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Asus P50AD

Asus P50AD 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Asus Personal Computers Have Good Reviews

On average Asus medium processor cores personal computers have good reviews compared to other brands as do all personal computers manufactured by Asus.

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the Asus P50AD has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor cores personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the P50AD the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2,048 gigabytes, the Asus P50AD has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other computers that have been available for more than a year. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec desktop computers that were released one year ago is 1.3TB.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 4GB and the biggest is 3.6TB. The Asus P50AD has a fairly big total storage capacity (2,000 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers that were released one year ago.

If this medium processor cores desktop computer total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL 8900 (2TB) which is also higher rated.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores personal computers that were released more than a year ago.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for more than a year have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Asus P50AD which has six USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Supports Six Compatible Memory Cardss

The Asus P50AD has a greater number of compatible memory card than most comparable spec computers that are a similar age to it. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards supported by computers of this spec and age. The compatible memory cardss "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this Asus desktop computer.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Asus P50AD is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity PC. Most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were released more than a year ago have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

The average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the P50AD is 30GB/s, and the memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s. With a memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Asus P50AD has one of the slower memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s amongst medium processor cores personal computers of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for more than a year have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 770GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Asus P50AD has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the P50AD.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on PCs of this age and type. 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 PCs of this age and type.

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Only Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the Asus P50AD is more than most medium processor cores personal computers that were released around the same time as 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 DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the Asus P50AD has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that are a comparable age to the P50AD. The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores personal computers that were launched around the same time as the P50AD range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Asus P50AD has a fairly slow memory clock speed (only 1,600 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that came out around the same time as the P50AD. Across all the computers of a similar age and spec to the P50AD the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,800MHz.

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Very Low System Bus Rate

The Asus P50AD has one of the lower system bus rates (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) amongst medium processor cores personal computers of this age. The system bus rates of PCs of a similar type and age to the P50AD range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 6.2GT/s.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus P50AD

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Asus P50AD has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type.

If this desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus M52AD (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz, the Asus P50AD has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that are a similar age to the P50AD.

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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 Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Hard Drive Speed
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 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
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-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
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
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
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
Packaging Content
Manual
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Layout
Keyboard Supplied
Windows Keys
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers p50adbe002, p50adbe002s, asus i54460, asus i54460s, asus p50adbe002, asus p50adbe002s, asus 90pd00q1m01690
Barcodes 04712900030068

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