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Asus Chromebox2 G008U
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Asus Chromebox2 G008U 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 16GB SSD

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Nov 2015
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The new ASUS Chromebox CN62 is the latest innovation designed to enhance your digital life. Easy to set up right out-of-the-box, Chromebox starts up in seconds to get you to your favorite websites... More
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers

We checked 211 expert and owner reviews for Asus desktop computers and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its few processor core computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the PCs of a comparable age and type to the Chromebox2 G008U the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 16GB. When compared to other few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebox2 G008U, the Chromebox2 G008U's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This PC supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many few processor core computers that are a similar age to it.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Chromebox2 G008U has an SSD storage medium which is faster than the HDD storage medium found on most PCs of this type and age. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage speed amongst all comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage speed amongst similar types of computer.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Asus Chromebox2 G008U has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most computers of a comparable type and age to it. The worst internal memory type of all few processor core computers that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebox2 G008U is DDR3-SDRAM and the best is DDR4-SDRAM.

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Supports Four Compatible Memory Cards

The Asus Chromebox2 G008U has a greater number of compatible memory card than most PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This Asus PC supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox2 G008U. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Narrow

The Asus Chromebox2 G008U is fairly narrow (only 124 millimeters) compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age. The narrowest personal computer of a similar age and type to the Chromebox2 G008U is 29mm wide, the widest is 660mm, and the average width is 180mm.

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Very Short

With a height of only 42 millimeters, the Chromebox2 G008U is one of the shorter comparable spec computers that have been available for more than a year amongst few processor core computers of this age. Comparable spec personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebox2 G008U have heights of between 27mm and 500mm, and the average height is 190mm.

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Very Shallow

The depths of PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebox2 G008U range from 33mm to 1,100mm, and the average depth is 270mm. The Asus Chromebox2 G008U is one of the shallower comparable spec computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox2 G008U (only 124 millimeters) amongst personal computers of this age.

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Light

When compared to other desktop computers of this spec and age that we have assessed, the weight of the Asus Chromebox2 G008U of only 600 grams is one of the lightest. The lightest PC of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebox2 G008U is 140g heavy and the heaviest is 14kg.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the Asus Chromebox2 G008U has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of computers of this age and spec is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,200MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of desktop computers that have been around for more than a year is 540GB. With a total storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus Chromebox2 G008U has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst few processor core computers of this age.

There are a number of other 16GB total storage capacity desktop computers currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus Chromebox[plb_2496959_price].

If you are looking for a personal computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Asus GR8[plb_3186870_price] (128GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago is 17GB. When compared to other few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebox2 G008U, the maximum internal memory of the Chromebox2 G008U of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

Across all the computers of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebox2 G008U the solid-state drive capacities range from 16GB to 520GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox2 G008U has a quite small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox2 G008U.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus Chromebox2 G008U

Released Over a Year Ago

This desktop computer was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus Chromebox2 G008U has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebox2 G008U.

If you are looking for a PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Asus GR8[plb_3186870_price] (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.1 gigahertz, the Chromebox2 G008U has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebox2 G008U.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.1GHz processor clock speed desktop computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Intel BOXNUC5I3RYK[plb_2696948_price].

If you are looking for a computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Apple 2.6GHz[plb_3339992_price] (2.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intell Identity Protection Technology
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Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
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Intel FDI Technology
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Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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