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Asus GR8 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Oct 2015
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At just 2.5-liters, the ultra-portable ROG GR8 has a console-inspired concept that redefines gaming as you know it. It goes beyond traditional gaming consoles, giving gamers like you the... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Good Brand

On average Asus few processor core computers have good reviews as do all desktop computers built by Asus.

4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This personal computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Asus GR8 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC. Most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the GR8 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Asus GR8 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst few processor core computers of this age. The average total storage capacity of few processor core computers that are a similar age to the GR8 is 540GB, and the total storage capacity range from 8GB to 3TB.

If this desktop computer total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB and higher rated).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of computers of a similar type and age to the GR8 range from 2GB to 16GB. The Asus GR8 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the GR8.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on desktop computers of this age and type.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Asus GR8 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most computers of this age and spec. Across all desktop computers of this type and age the worst internal memory type is DDR3-SDRAM and the best is DDR4-SDRAM.

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Four Processor Threads

The Asus GR8 is a four processor thread computer. Most of the other computers of a comparable type and age to the GR8 only have between two and three processor threads.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of desktop computers of a similar age and type to the GR8 range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. At 4 megabytes, the Asus GR8 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the GR8.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Asus GR8 is more than most few processor core computers that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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Very Narrow

PCs of a similar age and type to the GR8 have widths of between 29mm and 660mm. The Asus GR8 is one of the narrower few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the GR8 (only 60 millimeters) amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the Asus GR8 has a fairly small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other PCs of a similar type and age to the GR8. The average max internal memory supported processor of few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the GR8 is 27GB, and the max internal memory supported processors range from 4GB to 64GB.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Asus GR8 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of few processor core computers that have been on the market for more than a year is 100MHz and the fastest is 690MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on PCs of this spec and age. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Asus GR8 is a two USB 2.0 port desktop computer.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus GR8

Released Over a Year Ago

This computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the Asus GR8 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GR8.

If this personal computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Asus GR6[plb_2985809_price] (2.2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Tjunction
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Optical Drive
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Networking
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Design
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Case Colour
Performance
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Manual
Display Included
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gr8r013, gr8r031, gr8r076, gr8r102, gr8r046, gr8r102m, gr8r046r, gr8r013r, gr8r031r, gr8r076r, asus r029, asus r029r
Barcodes 04716659914686, 04716659947226

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