This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on few processor core computers that came out around the same time as it.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Computers
Based on 211 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its few processor core computers range.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on few processor core computers that were launched more than two years ago.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
The Asus M32AD has one of the faster processor clock speeds (3.5 gigahertz) amongst PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of PCs that have been available for around the same time as the M32AD range from 1GHz to 3.9GHz.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The smallest hard drive capacity of few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 600GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus M32AD has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst few processor core computers of this age.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus M32AD has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers that were released around the same time as the M32AD. The smallest total storage capacity of computers that were released more than two years ago is 4GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 560GB.
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Quite Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has one of the bigger internal memory amongst few processor core computers of this age. The average internal memory of few processor core computers that have been around for more than two years is 4.9GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on desktop computers of a similar age and spec to it.
7.1 Audio Output Channel
The Asus M32AD has a better audio output than most personal computers of this age and spec. This personal computer has a 7.1 audio output channel, whereas most desktop computers of a similar age and spec to it have a 5.1 audio output channel.
This desktop computer's audio output (7.1) is in fact the best audio output across all desktop computers of this type and age.
The worst audio output amongst similar types of desktop computer is 5.1.
Supports One Case Placement
The Asus M32AD has a greater number of placements than most personal computers of this age and type. This computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by few processor core computers that have been on the market for more than two years.
Has One Cable Included
The number of included cables found on the Asus M32AD is more than most similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to it. This Asus desktop computer has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on few processor core computers that were launched more than two years ago.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on few processor core computers that were released around the same time as 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 desktop computer. Most of the other few processor core computers that are a similar age to the M32AD have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as 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.
Only 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 have been around for around the same time as it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by personal computers of a similar type and age to the M32AD. The compatible memory cards "MMC", "Memory Stick (MS)", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this Asus computer.
Only Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Asus M32AD is a three USB 2.0 port computer. Most of the other desktop computers of this type and age have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports.
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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The Asus M32AD is a two USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the M32AD have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.
At 8.3 kilograms, the Asus M32AD is fairly heavy compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age. Few processor core computers that are a similar age to the M32AD have weights of between 600g and 16kg.
The average height of personal computers that were launched more than two years ago is 210mm. At 408.5 millimeters, the Asus M32AD is very tall compared to most of the other PCs that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This personal computer was released over two years ago.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache Level
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
MMC+, Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, SD, SDHC, XD
Hard Drive Speed
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drives Quantity
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 (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Intel HD Graphics
Operating System Installed
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
10, 10, 100, 1000, 10, 100
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Mini PCI Express Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Audio Output Channels
Compatible Processor Series
Core i5, Core i7, Celeron, Core i3, Pentium, Pentium G
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…