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A few Asus GR6 reviewers concluded that it was good for gaming. Avforums.com said “Within a very short time you are gaming away either on your own or with friends” although they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. In December last year expert review site Chip.com.my mentioned “The ASUS GR6 is a gaming desktop that is easy on the space” in their Asus GR6 review. Chip.com.my also mentioned “So if you are a gamer who are looking at an easy to store gaming rig with Steam accessibility, you can try the ASUS GR6.(previously published”.
Asus Has Good Personal Computer Reviews
Asus has good average reviews for its few processor core computers as well as across its entire computer range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on computers of a comparable age and type to it.
Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The Asus GR6 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GR6. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to the GR6 range from 1GB to 16GB.
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4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
This computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many computers of a similar type and age to it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the GR6 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus GR6 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
Desktop computers of this spec and age have total storage capacity of between 8GB and 3TB. The Asus GR6 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst few processor core computers of this age.
Quite Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus GR6 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst PCs of this age. The average internal memory of personal computers of this age and spec is 4.7GB.
DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
The Asus GR6 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it. Across all few processor core computers that are a similar age to the GR6 the best internal memory type is DDR4-SDRAM and the worst is DDR3-SDRAM.
5.1 Audio Output Channel
This personal computer has a 5.1 audio output channel, which is typical of many desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to it.
Has One Memory Slot
The Asus GR6 has a greater number of memory slots than most PCs that have been available for more than a year. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this Asus personal computer.
At only 60 millimeters, the Asus GR6 is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been around for more than a year. Across all the computers of a comparable age and type to the GR6 the widths range from 29mm to 660mm, and the average width is 180mm.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
At only 900 megahertz, the Asus GR6 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type. Across all the computers that have been available for around the same time as the GR6 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.
Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
The Asus GR6 has one of the smaller max internal memory supported processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst personal computers of this age. The average max internal memory supported processor of personal computers of a comparable age and type to the GR6 is 27GB.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on personal computers that came out 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.
Alternative HDD personal computers currently available which you might also want to consider include the Q520[pl_3022639_price], or the C720[pl_3049578_price] both from Fujitsu or the HP ProDesk 600 G2 Mini[plb_3119949_price] which is cheaper.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most similar spec computers that were launched around the same time as the GR6 have between one and seven USB 2.0 ports, including the Asus GR6 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the GR6.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the Asus GR6 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and spec to the GR6.
Personal computers with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Apple 2.6GHz[plb_3339992_price] (2.6GHz and higher rated); or the Fujitsu Q520[plb_3022639_price] (3.2GHz and cheaper), or the HP ProDesk 600 G2 Mini[plb_3119949_price] (3.2GHz and cheaper).
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