The CM1831-US-3AA Desktop Computer from ASUS is a simple yet powerful desktop computer that is perfect for dorms and homes. Students and parents will both equally enjoy the eight-core AMD processor, which provides you with enough power and speed to multitask smoothly and seamlessly. This ASUS desktop computer has a minimalist design accompanied by an understated black finish.
The 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 port on this ASUS desktop computer will have you surfing the Web, streaming video or playing multiplayer games at blazing speeds. If you're looking to place your ASUS desktop computer somewhere your Ethernet cable can't reach, you'll be able to connect using 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. If you connect your ASUS desktop computer to your home wireless Wi-Fi network and also link your ASUS desktop computer to your HDTV using an HDMI cable, you'll have your very own home entertainment center.
The system is powered by an eight-core 3.1GHZ AMD FX-8120 Black Edition processor. It also has 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 2TB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-in-1 media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, an included keyboard and mouse. Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) is the installed operating system.
Eight-Core AMD FX-8120 Black Edition Processor
The industry's first and only native 8-core desktop processor delivers unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with ASUS Bulldozer architecture. Its eight cores run at 3.1GHz. It also has an 8MB L2 cache as well as an 8MB L3 cache. The 32 nanometer die shrink was designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals
Visual & Sound
Integrated AMD Radeon HD 3000 Graphics
This ASUS desktop computer has integrated AMD Radeon HD 3000 graphics. With support for PCI Express 2.0 and Microsoft DirectX 10.1, you'll be able to witness and experience high definition 1080p content
HDMI for HD Entertainment
Immerse yourself in a cinematic experience by connecting your ASUS desktop computer to an HDTV using the HDMI port. HDMI stands for High-Definition Multimedia Interface and can transfer both uncompressed video and audio signals. This means you'll only need a single HDMI cable to enjoy crystal clear picture quality and Full HD 1080p video content playback
A one-stop pre-installed repository, asus@vibe provides ASUS users with access to a wide variety of content including music, videos, radio stations, games, magazines, e-books, e-learning material, comics and Live TV
With two USB 3.0 ports, you'll be able to experience fast data transfer rates. At 4.8Gbps, USB 3.0 is ten times faster than its predecessor, USB 2.0. The USB 3.0 standard is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 for added convenience
You can also charge your USB-compliant devices, such as tablets, smartphones, MP3 players and more 50% faster using the USB 3.0 ports
The device that needs to be charged has to be compatible with BC1.1 certificate (released April 15, 2009)
WebStorage - Simpler File Sharing
WebStorage is a virtual data storage space in cloud. Share your pictures, music and movies with 3GB of free storage space. With keyword search enabled, you can find the relevant files in no time. Record and upload the important meeting notes with snap shots, and then access them on any device
The graphical BIOS interface on this ASUS desktop computer allows for easier system tweaking & greater storage support, even 2.2TB hard drives
Quality, Reliability and Energy-Efficient
Longer Life Span
This ASUS desktop computer is made with high-quality components to provide the utmost durability, improved longevity and enhanced thermal performance
Q-Fan Quietness Technology
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds according to how many applications are running on this ASUS desktop computer to ensure quiet yet cool and efficient operation
EPU - Up to 40% Energy Saving
Using the exclusive ASUS EPU chip, the world's first energy saving controller, this ASUS desktop computer detects real time CPU loads, which optimizes efficiency, and results in saving up to 40% on overall power consumption