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Acer Veriton S461

Acer Veriton S461
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Apr, 2018

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Very good PC


Great running machine, if you stop all the garbage running.

Good, fast PC, esp with 8Gb RAM installed...double density, you have to replace in pairs, I think on the last review he put a 2Gb stick in, which would make it read only 3Gb (only seeing half the RAM...*2X 1Gb that comes with it and 1X 2Gb*....would...

Vista....I wound up stopping Vista's and McAfee's (will be getting rid of McAfee after 3 month trial) security...and got rid of most of the IE addons in Internet Explorer, it kept on locking up and overheating the CPU

Mar, 2009

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Good enough, But could be better!


Not listed in NEWEGG's memory Configurator, Crucial listed the wrong memory, so by process of elimination, we figured out, went ahead & installed 4 Gb of DDR2 800 PC 6400 memory into this system, even though it only see's 3 Gb. As a tech, I am...

It is a nice running business system in a small case you can put just about anywhere. Good CPU, nice HDD and memory, etc. It does have a security chip, drivers & software on the system. Though we are not using it, the system does seem to have RAID &...

They have choked/limited this sytem by putting a 32 bit Vista Business OS on it. If you need to add memory for applications, the OS limits it to 3 Gb when the Motherbd can handle 8 Gb. Why would anyone put a 32 bit OS on a 64 bit system ; Also, very...

Feb, 2009

Product Specifications

The Veriton S461 series is a compact desktop PC designed for efficient performance. Its stylish chassis fits nicely into small office spaces, letting you get the most out of your work area. Featuring a myriad of expansion possibilities and packed with the Intel Pentium processor, impressive management and security features, the Veriton S461 series is ready to fulfill the productivity needs of any business professional. The design aesthetics and beefed-up security tools help minimize the risk of industrial secrets being copied, or network corruption by viruses. A full suite of Acer empowering technology utilities ensures that the Veriton family retains its position as Acer's premier commercial desktop PC.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop
Manufacturer Form Factor:Small form factor

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop
Manufacturer Form Factor:Small form factor

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB/6MB
Per Processor Size:1MB/2MB/6MB


Chassis type:Desktop
Color of product:Black, Silver
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Small Business

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)


Energy Management

Power supply:250

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI slots:2


Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 3100
On-board graphics adapter:Y


Country Kits:Canada / United States/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Veriton


Chipset Type:Intel Q35 Express
Data Bus Speed:1333MHz/800MHz


Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory layout:2 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 1


Color:Black / Silver


Type: None

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type: None


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

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade

Other Features

Drive bays:2 x 3.5", 1 x 5.25"
Networking features:Gigabit LAN
On-board graphics adapter: Yes

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Acer Empowering Technology (eLock, eRecovery, eSettings, ePerformance Management), Acer LANScope v3.5 \nAdobe Acrobat Reader, CyberLink PowerDVD, Intel Active Management Technology 3.0, Antivirus Trial\nNTI CD-Maker Gold
Display included: No


Audio output channels:7.1
Audio system:HD
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Parallel ports quantity:1
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:10
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:250


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:2.4GHz/2.5GHz/3GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):12.5 / 9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:228 / 410
Processing die size:107 / 82
Processor:E5200 / E8400
Processor cache:2 / 6
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Wolfdale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Duo / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2.5 / 3
Processor front side bus:1333 / 800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:E5200 / E8400
Processor Number:E2220/E5200/E8400
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo E8000 series / Intel Pentium E5000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:2
Stepping:E0 / M0
Tcase:72.4 / 74.1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65
Type:Core 2 Duo/Pentium/Pentium Dual Core

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: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
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
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
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): 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
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
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:33910 / 37212
Processor code:SLB9J
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Installed Size:2GB/3GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:3 years warranty


Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business
Optional operating system supplied:Windows XP Professional
Trial software:Microsoft Office Professional 2007


Card reader integrated: No
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 80

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/320GB/80GB
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 3100

Weight & Dimensions