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Asus Chromebox 3

Asus Chromebox 3
alaScore 96

3 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Asus Chromebox 3. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the price and size. The design and usability also get good feedback.

usability, design, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Asus Chromebox 3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Asus Chromebox 3

 

A full desktop Chrome OS experience in a portable package

Small and light ; Strong connectivity ; Simple operation

Apps aren't optimised ; Niche ; Limited storage

The Asus Chromebox 3 delivers a full desktop Chrome OS experience, with impressive portability when needed.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Tim Danton (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus Chromebox 3 review: This tiny PC is perfect for schools and businesses

 

An attractive option for schools and businesses that don't need heavyweight computing devices

Relatively quiet ; Good value ; Effective for basic programs

Laggy ; Lightweight

All of this adds up to a surprisingly versatile computer. Would I want it as my main system? No, because it doesn’t have enough power and I want full-fat programs, not lightweight apps designed for Android. Would it work as a secondary all-purpose...

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Zhiye Liu (tomshw.it)

Asus Chromebox 3: un Chromebox per domarli tutti

 

Asus ha rinnovato la sua linea di Chromebox, arrivando alla terza generazione. Tre nuovi modelli con processori Intel di ottava generazione.

Jun, 2018

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:BSMI/CB/CE/FCC/UL/Energy Star/RCM/VCCI
Energy Star certified:Y

Design

Chassis Type:Mini PC
Product colour:Black

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:64
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 630 / Intel® UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:2400

Networking

Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Display included:N
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
VESA mount included:Y

Performance

Product Type:Mini PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:5
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

Power Supply:65

Processor

Bus type:DMI3
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600,2133,2400
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Number of Processors Installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.4 / 4
Processor cache:3 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.8 / 3.9
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i3-7100 / i5-8250U / i7-8550U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:S0
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):51
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N
Processor ARK ID:97455
Processor code:SR35C
Processor package size:37.5 x 37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C

Software

Operating system installed:Chrome OS

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 256 / 64

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:148.5
Height :40
Weight:1
Width:148.5