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Asus M52AD

Asus M52AD 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 12GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 12GB May 2015
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With the latest 4th generation Intel Core processors experience new levels of multitasking performance from light computing to the most demanding tasks. But the M52AD goes beyond that if you're a... More
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus medium processor cores computers have good reviews on average and across all desktop computers Asus is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the M52AD the total storage capacitys range from 4GB to 3.6TB. The Asus M52AD has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (2,000 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 12 gigabytes, the Asus M52AD has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the M52AD. The average internal memory of desktop computers that came out around the same time as the M52AD is 7.7GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on PCs of this age and spec.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

The slowest memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than a year is 10GB/s, the fastest is 68GB/s, and the average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) is 30GB/s. At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Asus M52AD has a quite slow memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and spec.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of PCs of a similar spec and age to the M52AD range from 2GB to 770GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Asus M52AD has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to the M52AD.

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Only 4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The Asus M52AD supports a 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version which is better than most medium processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year. Most computers that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version.

This desktop computer's on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version (4) is actually the worst supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version amongst all medium processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year.

A 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version is the best supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version amongst comparable types of desktop computer.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many PCs of this age and spec. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Asus M52AD has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.024 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of desktop computers of this spec and age is 5.2GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slots

The Asus M52AD has a greater number of memory slots than most comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The most commonly found memory slots is 4x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this personal computer. The memory slotss 2x DIMM are also found on this Asus personal computer.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Asus M52AD is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity computer. Most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the M52AD have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the M52AD range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB. The Asus M52AD has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers that were released one year ago.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slots

Most comparable spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the M52AD have between one and two PCI Express x1 slotss, including the Asus M52AD which has one PCI Express x1 slots.

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Very Low System Bus Rate

The Asus M52AD has one of the lower system bus rates (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. Across all the computers that were released more than a year ago the system bus rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus M52AD

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this computer was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.2 gigahertz, the Asus M52AD has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year.

If this computer processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP Z240 (£682.80) (3.3GHz).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
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® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® OS Guard
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
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Package Width
Package Depth
Package Height
Certificates
Certification
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 7 December 2015 by Elecktra
(Verified Purchase)

I'm a bit surprised that it requires an external wireless adaptor/antenna but as it came in the package and wasn't an added expense that's fine. And the antenna itself works perfectly when placed... Read more…

Reviewed 15 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Took a bit of a punt on this as there was not much feedback or many reviews of this exact model. It seemed good spec for the money. (it was under £500 at the time). At this price range it was... Read more…

Reviewed 25 January 2016 by Cosyhollow
(Verified Purchase)

I took a gamble on purchasing this machine as it only had one feedback at the time. but I am so pleased I took the risk as I am delighted with it. It is very very quiet, very fast. And it is... Read more…

Reviewed 10 January 2016 by My name
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent super quick, very happy...

Reviewed 2 January 2016 by James D.

It is a very nice looking computer with lots of capabilities when it comes to tasks, I am an avid gamer who wanted to upgrade my PC and this has gone beyond my expectations. This computer however... Read more…

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers m52aduk001, m52aduk001s, asus m52aduk001, asus m52aduk001s, m52adxtremeuk001s
Barcodes 04712900097528, 04716659957102

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HP Z240 vs Asus M52AD

HP Z240 vs Asus M52AD
HP Z240
4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
Asus M52AD
4 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 3.2GHz 12GB 2TB HDD
£ 682.80
Hugely Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
32GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Two More USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
42% Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Vastly Smaller Total Storage Capacity
A Lot Smaller Internal Memory

HP Z240 vs Asus M52AD

HP Z240 vs Asus M52AD
HP Z240
4 core Intel Xeon E3 v5 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
Asus M52AD
4 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 3.2GHz 12GB 2TB HDD
£ 1,210.80
48GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Two More USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
1TB Smaller Total Storage Capacity
4GB Smaller Internal Memory
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