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Asus Chromebox

alaTest has collected and analyzed 245 reviews of Asus Chromebox. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Asus Chromebox is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 130 user reviews of Asus Chromebox from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Opinions about the size and design are on the whole positive. The reliability and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, reliability, design, size

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS CHROMEBOX-M115U DesktopASUS CHROMEBOX-M115U Desktop

May, 2018

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:BSMI/CB/CE/FCC/UL/Energy Star/C-Tick/WiFi/RF/VCCI / BSMI/CB/CE/FCC/UL/Energy Star/RCM/WiFi/RF/VCCI / BSMI/CE/FCC/UL/CCC/Energy Star/WiFi/RF/VCCI
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes

Design

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis Type:0.6L sized PC / 0.8L sized PC / 2L sized PC / USFF
Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue / Blue / Grey
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Small Business
Water cooling system: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 300 / 350
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:950
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1912 / 0x416 / 0xA16 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 4400 / Intel® HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 4
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ad, 802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW / N / No
Optical drives quantity:1

Other features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included: Yes
Display included:N / No
Keyboard Included:N
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included:N / Yes

Performance

Audio system:HD
Motherboard chipset:Intel H110
Product Type:Mini PC / PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:No / Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / No / Y / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2 / 4
S/PDIF out port: No
Serial ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2 / 4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power Supply:65 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI2 / DMI3 / QPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32 / 64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1866,2133,1600 / 2133,1333,1600,1866
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,LPDDR3-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Number of Processors Installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 1x2, 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1 / 2X4 / 4x1, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3.3
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4 / 6
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell / Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Celeron / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i7-4xxx / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.7 / 1.8 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Model:2955U / I3-4010U / i3-4100U / I3-6100U / I5-6400T / I7-4600U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Core i5-6400 Desktop Series / Intel Core i7-4600 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / BGA1168 / LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C0 / D0 / D1 / R0
System bus rate:4 / 5 / 8
Tcase:66
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 35
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Y
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):No / Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:No / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
OS Guard: No
Processor ARK ID:2955U / 75107 / 75110 / 75608 / 76616 / 88180 / 88187
Processor code:SR16P / SR16Q / SR16Y / SR1EA / SR2BS / SR2EU
Processor package size:37.5 / 40 / 42
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0 / SSE4.2,AVX 2.0,SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015A
UART:Y / Yes

Software

Operating system installed:Chrome OS / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MiniSD, PSVita / MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 16
Solid-state drive interface:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 16

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.4 / 124 / 131 / 196.3
Height :4.19 / 4.2 / 41.9 / 52 / 61.9
Weight:2.2 / 600 / 700
Width:12.4 / 124 / 131 / 197.5