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Asus K42DY


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For full specifications see the Asus K42DY specifications page.

NameAsus K42DY
ProcessorAMD Phenom™ II Quad-Core P960/P920 1.8 GHz ~ 1.6 GHz
AMD Phenom™ II Triple-Core N830 2.1 GHz
AMD Turion™ II Neo Dual-Core P560/P520 2.5 GHz ~ 2.3 GHz
AMD Athlon™ II Neo Dual-Core P360/P320 2.3 GHz ~ 2.1 GHz
AMD V Series V160/V140 2.4 GHz ~ 2.3 GHz
Screen14“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 640GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility™ Radeon® HD 6470M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
802.11 b/g/n or 802.11 b/g

Linux Compatibility

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BluetoothNot Tested
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USBNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested


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asus_k42dy.txt · Last modified: 2011/06/08 05:42 by billg
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