Nowadays the used of computer become so popular and every year many companies try give us good product as cheap as possible. They really know that to give choices for computer under 200 is a very good idea. Computer nowadays is not as big as before because many people think about the portability of the Desktop that they have. Many people may not have so many spaces to place of their Desktop or they really want to bring their product to support their career everywhere. One of the examples of Desktop that come with compact design and its portability is Asus Chromebook M004U computer. Asus is starting to deliver us a very good specifications computer, but they come with a compact design, with its portability, and also with a very good prices. This mini PC is one a really good alternative for buying a cheap windows computer. On this one you will get a combination between Intel Celeron 1.4 GHZ and 2 GB DDR3 RAM. So, for this review we are going to look how good this PC as our personal windows or as a main desktop.
Design and Features
This mini computer has a really good compact design, its measures is 1.75 by 5 by inches. This one is really similar to Apple TV or any another media boxes in term of factor, but this PC is a bit better because it comes with a plethora of I/O ports on its outer design. For the portability itself, you don’t need to be worry about this one because the weight of this one is only 1.3 pounds and also it doesn’t take many places so you can place of this Desktop anywhere or you can easily bring this device in your bag.
On the inside there are four USB 3.0 ports for a very fast transferring data and an Ethernet port. Inside the computer its powering by an Intel Celeron Pentium Processor with an integrated graphic card on clock 1.4 GHZ and it is also combined 16 GB SSD memory for the local storage. This storage may feel so small for some people since you cannot place many apps into this device, but you don’t need to be worry since this device is always connect to the internet or the cloud storage.You can also put a USB 3.0 drive or put a SD card into this built in reader if you really want a local storage or you are not connected to the internet.
Another great features than its Ethernet support, Asus Chromebook M004U has dual band band 802. 11 a/b/g/n WIFI and a connection of latest Bluetooth 4.0. as you buy this device you will get a free 100 GB cloud storage from Google for 2 years. This PC is also come with 1 year warranty so you don’t need to be worry if you break of your PC.
One of the key benefits for this device is its mobile features or its counter parts. If you are Microsoft Windows users you may feel that the device boot is very slow or you are afraid of malware or virus. Asus Chromebook M004U can boot instantly and it also features a built in anti-virus that would be updated automatically. As the PC or usage, we really assume that this one is really secure and has a really friendly used. You may not get any problem on choices of many apps because there is great growing based of apps that can be used every time.
Well, one of the counterparts of this mini computer that you need an extra mouse or keyboard to start using of this computer. For some users it`s who already have its is not a big problem, but for the first timers on desktop it may be come really frustrating. Many people said using Chrome can be really easy but also it can come as frustrating, so this device may not for everyone, but if you are ready to move from Microsoft windows or use it as secondary desktop. This one is really good choices for your work.
To make it easier, we place the main specifications of this PC so you can determine this one is really suitable or not for yourself. Here the main specifications.
|CyberPowerPc Gamer Ultra GUA3100A Main Specifications|
|Processors : 1.4 GHZ Intel Celeron|
|RAM : 2 GB DDR3|
|Memory Speed : 1600 MHZ|
|Graphic Unit : Intel HD Graphics|
|Wireless Type : 802. 11 abg|
|Number of USB Ports : 4 USB 3.0 Ports|
|Product Dimensions : 17.5 x 7.9 x 17 inches|
Now we talk to the performance of this mini PC. As a said before, this one is not a Microsoft Windows device and you may need to leave some of your favorite applications such as Microsoft Office or Windows media, but in return you don’t need to be worry about some malware or virus programs and also if you have kids you will not get any complain from them since this mini computer is really run so snappy and they can easily spend their everyday using this device. So, say good bye to reinstalling OS because of the virus and malware problems.
Everything on this device is run a full X86 version of Chrome browser. It also includes almost every X86 based plugins browser and web apps that easily become accustomed to. For the office document, you can easily use Google docs for editing o sharing of your documents. Google doc is also connected to cloud based storage so you can edit every single of your app everywhere and anytime even though you are not using of this mini computer on your hands. Emails and files are also connected everywhere as long as you connect your account to Goggle.
As the result of our test, we have not seen any problem on running of this one. It runs very fast and really easy to use. The mini computer can boot instantly. You can easily browse any or use any app and save it on your cloud storage. Viewing or streaming 1080P video is also not a big problem for this device and you will not getting any slowdown.
If you need a multiple screen, you can also connect your multiple display by connect it via HDMI and display port. All of your accounts also will be stored automatically and you can set controls for your children by limiting the access from your Google account. As I said before, this computer is really good as personal or secondary computer.
|Snappy performance.||Only 16GB memory is available.|
|Compact design with full desktop class browser application.||Keyboard and mouse are not included.|
|Four USB 3.0 ports||-|
Based on the reviews above, we assume that this computer product is really good one under 200 dollars. It brings a very good performance and a compact design. Asus really work hard to prepare this one as we can see from its design, performance, and etc. this device may not for everyone, but if you are looking for PC under 200 or a secondary computer. We really recommend you to buy this Device.
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