Great value, but I expected more out of this machine. With 16gb RAM, the newest i7 4770k processor, a decent graphics card, and 3.0 USB technology, I expected the M51AC to be 10x faster than my other 10 year old PC.
The fact is, 3.0 isn't all it's cracked up to be, 5gbps is unattainable, Windows 8 slows the machine down just enough that the processor, graphics card and RAM are a wash, and installing a SSD helped a little bit when used as a Ready Boost Drive, but not very much.
Splashtop lets you use Windows 8 around the house
The Asus Transformer AIO (P1801-B037K) is an all-in-one Windows 8 PC where the screen is also an 18-inch Android tablet. You can switch back and forth between Windows and Android, so you can complete your work (or play) in Windows on a tabletop device that's lighter than competitive portable all-in-ones or large screen notebooks.
Exactly what I wanted
The tablet is definitely heavy. You're not going to carry it around and use it in your hands. It's fun to use on the couch though or propped up on a TV tray. It did not handle direct sunlight well in Android mode. Though it has a camera, it doesn't sense light in the room which means you need to adjust the brightness yourself. Speaking of which, the webcam is mediocre.
Unique yet well-implemented idea
In fact, for us the main problem with the AiO isn't the overall concept or even implementation - it's in timing. With major new ARM and x86 chips arriving from Nvidia and Intel (Tegra 4 and Haswell, respectively) soon, the Transformer AiO has arrived pretty late in the current hardware cycle.
Build quality of all the components is top notch
This particular variant of the Asus Transformer AiO powered by Intel Core i3 processor is priced at Rs 86,999. A Core i5 variant is also available, which is priced at Rs 92,999. The Transformer AiO is a great concept, but it's a bit too large. It would have been nice if the display was a 12-inch tablet and the PC Station was one-third the size with the same configuration. In that case, the tablet would have made more sense as a portable device.
Quad Core Processor With Improved Integrated Graphics
For those looking at a fairly well rounded desktop system for under $500, the ASUS CM1740-US-2AF does a pretty good job. It's quad core AMD processor may not be as fast as Intel offerings at this price range but it does just fine for most tasks and has a bit extra headroom if the memory is upgraded. The inclusion of wireless networking and a fast terabyte hard drive also set it apart from many other AMD A6 based desktops.
Great value, ton of memory, large HDD, killer processor, maximizes network bandwith for downloads Bought this as a home system to be used for normal applications and gaming as well. It has far surpassed my expectations on the gaming front. Runs quietly, boots easily, no hesitation during online gaming. The graphics are nice, and it pairs well with the 27" ASUS monitor I purchased.
My old touch screen Hp had died so I decided to get a new one to Hang on the wall. I researched a lot and really wanted a 27 inch screen. This computer is not touch screen but the specs and price along with the screen resolution were too good to pass up. I have had it up and running for about a month now and the whole family loves it. The screen is great and it is so nice to be able to have two windows open at the same time that are easy to see. The speed of the computer is great.
Large, high quality 1080p display
The Asus ET2700INKS is a massive 27-inch all-in-one desktop PC that has a Blu-ray player, entertainment features and HDMI-in. It delivers excellent performance thanks to a quad-core Intel i7 CPU, 8GB of RAM and hybrid Nvidia graphics. It's an excellent PC for home entertainment purposes in addition to everyday computing tasks.
Bright, sharp display, Classy chassis with edge-to-edge glass panel
With a $1,500 price tag, the Asus sits in the high end of all-in-one PCs. Still, it's cheaper than a similarly spec'd iMac, plenty powerful, and stuffed with nice-to-haves. And especially if you're looking for a computer to double as a home entertainment display, the Asus will more than suffice.
High Resolution Multitouch Display
ASUS tried to be a bit different with the ET2220IUTI-B019K but it doesn't quite pull off making a really unique system. Its compact size and wall mounting capabilities will be attractive to those that have limited space for a PC. The quad core processor also gives it a slight edge in performance for a system priced just under $1000. The downside is that the design is fairly plain and it sacrifices some graphics performance which isn't really necessary.
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