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Acer Aspire X3900

Acer Aspire X3900
alaScore 84

62 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design. The size also gets good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the price.

size, design

price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire X3900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire X3900

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Acer Aspire X3900 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability is also mentioned favorably. There are some critical opinions about the reliability. Comments are divided on the price.

size, usability, design

reliability

73% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer X3900 Desktop PC, Intel Core i5-650, 3GB RAM, 640GB HDD, DVD-RW, Windows 7 HomeAcer X3900 Desktop PC, Intel Core i5-650, 3GB RAM, 640GB HDD, DVD-RW, Windows 7 Home

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Francis D'sa (tech.firstpost.com)

Acer Aspire X3900

 

Acer's Aspire X3900 is a small desktop computer that packs quite a punch. The mini-ITX form factor motherboard allows for a slim overall package that is smaller than most Dell or HP Compaq desktop PCs, and you might even mistake it for a nettop PC....

The Acer Aspire X3900 is a mainstream desktop computer that offers good value for money. The HDMI output enables you to seamlessly play high-definition videos on your monitor or television set, and adding a TV tuner card and a WLAN module to the...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Acer Aspire X3900 review

 

If you need a desktop PC but don't have a lot of space on your desk, the Acer Aspire X3900 might be just what you're looking for. Unlike a lot of other mini-PCs that use laptop or Intel Atom chips, the X3900 is powered by an Intel Core i3 530...

Decent performance and a superb monitor in a tiny package. It's a good choice if gaming and expansion aren't priorities.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Jayesh Shinde, pcworld.in (techadvisor.co.uk)

Acer Aspire X3900 review

 

The Acer Aspire X3900 has a mini-ITX form factor, and the cabinet measures 265x100x352mm: significantly smaller than your traditional desktop PCs, even smaller than the HP Compaq dc5800s. The Aspire X3900's cabinet doesn't weigh too much and it can be...

The Acer Aspire X3900 desktop PC feels slightly overpriced compared to similar offerings from some of its competitors. It may not come with a dedicated graphics card, but it has an outstanding feature set, especially multimedia, and offers very good...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Jayesh Shinde (pcworld.in)

Acer Aspire X3900

 

A small form factor desktop PC, the Acer X3900 bundles in a truckload of connectivity ports and offers very good performance.

Small form factor ; Very good performance ; Abundant connectivity ports ; Good multimedia performance

No dedicated GPU

The Acer Aspire X3900 sells for Rs. 31,000 with an 18.5-inch monitor and we feel it's slightly overpriced compared to similar offerings from some of its competitors. It may not come with a dedicated graphics card, but it has an outstanding feature set,...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Acer Aspire X3900 review

 

The Acer Aspire X3900 desktop PC feels slightly overpriced compared to similar offerings from some of its competitors. It may not come with a dedicated graphics card, but it has an outstanding feature set, especially multimedia, and offers very good...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire X3900 i3 4GB 1TB

 

Small form factor, quiet.

CD ROM side loading can be fiddly.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Willy (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire X3900 i3 4GB 500GB

 

Small form factor, stylish design, quiet operation, i3 CPU very smooth, worthy performance, good specs, excelletn VFM

McAfee AV, loads of useless 'girlie' games preloaded

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire X3900 i3 4GB 500GB

 

It is very fast and has good quality graphics

The fan on the side is way to exposed it keeps blowing on my speakers and causing sound problems

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire X3900 i3 4GB 1TB

 

Looks good nice and small unit.Loads of ports. easy to set up.

Have got to tip on its side to loads discs

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire X3900 i3 4GB 1TB

 

Quiet running and fast

No windows disk included

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:FCC, CE, BSMI, CCC, Nemko, CB, Bauart

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Chassis type:Desktop / Midi Tower / SFF / Small Desktop / Tower
Color of product:Black

Energy Management

Power supply:220

Expansion Slots

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

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 4350 / AMD Radeon HD 4650 / AMD Radeon HD 5450 / AMD Radeon HD 5570 / Intel GMA / Intel GMA X4500 / Intel HD / NVIDIA GeForce 310 / NVIDIA GeForce G310 / NVIDIA GeForce G315 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 220 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 320
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.896 / 1.024 / 1.738 / 1.919 / 2.431
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter:N / No / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:733
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics

Memory

Internal memory:3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 3 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4 / 3 x 2
Memory slots:2x DIMM

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Optical Drive

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

Other Features

Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Built-in camera: No
Compliance industry standards:802.11g
Display:P205H
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:10/100/1000 Mbit/s / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
On-board graphics adapter:No / Yes
TV tuner integrated:No / Yes
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/draft-N / IEEE 802.11 b/g/n / IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Packaging Content

Bundled software:- Acer eRecovery Management\n- Acer Arcade Deluxe\n- Adobe Reader\n- eSobi\n- MyWinLocker\n- Nero 9 Essentials\n- Oberon GameZone / -Acer eRecovery Management\n-Acer Arcade Deluxe\n-Adobe Reader\n-eSobi\n-MyWinLocker\n-Nero 9 Essentials\n-Oberon GameZone / Acer eRecovery Management, Acer Arcade Deluxe, Adobe Reader, eSobi, MyWinLocker, Nero 9 Essentials, Oberon GameZone
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:20 / 22 / 23
Display included:No / Yes
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Handheld remote control: No
Keyboard supplied: No
Mouse included:No / Yes
Viewing angle, horizontal:176
Viewing angle, vertical:176

Performance

Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:HD Audio / HDA 5.1 / High Definition Audio / High Definition Audio 5.1
Chipset:Intel H57 / Intel H57 Express
Motherboard chipset:Intel H57 / Intel H57 Express
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
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

Power supply:220

Processor

Bus type:DMI / FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):22 / 23 / 24
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21
Memory channels supported by processor:2
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16,2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:530 / i3-530 / i3-540 / i5-650
Processor boost frequency:3.46
Processor cache:0.512, 4 / 1 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Clarkdale
Processor core voltage (AC):0.95 - 1.30
Processor cores:1 / 2
Processor family:Intel Core i3 / Intel Core i3-xxx / Intel Core i5-xxx
Processor frequency:2.93 / 3.066 / 3.2
Processor front side bus:533
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:i3-530 / i3-540 / i5-650
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-500 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-600 Desktop series
Processor socket:LGA 1156 (Socket H) / Socket H (LGA 1156)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C2
System bus data transfer rate:2.5
System bus rate:2.5
Tcase:72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):73
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States:No / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
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:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: 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 Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
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 / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36 / Yes
Processor ARK ID:43546 / 46472 / 46473
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Software

Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:- Microsoft Works + Office Home & Student 2007\n- McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009 / -Microsoft Works + Office Home & Student 2007\n-McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009 / -Microsoft Works with Office Home & Student 2007\n-McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF, Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500 / 640 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.1 / 13.9 / 14
Height:10 / 10.4 / 13.9
Weight:17.4 / 17.6 / 8.82
Width:3.94 / 4