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Asus - Essentio Desktop - 12GB Memory - 2TB Hard Drive

Asus - Essentio Desktop - 12GB Memory - 2TB Hard Drive
alaScore 89

27 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the size and reliability are overall positive. The design and value for money also get good feedback.

usability, price, design, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Asus - Essentio Desktop - 12GB Memory - 2TB Hard Drive is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 27 reviews)

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Great Computer - Best Bang for the Buck!


We got this computer to replace our old home computer. We have kids that need to use the computer for school and we like to play games. Our old system just was not getting it done!Asus makes fantastic hardware (we own one of their routers) and I trust...

Great specs for the price. Fast


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Good product for the price


Great product great for photos and videos easy set-up still getting to windows 8. Fast start up and quick shut downThis product is... Inputs which I need, quiet, easy to set up, lightning fast, Sharp graphics

Fast lots of storage

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Good computor for home


Works great but freezes up when it has gone into sleep mode.This product is... Inputs which I needAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails

Features fit my needs

Freezes up


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Excellent buy for the money!


I bought this machine at the recommendation of a friend of mine who is a computer nerd! The FX processor is the top of the line for AMD and it has enough RAM and hard drive space for all of my media needs as this machine is primarily used as a media...


Nothing really

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Great product!


Very satisfied with the design, color, programs of my purchase.This product is... quiet, A nice compact size, Premium quality mouse/keyboard combo, easy to set up, lightning fast, Sharp graphicsAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails, Social media...

Picture, and definition. Sound quality is pretty good as well

Some of applications for the desktop aren't that great. Not sure who is in charge of them but quality could be better

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Typical Asus, (not a bad thing)


Have had this for a couple months now and I must say I'm surprised at what it can run. My son even plays the new EQ Landmark Alpha on it (not the greatest but it does). Might want to consider alternate cooling if you want it to do any serious...

Performance for price, runs a lot for an OEM box tower

Cooling is a bit lacking if you want to push the performance

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A solid performer and a great value.


This Asus M51 BC-B08 came equipped with an AMD FX-8300 processor, 12 GB RAM, 2 TB hard drive, Radeon 8760 graphics with 1 GB dedicated graphics memory, plus all the usual USB 2 and 3 ports, MAXX Audio, wireless 802.11ac, quite a bit of useful software,...

Fast, quiet, trouble free

The supplied USB keyboard

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Very good PC at a reasonable price


Good overall PC platform for home use, and a good one for the average game player.This product is... quiet, easy to set up, lightning fast, Sharp graphics, game playingAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails, Gamer, retired, Comfortable with technology,...

Little known brand brought fine overall performance. Good game playing platform

Written instruction booklet a bit unclear in places

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High performance computer!


This is a great hard drive. I bought based on the fact Asus knows computer parts and fabrication. So, they should have a pretty solid computer.This product is... Perfect for Business, Inputs which I need, quiet, Attractive design, Premium quality...

Fast and tons of memory

The kids want to play on it all the time

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Great for a college student


Was very easy to set up.We bought this tower for my son who is in college. This is the second Asus that we have purchased. We felt it was a good price for what you get.This product is... Inputs which I need, quiet, easy to set up, lightning fast, Sharp...

Lots of features

Nothing so far