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Asus K30AD 2 Core Intel Pentium G 3.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Pentium G 3.2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus few processor core computers have good reviews on average and across all personal computers Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

With a max internal memory supported processor of 32 gigabytes, the Asus K30AD has a fairly big max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age. The smallest max internal memory supported processor of personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the K30AD is 4GB and the biggest is 64GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on similar spec PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Supports Six Compatible Memory Cards

The Asus K30AD has a greater number of compatible memory card than most few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as it. This 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 more than a year ago. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of PCs that are a similar age to the K30AD range from 4GB to 33GB. When compared to other computers that are a comparable age to the K30AD, the Asus K30AD's maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

The Asus K30AD has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than most few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as it. Most computers of this age and type have a 5.1 audio output channel.

A 7.1 audio output channel is actually the best audio output across all few processor core computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

A 5.1 audio output channel is the worst audio output across comparable types of personal computer.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

At only 21.3 gigabytes per second, the Asus K30AD has a quite slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were released more than a year ago. Similar spec personal computers that were released one year ago have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 35GB/s.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Asus K30AD is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and type. 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 Processor Threads

The Asus K30AD is a two processor thread computer. Most of the other PCs of this age and type have between two and three processor threads.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most similar spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the K30AD have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus K30AD which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Heavy

Across all the similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the K30AD the weights range from 140g to 14kg, and the average weight is 4.3kg. At 8.6 kilograms, the Asus K30AD is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec computers that came out around the same time as the K30AD.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus K30AD

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the K30AD.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.2 gigahertz, the Asus K30AD has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been available for a similar time to the K30AD.

Desktop computers with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Asus D310MT (3.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus K30AD has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that came out more than a year ago.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire XC-705 (£339.99) (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus K30AD has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the K30AD.

If this desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus M32AD (£456.45) (6GB).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
Processor That Supports ECC
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
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Width
Packaging Depth
Packaging Height
Packaging Content
Manual
Mouse Included
Keyboard Layout
Keyboard Supplied
Windows Key
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k30adbe017, k30adbe017s, asus k30adbe017, asus k30adbe017s
Barcodes 04716659958109

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