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This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec computers that were released more than a year ago.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers
Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor core computers as well as across its entire personal computer range compared to other manufacturers.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The average total storage capacity of personal computers that are a similar age to the K31AD is 770GB. When compared to other medium processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the K31AD, the total storage capacity of the Asus K31AD of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
At 12 gigabytes, the Asus K31AD has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that have been around for a comparable time to the K31AD. Across all the medium processor core computers that are a comparable age to the K31AD the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 7.8GB.
If this personal computer internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP 800 G2 (£614.91) (16GB).
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and type.
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 PCs of a similar age and type to it.
This personal computer's audio output (7.1) is actually the best audio output across all medium processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as 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 computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.
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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 PC. Most of the other personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the K31AD have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on computers of this age and spec. 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.
There are a number of other HDD computers currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Tiny.
Desktop computers with a faster storage speed that might be worth considering include the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 (SSD and cheaper), or the Fujitsu D556 (£459.78) (SSD and cheaper).
Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many desktop computers of this spec and age.
Only Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the Asus K31AD is more than most computers that have been available for a similar time to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this Asus desktop computer.
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Only Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Asus K31AD is a three USB 2.0 port personal computer. Most of the other medium processor core computers that were launched more than a year ago have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports.
Only One PCI Express X1 Slot
The Asus K31AD is a one PCI Express x1 slot desktop computer.
Only Four Processor Threads
The Asus K31AD is a four processor thread computer.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 3.2 gigahertz, the Asus K31AD has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that were launched around the same time as the K31AD.
Other 3.2GHz processor clock speed personal computers currently available which you might also want to consider include the Lenovo X310 (£469.99) which is cheaper.
If you are looking for a PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP 800 G2 (£614.91) (3.4GHz).