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Asus M51AC

Asus M51AC
alaScore 87

98 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Asus M51AC. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the design and size. The reliability and usability also get good views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Asus M51AC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus M51AC

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 user reviews of Asus M51AC from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and reliability. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative views about the size.

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77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS M51AC-US004S Intel Core i7-4770, 16GB RAM, 1TB HD, Windows 8 DesktopASUS M51AC-US004S Intel Core i7-4770, 16GB RAM, 1TB HD, Windows 8 Desktop

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Asus M51AC-US015S

 

The Asus M51AC-US015S desktop offers multimedia performance and even some gaming prowess a price the competition can't quite match, but the performance lags behind similarly equipped competition.

Decent hardware selection, with Intel Core i7-4770 processor and Nvidia graphics. A handy USM drive slot makes storage a snap.

Performance lags behind similarly equipped competition.

The biggest thing going for the Asus M51AC-US015S is the price, which comes in at just under $1,000 while providing similar hardware to top scoring systems like the Dell XPS 8700SE and the Editors' Choice HP Envy Phoenix h9-1320t for considerably less....

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Brian Westover (itreviews.co.uk)

Asus M51AC-US015S

 

The Asus M51AC-US015S desktop offers multimedia performance and even some gaming prowess a price the competition can't quite match, but the performance lags behind similarly equipped competition.

Oct, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Good Purchase

 

I am going to buy an SSD to store my OS on along with some everyday software. I am also going to bu more RAM to boost speed and performance. Bought with Windows 8 and got the upgrade to windows 8.1. I do not like windows 8 or 8.1. I have thought about...

Plenty of space in the HDD. Decent graphics card for mild to moderate gaming. Plenty of ports to expand RAM, also there is an external port to add and extra HDD or even a SDD. Great desktop to do school work or business on, but has many perks for...

Does not include a SSD which many new computers are offering. RAM is only 8Gb which is not bad, but I would like more

Dec, 2013

Consumer review (officedepot.com)

ASUS computer

 

Lightweight, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance

Display Screen

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications

Design

Chassis type:Tower
Color of product:Black

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:2
PCI Express x16 slots:1
PCI Express x4 slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x412
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 4600

Memory

Internal memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory slots:4x DIMM

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Packaging Content

Display included:N

Packaging Data

Package depth:21.7
Package height:20.1
Package width:9.53

Performance

Audio output channels:7.1
Motherboard chipset:Intel H87
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:Y
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
PS/2 ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:6
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:300

Processor

Bus type:QPI
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
Number of QPI links:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.6
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:3.2
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i5-4570
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor socket:LGA 1150 (Socket H3)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0
Tcase:72.72
Thermal Design Power (TDP):84

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel FDI Technology:Y
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:Y
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:75043
Processor code:SR14E
Processor package size:37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013D

Software

Operating system installed:Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:CF, MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, Memory Stick (MS), MicroDrive, MicroSD (TransFlash), MiniMMC, MiniSD, RS-MMC, SD, SDHC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard drive speed:7200
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:15.7
Height:16.5
Weight:20.3
Width:6.89