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Asus K31AD 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB Oct 2015
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PCs

Asus is one of the better rated PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Asus also has good ratings for its few processor core computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Asus K31AD has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (350 megahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K31AD. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of computers of a comparable type and age to the K31AD range from 100MHz to 690MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of personal computers of this age and spec is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the Asus K31AD has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the K31AD.

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Fairly Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The average max internal memory supported processor of PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the K31AD is 27GB. The Asus K31AD has a fairly big max internal memory supported processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and spec to the K31AD.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Asus K31AD has one of the faster processor clock speeds (3.6 gigahertz) amongst desktop computers of this age. Across all the similar spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the K31AD the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus K31AD has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the K31AD. The smallest total storage capacity of few processor core computers that are a similar age to the K31AD is 8GB and the biggest is 3TB.

If you would prefer a personal computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB) which also has a higher rating.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports Six Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Asus K31AD is more than most similar spec personal computers that were released more than a year ago. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the K31AD. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32,768 megabytes, the Asus K31AD has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the K31AD. The average maximum internal memory of few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the K31AD is 26GB.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

The Asus K31AD has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than most few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as it. Most few processor core computers that are a similar age to it have a 5.1 audio output channel.

A 7.1 audio output channel is actually the best audio output amongst all few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to the K31AD.

The worst audio output across similar types of computer is 5.1.

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Four Processor Threads

The Asus K31AD is a four processor thread desktop computer. Most of the other comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the K31AD only have between two and three processor threads.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on computers of this age and spec.

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6 Reasons Against

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

The Asus K31AD is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many 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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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.7 gigabytes, the Asus K31AD has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the K31AD is 3.1GB.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus K31AD is a two USB 3.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other PCs of this age and spec have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

The Asus K31AD is a one PCI Express x1 slot PC.

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Heavy

With a weight of 8.6 kilograms, the Asus K31AD is fairly heavy compared to most of the other computers that have been available for a comparable time to the K31AD. The average weight of similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the K31AD is 4.3kg, and the weights range from 140g to 14kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus K31AD

Average Internal Memory

The Asus K31AD has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and type to the K31AD.

If this Asus PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Asus M32AD[plb_3097814_price] (6GB), or the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF[plb_2873107_price] (8GB).

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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
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
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Compatible Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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
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
Chassis Type
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 Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Display
Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Width
Packaging Depth
Packaging Height
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
Packaging Content
Manual
Mouse Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus k31, asus k31a, asus k31ad, k31adtr006, k31adth016, k31adtr006s, k31adth016d, asus k31ade

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