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Amongst personal computers that have been available for more than two years, this personal computer is one of the most awarded.
This Asus desktop computer was given a "Gold" award by both Hwt.dk and Profesionalreview.com, both of which wrote that this Asus personal computer was superb.
The reviewers at two other expert review sites liked this computer. This desktop computer received a "Recommended" award from 59hardware.net and the editor of Hwa.com.tr gave it a "High Performance" award and said it performed well.
The reviewers at three additional expert review sites all thought that this personal computer was good. Pcmagazine.ru and 01net.com both gave this computer a "5 Star" award and Kitguru.net gave it a "Must Have" award.
Ten people thought the Asus G20AJ was good for gaming. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “The Asus Republic of Gamers G20 ($1,179 as tested) is an attractive gaming desktop that doesn't look like an average mini tower” in their review of this PC. Pcmag.com also mentioned “Instead, resembles a gaming console, or better yet”. Kitguru.net said “Good gaming performance” in their review.
Five customers said in their reviews that it was compact. Expert review site Computershopper.com gave the Asus G20AJ a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this PC two years ago “Asus' compact tower requires two power packs”. In October last year Kitguru.net gave it a score of 5 stars and said “Compact chassis”. Expert review site Goldfries.com wrote last year “ASUS ROG G20 (G20AJ) Compact Gaming Desktop retails at RM 5,499 – is it worth it? Nope, not at all” in their review of the Asus G20AJ.
Two Asus G20AJ reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Asus G20AJ was well made. Kitguru.net mentioned “Solid performance, no noise” and rated the product 5 stars. Tbreak.ae gave this PC a score of 4 stars and mentioned “When it comes to gaming PCs, most enthusiasts prefer to build something themselves from scratch”.
Easy to Use
One Asus G20AJ reviewer who bought it thought it was easy to assemble.
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Acceptable Noise Level
Two people who reviewed this PC concluded that it was quiet. Kitguru.net wrote “Quiet fans”. Kitguru.net also wrote “Compact and reasonably quiet”.
One Asus G20AJ owner who reviewed this PC thought it was good looking. Kitguru.net said “Interesting styling” in their Asus G20AJ review and rated the product 5 stars. One person who reviewed it concluded that it was neat. Kitguru.net said in their Asus G20AJ review “Asus aims to pull off a neat trick with the Republic Of Gamers G20AJ”.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers of a similar age and type to it.
Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
When compared to other desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the G20AJ, the Asus G20AJ's discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of similar spec PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 4.1TB.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many few processor core PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers
Asus has good average ratings for its few processor core PCs as well as across its entire computer range compared to other brands.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 3.5 gigahertz, the Asus G20AJ has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst few processor core PCs of this age. Across all the desktop computers of a similar type and age to the G20AJ the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus G20AJ has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average hard drive capacity of similar spec PCs that were released more than two years ago is 610GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
Desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the G20AJ have total storage capacity of between 4GB and 2TB. The Asus G20AJ has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst few processor core PCs of this age.
Quite Big Internal Memory
Across all the personal computers of a similar type and age to the G20AJ the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 4.6GB. The Asus G20AJ has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the G20AJ.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many computers of a comparable spec and age to it.
Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The average discrete graphics adapter memory of personal computers of a comparable type and age to the G20AJ is 1.6GB. The discrete graphics adapter memory of the Asus G20AJ of 4,096 megabytes is one of the biggest amongst comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the G20AJ.
7.1 Audio Output Channel
The Asus G20AJ has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than most computers that were launched more than two years ago. Most comparable spec computers that were released more than two years ago have a 5.1 audio output channel.
This personal computer's audio output (7.1) is in fact the best audio output across all computers that are a similar age to the G20AJ.
The worst audio output across similar types of personal computer is 5.1.
DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
This desktop computer has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on few processor core PCs that have been available for more than two years.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and type.
Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the Asus G20AJ is more than most few processor core PCs that have been available for more than two years. The most commonly found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.
At only 104 millimeters, the Asus G20AJ is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G20AJ. The widths of personal computers of this spec and age range from 3.4mm to 390mm.
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User Reviews Are Poor
G20AJ owners on average rated this personal computer 59 out of 100. Owners are not sure about this Asus personal computer.
One Asus G20AJ reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Asus G20AJ did not have good technical guidance. Expert review site Goldfries.com wrote “With that price tag one can't help”.
Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the G20AJ is 1GB and the biggest is 1.8GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the Asus G20AJ has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst similar spec PCs of this age.
2 Other reasons to consider the Asus G20AJ
Released Over Two Years Ago
Asus released the G20AJ over two years ago.
HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many similar spec computers that have been available 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.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Processor That Supports ECC
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 745
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Audio Output Channel
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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