The Acer Chromebox brings the speed and security of Chrome OS to you. On the Chromebox your data is always synced and safe. Plus, there are thousands of useful apps available to help you work and...
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The reviewers at two expert review sites both said that this few processor core personal computer provided a good bang for your buck. This computer received a "Great Value" award from both Techradar and Techradar.com/au/.
Techradar and Techradar.com/au/ highlighted in their review that this few processor core personal computer was good value for money.
One Acer Chromebox CXI owner who bought this PC concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. In October last year expert website Gadgetspeak.com wrote in their Acer Chromebox CXI review “Mouse both of which are USB.”.
Good Technical Features
One Acer Chromebox CXI reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Last year Gadgetspeak.com gave the Acer Chromebox CXI a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Decent feature set”.
One customer concluded that this PC was compact. Last year Computershopper.com mentioned “The Chromebox CXI-i38GKM, offer enough to justify a price that seems more in line with compact” in their review of the Acer Chromebox CXI.
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One Acer Chromebox CXI reviewer who reviewed the Acer Chromebox CXI wrote that it was well made. Gadgetspeak.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Solid performance”.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers
On average Acer few processor core PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all computers manufactured by Acer.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.
Four SATA Connectorss
The Chromebox CXI has more SATA connectorss than most of the personal computers of this type and age. This Acer desktop computer is a four SATA connector PC compared to most of the computers of a similar spec and age to the Chromebox CXI which only have between two and three SATA connectorss.
Four SATA III Connectors
The Acer Chromebox CXI is a four SATA III connector personal computer. Most of the other personal computers of this type and age only have between two and three SATA III connectors.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Chromebox CXI is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port computer. Most of the other PCs of this age and type have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
SSD Storage Medium
The Acer Chromebox CXI has an SSD storage medium which is faster than most PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most desktop computers of this type and age 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.
This desktop computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed amongst all comparable spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Chromebox CXI.
The worst storage speed across similar types of desktop computer is HDD.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Chromebox CXI has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the Chromebox CXI. The internal memory of PCs that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 16GB.
DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
The Chromebox CXI has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most few processor core PCs that have been available for more than a year.
This desktop computer's internal memory type (DDR3L-SDRAM) is actually the best internal memory type across all few processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebox CXI.
An LPDDR3-SDRAM internal memory type is the worst internal memory type amongst similar types of desktop computer.
Four Processor Threads
The Chromebox CXI is a four processor thread desktop computer.
With a depth of only 58.42 millimeters, the Acer Chromebox CXI is one of the shallower comparable spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Chromebox CXI amongst few processor core PCs of this age. The average depth of desktop computers that were released one year ago is 280mm.
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Small Storage Capacity
One Acer Chromebox CXI owner wrote in their reviews that this PC did not have good storage. Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “Limited local storage” in their Acer Chromebox CXI review.
Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
The max internal memory supported processors of computers of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebox CXI range from 4GB to 64GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox CXI has a fairly small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Chromebox CXI.
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
At only 200 megahertz, the Acer Chromebox CXI has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar type and age to the Chromebox CXI. Comparable spec computers that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 740MHz.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of few processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebox CXI range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Acer Chromebox CXI has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst few processor core PCs of this age.
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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The Chromebox CXI has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 16 gigabytes) amongst few processor core PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of desktop computers of this spec and age is 8GB and the biggest is 3TB.
Very Slow Processor Clock Speed
The slowest processor clock speed of few processor core PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebox CXI is 1GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz. The Chromebox CXI has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.9 gigahertz) amongst few processor core PCs of this age.
Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity
The solid-state drive capacities of computers of a similar spec and age to the Chromebox CXI range from 16GB to 520GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox CXI has a fairly small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebox CXI.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
When compared to other PCs of this type and age that we have checked, the Chromebox CXI's maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes is one of the smallest. The maximum internal memory of few processor core PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebox CXI range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 28GB.
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Decent feature set
Includes keyboard and mouse, as well as stand and mounting bracket
Performance is enhanced with an Intel Core 3 4030U processor
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