ASUS® Essentio CM5671 Desktop Review
The ASUS Essentio CM5671 is a multimedia desktop from ASUS with a unique design and performance. It has an updated design which gives an easy access to the USB ports and media card reader situated at the top portion of the PC. This PC supports Windows 7 Home Premium (32bit and 64bit) Operating System. It offers high definition audio and video experience.
The ASUS Essentio CM5671 suits those who are concerned with storage space features, as this desktop PC offers a SATA hard disk drive with 2 TB of ample storage capacity. This PC also provides some software like Microsoft Office 2010, Drivers & Utilities, ASUS Live Update, Trend Micro PC Cillin, Adobe Reader 9, ASUS AI Manager, and ASUS MyLogo2.
Intel’s Pentium Core 2 duo or Core 2 quad processors are used in this desktop PC. The North Bridge chipset used is Intel G43 and South Bridge chipset used is Intel ICH10. This desktop PC offers 4 x DIMM Slots dual-channel DDR3 1333MHz memory with a standard 4 GB RAM. This PC is provided with DVD light-scribe and super-multi 16x optical drive. For network connectivity this desktop PC uses a LAN Ethernet port of 10/100/1000 type. The interface ports provided in this PC are HDMI port, S/PDIF port, DVI-D output port and an output that delivers 7.1 surround sound system.
- FIVE – Quiet and Energy-Saving Performance
The ASUS Essentio CM5671 uses ASUS Q-fan technology that allows the PC to regulate the speed of the fan in CPU according to the PC’s interior temperature and workload. If the system is in stand-by mode for a while then the speed of the fan might slow down automatically thus providing a silent operation. This desktop PC uses EPU (Energy Processing Unit) technology. It allows the CPU of the system to adjust the power supply circuitry on the motherboard by which it saves 80% of energy.
- FOUR – A Pleasing Multi-Media Experience
The ASUS Essentio CM5671 is equipped with HDMI and optical audio ports that lets you to connect this system seamlessly to HDTV. Subsequently, graphics card of your choice can be merged with this system, thereby providing high quality images and vivid visual enjoyment. The integrated 8-channel sound system provides a complete audio experience.
- THREE – PC-Cillin 2010
The ASUS Essentio CM5671 contains PC-Cillin 2010 security software (antivirus or Internet security) program developed by the Trend Micro. This program includes antivirus software, a firewall and a system scanner. It also provide remote folder and file permissions control, PC tuning and cleanup, home network fortification, website authentication, user data leak prevention, wireless network validation and more such security features.
- TWO – Design
The ASUS Essentio CM5671 has an elegant cosmetic design. It has a soft outline finish with smooth polished black curved surface. Its dimension is 6.5 x 16.5 x 16.1 inches (WDH) and weighs about 25.4 lbs. A slanted portion is available at the top which provides 4 USB ports and a multimedia tray designed for connecting any kinds of devices.
- ONE – Great Expandability
This desktop PC offers you great expandability features based on your personal demands. In this system the RAM memory can be upgraded to maximum of 16 GB. To offer expansion possibilities the motherboard of this PC is provided with two PCI slots, one PCI x16 2.0 and one PCI-e 1x slot. Through these slots users are allowed to add graphics card, sound cards and other such user interface cards to the system.
ASUS Essentio CM5671 possesses a large storage space, good multimedia, expandability features and it comes with a standard warranty of one year.