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Asus Vivo Mini UN42
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Asus Vivo Mini UN42 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 128GB SSD

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB Mar 2015
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
A Mini PC Of Epic ProportionsASUS VivoMini crams all your home computing needs in a mini PC that's only slightly bigger than your wallet. VivoMini is powered by a choice of 4th generation Intel... More
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

Based on 211 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its computers. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its few processor core computers range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago.

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

The Vivo Mini UN42 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Vivo Mini UN42 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than the HDD storage medium found on most few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage speed amongst all desktop computers of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of PC the worst storage speed is HDD.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many computers of this age and type.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Vivo Mini UN42 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most few processor core computers that were launched more than a year ago. The best internal memory type of all comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Vivo Mini UN42 is DDR4-SDRAM and the worst is DDR3-SDRAM.

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Supports Four Compatible Memory Cards

The Asus Vivo Mini UN42 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most personal computers of a similar type and age to it. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vivo Mini UN42. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this desktop computer.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most computers of this type and age have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus Vivo Mini UN42 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Big Solid-State Drive Capacity

With a solid-state drive capacity of 128 gigabytes, the Asus Vivo Mini UN42 has a quite big solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the Vivo Mini UN42. The average solid-state drive capacity of few processor core computers that were released one year ago is 86GB.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Asus Vivo Mini UN42 is more than most desktop computers of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this Asus desktop computer.

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Very Short

With a height of only 42 millimeters, the Asus Vivo Mini UN42 is quite short compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the Vivo Mini UN42. The shortest similar spec desktop computer that has been around for more than a year is 27mm high, the tallest is 500mm, and the average height is 190mm.

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Very Shallow

The shallowest few processor core PC that has been available for a comparable time to the Vivo Mini UN42 is 33mm deep and the deepest is 1,100mm. With a depth of only 131 millimeters, the Vivo Mini UN42 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Vivo Mini UN42.

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Very Light

At only 1,000 gram, the Vivo Mini UN42 is fairly light compared to most of the other PCs of a similar type and age to the Vivo Mini UN42. The average weight of comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vivo Mini UN42 is 4.3kg.

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Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Desktop computers of this type and age have max internal memory supported processors of between 4GB and 64GB. The Vivo Mini UN42 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and type to the Vivo Mini UN42.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Asus Vivo Mini UN42 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst computers of this age. Few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the Vivo Mini UN42 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 690MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the computers of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Vivo Mini UN42 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Asus Vivo Mini UN42 is a two SATA III connector PC. Most of the other few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Only Two SATA Connectorss

The Vivo Mini UN42 is a two SATA connector desktop computer.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.4 gigahertz, the Vivo Mini UN42 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vivo Mini UN42. Across all the computers of a comparable age and type to the Vivo Mini UN42 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz.

We compared all the other 1.4GHz processor clock speed PCs to this personal computer and we think the Asus Chromebox (£134.29) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this few processor core PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Chromebox CXI2 (£172.97) (1.5GHz), or the Chromebox CXI2 (£190.38) (1.5GHz) both from Acer.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 128 gigabytes, the Vivo Mini UN42 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been available for more than a year. The average total storage capacity of few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the Vivo Mini UN42 is 540GB.

If this desktop computer total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF (£321.99) (500GB).

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus Vivo Mini UN42 is a two processor thread desktop computer. Most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for more than a year have between two and three processor threads.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Asus Vivo Mini UN42 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other PCs that were released around the same time as the Vivo Mini UN42. Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that were released one year ago the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1,650 megabyte, the Vivo Mini UN42 has a quite small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other personal computers that were released around the same time as the Vivo Mini UN42. Few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vivo Mini UN42 have on-board graphics adapter memory of between 1.6GB and 1.8GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Asus Vivo Mini UN42 is a two USB 2.0 port desktop computer.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus Vivo Mini UN42

Released Over a Year Ago

This few processor core PC was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus Vivo Mini UN42 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers that came out more than a year ago.

If you would prefer a PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Asus M32AD (£456.45) (6GB).

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Specification

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
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
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
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 My WiFi 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 Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
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
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Manual
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Expert Reviews

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

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers un42m071, un42m011, un42m082, un42m079, un42m079r, un42m071v, un42m011v, un42m082r, un42m071vn, un42m011vn, un42m082rn, un42m079rn, un42m082rnl, un42m079rnl, un42m071vnl, un42m011vnl
Barcodes 04712900003635, 04712900034967, 04712900040999, 04716659896326

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