Acer has introduced on India Independence day a new entry-level desktop PC, the Aspire V8243, which is powered by Intel Pentium 4 processor (3.06 GHz) and comes with DVD/CD-RW combo drive.
Powered by Intel Pentium 4 Processor 524 having 1 MB L2 Cache, 3.06 GHz CPU speed, 533 MHz FSB, Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology, the new Acer Aspire V8243 desktop PC features 256-MB PC3200 DDR2 RAM (expandable up to 2.0 GB), a 80-GB Super ATA (7200rpm) hard disk drive, an integrated DVD/CD-R/W Combo Optical Drive and it comes with standard 17-inch (43.18 cm) CRT digital color monitor.
The entry-level Acer Aspire V8243 desktop PC model does not have 3.5-inch FDD and comes with integrated (on-board) graphics card with shared VRAM and integrated sound card.
Other features of Acer Aspire V8243 desktop PC includes an integrated 10/100/1000 gigabit Ethernet LAN, a 56-kbps V.92 fax/modem, integrated Realtek ALC880 Audio Codec, supporting 7.1 Channels Audio, 4 USB 2.0 ports, 9-in-1 media card reader and it comes with Creative speakers with Subwoofer and Aspire USB Multimedia Keyboard & USB Optical Mouse.
I/O ports on Acer Aspire V8243 Desktop PC:
* Four USB 2.0 ports (two front, two rear)
* IEEE 1394 port
* Ethernet (RJ-45) port
* Modem (RJ-11) port
* Headphone and microphone jacks
* Line-in and line-out jacks
* Parallel port
* Serial port
* Express X16 slot
* Express X1 slot
* Two PCI v2.3 5 V slots
Acer Aspire V8243 desktop PC features
- Intel Pentium 4 Processor 524
- 1 MB L2 Cache, 3.06 GHz CPU speed, 533 MHz FSB
- Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (EM64T) ready
- 256-MB PC3200 DDR-II RAM (expandable up to 2.0 GB)
- 80-GB Super ATA (7200rpm) Hard Disk Drive
- DVD/CD-R/W Combo Optical Drive
- 56K ITU V.92 data/fax modem Wake-on-Ring ready
- 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet Wake-on-LAN-ready
- Integrated Realtek ALC880 Audio Codec, supporting 7.1 Channels Audio
- Integrated Graphics
- Creative Speakers + Subwoofer
- 4 Hi-Speed USB Ports (ver 2.0)
- Aspire USB Multimedia Keyboard & USB Optical Mouse
- 17-inch (43.18 cm) CRT Color Monitor
- Housing – 180 (W) x 360 (H) x 441 (L) mm
- Linux with limited fucntionality
Acer Aspire V8243 desktop PC with DVD/CD-RW combo drive and and standard 17-inch CRT color monitor is available across India at the price of Rs. 22,499/- (plus local taxes) with one year warranty.