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Acer Chromebox CXI 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB SSD

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Acer Chromebox CXI Review - (CXI-2GKM) Includes keyboard and mouse for around $150
Acer Chromebox CXI Review

12 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

Few processor core personal computers built by Acer have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all personal computers (not just few processor core personal computers) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that came out more than a year ago.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Acer Chromebox CXI is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Acer Chromebox CXI has a faster storage speed than most few processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. This desktop computer has an SSD storage medium, whereas most personal computers that were released around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage speed across all personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebox CXI.

The worst storage speed across comparable types of computer is HDD.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on personal computers of this age and spec.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Acer Chromebox CXI has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most desktop computers of this spec and age. The internal memory type of all computers of this type and age ranges from DDR3-SDRAM (worst) to DDR4-SDRAM (best).

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The Acer Chromebox CXI has a greater number of compatible memory card than most desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to it. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by desktop computers of this age and spec.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most desktop computers of this age and type have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Acer Chromebox CXI which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Has One Cable Included

The Chromebox CXI has a greater number of included cables than most desktop computers that are a similar age to it. This personal computer has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on computers of this age and spec.

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Very Shallow

The average depth of computers of a similar age and type to the Chromebox CXI is 280mm, and the depths range from 33mm to 1,100mm. With a depth of only 129.5 millimeters, the Chromebox CXI is fairly shallow compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebox CXI.

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Narrow

Across all the few processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebox CXI the widths range from 29mm to 660mm, and the average width is 180mm. When compared to other computers of a similar age and type to the Chromebox CXI, the Chromebox CXI's width of only 33 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The average max internal memory supported processor of comparable spec computers that came out more than a year ago is 27GB. The Chromebox CXI has one of the smaller max internal memory supported processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The Chromebox CXI has one of the smallest total storage capacity (only 16 gigabytes) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebox CXI is 8GB and the biggest is 3TB.

There are a number of alternative 16GB total storage capacity personal computers currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus Chromebox.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Asus UN42 (32GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebox CXI range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz. The Chromebox CXI has a very slow processor clock speed (only 1.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other PCs of this age and type.

If this computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Chromebox CXI2 (1.5GHz), or the Chromebox CXI2 ($226.63) (1.5GHz) both from Acer.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Chromebox CXI has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox CXI. The maximum internal memory of few processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox CXI range from 4GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB.

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Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The solid-state drive capacities of personal computers of a similar type and age to the Chromebox CXI range from 16GB to 520GB. The Acer Chromebox CXI has one of the smaller solid-state drive capacities (only 16 gigabytes) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most few processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox CXI have between two and three processor threads, including the Chromebox CXI which has two processor threads.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the few processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox CXI the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Chromebox CXI has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox CXI.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16,384 megabytes, the Chromebox CXI has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of a similar type and age to the Chromebox CXI. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox CXI is 27GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 33GB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebox CXI

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this computer was released.

Average Internal Memory

The Chromebox CXI has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Chromebox CXI.

There are a number of other 4GB memory PCs currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire TC-605.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Asus M32AD (6GB).

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Expert Reviews

(12)
5 October 2015

It comes with a keyboard and mouse both of which are USB, and, a mains lead.There is a small fitment provided to go on the bass to aid stability but in my tests it was not required. The sides, top... Read more…

Decent feature set
Includes keyboard and mouse, as well as stand and mounting bracket
Performance is enhanced with an Intel Core 3 4030U processor
Snappy performance
Quick bootup times
Only 16GB of local storage
Pricey for a Chromebox
Pricey
Limited upgradability
Inconveniently placed power and headphone jack
11 June 2015

The Acer Chromebox CXI-i38GKM packs a Intel Core i3 processor and 8GB of RAM, which is great for video conferencing, but makes it's too expensive for a Chrome-based desktop...

There's a lot to like about Chromebooks and Chromeboxes, not least their small sizes and generally small price tags. But does Acer's top-of-the-line offering, the Chromebox CXI-i38GKM, offer...

31 January 2015

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Chrome OS has revolutionized the way we look at "inexpensive" and "capable" in the computing world. After producing some truly long lasting laptops, including the Acer Chromebook 13, the Taiwanese... Read more…

31 January 2015

The Acer Chromebox CXI can turn any monitor or HDTV into a capable cloud-based computer...

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17 December 2014

The new Dell Chromebox is a speedy and powerful little device that runs Chrome OS smoothly via its Core i3 processor. Chromebooks are everywhere, but what if you don't need to be mobile and...

15 December 2014

The Acer Chromebox CXI-4GKM is a good pick for casual Web-focused users who don't need a full Windows desktop...

8 April 2015

De såkaldte Chromebooks bliver stadig mere populære. Det er bærbare computere, der kører Googles eget styresystem, Chrome OS ? deraf navnet. En Chromebook er kort sagt en Chrome-browser... Read more…

8 April 2015

En datortyp som blir allt populärare är så kallade Chromebook. Det rör sig om enklare datorer som använder Googles operativsystem Chrome OS. Lite förenklat kan en Chromebook liknas vid... Read more…

29 December 2014

Under 2013 och 2014 har det gått segt för pc-branschen. Med ett undantag. Små så kallade Chromebook säljer bra. Det här är billiga och enkla bärbara som kör Googles operativsystem Chrome... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cxi4gk, cxi4gkm, CXI24GKM, acer cxi24, acer cxi24g, acer cxi24gk, acer cxi24gkm
Barcodes 00887899794025, 00888863261833, 04713147698639, 04713147728060, 04713147772926, 08878997940256
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