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Asus P50AD

Asus P50AD 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers

Asus has good average ratings for its medium processor core personal computers as well as across its entire personal computer range compared to other brands.

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 computers of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 gigabytes, the Asus P50AD has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the P50AD. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of personal computers of a similar spec and age to the P50AD is 1.8TB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 1GB to 8.2TB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the P50AD is 4GB, the biggest is 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 840GB. With a total storage capacity of 2,000 gigabytes, the Asus P50AD has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the P50AD.

If this personal computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL 8900 (2TB) which is also higher rated.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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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 comparable spec personal computers that came out more than a year ago.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The Asus P50AD is a six USB 2.0 port desktop computer.

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Supports Six Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Asus P50AD is more than most similar spec personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by personal computers of this age and spec. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this Asus desktop computer.

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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 commonly found optical drive type on medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Shallow

The shallowest personal computer of this age and type is 31mm deep, the deepest is 590mm, and the average depth is 350mm. The Asus P50AD is quite shallow (only 279 millimeters) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age.

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Narrow

With a width of only 112 millimeters, the Asus P50AD is one of the narrower comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the P50AD amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. Across all the personal computers of this age and spec the widths range from 33mm to 510mm, and the average width is 180mm.

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8 Reasons Against

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

The Asus P50AD is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the P50AD have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 640MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At only 1,100 megahertz, the Asus P50AD has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec computers that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of desktop computers of a similar age and type to the P50AD range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 2.9 gigahertz, the Asus P50AD has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers that were released one year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as 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.

If the storage speed of this medium processor core desktop computer is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini (£595.00) (SSD).

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Asus P50AD has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers that came out more than a year ago. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this PC. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this computer.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus P50AD is a two USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the P50AD have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the P50AD is 2GB, the biggest is 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus P50AD has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Asus P50AD has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2,048 megabytes) compared to most of the other computers of this age and type. Medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the P50AD have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 4.9MB and 8.2GB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus P50AD

Released Over a Year Ago

This desktop computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Asus P50AD has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.

If you want a computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire XC-705 (10GB), or the Apple ME253 (12GB).

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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
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-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
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
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 Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
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
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Layout
Keyboard Supplied
Windows Key
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers p50adbe002, p50adbe002s, asus i54460, asus i54460s, asus p50adbe002, asus p50adbe002s, asus 90pd00q1m01690
Barcodes 04712900030068

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4 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 2TB HDD
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