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Acer Aspire XC-600

Acer Aspire XC-600
alaScore 87

249 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 249 reviews of Acer Aspire XC-600. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and price. The size and usability are also appreciated.

usability, size, price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire XC-600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Aspire XC-600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Acer Aspire XC-600 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the size and price are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good views.

usability, design, price, size

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire XC-600 Desktop PC (Intel Core i5 3340 3.1GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM, LAN, WLAN, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8)Acer Aspire XC-600 Desktop PC (Intel Core i5 3340 3.1GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM, LAN, WLAN, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Acer Small Tower XC600

 

A small Tower PC but with everything you need apart from a Panel and speakers and if you connect via HDMI you do not even require speakers. While they are no longer fashionable this is small and has far more connectivity than a notebook.

The Acer XC600 small tower system measures 37x10x26cm and while it will work horizontally it is designed to work vertically. The front has two USB2 ports and a multi card slot it also has 3.5mm sockets for microphone and headphones. Behind a flip open...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: mfereday (gadgetspeak.com)

A Mini Desktop : Acer Aspire XC600_W

 

It almost crossed my mind that I had been forgotten by Acer with regards to review products when an offer arrived to check out an Aspire model. I was reasonably impressed.

In the past I have had the opportunity to look at a number of Acer computers. These models have been exclusively laptop units belonging to either the Aspire or TravelMate family. Now it is the turn of another Aspire model to supply my computing needs...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Richard (reevoo.com)

Acer XC-600 DT.SLJEK.124

 

Easy to set up Very good performance for the price

Could do with more caed slotd for upgrades

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Acer XC-600 DT.SLJEK.124

 

A nice machine. Decent looking,has about 6 usb ports, fairly quiet, runs ok.

Had to buy a wifi dongle £20....no harm done. All in all am very pleased.

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Roberts (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire XC600 DT.SLJEK.125

 

Good average desktop

Mother board failure after 3 months

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Ashley (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire XC-600 DT.SLJEK.117

 

Very fast machine with the i3 processor, perfect for desktop use and a very small compact. Great value for money. Ready for any operating system you would like to put on it and comes with a disk with all the drivers on it you need.

No bad points at all

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: anthony (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire XC600 DT.SLJEK.125

 

great machine !!

found none yet thanks acer!!

May, 2014

Consumer review by: thomas (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire XC600 DT.SLJEK.119

 

windows 7 good &easy to use.

windows 8 not so good new learning curve required.

May, 2014

Consumer review by: martin (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire XC600 DT.SLJEK.114

 

very compact ,very easy to set up

none so far

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Mr. (reevoo.com)

Acer Aspire XC-600 DT.SLJEK.117

 

It has very good softwares, and it is small and compact

Ufurtunately the one i had was faulty and it was distinued

Mar, 2014

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:PC 2001, CCC, CB, FCC, CE, BSMI, VCCI, UL, cUL Nemko, TUV(GS), MET / PC 2001, CCC, CB, FCC, CE, BSMI, VCCI, UL, cUL, Nemko, TUV(GS), MET
Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Chassis type:Desktop / Mini Tower / SFF / Tower
Color of product:Black
Number of 5.25" bays:1
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:200 / 220

Expansion Slots

Mini PCI Express slots:1
PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots:1
PCI Express x1 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.x) slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI slots:2

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 2 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7350 / AMD Radeon HD 7470 / AMD Radeon HD 8350 / AMD Radeon HD 8470 / AMD Radeon HD 8570 / No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 605 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 625 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 635
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 2.048
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650 / 850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102 / 0x152 / 0x162
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.125
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 2000 / Intel HD Graphics 2500 / Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Intel® HD Graphics / No / Not available

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 2 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333 / 1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 + 2 x 4 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 + 2 x 4 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x DIMM

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Internal modem: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wi-Fi:N / No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Cooling type:Active
Copper ethernet cabling technology:1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Fiber Channel:N
Fibre Channel: No
Form Factor:Desktop
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel / Intel, NVIDIA
HDMI: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Media types supported:DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Supported hard disk drive interfaces:SATA
TV tuner integrated: No
USB port:8
USB ports quantity:8

Packaging Content

Bundled software:417322.8 / Acer Recovery Management\nAcer Power Management\nAcer Identity Card\nAcer Live Update\nHotkey Utility\nMyWinLocker Suite\nNero 12 Essentials\nMcAfee Internet Security Suite\nWildTangent\nAcerCloud Docs / E-Z Logon for Windows\nTurboPC\nBuffalo's Backup\nGoogle Picasa / Skype\nMicrosoft Office Starter 2008\nWindows Live Essentials 2011\nMyWinLocker\nNero10 Essentials\nOberon GameZone
Cables included:AC
Display included:N / No
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard supplied:N / No / Y / Yes
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Manual:Y
Mouse included:N / No / Y / Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:22

Performance

Audio output channels:5.1 / 6.1
Audio system:HD / HD Audio / Realtek ALC662
Chipset:Intel B75 Express / Intel H61 / Intel H61 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i5 / Pentium G
Motherboard chipset:Intel B75 Express / Intel H61 / Intel H61 Express / Intel H81
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:No / Y / Yes
DC-in jack:N / No / Yes
DVI port:N / No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Line-in:Y / Yes
Line-out:Y / Yes
Microphone in:Y / Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:1 / 2
S/PDIF out port:N / No
SmartCard slot:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:6 / 8
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:200 / 220

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 30 / 31 / 33 / 34
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17 / 21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1066,1333 / 1333 / 1333,1600 / 1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x8 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8 / 1x8,1x16,2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:G1610 / G1620 / G2020 / G2030 / G550 / G640 / G645 / i3-2100 / i3-2130 / i3-3220 / i3-3240 / i5-2320 / i5-3330 / i5-3340 / i5-3350P / i7-3770
Processor boost frequency:3.2 / 3.3 / 3.9
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Celeron / Intel Celeron G / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx / Intel Pentium G / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.3 / 3.4
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor model:G1610 / G1620 / G2020 / G2030 / G550 / G640 / G645 / i3-2100 / i3-2130 / i3-3220 / i3-3240 / i5-2320 / i5-3330 / i5-3340 / i5-3350P / i7-3770
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor G1000 series for Desktop / Intel Celeron Processor G500 series for Desktop / Intel Core i3-2100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-3200 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3300 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-3700 Desktop series / Intel Pentium G2000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium G600 series for Desktop
Processor socket:LGA 1155 (Socket H2) / Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:2 / 4 / 8
Stepping:D2 / E1 / P0 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:65.3 / 67.4 / 69.1 / 72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35, 65 / 55 / 65 / 69 / 77 / 95
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
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:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:N / Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:53418 / 53422 / 53428 / 53446 / 53486 / 65509 / 65690 / 65693 / 65719 / 69114 / 69116 / 71070 / 71072 / 71073 / 74749 / 76342
Processor code:SR02L / SR059 / SR05W / SR0RS / SR10H / SR10K / SR10L / SR163
Processor package size:37.5 / 37.5 x 37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:2011C / 2011D / PCG 2011C / PCG 2011D / PCG 2011С

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Linpus Linux / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
Pre-installed software:Microsoft Office 2010
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security Suite 2010 / McAfee Internet Security Suite, McAfee Virus Definition, Norton Online Backup / Microsoft Office 2010

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF, CF+, Memory Stick (MS), miniSD, MMC, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, SD, xD / MMC / MMC, Memory Stick (MS), SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, Memory Stick (MS), SD, xD / MMC, SD / MMC, SD, xD / MMC,MicroSD (TransFlash),SD,SDHC,SDXC / SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA, Serial ATA II / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Number of storage drives supported:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.6 / 14.4 / 14.6 / 16.1
Height:10.6 / 14.6 / 15
Package weight:22
Weight:11 / 12.8 / 13.2 / 6.61
Width:3.9 / 3.94 / 6.69