrated: No
Wireless Technology:802.11b/g / IEEE 802.11 b/g

Packaging Content

Bundled software:-Acer Empowering Technology (Acer eDataSecurity, eRecovery / eSettings Management).\n-Acer Arcade Live.\n-AcerGamezone.\n-eSobi.\n-Adobe Reader.\n-NTI Media Maker.\n-CyberLink MediaShow DEX.\n-MyWinLocker.\n-NTI Media Maker.\n-Google Toolbar & Desktop Search. / -Acer Empowering Technology (Acer eDataSecurity, eRecovery and eSettings Management)\n-Acer Arcade Live\n-AcerGamezone\n-eSobi\n-Adobe Reader\n-NTI Media Maker\n-CyberLink MediaShow DEX\n-MyWinLocker\n-NTI Media Maker\n-Google Toolbar and Desktop Search / Acer Empowering Technology (Acer eDataSecurity, eRecovery & eSettings Management), Acer Arcade Live, AcerGamezone, eSobi, Adobe Reader,NTI Media Maker, CyberLink MediaShow DEX, MyWinLocker, NTI Media Maker, Google Toolbar & Desktop Search / Acer Empowering Technology (Acer eDataSecurity, eRecovery and eSettings Management), Acer Arcade Live, AcerGamezone, eSobi, Adobe Reader, NTI Media Maker, CyberLink MediaShow DEX, MyWinLocker, NTI Media Maker, Google Toolbar & Desktop Search
Display Diagonal:19 / 20 / 21.5 / 22
Display included:No / Yes
Handheld remote control: No
Mouse included: Yes


Audio output channels:5.1 / 7.1
Audio system:HD Audio / High Definition Audio / High Definition Audio 5.1
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port:No / Yes
eSATA ports quantity:1
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 / 2
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:5 / 9
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:220


Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 14 / 15 / 16
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of Processing Die Transistors:169 / 230
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:135 / 206 / 90
Processor:215 / 240 / 245 / 425 / 550 / 630 / 710 / 810 / 820
Processor cache:0.5 / 1 / 1.5 / 2
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Prescott / Sandy Bridge / Smithfield / Yonah
Processor core voltage (AC):1.25-1.400
Processor cores:1 / 2 / 3
Processor family:AMD Athlon II X2 / AMD Athlon II X3 / AMD Athlon X2 / AMD Phenom / AMD Phenom II X2 / Intel Celeron Mobile / Intel Pentium 4 / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.33 / 1.6 / 1.8 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.1
Processor front side bus:533 / 800
Processor lithography:32 / 65 / 90
Processor model:215 / 240 / 245 / 425 / 550 / 630 / 710 / 810 / 820
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron M 533 MHz FSB / Intel Celeron Processor B800 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium 4 600 series supporting Hyper-Threading Technology / Intel Pentium D 800 series
Processor socket:PGA988 / Socket 479 / Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:1 / 2
Stepping:C0 / Q0
Tcase:64.1 / 66.6 / 72.8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):27 / 35 / 84 / 95

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States:No / Yes
Intel 64:N / 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 / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:N / No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
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 Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
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 / Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32
Processor ARK ID:27478 / 27512 / 32240 / 55657
Processor code:SLA4L / SSSR088
Processor package size:37.5 / 37.5 x 37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.x
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes


Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows Vista Home Premium
Trial software:-CyberLink PowerDVD + PowerDirector3


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF, Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500 / 640

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.9 / 14
Height:10 / 10.1 / 10.4
Weight:15.4 / 17.4
Width:3.94 / 4