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Question Acer Aspire XC - any good?

May 6, 2020
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Buying a prebuilt PC for my little brother; old one falling apart.

Graphics card and CPU concern me. Is it going to run games like Minecraft or GW2 at a good framerate?

Specs:
OS: Windows 10 Home
Processor Type: Intel Pentium Quad Core J5005D
Processor Speed: 1.5 GHz
Processor Cores : 4
Processor Cache: 4MB SmartCache
RAM: 8GB DDR4 2400MHz
Hard Disk Drive Capacity: 1 TB
Hard Drive Speed (Revolutions Per Minute): 5400 rpm
Optical Drive: 8X DVD+/-RW
Graphics Card: Intel UHD Graphics 605

All answers appreciated. Thanks!
 

Jay_dog

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Minecraft is very CPU intensive. You will not achieve any good frames in these games with these specs sadly.

Modern Pentiums are not that bad but older ones you can see their age.

If you do end up getting this, I suggest getting an SSD to put the OS on. The 5400 rpm drive will be very sluggish.
 

kevinburrow

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How much are they asking for that prebuilt and where is it from? Anything over $250 would be a robbery. And as stated above, the CPU and GPU (it doesn't actually have a separate GPU, this is integrated into the CPU) are very much going to hold you back.
 

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