Pros

  • Above-average general performance
  • Excellent case design

Cons

  • Underwhelming storage capacity
  • Internal wiring inhibits upgrading
  • Lacks diversity in connection types

At A Glance

Acer’s Aspire M3400 budget desktop puts up a good fight--but in terms of features, competing (and similarly priced) systems are just a bit better.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Aspire M3400 sports a striking black exterior that will add a touch of class to any room in your house. What's more, this desktop packs a powerful AMD processor, ample storage capacity and a host of cool, practical features to fulfill all your entertainment and everyday computing needs.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://us.acer.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Phenom II X4 820
Processor speed 2.8 MHz
Graphics
Video Memory Type DDR3
General Information
UPC Code 884483177479
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces HDMI
Memory
Memory size 6144.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Motherboard
Motherboard Manufacturer Acer
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
SD card Yes

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 110.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 248.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 363.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 228.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 274.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 410.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 342.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 348.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 200.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 307.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 218.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 52.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 23.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 18.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 10.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 42.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 20.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 16.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 9.9   Frames per second (higher is better)