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Asus K31AD 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.7GHz 4GB Oct 2015
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Asus Has Good Desktop Computer Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the K31AD have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 690MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the Asus K31AD has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the K31AD.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec computers that were released more than a year ago is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.1GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the Asus K31AD has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the K31AD.

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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 few processor core computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Asus K31AD has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the K31AD. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of few processor core computers that were released one year ago range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of few processor core computers that were launched more than a year ago is 2.8GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz. The Asus K31AD has one of the faster processor clock speeds (3.7 gigahertz) amongst few processor core computers of this age.

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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 few processor core computers that have been available for more than a year. The total storage capacity of PCs that are a similar age to the K31AD range from 8GB to 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 540GB.

If you would prefer a PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Acer Revo One RL85 (£299.99) (2TB) which also has a higher rating.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer 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 around for around the same time as 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 desktop computers of this spec and age. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by few processor core computers 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 Asus personal computer.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

The Asus K31AD has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than the 5.1 audio output channel found on most comparable spec PCs that came out more than a year ago.

This personal computer's audio output (7.1) is actually the best audio output across all PCs of a similar type and age to the K31AD.

The worst audio output amongst comparable types of personal computer is 5.1.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on few processor core computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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

Most desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus K31AD which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on desktop computers of a similar age and type to it. 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 3.0 Ports

The Asus K31AD is a two USB 3.0 port personal computer.

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Heavy

With a weight of 8.6 kilograms, the Asus K31AD is one of the heavier desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the K31AD amongst comparable spec computers of this age. Across all the comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the K31AD the weights range from 140g to 14kg, and the average weight is 4.3kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus K31AD

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this computer was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus K31AD has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released more than a year ago.

Personal computers with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Asus M32AD (£456.45) (6GB), or the HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF (£262.24) (8GB).

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Specification

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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 Memory Voltage
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
Open GL Graphics Adapter
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
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
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Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
Packaging Content
Manual
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus k31, asus k31a, k31adnl001, asus k31ad, k31adth019, k31adth019d, k31adnl001t, asus k31ade, asus k31adnl001, asus k31adnl001t, asus 90pd0181m07800
Barcodes 04712900165760

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