Asus is one of the superior personal computer brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Asus also has good ratings for its few processor core computers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
The Asus M32AD has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec computers of this age. Across all the comparable spec computers that have been around for more than a year the total storage capacity range from 8GB to 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 540GB.
If this Asus desktop computer total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion 500 (£337.58) (2TB), or the Acer Revo One RL85 (£169.34) (2TB).
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as it.
Supports Six Compatible Memory Cards
The number of compatible memory card supported by the Asus M32AD is more than most few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by computers that are a comparable age to the M32AD. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this Asus personal computer.
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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many few processor core computers that came out around the same time as it.
Has One Memory Slot
The Asus M32AD has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this computer.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar age and type to it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.
Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the M32AD range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 1.024 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a similar age to the M32AD.
With a weight of 8.3 kilograms, the Asus M32AD is one of the heavier few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to the M32AD amongst similar spec computers of this age. Across all the comparable spec personal computers that were released one year ago the weights range from 140g to 14kg, and the average weight is 4.3kg.
The average height of personal computers of this age and type is 190mm. When compared to other similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the M32AD that we have checked, the height of the Asus M32AD of 408.5 millimeters is one of the tallest.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This computer was released over a year ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Asus M32AD has a fairly standard processor clock speed (3.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a similar age to the M32AD.
If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF (£260.00) (3.6GHz).
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age.
If you are looking for a personal computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Asus M32AD (£456.45) (6GB).
Reviewed 18 December 2014 by 25YearComputerContractor
Instead of complaining, I will state the facts: I purchased the machine after doing research for 2 weeks. First I noticed that the hard drive was partitioned into 3 drives, thereby lowering my... Read more…
Nice PC if you are not a heavy gamer. This Win 8.1 PC came with an app that simulates the old XP start menu. The Intel Core 3 performance is a noticeable improvement over the old 4 processors. A ver
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
There are other brands that have better specs for less money, but their component quality may not be as good. Other than that we have not had any problems with this PC so far
Hate the large brick ac adapter but I guess that's the trade-off for having such a small pc
Nice machine for home office. Great for Internet browsing, Word documents, simple spreadsheets, etc.
I installed 250GB SSD and 750GB laptop HDD (because I already had it) in one drive bay and left... Read more…
Very fast, very quiet system that is fantastic as a small pc in a living room or bedroom.
I set it up in about 15 minutes and installed windows 8 with an external dvd drive. That didn't take very... Read more…
Tomias would recommend the Asus M32AD (Verified Purchase)
Overall the computer does everything i needed it to do as far as schoolwork and general perusing of the internet.
doesn't have a spectacular power supply and very limited expansion slots, so if... Read more…
ASUS has very poor customer service. They are unable to provide service for their destops. I have been trying for WEEKS to get recovery discs, which they don't provide at purchase. When I received... Read more…