Acer SA85's have become my system of choice when recommending systems to education and small business, this particular model provides a superb mix of speed, reliability and value for money. I first came in contact with Acer S85's through work, since we stopped buying from one provider and need ... Read review
"Acer SA85's have become my system of choice when recommending systems to education and small business, this particular model provides a superb mix of speed, reliability and value for money. I first came in contact with Acer S85's through work, since we stopped buying from one provider and need to look for someone new. We started buying SA85's from Insight because they were cheap - they have proven better than expected.
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Entertainment, office opputunities, design and easy to use
speed not excellent
"After using this computer i can see that it is a great computer for gaming and work but it wasn't as fast as i hoped it would be. The entertainment facilities is fantastic so it is good to keep the kids entertained and out of the way for a few hours in the week. The size of the tower is particulally large although it is very stylish. It has a good graphics card and the relieabity is fantastic. Software provided with the pc is very easy to use and ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
The Aspire SA85 is the smart choice for PC buyers who need ample performance and exciting entertainment capabilities. With its proven Intel processors and plentiful expansion options, the Aspire SA85 delivers enduring dependability, multimedia entertainment features and various expandability options.
CompactFlash Card type I, CompactFlash Card type II, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Microdrive, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SmartMedia Card, xD-Picture Card
SiS Mirage Shared Video Memory (UMA), Shared Video Memory (UMA)
Sound Output Mode
5.1 channel surround
2 x right / left channel
Fax / modem - integrated
Data Link Protocol
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Expansion / connectivity
External 5.25" x 1/2H ¦ 2 (total) / 1 (free) x internal 3.5" x 1/3H
3 PCI ¦ 1 (total) / 0 (free) x CPU ¦ Memory ¦ 1 (total) / 1 (free) x AGP 8x
6 x USB 2.0 ( 2 in front ) ¦ 1 x serial ¦ 1 x parallel ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard ¦ 1 x PS/2 mouse ¦ 1 x audio line-out ¦ 2 x microphone ( 1 in front ) ¦ 1 x audio line-in ¦ 1 x VGA ¦ 1 x modem ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x headphones ( 1 in front )