Asus medium processor core PCs have good reviews on average and across all PCs Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The Asus M32AD has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of desktop computers of this age and spec is 1GB, the biggest is 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 920GB.
PCs with a bigger hard drive capacity that might also be worth considering include the Acer Aspire TC-705 (2TB).
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time to it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on medium processor core PCs that came out more than a year ago.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on medium processor core PCs that were released around the same time as 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 medium processor core PCs that have been around for more than a year. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by similar spec computers that were launched around the same time as the M32AD. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this computer.
8.1 Audio Output Channel
The Asus M32AD has an 8.1 audio output channel which is better than most computers of a comparable spec and age to it. Most desktop computers of this age and type have a 5.1 audio output channel.
This desktop computer's audio output (8.1) is actually the best audio output amongst all computers of this age and type.
A 5.1 audio output channel is the worst audio output amongst similar types of desktop computer.
Supports One Case Placement
The Asus M32AD has a greater number of placements than most medium processor core PCs that are a similar age to it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by personal computers of this age and spec.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many medium processor core PCs that have been available for more than a year.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many PCs of this age and type. 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.
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 computers of this age and type.
Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Desktop computers of this spec and age have maximum graphics adapter memory capacities of between 1GB and 2.1GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.8GB. At only 1.7 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has a fairly small maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the M32AD.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this medium processor core personal computer was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Asus M32AD has a fairly typical processor clock speed (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
Desktop computers with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Fujitsu W530 (3.3GHz), or the Lenovo M93p Tower (3.3GHz) which is also higher rated.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus M32AD has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec computers that were launched more than a year ago.
If you would prefer a personal computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Asus G20AJ (1TB).
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of a similar type and age to the M32AD.
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…
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