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[Amazon.ca] Prime Day: Acer Desktop i5-10400 12gb 512gb NVMe $589

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[Amazon.ca] Prime Day: Acer Desktop i5-10400 12gb 512gb NVMe $589

Acer Aspire TC-895-UA92 Desktop, 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10400 6-Core Processor, 12GB 2666MHz DDR4, 512GB NVMe M.2 SSD, 8X DVD, 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6, USB 3.2 Type C, Windows 10 Home
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B088X2YR3X/ref ... HFbVCST3K3

Pretty good deal IMO
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Reason: added prime day to the title
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Cheaper than BB and comes with NVMe

Still a good deal IMO
Even the best buy sale is half decent
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Any idea what the internals are?
Can you fit a gpu in here, and what's the memory situation?
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WernerA95344 wrote: Any idea what the internals are?
Can you fit a gpu in here, and what's the memory situation?
PCMag has a review of the previous generation TC-885-UA92 which my best guess would say is extremely similar. The case and power supply are probably identical or near-identical, while the motherboard is probably different but close in design. There's a few pictures showing the internals to give you an idea of the size and expansion options. You should be able to fit a midrange graphics card as well as a replacement power supply in there, but don't expect to fit the larger/longer high end graphics cards and power supplies in there as space is limited. Can't comment on the memory, but seeing as the TC-885-UA92 only had two RAM slots and probably had 4GB+8GB installed, I'd imagine the TC-895-UA92 has the same setup.

Have a look on youtube, there's a few videos of people upgrading the TC-885 such as this one so that should show you all you want to know.
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Zerosystem wrote: PCMag has a review of the previous generation TC-885-UA92 which my best guess would say is extremely similar. The case and power supply are probably identical or near-identical, while the motherboard is probably different but close in design. There's a few pictures showing the internals to give you an idea of the size and expansion options. You should be able to fit a midrange graphics card as well as a replacement power supply in there, but don't expect to fit the larger/longer high end graphics cards and power supplies in there as space is limited. Can't comment on the memory, but seeing as the TC-885-UA92 only had two RAM slots and probably had 4GB+8GB installed, I'd imagine the TC-895-UA92 has the same setup.

Have a look on youtube, there's a few videos of people upgrading the TC-885 such as this one so that should show you all you want to know.
The PSU has a very special 6pin for the motherboard.
Diy connector wil be needed if you want to change the psu.
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Way better deal then the $499 Acer Best Buy one a few months ago and ready right out of the box

But it shows you the insane value of the Series X and PS5 Digital
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Nice find. OP should modify post title to reflect the fact that this is a Prime-only deal.
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I wonder if there any any free SATA ports?
The description says "RAM Maximum Size: 32 GB" so I'm guessing this is upgradeable.
This also has Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax and Bluetooth 5.1 which is equal to Intel Z-series motherboards.
The case dimensions are mini-ITX size. I'm thinking of pulling the SSDs from my current desktop PC and putting them in this if there are any free SATA ports. Then make this into an HTPC.
Zerosystem wrote: Have a look on youtube, there's a few videos of people upgrading the TC-885 such as this one so that should show you all you want to know.
Note that the video here shows a Samsung 870 EVO SSD inside.You can also see that the RAM appears to be regular DIMMs.
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$479 for the i3 10100 cpu on this which is good enough for most people. i3 10100 is a quad core (no big deal) but it does have hyper threading.
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squint72 wrote: $479 for the i3 10100 cpu on this which is good enough for most people. i3 10100 is a quad core (no big deal) but it does have hyper threading.
Exactly this. Another difference is that it has 8 GB memory instead of 12 GB in i5 config but it can be upgraded. Got i3 for kid's school.
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This has a 300W power supply so its a worse deal than the best buy one
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USB 3.2 Type C Gen 1, name upgraded but not speed
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whats the difference between this and bestbuy $499 acer expired deal? is it same beside the nvme drive?

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