Acer Aspire XC-830-UA91 Desktop PC
Acer Aspire XC-830-UA91 is an entry-level modern desktop computer with the quad core Intel Celeron J4125 processor, 256GB Solid State Drive, 8GB DDR4 memory, Windows 10 Home operating system, good connectivity options including the 8x DVD Optical Drive, WiFi 5 & Bluetooth 4.2 LE and 65-watt maximum power supply.
As a popular best seller desktop PC, the Acer Aspire XC-830 has an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1024 customers at the time of this post release. You can purchase the same machine with the tenth generation Intel i3-10100 processor and 512GB SSD or 1TB HDD. It is designed for multimedia, home, personal, school or business use as long as you will not be carrying out very demanding tasks. And it comes with a wired keyboard and mouse combo that feels nice to use.
The quarter one of 2020 release quad core Intel Celeron J4125 processor (4 threads without hyperthreading) works at the speeds between 2.00GHz and 2.7GHz with the turbo boost function as needed by the different tasks. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is only 10 watts and the average CPU Passmark benchmark score is 3024 for a mid-range overall performance. 8GB DDR4 SDRAM memory at 2400MHz is a reasonable amount for this entry level desktop PC and offers decent multitasking power to let you have a few browser tabs with a couple of apps open simultaneously.
256GB NVMe M.2 SSD is a good amount of local storage space if you do not have a lot of multimedia files like videos or games to save and offers up to 30 times more speed than a regular HDD hard drive that makes the system feel snappy overall. Windows 10 Home operating system is pre-installed on this Acer Desktop and comes with the user friendly interface and functions including Edge browser that lets you mark up web pages, Cortana Personal Assistant and Windows 7 type Start menu. It qualifies for a free upgrade to the latest Windows 11 operating system.
The built-in Intel UHD 600 graphics card is more or less same as the Intel HD 500 Apollo Lake in terms of overall performance and will let you play only the simple games like Sims 4 or Dirt Rally. You can connect up to three displays through the 2 HDMI ports and the DisplayPort. The 5.1-Channel Surround Sound offers decent audio with enhanced clarity if you connect the good quality speakers to this PC. If you want to upgrade it to a decent dedicated graphics card you’d first need to find a PSU upgrade for this Acer Desktop.
Connectivity options include an 8X DVD-Writer Double-Layer Drive (DVD-RW), Gigabit Ethernet LAN, 802.11ac WiFi 5, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, an HDMI output and a VGA output at the rear, 2 x USB 3.2 gen 1 ports at the front and 4 x USB 2.0 ports at the rear. With the front panel media access on this desktop you can connect to your digital devices easily.
Acer Aspire XC 830 looks nice with its classic cover and the nicely ridged edges, weighs 9.26 pounds (4.2kg) and measures 13.39 x 6.42 x 13.78 inches. It first became available at Amazon.com on July 4, 2021 and is currently listed as the 58th best selling tower desktop PC. The warranty offered is one year limited for the parts and labor and you get a toll free technical support.