Asus has good average ratings for its medium processor core personal computers as well as across its entire desktop computer range compared to other manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable type and age to it.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on comparable spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years range from 32GB to 3TB. The Asus M51AD has a fairly big total storage capacity (2,000 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that were released around the same time as the M51AD.
If this personal computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus M32AD (£566.43) (3TB).
Quite Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Asus M51AD has one of the bigger internal memory amongst comparable spec computers of this age. The internal memory of personal computers that were launched more than two years ago range from 2GB to 64GB.
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 of this age and spec.
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L3 Processor Cache Level
This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on PCs of this spec and age.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on desktop computers that came out more than two years ago.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and spec to it.
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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most computers of a similar age and type to the M51AD have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus M51AD which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time to the M51AD is 3,200MHz. The Asus M51AD has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the M51AD.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.
Only Supports Fourteen Compatible Memory Cards
The Asus M51AD has a greater number of compatible memory card than most PCs of this spec and age. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the M51AD. The compatible memory cards "CF", "Memory Stick (MS)", "MicroDrive", "MicroSD (TransFlash)", "MiniSD", "MMC", "MMC+", "MS Duo", "MS Micro (M2)", "MS PRO", "MS PRO Duo", "RS-MMC" and "SDHC" are also supported by this computer.
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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of comparable spec computers that came out more than two years ago range from 1GB to 2GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB. At only 1.024 gigabytes, the Asus M51AD has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the M51AD.
Only Has One Memory Slot
The Asus M51AD has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec computers that have been on the market for more than two years. The most frequently 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 personal computer.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The Asus M51AD is a two USB 3.0 port desktop computer.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus M51AD has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the M51AD is 32GB.
Only One PCI Express X1 Slot
The Asus M51AD is a one PCI Express x1 slot personal computer. Most of the other personal computers that are a comparable age to the M51AD have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.
Only Four Processor Threads
The Asus M51AD is a four processor thread personal computer.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Asus released the M51AD.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.2 gigahertz, the Asus M51AD has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers that were released around the same time as the M51AD.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
CF+, Memory Stick (MS), MicroDrive, SD, MicroSD (TransFlash), SD, MiniSD, MMC+, MMC+, MS Duo, SD, MS Micro (M2), MS PRO, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, RS-MMC, MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC