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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on personal computers of a comparable spec and age to it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
The Chromebox is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity PC.
SSD Storage Media
The Asus Chromebox has a faster storage speed than most computers that have been available for a comparable time to it. This personal computer has an SSD storage media, whereas most desktop computers of this age and type have an HDD storage media. 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.
This personal computer's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed amongst all personal computers of a similar spec and age to the Chromebox.
The worst storage speed across comparable types of personal computer is HDD.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on few processor cores computers that are a similar age to it.
Has One Memory Slots
The number of memory slots found on the Chromebox is more than most desktop computers of a similar spec and age to it. The most frequently found memory slots is 2x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this personal computer. The memory slotss 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this computer.
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The Chromebox is one of the lighter similar spec computers that have been available for more than a year (only 600 grams) amongst few processor cores computers of this age. The lightest PC that was launched around the same time as the Chromebox is 140g heavy, the heaviest is 16kg, and the average weight is 4.6kg.
6 Reasons Against
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacitys of comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebox range from 8GB to 3TB. The Chromebox has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.
We compared this PC to all the other 16GB total storage capacity desktop computers and we think the Asus Chromebox[plb_2403418_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Quite Small Internal Memory
When compared to other few processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year that we have assessed, the internal memory of the Chromebox of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the similar spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Chromebox the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB.
Quite Slow Processor Frequency
The Chromebox has a very slow processor frequency (only 1.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year. The average processor frequency of PCs of a similar spec and age to the Chromebox is 2.9GHz.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
The Chromebox has a very small maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebox. Across all the personal computers of this spec and age the maximum internal memorys range from 4GB to 64GB.
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Only Two Processor Threadss
The Chromebox is a two processor threads PC. Most of the other few processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebox have between two and three processor threadss.
Quite Small Processor Cache
Computers of this type and age have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Chromebox has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebox.
Essentially the Chromebox is another small form factor PC running Google's Chrome OS (Operating System). The idea behind Chrome OS is that it's very light, free of viruses and fast to boot, with... Read more…
Unbelievably slick running of KODIOpenELEC
SSD is a huge plus
It will play almost anything
Perhaps a bit pricey for a dedicated media box
Alternative OS installation method might put off some
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Sportbud would recommend the Asus Chromebox M004U (Verified Purchase)
I needed a replacement computer for my shop and was reluctant to replace a worn out system with a costly PC to be put in a garage.This fit the bill. Ordered it in-store and it arrived quickly.... Read more…
Noremachtims would recommend the Asus Chromebox M004U (Verified Purchase)
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