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Asus Chromebox CN60

Asus Chromebox CN60
alaScore 86

4 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Asus Chromebox CN60. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the design, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the usability and price.

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price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Asus Chromebox CN60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Mithun Mohandas (digit.in)

Asus Chromebox CN60

 

Too expensive given the closed environment

Fanless cooling design ; Good build quality

Costly to own ; Limited use due to Chrome OS

The Asus CN60 Chromebox is good for doing stuff on the web since it uses Chrome OS but due to its low hardware capabilities as well as Chrome OS' shackled ecosystem, buying this doesn't make sense. So we’d rather wait for a generation or two for the...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by (gadgets.ndtv.com)

Asus Chromebox CN60 Review: A Very Expensive Novelty

 

Small, quiet and good-looking Powerful enough for Chrome OS and apps Easy to use, easy to set up Good wired and wireless connectivity options Software updates will add new capabilities over time

Limited local storage space Tightly integrated with Google services at the cost of others Requires a stable broadband connection for most apps Extremely expensive for limited utility

Those benefits and limitations are absolutely everything when it comes to this device. You really do need a stable high-speed Internet connection to be able to make the most of it, and it really isn't that difficult to get used to.

Expert review by (pcquest.com)

ASUS Chromebox CN60

 

Chromebox CN60 is a mini-desktop based on Google's Chrome OS with support for 4K UHD video playback

Product Specifications

Design

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis type:0.6L sized PC / 1L sized PC
Color of product:Black / Blue
Volume:0.6 / 0.7 / 1

Energy Management

Power supply:65

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x416 / 0xA16
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 4400
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1600

Networking

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Packaging Content

Display included:N / No
Mouse included:N

Performance

Product type:Mini PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2 / 4
Total number of SATA connectors:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4

Power

Power supply:65

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,LPDDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x2, 1x4, 4x1 / 2x4 / 4x1, 2x4 / 4x1,2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:2955U / i3-4100U / i7-4600U
Processor boost frequency:3.3
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i7-4xxx / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.8 / 2.1
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:2955U / i3-4100U / i7-4600U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i7-4600 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA 1168 / BGA1168
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C0 / D0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Matrix Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
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 version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
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):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75110 / 75608 / 76616
Processor code:SR16P / SR16Y / SR1EA
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y

Software

Operating system installed:Chrome OS

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:16
Storage media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:16

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.88
Height:1.65
Weight:21.2
Width:4.88