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Asus G11CD 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 2.3TB HDD+SSD

4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB Oct 2015
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ASUS G11 is designed for casual gamers who want a high performance gaming platform that doesn't break the bank. You'll be in awe of its futuristic outer space-inspired design with Mayan-inspired... More
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25 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This computer received a rating of 70% from desktop computer expert review website tomsguide.com.

Good Size

One person who purchased it thought it was compact. Expert website Tomsguide.com mentioned last year “Its compact design and included mouse”.

Nice Design

One customer who bought it thought it was a good design.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Asus G11CD supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than the 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version supported by most desktop computers of this spec and age.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is in fact the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst all personal computers that have been available for more than a year.

An 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is the worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across similar types of personal computer.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

We checked 211 expert and owner reviews for Asus computers and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core personal computers.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This computer supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the Asus G11CD has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the G11CD. Across all the computers that were released one year ago the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 4.3GB.

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Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

At 64 gigabytes, the Asus G11CD has a quite big max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a comparable age to the G11CD. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB.

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Quite Fast Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

The average max memory bandwidth supported processor of desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the G11CD is 30GB/s, and the max memory bandwidth supported processor range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s. With a max memory bandwidth supported processor of 34.1 gigabytes per second, the Asus G11CD has one of the faster max memory bandwidth supported processor amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for more than a year that we have assessed, the total storage capacity of the Asus G11CD of 2,256 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the G11CD have total storage capacity of between 4GB and 3.6TB, and the average total storage capacity is 840GB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the computers of this type and age the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Asus G11CD has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the G11CD.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers of this age and spec.

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Blu-Ray DVD Combo Optical Drive Type

The Asus G11CD has a Blu-Ray DVD Combo optical drive type which is better than the DVD Super Multi optical drive type found on most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

A Blu-Ray DVD Combo optical drive type is actually the best optical drive type amongst all medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago.

A DVD+RW optical drive type is the worst optical drive type amongst similar types of personal computer.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Asus G11CD has a newer internal memory type than most PCs of a similar age and type to it. This personal computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most PCs of this age and type have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

This personal computer's internal memory type (DDR4-SDRAM) is actually the best internal memory type amongst all PCs of a similar age and type to the G11CD.

A DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type is the worst internal memory type across comparable types of personal computer.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Desktop computers of this age and type have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 4.4GHz. At 4 gigahertz, the Asus G11CD has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed

At 2,133 megahertz, the Asus G11CD has a quite fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other computers that have been around for a similar time to the G11CD. The slowest memory clock speed of similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the G11CD is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 2,400MHz.

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Quite High System Bus Data Transfer Rate

The average system bus data transfer rate of personal computers that were released more than a year ago is 6GT/s, and the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s. The Asus G11CD has one of the higher system bus data transfer rates (8 Gigatransfers per second) amongst desktop computers of this age.

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Fairly Big Solid-State Drive Capacity

The smallest solid-state drive capacity of similar spec desktop computers that were released more than a year ago is 8GB and the biggest is 1TB. At 256 gigabytes, the Asus G11CD has a quite big solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other PCs that are a similar age to the G11CD only have between four and seven processor threads, however the Asus G11CD has eight processor threads.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 8 megabytes, the Asus G11CD has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The average processor cache of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G11CD is 6.6MB.

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Supports Seven Compatible Memory Cards

The Asus G11CD has a greater number of compatible memory card than most PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This Asus personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by personal computers of this type and age. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "MMC+", "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Asus G11CD has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec. The maximum internal memory of computers that are a comparable age to the G11CD range from 2GB to 260GB.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

This desktop computer has a 7.1 audio output channel, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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2 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD+SSD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that have been available for more than a year. 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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Heavy

With a weight of 9.8 kilograms, the Asus G11CD is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the G11CD. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago the weights range from 38g to 100kg, and the average weight is 7.5kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus G11CD

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Asus G11CD has a pretty average processor clock speed (3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other computers that were released more than a year ago.

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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 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Interface
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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 Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.1 Port
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Colour of Product
Performance
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 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 Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Package Width
Package Depth
Package Height
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 December 2015

The Asus G11 is an impressive value for those looking to dip their feet into PC gaming. Its compact design and included mouse and keyboard make it easy to get right to playing, and its Core i7...

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 20 December 2015 by Wesley
Wesley would recommend the Asus G11CD

I Purchased This PC It It Was In Perfect Condition When I Received It Working 100% I Started Up In 2 Seconds I Then Tried GTA V MAX SETTING I GET 60 FPS Amazing Then I Tried More And More Games... Read more…

Can Play Any Game
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g11cdus006, g11cdus006t, G11CD-US006T
Barcodes 00889349135617

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