This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on few processor core PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers
On average Asus few processor core PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all desktop computers produced by Asus.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
Across all the personal computers of a similar age and type to the M32AD the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 630GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus M32AD has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst few processor core PCs of this age.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus M32AD has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that were released one year ago the total storage capacity range from 8GB to 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that are a comparable age to the M32AD. The average internal memory of few processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as the M32AD is 5GB.
Has One Cable Included
The Asus M32AD has a greater number of included cables than most computers of a similar age and spec to it. This personal computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on few processor core PCs that are a similar age to the M32AD.
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L3 Processor Cache Level
This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many few processor core PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many few processor core PCs that are a similar age to it.
7.1 Audio Output Channel
The Asus M32AD has a better audio output than most few processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This computer has a 7.1 audio output channel, whereas most personal computers that are a similar age to it have a 5.1 audio output channel.
This desktop computer's audio output (7.1) is in fact the best audio output amongst all personal computers that are a comparable age to the M32AD.
A 5.1 audio output channel is the worst audio output across similar types of desktop computer.
Supports Six Compatible Memory Cards
The number of compatible memory card supported by the Asus M32AD is more than most comparable spec PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Asus desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by few processor core PCs that were launched around the same time as the M32AD. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "Memory Stick (MS)", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this desktop computer.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many computers that are a comparable age to it.
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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Asus M32AD is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many computers that have been available for more than a year. 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
With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the M32AD. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the M32AD range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2GB.
Only One PCI Express X1 Slot
The Asus M32AD is a one PCI Express x1 slot PC. Most of the other desktop computers of this type and age have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.
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With a weight of 8.3 kilograms, the Asus M32AD is one of the heavier desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the M32AD amongst PCs of this age. Few processor core PCs that were released around the same time as the M32AD have weights of between 140g and 16kg.
When compared to other desktop computers of this age and type that we have assessed, the Asus M32AD's height of 408.5 millimeters is one of the tallest. Across all the computers of a comparable spec and age to the M32AD the heights range from 10mm to 500mm.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this personal computer was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.5 gigahertz, the Asus M32AD has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Processor That Supports ECC
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
MMC+, Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, SD, SDHC, XD
Hard Drive Speed
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 1000, 10, 100
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Mini PCI Express Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Audio Output Channel
Compatible Processor Series
Core i5, Core i7, Celeron, Core i3, Pentium, Pentium G
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…