Updated 15 May 2015

ASUS

Chromebox

Snapshot: The ASUS Chromebox compact desktop has an i3-4010U 1.7GHz processor and comes with 4GB RAM. What's the performance like?

Chromebox
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$619

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Test results

Overall score
57
Performance
?/10
Design and use
?/10

Good points

  • Easy to use.
  • Has 4 USB 3.0 ports.

But

  • Just OK performance.
  • Only has a 16GB HDD (SSD).

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (75%)
Design and use (25%)

Performance is assessed by how well the desktops performed in benchmark tests.

Design and use assesses how easy it is to use by both a professional tester and an experienced user.

Price is from a March 2015 online price survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$619
Type
Compact

Specifications

Screen size (inches)
n/a
Max screen resolution
n/a
Screen tilt (degrees)
n/a
Panel type
n/a
Processor (Intel core)
i3-4010U 1.7GHz
Number of cores
Dual
CPU
4th Gen/Haswell
Video (GPU)
Intel HD Graphics 4400
Video RAM (GB)
Shared
HDD
n/a
SSD
16GB
RAM (GB)
4
WiFi
b/g/n
DVD+/-RW drive
×
Dimensions W x D x H (mm)
122 x 124 x 43
Weight (kg)
0.5
Annual energy cost
$6.71

Features

USB 3.0/2.0
4/0
Thunderbolt
n/a
VGA
×
Display port
HDMI input
×
HDMI output
Card reader
Touchscreen
n/a
Speakers
0
Security lock slot
Yes
IR receiver
No
Operating system (OS)
Chrome 33.0.1750.58
Mountable

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