The Aspire X3 Intel Core i3-540 3.06 GHz Dual Core Desktop PC by Acer proves once again that a strong processor and an efficiently pared-down chassis can still get you a great workstation, especially if you're on a budget.
The effective Core i3-540 dual core processor will push your data through two channels simultaneously, and much more effectively than older single core CPUs did. With an integrated Intel HD200 Graphics card, you now have a serious dedicated workstation, capable of chewing through much of your workload. Grouped with a 500GB Serial ATA 7200 RPM hard drive and 4GBs of DDR3-1333/PC3-10600 RAM, and you end up with a very sturdy and reliable work horse that will increase your productivity exponentially.
Other standard features include a 16x SuperMulti Drive, speedy 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet, and Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit), but there's also a slew of included software that will boost this unit's productivity levels, including Acer eRecovery Management, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader, McAfee Internet Security Suite Trial, Microsoft Office Starter 2010, Microsoft Office 2010 preloaded (purchase a product key to activate), Nero 10 Essentials, Wild Tangent Game Zone, Netflix, and Acer Clear.fi
If you're a budget-minded PC enthusiast looking for a machine that can perform well, but doesn't have a ton of annoying extras (that you probably don't need anyway), then look no further than the Aspire X3 Intel Core i3-540 3.06 GHz Dual Core Desktop PC.
- Compact Size
- The streamlined and stylish Aspire X3950 is just one-third the size of a traditional PC taking up little desk space while providing flexibility and scalability to satisfy all home computing needs.
- At the Core
- Smart performance and a seamless visual experience start here with the Intel Core i3 processor. Harnessing both speed and efficiency, you get significantly faster performance while using less energy.
- Speed and Response
- Work and play fast with 4GB DDR3 memory providing quick system response so you can multitasking effortlessly. High-speed 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN keeps you connected to the Internet for reliable browsing and online gaming.
- Multimedia Power
- Integrated Intel HD graphics make the most of your visual experience with stunning visuals, beautiful video playback, and excellent mainstream gaming performance. Watch movies and burn DVDs and CDs of your favorite music, digital photos and movies with the SuperMulti optical drive.
- Sound Off
- High-definition audio with 5.1 Channel Audio Support provides surround sound and enhanced bass from any pair of speakers.
- Room to Spare
- The 500GB hard drive has plenty of room for all of your photos, movies, music libraries and files along with the speed to quickly access them.
- Convenient Access
- The Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader and USB ports are located in the front for convenient access when transferring photos, music and video from popular digital devices.