Asus has good average ratings for its medium processor core personal computers as well as across its entire PC range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to it.
Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The Asus M32AD has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (3,072 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. Across all the computers of this age and type the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 1GB to 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.8TB.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar age and type to it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and type.
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Supports Six Compatible Memory Cards
The Asus M32AD has a greater number of compatible memory card than most PCs of this age and spec. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the M32AD. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MMC", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "xD" are also supported by this desktop computer.
8.1 Audio Output Channel
The Asus M32AD has a better audio output than most personal computers of a similar age and type to it. This personal computer has an 8.1 audio output channel, whereas most comparable spec personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it have a 7.1 audio output channel.
This PC's audio output (8.1) is actually the best audio output amongst all medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the M32AD.
Amongst comparable types of PC the worst audio output is 5.1.
Supports One Case Placement
The Asus M32AD has a greater number of placements than most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Asus PC supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.
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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 PCs that were launched 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.
Personal computers with a faster storage speed that might also be worth considering include the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini[plb_3078512_price] (SSD).
Very Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
At only 1.7 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has a quite small maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the M32AD. The average maximum graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the M32AD is 1.8GB, and the maximum graphics adapter memory capacities range from 1.7GB to 2.1GB.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.2 gigahertz, the Asus M32AD has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the M32AD.
If you want a personal computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP Z240[plb_3252692_price] (3.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus M32AD has a relatively typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the M32AD.
If this desktop computer hard drive capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire TC-705[plb_3095333_price] (2TB).
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Asus M32AD has a relatively typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago.
Desktop computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Asus G20AJ[plb_2976890_price] (1TB).
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Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Asus M32AD has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year.
If this computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_3121374_price] (10GB), or the Apple ME253[plb_3040902_price] (12GB).
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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