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Acer Revo One RL85

alaTest has collected and analyzed 255 reviews of Acer Revo One RL85. 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 really like the reliability and price. The design and size are also appreciated.

usability, size, design, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Revo One RL85 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Revo One RL85

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Acer Revo One RL85 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the price and reliability are on the whole positive. The size and design are also appreciated.

usability, design, size, reliability, price

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Revo One RL85 1L Nettop PC (White) - (Intel Celeron 2957 1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 60 GB SSD, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8.1)Acer Revo One RL85 1L Nettop PC (White) - (Intel Celeron 2957 1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 60 GB SSD, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8.1)

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Acer Revo One RL85

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Acer Revo One RL85 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the design. The size also gets good feedback, whereas reviews about the usability and reliability are mixed.

price, size, design

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Revo One RL85-UR42 Home Entertainment DesktopAcer Revo One RL85-UR42 Home Entertainment Desktop

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Revo One RL85 Mini PC Review

 

Desktop midget. Acer's Revo One is a Mini Desktop PC designed primarily for the home user. The PC tries to attract customers with lots of storage, good performance, and an up-to-date arrangement of physical ports. How the review model differs from...

Dimensions, Noise level, Port selection, System performance, Design of chassis, Expandability mass storage, 4k resolution at 60 Hz using the DisplayPort

Only one RAM module (single-channel mode), No USB port up front, Power switch not easy to reach, Material scratches easily

Mini-form-factor PCs are becoming more and more popular. Thanks to the latest mobile technology, the new systems are versatile, quiet, and frugal and are able to replace many old-fashioned desktop PCs.

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Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Acer Revo One (RL85-UR45)

 

Acer's Revo One small-form-factor (SFF) desktop packs enough power to handle content-creation tasks, and offers expansion options that are unheard of in such a compact PC.

Compact chassis. Expandable storage. Core i5 processor. Supports 4K and 1080p video. 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Includes personal cloud software.

Lots of bloatware. Chintzy wireless keyboard. Can't upgrade RAM. Revo Suite remote app is Android-only.

Conclusion The Acer Revo One (RL85-UR45) offers a surprising amount of power, expandability, and connectivity in a very compact package. It's one of the few SFF desktops with two additional hard drive bays, and it has a powerful Intel Core i5 processor...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Acer Revo One review

 

Small desktop PCs are enjoying something of a renaissance, thanks to systems such as HP's Pavilion Mini and Intel's Compute Stick . Along with the standard bearer of the category, Apple's Mac Mini , these computers appeal to both aesthetic minimalists...

The Acer Revo is an attractive mini desktop with plenty of storage for media files, which can easily play 4K video.

Basic streaming boxes or even other media-friendly PCs cost less. The included keyboard and mouse feel cheap, and most gaming is out of the question.

The Acer Revo is a do-it-all media-friendly PC that can fit anywhere.

May, 2015

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Acer Revo One RL85_Pw5010U

 

And it's those streaming media boxes that have kept media center PCs on the defensive for the past several years. For under $100, a Roku or Amazon Fire TV can bring Netflix, Hulu and other cloud-based media-playing apps to any den or living room. To...

The Acer Revo is an attractive mini desktop with plenty of storage for media files, which can easily play 4K video.

Basic streaming boxes or even other media-friendly PCs cost less. The included keyboard and mouse feel cheap, and most gaming is out of the question.

The Acer Revo is a do-it-all media-friendly PC that can fit anywhere.

May, 2015

Expert review by: Denny Atkin (computershopper.com)

Acer Revo One RL85-UR45 Review and Ratings

 

One of a very few PCs we'd call cute, the Acer Revo One packs a fully equipped Core i5 desktop into a tiny package. Its two open modular drive bays let it double as a teensy but roomy server. There are cheaper options, but few let you fit so much...

Like the TARDIS, it's bigger inside than it appears ; Dual 2.5-inch drive bays provide lots of internal storage potential ; Attractive, quirky design ; Silent operation ; Includes both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Bundled with bodacious bloatware ; Included 1TB drive and 8GB RAM not user-upgradeable ; Inadequate 3D performance for gaming

Overall, we really like the Acer Revo One RL85-UR45 hardware. With its Core i5 CPU and 8GB of RAM, it performed very well using productivity apps, watching videos via services like Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime Instant Video, and browsing the Web. The...

May, 2015

Expert review by: Dan Griliopoulos (techradar.com)

Acer Revo One RL85 review

 

A desktop PC that pretends it's a TiVo

Great design ; Superb storage capacity ; Tiny footprint

Tight ports and fittings ; Lowered specs on high street model ; Poor remote control

This highly compact mini-PC is really smartly designed, save for a couple of niggles, and is great for home entertainment duties, plus it offers some useful additional features.

May, 2015

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Acer Revo One RL85: The mini PC for work and play (hands-on) - Pocket-lint

 

It's not the first time we've seen a mini PC, but the Acer Revo One RL85's dinky one-litre scale means you can wave goodbye to the bulky tower of old,

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Sean Keach (trustedreviews.com)

Acer Revo One RL85

 

The Acer Revo One RL85 is a small, stylish PC intended to be your go-to home entertainment hub.

Small form factor ; Stylish design ; Impressive storage

UK specs lower ; Remote control badly designed ; Unnecessary bloatware

May, 2015

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.co.uk)

Acer Revo One review

 

Small desktop PCs are enjoying something of a renaissance, thanks to systems such as HP's Pavilion Mini and Intel's Compute Stick . Along with the standard bearer of the category, Apple's Mac Mini , these computers appeal to both aesthetic minimalists...

The Acer Revo is an attractive mini desktop with plenty of storage for media files, which can easily play 4K video.

Basic streaming boxes or even other media-friendly PCs cost less. The included keyboard and mouse feel cheap, and most gaming is out of the question.

The Acer Revo is a do-it-all media-friendly PC that can fit anywhere.

May, 2015

Expert review by: Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Acer Revo One RL85 review

 

Acer's latest gadget for the home is the Revo One which is a micro-PC, media streamer and NAS drive in one. Here's our Acer Revo One RL85 PC review.

The Acer Revo One is one of the most interesting PCs we've seen a while packing a lot of hardware into a tiny space. It's so small you could use it anywhere in the house without a problem. The remote control is a little fiddly and you're going to be...

May, 2015

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:BSMI, CE, FCC, CB / BSMI, VCCI, CCC, CE, FCC, CB / BSMI, VCCI, CCC, CE, FCC, CB, Green Compliant / BSMI, VCCI, CCC, CE, FEE, CB / BSMI\n VCCI\n CCC\n CE\n FCC\n CB / BSMI\nVCCI\nCCC\nCE\nFCC\nCB / CE, FCC
Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:1.5L sized PC / 1.9L sized PC / 1L sized PC / 3L sized PC / Desktop / Nettop / Small Desktop / USFF
Color of product:Black / White
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:65 / 650
Power supply input frequency:50/60

Expansion Slots

Mini PCI Express slots:1
PCI slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y / Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:16 / 2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 300
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:854
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 850 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616 / 0xA16
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel HD Graphics 5500 / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 4400 / Intel® HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:1x DIMM / 1x SO-DIMM

Networking

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 LE
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000 / 10,100,1000,10000 / 10,1000,100
Internal modem: No
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11ac / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / N / No
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Form Factor:USFF
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x / VT-x,VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:McAfee® Internet Security Suite - 30 days trial
Cables included:AC / Yes
Display included:N / No
Handheld remote control: Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard supplied:No / Y / Yes
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Manual:Y / Yes
Mouse included:No / Y / Yes

Performance

Audio output channels:5.1 / 7.1
Audio system:HD / High-definition
Chipset:Intel H81
Compatible processor series:Core i3
Market positioning:Multimedia
Motherboard chipset:Intel H81
Product type:Mini PC / PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:Y / Yes
Line-out:Y / Yes
Microphone in:N / No / Y / Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:65 / 650
Power supply input frequency:50/60

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2
Configurable TDP-down:10 / 7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM,DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,LPDDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x2, 1x4, 4x1 / 2x4, 4x1 / 2x4,4x1 / 4x1, 1x4 / 4x1, 2x4 / 4x1,1x4 / 4x1,2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:2957U / i3-4005U / i3-5010U / i5-5200U
Processor boost frequency:2.7
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Broadwell / Haswell
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Celeron / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i3-5xxx / Intel Core i5-5xxx / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.7 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.2
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor model:2957U / i3-4005U / i3-5005U / i3-5010U / i5-5200U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-5000 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i3-4000 Mobile Series / Intel® Core™ i5-5200 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA 1168 / BGA1168
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:D0 / F0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100 / 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:14 / 22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Y / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:N / Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Insider:No / Y / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel QuickPath Interconnect: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache:N / No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:N / Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:75105 / 78942 / 84695 / 84697 / 85212
Processor code:SR1DV / SR23Y / SR23Z / SR27G
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology:N
UART:Y

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 / Windows 10 Home / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 with Bing
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security, Office 2013 / Microsoft Office, McAfee Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1 / 1000 / 2000 / 4000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000
Number of hard drives installed:1 / 2 / 3
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1 / 2 / 3
Number of storage drives supported:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 60 / 8
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Storage media:HDD / HDD+Hybrid-HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 128 / 2000 / 2008 / 2128 / 3000 / 4128 / 500 / 60

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.19 / 4.21
Height:6.1
Weight:2.2 / 3.99
Width:4.19 / 4.21 / 4.29