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Acer Bows Aspire X1200

7/21/2008 02:00:00 AM Eastern

Acer America has introduced the Acer Aspire X1200 desktop.

The entertainment-oriented device features AMD e processors, NVIDIA GeForce 8200 on-board graphics and two PCI Express 2.0 slots.

"Aspire X1200 was designed to be an appealing, easy-to-use media hub for making the most of entertainment," said Stephanie Hatchel, retail desktop product planning senior manager for Acer America.

The device measures 10.6 inches by 4 inches by 14.4 inches. It offers nine USB 2.0 ports, a 14-in-one card reader, IEEE 1394 port and audio jacks.

The machine is HDMI compatible and offers a SuperMulti double-layer drive.

The device comes with Windows Vista Home Premium, Microsoft Office 2007 Trial with Microsoft Works 8.5, Adobe Reader and CyberLink Power DVD with Arcade Live. It is also bundled with a suite of management applications called Acer Empowering Technology, which includes eRecovery back-up and recovery and eSettings for viewing system information, changing boot options and monitoring components.

The Acer Aspire X1200 desktop PC is available now with suggested prices ranging from $449 to $699 depending on the configuration.

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