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Asus GR8 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Nov 2015
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At just 2.5-liters, the ultra-portable ROG GR8 has a console-inspired concept that redefines gaming as you know it. It goes beyond traditional gaming consoles, giving gamers like you the... More
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PCs

Based on 233 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good reviews for its desktop computers. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its few processor cores computers compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Three Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantitys

The Asus GR8 is a three graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity computer. Most of the other few processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the GR8 only have between one and two graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantitys.

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4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This personal computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many few processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year.

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SSD Storage Media

The Asus GR8 has an SSD storage media which is faster than most few processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year. Most computers that have been around for around the same time as it 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 computer's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed amongst all personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the GR8.

The worst storage speed amongst similar types of computer is HDD.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

When compared to other few processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to the GR8 that we have assessed, the internal memory of the Asus GR8 of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The internal memorys of computers of a similar type and age to the GR8 range from 2GB to 16GB.

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

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on comparable spec PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Asus GR8 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most computers of a comparable spec and age to it. The best internal memory type of all personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the GR8 is DDR4-SDRAM and the worst is DDR3-SDRAM.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Asus GR8 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst comparable spec PCs of this age. The average processor cache of comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the GR8 is 2.8MB.

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Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the Asus GR8 is more than most comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found memory slots is 2x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this PC. The memory slotss 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the similar spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 28GB. The Asus GR8 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the GR8.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of few processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year is 310MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Asus GR8 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the Asus GR8 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that were launched more than a year ago. Few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the GR8 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 0.5GB and 2.1TB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Asus GR8 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of desktop computers that came out more than a year ago is 560GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 8GB to 3TB.

There are a number of other 128GB total storage capacity desktop computers currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus D310MT[plb_3149996_price].

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GR8 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz. With a processor frequency of only 2 gigahertz, the Asus GR8 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst similar spec personal computers of this age.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Asus GR8 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity personal computer.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This computer has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
UART
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
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Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
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Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

(39)
16 November 2015

Looking for a desktop PC that can rival those latest gaming consoles? Maybe this could be your answer.Console gaming has become popular in the late 80's thanks to the contribution made by... Read more…

22 October 2015

The ASUS GR8 has been out for quite some time now. It was ASUS first attempt at trying out something bold and new, a gaming console PC. Although it sounds like a contradiction in terms, ASUS, also... Read more…

14 May 2015

When I heard that Asus was making a small gaming ?Console? as they put it I couldn't wait to get my hands on it. I am always on the hunt for better options for LANrigs. The GR8 fits that bill...

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27 April 2015

Not quite a Steam Machine, though you'll be forgiven if you mistake it for one, the Asus RoG GR8 will let you do some moderate PC gaming in a form factor that looks more like a console than a...

13 April 2015

The ASUS ROG GR8 is a powerful gaming machine in a portable yet good-looking package. It's good for those who want a gaming rig that is quiet, doesn't take up much space and can be easily moved...

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 9 September 2013 by Randy W.
(Verified Purchase)

Got this camera for my wife. She has a Cannon EOS E21, and a Nikon D40X. The Fuji is now her camera of choice. WOW, she couldn't be happier...

Clear, easy to use, great pictures
Decent Size
Smooth Pressure
Scroll Wheel
Lightweight
The flash can be a little bit of trouble because of it's location
Sometimes if an art program I am using crashes (mostly Corel software) it suddenly stops working altogether, or suddenly the pressure settings stop working. This is likely an issue with the software
It doesn't come with a power supply. You can buy one later if you want
JBOD only
Terrible video. . no really, as in not even 1280 1024. .. i know its a server but come on. .. , tried installing an addon PCI video card. .. board does not even POST, tried 3 diff cards too, but what
Reviewed 8 April 2015 by Julie L.

Overall an amazing pc, and amazing size to go along with it...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gr8r098, gr8r098r, asus i74510, asus i74510u, asus gr8r098, asus gr8r098r, asus 90ms0071m00980
Barcodes 04712900018301

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