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Asus K42JK


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For full specifications see the Asus K42JK specifications page.

NameAsus K42JK
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5 430M/520M/540M Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 330M/350M Processor
Screen14“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDup to 640GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility™ Radeon® HD 5145
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
802.11 b/g/n

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asus_k42jk.txt · Last modified: 2011/06/16 07:15 by billg
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