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Asus VM42 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB 32GB SSD

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB Oct 2015
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

Few processor cores computers manufactured by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all PCs (not just few processor cores computers) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many PCs that are a similar age to it.

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

The Asus VM42 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity PC.

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SSD Storage Media

The Asus VM42 has an SSD storage media which is faster than most desktop computers of a similar age and spec to it. Most personal computers of this age and spec 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 desktop computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed amongst all computers of a similar type and age to the VM42.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage speed amongst similar types of desktop computer.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Asus VM42 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most desktop computers of this type and age. Across all few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the VM42 the internal memory type ranges from DDR3-SDRAM to DDR4-SDRAM.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus VM42 has more USB 3.0 ports than most of the computers of a similar age and type to the VM42. This personal computer is a four USB 3.0 port computer compared to most of the computers that were launched around the same time as the VM42 which only have between one and three USB 3.0 ports.

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Two Number of Storage Drives Supporteds

Most of the other few processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year only have one number of storage drives supported, however the Asus VM42 has two number of storage drives supporteds.

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Has One Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the Asus VM42 is more than most computers of this spec and age. This personal computer has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on desktop computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Light

The lightest PC of a similar age and type to the VM42 is 140g heavy, the heaviest is 16kg, and the average weight is 4.6kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the Asus VM42 is quite light compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the VM42.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Personal computers of this age and spec have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 64GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus VM42 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the VM42.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Asus VM42 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VM42. PCs that are a similar age to the VM42 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 740MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 310MHz.

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

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus VM42 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the VM42 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Asus VM42 is a two number of SATA III connectors computer. Most of the other PCs of a comparable age and spec to the VM42 have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Asus VM42 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst personal computers of this age. Computers that were released around the same time as the VM42 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Asus VM42 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. Across all the PCs of a comparable age and type to the VM42 the total storage capacitys range from 8GB to 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 560GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Asus VM42 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the VM42. Across all the few processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to the VM42 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Asus VM42 is a two processor threads desktop computer. Most of the other few processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the VM42 have between two and three processor threadss.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus VM42 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other computers of a comparable spec and age to the VM42. The smallest processor cache of few processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the VM42 is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Asus VM42 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that were launched more than a year ago. The maximum internal memorys of few processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to the VM42 range from 4GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 26GB.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Asus VM42 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity PC.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VM42

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this few processor cores PC was released.

Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Tjunction
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
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Number of Storage Drives Supported
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio System
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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 Active Management Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
UART
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Drivers Included
Manual
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vm422976, vm42s160, vm42s083, vm42s083y, vm422976u, vm42s160y, vm422976ub, vm422976uba
Barcodes 04712900102505, 04712900220018

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