Asus has good average ratings for its few processor cores computers as well as across its entire desktop computer range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on few processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the Asus Chromebox has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst few processor cores computers of this age. Across all the similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.
4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
This computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many few processor cores computers that were launched more than two years ago.
SSD Storage Media
The Chromebox has an SSD storage media which is faster than the HDD storage media found on most PCs of this age and type. 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 desktop computer's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed across all desktop computers that are a similar age to the Chromebox.
The worst storage speed across similar types of desktop computer is HDD.
Quite Big Processor Cache
With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Chromebox has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebox. The smallest processor cache of desktop computers of this age and spec is 0.51MB and the biggest is 6MB.
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Has One Memory Slots
The number of memory slots found on the Asus Chromebox is more than most desktop computers that have been available for more than two years. The most commonly 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 desktop computer.
Across all the few processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebox the weights range from 600g to 14kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. When compared to other few processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago, the weight of the Asus Chromebox of only 600 grams is one of the lightest.
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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of personal computers of this age and type is 28GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus Chromebox has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst similar spec PCs of this age.
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of few processor cores computers that were launched more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 800MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Chromebox has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebox.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacitys of computers of this type and age range from 4GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. The Chromebox has a very small total storage capacity (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of personal computers of this age and type is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 16GB. The maximum internal memory of the Asus Chromebox of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst computers of a similar age and type to the Chromebox.
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Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity
The average solid-state drive capacity of desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox is 91GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox has a quite small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebox.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This few processor cores PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Chromebox has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebox.
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 2.1 gigahertz, the Chromebox has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox.
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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)
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Noremachtims would recommend the Asus Chromebox M004U (Verified Purchase)
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