Acer Aspire R3700 [borg]

My Media PC [borg]

This little black box was my main media PC that was strapped to the back of the living room TV and was a replacement for my Nano ITX PC - due to the limited spec of the old box, it just couldn't handle anything other than MPEG 2 / 4 videos. These days a lot of web video content is H264.

Now, since I've now got my Raspberry Pi performing as the media PC, this is a computer for the boys to play with.

My Media PC [borg]

Obviously, it runs a proper operating system: GNU / Linux. The flavour of the moment (due to it's relatively low power) is Xubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver).

Anyway, here are borg's specifications:


Unit: Acer Aspire R3700
(HDMI, VGA, Gigabyte Ethernet, 5 USB, S/PDIF, multi-card reader)
Processor: Intel Atom D525 (1.8GHz)
RAM: 4GByte DDR3, PC10600 (1333MHz), 9-9-9-24 timings
Graphics: NVIDIA ION Chipset
Hard Drive: OCZ Agility 3 (60GByte SATA III, SSD root file-system)
Optical Drive: None
Monitor: ASUS VT168N (15.6inch 16:9, 1366x768 touch screen monitor)
Speakers: Trust Ziva Compact 2.1 Speaker Set Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn LiveJournal NewsVine reddit StumbleUpon Twitter
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