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Acer Aspire X1301

Acer Aspire X1301
alaScore 81

195 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 195 reviews of Acer Aspire X1301. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability also get good opinions. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Acer Aspire X1301 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Acer Aspire X1301 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on People really like the reliability.


78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire X1301-U9032 - Extra small form factor - 1 x Athlon II X2 215 / 2.7 GHz - RAM 3 GB - HDD 1 x 320 GB - DVD?RW / DVD-RAM - Radeon 9200 - GigAcer Aspire X1301-U9032 - Extra small form factor - 1 x Athlon II X2 215 / 2.7 GHz - RAM 3 GB - HDD 1 x 320 GB - DVD?RW / DVD-RAM - Radeon 9200 - Gig

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : David Murphy (

Acer Aspire AX1301-B1812


The Acer Aspire AX1301-B1812 tries its hardest to deliver a mix of good speed and appealing attributes, and it comes with a 20-inch widescreen display. Overall, however, the package stumbles in comparison with systems that are better configured and...

Above-average storage ; Strong connectivity for a budget PC

Lacks room for additional internal devices

The AX1301-B1812 delivers a lot, but whether it's a good value depends on how much you like the bundled display.

Apr, 2010

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Acer Aspire X1301-B1812


If you are shopping for a value-priced PC in a small form factor, but don't want to buy a nettop your options are limited. Nettops have a great compact form factor, but suffers when it comes to performance, and while cheaper desktops will give you the...

Small form factor. Plenty of ports. Inexpensive. Monitor bundled with PC

Lackluster performance. Very limited expandability

The Acer Aspire X1301-B1812 is an inexpensive, small form factor PC that might make a good second PC if you can accept its limitations.

Expert review by : techreviewsource (

Acer Aspire AX1301-B1812


The Acer Aspire AX1301-B1812 has a mix of speed and other attributes, and includes a 20-inch widescreen display. The package has stats comparable with systems that are better configured and priced more competitively. Acer has priced it to be a decent...

Above-average storage power ; Strong connectivity for its price ; Multi format card reader

No room for additional internal devices ; Decent monitor, but some color issues

The Acer Aspire AX1301-B1812 has a decent combination of performance and connectivity, but lacks in the capacity department. When you purchase a PC, are you more likely to use it for a year and then buy a new one, or will you want to upgrade it in the...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Daniel A. Begun (

Acer Aspire AX1301-B1812 Review and Ratings


This Aspire is a small, stylish-looking budget PC with decent performance for day-to-day tasks. It's well-suited for use as a second PC.

Compact, stylish design ; Decent performance for the price ; Many external connectors

Very limited internal expansion ; No DVI connector ; Power button is difficult to press

Feb, 2010

Consumer review (

Acer Aspire X1301 Quad Core Desktop PC


Neat, easy to set up, good sized screen for space (small)

Still had photos on it from previous owner (refurbished model) and emails still coming into mail box.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

Acer X1301/425


Lots of space and power

No slot to install a floppy disc unit (we still need them!). Windows 7 is a bit of a pain when connecting to XP machines, but OK.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (

Acer X1301/425


Price was good value for money and the product was a specific target purchase for me anyway.

It is an "end of line" model and manufactured nearly 12 months ago but overall met the computing needs required.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (

Acer X1301/425


Price was good value for money and the product was a specific target purchase for me anyway

It is an "end of line" model and manufactured nearly 12 months ago but overall met the computing needs required

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (

Acer AS X1301 620 X4 4GB 640GB Windows 7 Desktop with 20" PC Monitor


very fast machine nice and spacy kase.value for money

windows freezes with no reason. monitor hasnt got sound. altogher value for money

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (

Acer Aspire X1301 Quad Core Desktop PC


Powerful 64bit Processor Fast Startup less than 1 minute Small case size Good Graphics Excellent performance Value for Money

Cheap plasticy keyboard and mouse (immediately bought replacements) no internal sound thru put connection facility meaning audacity will not work as it should. Some drivers difficult to find for 64 bit processors although this has now been overcome. No...

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

Small enough to fit just about anywhere, the Aspire X1301 desktop is ready to satisfy your home computing expectations. Loaded with a combination of fine multimedia-enhancing technologies, this dynamic home PC will give you hours of movie, music and photo-viewing fun.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop
Manufacturer Form Factor:Small form factor


Certification:FCC, CE, BSMI, CCC, VCCI, CB


Chassis Type:Desktop / SFF
Colour of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:20in
Diagonal Size (metric):50.8cm
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: Yes

Expansion slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter memory:512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 4350 / NVIDIA GeForce 310 / NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / NVIDIA GeForce G210
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5 / 1.024 / 1.783 / 1.791
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter:N / Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics


Country Kits:United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire


Internal Memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x DIMM


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:1000
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Edition:Windows 7 Home Premium
Family:Windows 7
Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

Other features

Audio input:5
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD / nVidia
Mac compatibility: No
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
On-board graphics adapter:No / Yes
TV tuner integrated: No
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/draft-N

Packaging Content

Bundled software:-Acer Empowering Technology (eRecovery, eDataSecurity Management),\n-Oberon GameZone,\n-eSobi,\n-Nero 9 Essentials,\n-Adobe Reader,\n-CyberLink PowerDVD,\n-MyWinLocker,\n-Google Toolbar. / -Acer Empowering Technology (eRecovery, eDataSecurity Management)\n-Oberon GameZone\n-eSobi\n-Nero 9 Essentials\n-Adobe Reader\n-CyberLink PowerDVD\n-MyWinLocker\n-Google Toolbar / Acer Empowering Technology (eRecovery, eDataSecurity Management), Oberon GameZone, eSobi, Adobe Reader, CyberLink PowerDVD / Nero 9 Essentials\nAdobe Reader\nCyberLink PowerDVD
Display diagonal:48.3 / 50.8 / 58.4
Display included:No / Yes
Drivers included: Yes
Handheld remote control: No
Mouse included: Yes


Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:HD / HD Audio
Product Type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port:No / Yes
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 5
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:8 / 9
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI / FSB
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 15 / 26
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17
Memory channels supported by processor:2
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066
Multi-Core Technology:Quad-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:169
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing Die size:135 / 90
Processor cache:0.5 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Prescott / Sandy Bridge / Yonah
Processor Cores:1 / 2
Processor family:AMD Athlon / AMD Athlon II X4 / AMD Athlon X2 / Intel Celeron Mobile / Intel Pentium 4
Processor frequency:1.33 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8 / 3
Processor front side bus:533 / 800
Processor lithography:32 / 65 / 90
Processor Model:215 / 240 / 425 / 620 / 630
Processor Number:630
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron M 533 MHz FSB / Intel Pentium 4 600 series supporting Hyper-Threading Technology / Intel Pentium G600 series for Desktop
Processor Socket:Socket 479 / Socket H2 (LGA 1155) / Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:1 / 2
Stepping:C0 / N0
System bus rate:5
Tcase:66.6 / 69.1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):27 / 65 / 84
Type:Athlon II X4

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: No
Intel 64:No / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:53480
Processor code:SL8AB / SLA4L
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes


Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:-Microsoft Office 2007 + Microsoft Works 8.5,\n-McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009. / -Microsoft Office 2007 + Microsoft Works 8.5\n-McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009 / McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF+, MMC, MS Pro, SD
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:7200
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:1TB
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 7100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:26.5 / 35.2
Height :26.5 / 35.2