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11 Reasons For
Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor core PCs as well as across its entire desktop computer range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of comparable spec personal computers that came out around the same time as the G20AJ is 920GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 1GB to 3TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus G20AJ has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G20AJ.
There are a number of alternative 1TB hard drive capacity personal computers currently available that you might also want to consider including the HP ProDesk 490 G2[plb_2406389_price], or the Alienware X51[plb_2501842_price] which is cheaper.
If this personal computer hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Alienware X51[plb_2790614_price] (2TB), or the HP 810-477na[plb_3402544_price] (2TB).
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on PCs that were released around the same time as it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs that are a comparable age to it.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and type to it.
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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus G20AJ has one of the bigger hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. Computers of this type and age have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of between 500GB and 2TB.
7.1 Audio Output Channel
The Asus G20AJ has a 7.1 audio output channel which is better than most similar spec PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most computers that have been around for around the same time as it have a 5.1 audio output channel. The best audio output of all desktop computers of a similar type and age to the G20AJ is 8.1 and the worst is 5.1.
Supports One Case Placement
The number of placements supported by the Asus G20AJ is more than most similar spec personal computers that were launched more than a year ago. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by PCs that came out more than a year ago.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on PCs of this age and type.
At only 104 millimeters, the Asus G20AJ is quite narrow compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec. Across all the similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the G20AJ the widths range from 33mm to 510mm, and the average width is 180mm.
5 Reasons Against
Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of PCs of this age and type is 1GB and the biggest is 8.2TB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Asus G20AJ has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and type to the G20AJ.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many PCs of a comparable age and type to 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.
We compared all the other HDD PCs to this desktop computer and we think the HP Z230[plb_2192247_price], and the DELL Precision T1700[plb_3100006_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity
Medium processor core PCs that were launched more than a year ago have solid-state drive capacities of between 8GB and 1TB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 210GB. When compared to other PCs of a similar age and type to the G20AJ that we have checked, the Asus G20AJ's solid-state drive capacity of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.
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Only One 3.5" Bay
The Asus G20AJ is a one 3.5" bay computer. Most of the other medium processor core PCs that are a comparable age to the G20AJ have between one and six 3.5" bays.
4 Other reasons to consider the Asus G20AJ
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the G20AJ.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 3.2 gigahertz, the Asus G20AJ has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that came out more than a year ago.
There are a number of other 3.2GHz processor clock speed PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the HP Z230[plb_2192247_price], or the Alienware X51[plb_2501842_price] which is cheaper.
If this computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the DELL Precision T1700[plb_3100006_price] (3.3GHz and cheaper); or the HP 800 G1[plb_2735358_price] (3.3GHz and higher rated).
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Asus G20AJ has a fairly average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other computers of this age and type.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1TB total storage capacity desktop computers currently available including the HP ProDesk 490 G2[plb_2406389_price], or the Alienware X51[plb_2501842_price] which is cheaper.
Desktop computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the G20AJ[pl_2976890_price] (1TB), or the K31AD[pl_3185556_price] (2TB) both from Asus which is also cheaper.
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Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Asus G20AJ has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the G20AJ.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8GB memory computers currently available including cheaper desktop computers such as the Fujitsu Celsius W530[plb_2376694_price], or the HP ProDesk 490 G2[plb_2406389_price].
If this personal computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus K31AD[plb_3185556_price] (12GB and cheaper).
DEW1976 would recommend the Asus ROG G20AJ (Verified Purchase)
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