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Acer Aspire XC-703

Acer Aspire XC-703
alaScore 87

58 reviews

Feb, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of Acer Aspire XC-703. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Views about the design and size are on the whole positive. The usability and price also get good feedback. There are some critical opinions about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire XC-703 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Strong well built machine


I have recently bought this product and it has met the purpose intended and at a great price, the processor and graphics is amazing for this price, all round great machine.

Oct, 2015

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this product i thought was great value for money


Excellent package for the price , only thing have to buy speakers but you can pick them up at a reasonable price, everything else i was extremely happy with i would recommend this product to friends and family

Oct, 2015

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Acer XC-703 21.5 Inch Celeron 4GB 1TB Desktop Bundle


This product is very good. It is very stylish and features are very good.

Sep, 2015

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Brilliant value for money


Excellent computer system,easy to set up ,and install windows 10. Very good picture quality on screen,and superb sound system when speakers are added.{must be purchased separately} Great basic computer but additional,usb ports would have been useful....

Sep, 2015

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looking good


oki, start good, but I've got ptoblem with wIN1O.

Sep, 2015

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acer xc-703


love it, easy to set up, my wi fi printer connected without any problems. love it. quiet contraption

Sep, 2015

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Great PC


This PC is a great little machine. The tower is much smaller than most traditional PC towers of the past. The computer comes with a 21.5" Monitor and includes a VGA cable. You can use HDMI as both the monitor and tower support this however you will...

Sep, 2015

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Excellent purchase


Great quality pc, purchased via Fast Track system so no queues at the checkout! Great service.

Sep, 2015

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Acer Aspire XC-703 Intel Celeron QC 4GB 1TB Desktop Tower PC


cd drive difficult to open

Sep, 2015

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Excellent value PC


Needed a new PC at home and this one caught my eye. It is great value for money for someone who needs a PC for internet browsing, producing documents etc. It was easy to setup and is great fun to use. Free upgrade to Windows 10 was a bonus! Would...

Aug, 2015

Product Specifications


Certification:BSMI ; CE ; FCC ; CB ; / BSMI, CE, FCC, CB / CE, FCC / DMI, BSMI, VCCI, CCC, CE, FCC, CB / DMI\nBSMI\nVCCI\nCCC\nCE\nFCC\nCB / McAfee® Internet Security Suite - 30 days trial / PC2001, BSMI, VCCI, CCC, CE, FCC, CB, Green Compliant
Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes


Chassis type:Desktop / Midi Tower / SFF / Tower
Color of product:Black
Placement supported:Vertical
Product color:Black
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:220

Expansion Slots

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


Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 1024 / 2 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R5 235 / No / Not available
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:688
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:896
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):854 / 896
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics


Internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333 / 1600
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x DIMM


Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X) / 10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wi-Fi:N / No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / 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 / N / No
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Form Factor:Desktop
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Content

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


Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:HD / High Definition Audio
Chipset:Intel H81
Compatible processor series:Pentium
Market positioning:Business
Motherboard chipset:Intel H81
Number of displays supported:2
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: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
Line-in:Y / Yes
Line-out:Y / Yes
Microphone in:Y / Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:220
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:J1900 / J2900
Processor boost frequency:2.42 / 2.66
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Bay Trail
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Intel Celeron / Intel Pentium / Intel Pentium J / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2 / 2.41
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:J1900 / J2900
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron Processor J1000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium J2000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:BGA 1170 / BGA1170
Processor threads:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
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
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:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:N / No
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No
Intel Flex Memory Access:N / No
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
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):N / No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
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® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology:N / No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:N
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36 / Yes
Processor ARK ID:78867 / 78868
Processor code:SR1SB / SR1SC
Processor package size:25
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:N / No


Bundled software:McAfee Internet Security Suite / McAfee® Internet Security Suite - 30 days trial
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 10 Home / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 with Bing
Pre-installed software:Acer Cloud Software, Evernote, Recovery Management, Cyberlink Power DVD, McAfee Internet Security
Trial software:McAfee / McAfee Internet Security Suite / Microsoft Office 2013


Card reader integrated:No / Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III / Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5 / 3.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA III / SATA, Serial ATA II / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.5 / 14.5 / 14.6 / 15 / 15.6
Height:10.5 / 10.6 / 11 / 14.5 / 14.6 / 3.94
Weight:17.6 / 18.7 / 21.4 / 22
Width:14.5 / 14.6 / 3.94 / 4