Pros

  • Easy to use, built-in gesture controls
  • Full-sounding audio from built-in speakers
  • Mobile components deliver less performance than other desktop PCs

Cons

  • Flimsy kickstand for the weight of the system

At A Glance

The Aspire 7600U is a mesmerizing machine, but its mobile processor means less-than-impressive performance.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://us.acer.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5-3210M
Processor speed 2500.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor All-in-One
Display size 27.0 inches
Display type Glossy LCD with LED Backlight
Touchscreen Multitouch
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia Geforce GT 640M
Graphics Memory 2.0 GB
Storage
Drives included 1.0
General Information
UPC Code 886541733689
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • Line In 1/8
  • Line Out 1/8
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
SD card Yes
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Wireless Keyboard

Performance

Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 51.0
Worldbench Version 8
Start Up
Start Up 23.3   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 907.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Peacekeeper 2430.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 1376.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 175.9   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 365.2   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 212.5   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 255.4   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 8.3   Watt hours
Idle power usage 34.8   Watts
Gaming
3DMark 11, 1280x720 Performance 1845.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark 11, 1920x1080 Extreme 593.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 27.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, High Quality, 1920x1080 35.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Low Quality, 1366x768 571.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 14.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, High Quality, 1920x1080 16.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Low Quality, 1366x768 30.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 13.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, High Quality, 1920x1080 35.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1366x768 71.6   Frames per second (higher is better)