Acer Aspire AXC-605-UB1F Desktop Review

This mad rush towards innovations in technology has blinded us completely. There are simple things that are dependable and one such thing is the Acer Aspire AXC-605-UB1F and we will examine why this model is so well liked by new users and students.

Actually this computer is not a very powerful machine. Yet it performs all required tasks admirably well. This Acer Aspire AXC-605-UB1F review will tell you the ins and outs of this new desktop PC.

Acer Aspire AXC-605-UB1F Desktop

A look at the Design, Ports, and Memory

This Acer Aspire model has a rugged and space saving design. Though there are tinier models, this one is smaller than most desktops we see today. Its external dimensions measure 10.6 x 3.9 x 14.4 inches.

Its finish is silver gray and the slightly curved front panel is made of plastic. At the bottom, you will see the HDMI port and four USB 2.0 ports. Then you have audio connectors and a gigabyte port for Ethernet. You can attach 5.1 Surround Sound via the HDMI port.

Since there is no monitor here, you have only the housing for the computer hardware, the keyboard, and the mouse. The other ports are behind. You will have two USB 3.0 ports and four USB 2.0 ports.

Apart from this you have sockets for Bluetooth and Ethernet LAN. You also have an optical drive to read/write your CDs and DVDs. You will also find connection sockets for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Wireless networking is 802.11a/b/g/n to help you connect to the Internet.

For those who wish to work on their files, see a movie or play some light games, the Aspire AXC-605-UB1F computer is an ideal companion. Processing is done by the Intel Core i3 4160 chip running at 3.6GHz and boosted by a supporting 3MB cache.

It suits people who want to run light applications like Office Suite or stream a video now and then. For entry level users, this is an exceptional one since it is a 4th generation dual-core processor chip. Memory allocation is 6GB of DDR3 RAM. This helps you multitask effortlessly. Work on many open windows and you find everything running without any hiccups.

Coming to the storage in the Aspire AXC-605-UB1F computer, we see a whopping 1TB of space. This allows for storing videos, games and lots of applications and you can still have a picnic in the space left over.

Operating System and Graphics

Operating system for Acer Aspire AXC-605-UB1F is Windows 8.1 that you can find pre-installed. Users also have the provision of a free upgrade to Windows version 10 when it becomes available. The graphics card in this desktop is an integrated one.

The Intel Integrated Graphics card 4400 that you find in this computer will be best for light gamers and movie watchers. If you want to run some graphically intensive games, you might have to use reduced settings. Sadly it does not have dedicated video memory but you will find adequate space in the hard drive. If you are a photography enthusiast, you can make use of the card reader at the bottom to store and go through your photographs.

Acer Aspire AXC-605-UB1F Review: Verdict

You have a good desktop with a great storage for games, videos, and other important files. You have good capacity to do everyday work, surf the internet and watch a good movie. The only thing that is missing here is the monitor. If you are looking for a simple yet efficient desktop computer, this one is a very good option to consider.