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Asus VM42 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 32GB SSD

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2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 32GB Feb 2016
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Asus Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on new few processor core computers.

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

The Asus VM42 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus VM42 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than most few processor core computers that were released in the last year. Most new few processor core computers have an HDD storage medium. 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 in fact the best storage speed across all similar spec personal computers that were released in the last year.

Across similar types of desktop computer the worst storage speed is HDD.

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Very Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the Asus VM42 is quite light compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to the VM42. Computers that are a comparable age to the VM42 have weights of between 530g and 15kg.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Computers that have been available for around the same time as the VM42 have max internal memory supported processors of between 8GB and 64GB. With a max internal memory supported processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus VM42 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec computers.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of latest few processor core computers range from 100MHz to 690MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Asus VM42 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the VM42.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus VM42 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the VM42. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the VM42 is 790MHz and the fastest is 1,200MHz.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Asus VM42 is a two SATA III connector desktop computer. Most of the other latest few processor core computers have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

PCs that are a similar age to the VM42 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 580GB. With a total storage capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the Asus VM42 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the VM42.

Personal computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo M700 Tiny[plb_3257196_price] (128GB).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Asus VM42's processor clock speed is one of the slowest amongst few processor core computers that were released in the last 12 months. The average processor clock speed of similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as the VM42 is 3.1GHz.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus VM42 is a two processor thread personal computer.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other PCs that are a similar age to the VM42, the processor cache of the Asus VM42 of only 2 megabytes is one of the smallest. The processor caches of personal computers that are a comparable age to the VM42 range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The solid-state drive capacities of computers that are a comparable age to the VM42 range from 16GB to 260GB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 110GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Asus VM42 has a quite small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been available for a similar time to the VM42.

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System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
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Processor Socket
Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
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Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
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Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
Storage Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
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WiFi Standard
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Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
DC-In Jack
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DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
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SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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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 Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Idle States
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Active Management Technology Version
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
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Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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Power
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Power Supply
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Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Software Driver Included
Manual
Cable Included
Display Included
AC Adapter
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(3)
16 November 2015

Asus claims in its marketing literature that it is ?in search of incredible.' Judging by the performance of the Asus VivoPC VM42, the search is not yet over.INTEGRATED INARDSBuilt around an Intel... Read more…

18 March 2015

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12 November 2015

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User Reviews

(9)
Reviewed 28 November 2015 by Robert

Check to see how long the store will let you return an ASUS product for repair or refund. ASUS performs repair services under warranty, but they don't pay for the packaging or shipping costs to... Read more…

Reviewed 11 September 2015 by Jeff G.
(Verified Purchase)

Wi-fi in computer sucks needs to use Ethernet cable...

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by MoMac
(Verified Purchase)

I'M a Mac user but I use a couple applications that only run on a PC. The apps run OK but very slow. I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and it took 5 hours to do so. I should have added RAM... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by VicDvorak
VicDvorak would recommend the Asus VivoPC VM42 (Verified Purchase)

Using this to host Media Center - included upgrade to Win 10...

Reviewed 14 December 2015 by Magpie
Magpie would recommend the Asus VivoPC VM42 (Verified Purchase)

Win8 is preinstalled, go to Win10 asap even though it takes time to download...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus vm42s173, asus vm42s173z
Barcodes 04712900033434, 04712900220018

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