This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to it.
Asus has good average ratings for its medium processor core desktop computers as well as across its entire personal computer range.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus M32AD has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year. The smallest hard drive capacity of computers that were released one year ago is 1GB and the biggest is 3TB.
If you are looking for a computer with a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y700 (2TB) which is also higher rated.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on medium processor core desktop computers that have been available for more than a year.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar type and age to it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and type to it.
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Supports Six Compatible Memory Cards
The number of compatible memory card supported by the Asus M32AD is more than most similar spec computers that were released around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by computers that are a similar age to the M32AD. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this computer.
7.1 Audio Output Channel
The Asus M32AD has a better audio output than most medium processor core desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This personal computer has a 7.1 audio output channel, whereas most medium processor core desktop computers that came out around the same time as it have a 5.1 audio output channel.
A 7.1 audio output channel is actually the best audio output across all computers of a comparable age and type to the M32AD.
The worst audio output amongst comparable types of PC is 5.1.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This personal computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec computers that are a comparable age to it.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec desktop computers that have been available for a comparable time 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.
There are a number of alternative HDD computers currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer Veriton X6630G.
PCs with a faster storage speed that might be worth looking at include the W530 (£1,035.64) (SSD), or the M740 (£1,513.20) (SSD) both from Fujitsu.
Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor core desktop computers that are a comparable age to it.
Only Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Asus M32AD is a three USB 2.0 port computer. Most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the M32AD have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports.
Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
With a maximum graphics adapter memory of only 1,700 megabyte, the Asus M32AD has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core desktop computers of this age. The average maximum graphics adapter memory of medium processor core desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the M32AD is 1.7GB.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the M32AD.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.2 gigahertz, the Asus M32AD has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that came out around the same time as the M32AD.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Asus M32AD has a pretty standard total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other PCs of a similar spec and age to the M32AD.
If this Asus PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Asus G20AJ (1TB).
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the M32AD.
If you would prefer a desktop computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the DELL 270 (£349.99) (6GB).
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