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Asus M52AD

Asus M52AD 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 8GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.2GHz 8GB Apr 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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Asus Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews

We checked 233 owner and expert reviews for Asus PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many computers of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the M52AD range from 4GB to 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 820GB. At 2,000 gigabytes, the Asus M52AD has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released one year ago.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

Most desktop computers of this spec and age have between one and three number of 5.25" bayss, including the Asus M52AD which has two number of 5.25" bayss.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 1,100MHz. At only 1,100 megahertz, the Asus M52AD has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that were released around the same time as the M52AD.

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Quite Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

PCs that are a similar age to the M52AD have memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s, and the average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) is 30GB/s. The Asus M52AD has a fairly slow memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) (only 25.6 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and type to the M52AD.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Computers that came out more than a year ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 770GB. The Asus M52AD has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 32 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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 PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the Asus M52AD has one of the smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the M52AD 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 PCs of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently found memory slots is 4x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this computer. The memory slotss 2x DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Asus M52AD is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity personal computer. Most of the other computers of a comparable age and type to the M52AD have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the M52AD the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 260GB. The Asus M52AD has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) 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 One PCI Express X1 Slots

The Asus M52AD is a one PCI Express x1 slots PC. Most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the M52AD have between one and two PCI Express x1 slotss.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the M52AD range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz. The Asus M52AD has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Very Low System Bus Rate

At only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Asus M52AD has a quite low system bus rate compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the M52AD. Across all the comparable spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the M52AD the system bus rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 6.1GT/s.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus M52AD

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

The Asus M52AD has a fairly standard processor frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus M52AD has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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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
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 Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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
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
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
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® 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® 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
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
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…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus m52, code m52, asus m52a, code m52a, m52adnl003, asus m52ad, code m52ad, asus uk004, asus uk004t, m52adnl003s, asus m52adx, asus m52adxt, asus m52adxtr, asus m52adxtre, asus m52adxtrem, asus m52adxtreme, m52adxtremeuk004, m52adxtremeuk004t, asus m52adxtremeuk004, asus m52adxtremeuk004t
Barcodes 00886227914999, 04712900210248, 04716659914990

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