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Asus UN42 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz

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2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz May 2015
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12 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus PCs and also specifically for Asus few processor core computers and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Asus UN42 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer. Most of the other PCs that were launched around the same time as the UN42 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Asus UN42 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most few processor core computers that were launched more than a year ago. Most few processor core computers that were released around the same time as it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. Computers of this type and age internal memory types range from DDR3-SDRAM (worst) to DDR4-SDRAM (best).

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Supports Four Compatible Memory Cards

The Asus UN42 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most desktop computers of a similar spec and age to it. This Asus desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by computers that have been on the market for more than a year. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this PC.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus UN42 is a four USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other computers that were released more than a year ago have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Has One Cable Included

The Asus UN42 has a greater number of included cables than most few processor core computers that have been available for a similar time to it. This personal computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the UN42.

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Has One Memory Slot

The Asus UN42 has a greater number of memory slots than most desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this Asus desktop computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this computer.

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Very Short

At only 42 millimeters, the Asus UN42 is quite short compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for more than a year. Few processor core computers that are a similar age to the UN42 have heights of between 27mm and 500mm, and the average height is 190mm.

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Very Shallow

Across all the similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to the UN42 the depths range from 33mm to 1,100mm, and the average depth is 270mm. At only 131 millimeters, the Asus UN42 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age.

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Very Light

The Asus UN42 is one of the lighter comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the UN42 (only 1,000 gram) amongst comparable spec computers of this age. The average weight of few processor core computers that have been around for a similar time to the UN42 is 4.3kg.

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Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the Asus UN42 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN42. The smallest max internal memory supported processor of comparable spec PCs that were released one year ago is 4GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 27GB.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the PCs of a similar spec and age to the UN42 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 690MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Asus UN42 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the UN42.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Asus UN42 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other computers that are a similar age to the UN42. 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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Recent Price Increase of £6.59

In the last 45 days the UN42 has increased in price by £6.59.

Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Asus UN42 is a two SATA III connector computer. Most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the UN42 have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Only Two SATA Connectorss

Most few processor core computers that have been on the market for more than a year have between two and three SATA connectorss, including the Asus UN42 which has two SATA connectorss.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other personal computers of a similar age and type to the UN42, the processor clock speed of the Asus UN42 of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The average processor clock speed of few processor core computers that are a similar age to the UN42 is 2.8GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz.

We compared this desktop computer to all the other 1.4GHz processor clock speed personal computers and we think the HP Chromebox[plb_2305242_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this Asus PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Acer M1-601[plb_3187079_price] (1.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus UN42 is a two processor thread desktop computer. Most of the other computers of this type and age have between two and three processor threads.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus UN42 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst desktop computers of this age. The average processor cache of personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the UN42 is 2.8MB.

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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 Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
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
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Tjunction
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Compatible Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Operating System/software
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Case Colour
Performance
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Idle States
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)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Manual
Cable Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Form Factor
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

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10 August 2015

Admittedly, the unappetising 32GB SSD in this base model did colour my experience of using the Asus VivoMini UN42. In short, building a Windows PC around this this capacity is best avoided, as...

2 February 2015

Asus takes the established VivoPC and shrinks the already-small chassis' volume by over 60 per cent to create the tiny VivoMini version.Small, well-built and barely audible, the VivoMini UN42,...

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27 February 2015

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4 December 2015

Muchos menospreciamos el potencial que tienen muchos procesadores Celeron de las últimas generaciones. A mí me gusta recordármelo de vez en cuando y por eso hoy le dedicaremos algo de tiempo a... Read more…

Small, quiet and cool
Good ports selection
Very good build quality
Inexpensive
Sehr leise im Betrieb
Lack of space on SSD
Cannot output 4K
Viel zu wenig Speicherplatz
Nur 2 GByte RAM
Kein vollwertiges Betriebssystem an Bord
2 March 2015

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Ua.gecid.com

17 July 2015

Der Asus VivoMini UN42-M021Y hätte eine exzellente Preis-Leistungs-Empfehlung werden können. Im Test stört die mit nur 32 GByte viel zu kleine SSD aber das gute Gesamtbild. Neben dem...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 2957, asus 2957u, asus un42m016, asus un42m016m, asus a1un42m054, asus a1un42m054y, asus 90ms0091m00160, asus 90ms0091m00150
Barcodes 04716659891734

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