Asus chromebox review – The higher the popularity of Chrome that makes Asus interested in creating products based on Google’s operating system is. But this time Chrome OS is not pinned on a laptop as usual, but in a mini desktop PC called Asus Chromebox. Asus has introduced a mini-computer based operating system Google Chrome OS through Chromebox Series at CES 2014 last. Asus minicomputer Chromebox has opened reservations at several online stores and begin shipping on March 14, 2014 at a price of $ 179. Some online stores have opened booking minicomputer Chromebox Asus, among others is Newegg, Amazon, and TigerDirect. Unfortunately, Asus Chromebox variants that can be ordered is the most inexpensive variant powered by an Intel Celeron processor.
Specifications Asus Chromebox is actually quite powerful because Taiwanese manufacturers are 3 variants of Haswell architecture-based processor, the Intel Celeron 2955U, Core i3-4010U and Core i7-4600U. The third is carrying the processor TDP (Thermal Design Power) is only 15W alone and currently available new Celeron variants. Asus Chromebox is also equipped with 2 or 4GB of memory RAM DDR3 and supported by the graphics processor from Intel HD Graphics 4000. The three variants Chromebox made by Asus is equipped with SSD (Solid State Drive) with a capacity of 16GB and is powered by Google Drive 100GB for 2 years. One advantage of this is Asus Chromebox variants that are powered by Intel Core processors capable of video playback 4K or Ultra HD. In addition, the specification Asus Chromebox is fairly high compared with other Chromebox are only powered by the ARM Cortex-A15 processor dual-core. Asus Chromebox connectivity is also quite complete with support for dual-band Wireless N, Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit Ethernet, four USB 3.0 ports, HDMI output port, DisplayPort, audio jack, and a power supply with a capacity of 65W. As reported by the TomsHardware (09/03/2014), Asus’s new Chromebox can be ordered in the United States. Not yet known when these miniature computers are sold to the global market.
Asus Chromebox-M075U Desktop Bundle Processor
Asus equips Chromebox with Intel Haswell processor configuration options to choose from, ranging from 1.4 GHz Intel Celeron 2955U, Intel Core i3-4010U 1.7 GHz, 2.1 GHz Intel Core i7-4600U / 3,3GHz. Thanks to the use of fourth generation of Intel processors, advanced devices from Asus does not require a fan for cooling components. Because the heat generated during operation is low at only 15W TDP. Smooth process of multitasking delivered in the presence of bekapasitas DDR3 RAM 2GB or 4GB. For data storage, immerse Asus M2 16GB SSD. If it is less, Asus has provided support for cloud-based storage media (cloud storage) Google Drive with 100GB capacity free for 2 years.
To be able to connect to the Internet network, these devices rely on the RJ45 Ethernet and wireless connections Wi-Fi a / b / g / n. Asus also provide a Chromebox with a fairly complete connectivity ports such as USB 3.0 4 pieces slot, HDMI, DisplayPort, Bluetooth 4.0, and an SD card reader. The device which is able to present images with a resolution of 4K UltraHD. This is end of my Asus chromebox review.