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Acer Aspire XC-704

Acer Aspire XC-704
alaScore 89

147 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 147 reviews of Acer Aspire XC-704. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire XC-704 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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One of the cheapest desktop PCs we've tested, Acer appear to be going for cheap and cheerful with the XC-704. But will it make you smile? On paper, its specs seem lacking, with a Pentium processor and 4GB of Ram hardly pointing to this being a...

Jun, 2017

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Delighted with this computer.


Delighted with this computer, very compact and easy to set up, you will need an HDMI cable for connection to monitor though, perfect for my requirements.

Nov, 2017

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Great features


Bought this last week and considering price I am very surprised at how good it is. It is definitely value for money. Does everything I want it to do. Very pleased

Jul, 2017

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A compact machine, efficient and a lightweight


Easy to view online, order, reserve, park, pay and collect. Not only five star qualities but six!!!

Jul, 2017

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Acer Aspire XC-704


It was ready to connect and go within minutes. The D-shell to HDMI video connector lead was a very welcome bonus. I have given it a high score in performance based on its cost/power ratio rather than overall power compared to other desktops

None so far

Jul, 2017

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Great mini tower pc takes up very small space great features

Jul, 2017

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love it


needed a computer tower for everyday use and this is excellent and it is very very pretty and clean.

Jul, 2017

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Great looking and very neat.


Easily set up and good to use. Real value for money. Really good home computer.

Jun, 2017

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Excellent pc for the price


I bought this a few days ago excellent pc for the price easy to use great value for the money I'd definitely recommend this product

Jun, 2017

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Great little pc, only downfall it only has a hdmi port for monitor which didn't have one so had to purchase a new monitor as it didn't like the converter.

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications


Certification:BSMI\nVCCI\nCCC\nCE\nFCC\nCB / PC2001, BSMI, VCCI, CCC, CE, FCC, CB / PC2001, BSMI, VCCI, CCC, CE, FCC, CB, Environmentally Friendly / PC2001, BSMI, VCCI, CCC, CE, FCC, CB, RoHS / PC2001\nBSMI\nVCCI\nCCC\nCE\nFCC\nCB
Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes


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

Energy Management

Power supply:220 / 65 / 90

Expansion Slots

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


Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 1024 / 2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R5 310 / No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce GT 705 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 710
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter DVI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter HDMI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y / Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 8
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:12 / 16 / 18
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:320 / 350 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 640 / 700 / 740
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1 / Y
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1150 / 700 / 740
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1912 / 0x41E
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 405 / Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 400 / Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Internal memory:2 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:2x DIMM


Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X) / 10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Internal modem: No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wi-Fi:N / No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 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 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / 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 / No
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

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 - 30 days trial
Cables included:AC
Display included:N / No
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied:No / Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Mouse included:N / No / Y / Yes


Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:HD
Chipset:Intel H81
Motherboard chipset:H110 Express / Intel H81
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port:N / No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:Y / Yes
Line-out:Y / Yes
Microphone in:N / Y / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:220 / 65 / 90


Bus type:DMI / DMI3
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
FSB Parity:N / No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32 / 64 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1333,1600,1866,2133 / 1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35 / 1.5
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x2, 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2, 1x4, 2x2, 2x1, 4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1 / 2x2, 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:i3-4160 / J3060 / J3710 / N3050 / N3150 / N3700
Processor boost frequency:2.08 / 2.16 / 2.4 / 2.48 / 2.64
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Braswell / Haswell / Skylake
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i3-6xxx / Intel Pentium J / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6 / 3.6 / 3.7
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor model:i3-4160 / i3-6100 / J3060 / J3710 / N3050 / N3150 / N3700
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Celeron Processor N3000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-4100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA 1170 / BGA1170 / LGA1151 / Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:C0 / S0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 5
System bus rate:2.5 / 5 / 8
Tcase:65 / 66.4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):51 / 54 / 6 / 6.5

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:14 / 22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: 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:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No
Intel Flex Memory Access:N / No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Boot:Y
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
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: 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):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: 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):Y
Intel® Insider™:N / No / Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Y
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:N / Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:77488 / 87257 / 87258 / 87261 / 90729 / 91532 / 91534
Processor code:SR1PK / SR29E / SR29F / SR29H / SR2A7 / SR2A8 / SR2HG
Processor package size:25 / 25 x 27 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013C / PCG 2015C


Bundled software:McAfee® Internet Security Suite - 30 days trial
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 10 / Windows 10 Home / Windows 8.1
Operating system language:Italian
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security Suite / Microsoft Office 2013 / Microsoft Office 2013, McAfee Internet Security


Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 3000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1 / 11
Number of storage drives installed:1
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA II
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA II
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 3000 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.6 / 14.4 / 14.6 / 15.7 / 3.94
Height:10.5 / 10.9 / 11 / 14.6 / 3.94
Weight:17.6 / 18.7 / 19.8 / 9.4
Width:14.4 / 3.94