The ASUS Essentio CM6730-US003S Desktop Computer features a 3.3GHz Intel Core i3-3220 processor, 6GB of DDR3 RAM memory and integrated Intel HD Graphics for multitasking, gaming, video editing, movie watching and more. The computer also features a SuperMulti DVD burner and a 1TB hard drive that affords plenty of room for most of your multimedia files.
For connectivity, the Essentio is equipped with dual USB 3.0 ports for ultra-fast data transfers. There are four rear-panel and two front-panel USB 2.0 ports as well, which support connection of multiple peripheral devices. For connecting to the Internet, the computer features a 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ045 jack. Plus, you can output video to multiple types of displays thanks to the HDMI and VGA display ports. There's even a 6-in-1 memory card reader so you can also load and transfer data fast with a variety of different memory cards.
The Essentio desktop computer runs Windows 8 as well, which features an innovative tile-based Start Screen. The Start screen tiles update in real-time and provide faster access to news, weather, sports, social network updates and more. Windows 8 also takes advantage of cloud storage and it affords access to the Windows App Store. Other features include ASUS's exclusive EPU PC energy saving controller chip and 7.1-channel integrated surround sound audio.
- HDMI for HD Enjoyment
- Immerse yourself in a cinematic experience by connecting to an HD monitor or HDTV via the HDMI port. Enjoy 7.1 surround sound with high-quality integrated Realtek High Definition Audio. Plus, with a 1TB hard drive, you'll be able to store most of your favorite music, photos and movies in a single place. It's time to maximize your entertainment experience
- Ultra-Fast USB 3.0 Connectivity & SATA 6Gb/s
- Experience lightning speed data transfers at 4.8Gbps with USB 3.0. Built to connect easily with next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data up to 10x faster than USB 2.0 while remaining fully backward-compatible. It also has native SATA 6Gb/s for up to twice the delivery throughput of regular SATA and improved scalability, so your data moves faster and more reliably
- EPU Chip for Up to 40% Energy Saving
- The exclusive ASUS EPU chip is an innovative PC energy saving controller, that optimizes efficiency by detecting real time CPU loads and saving up to 40% on overall power consumption
- asus@vibe Online Entertainment Content Store
- asus@vibe is a one-stop entertainment platform that serves as a value-added service. With the asus@vibe platform, users can access or download a wealth of exciting and engaging digital content such as music, videos, games, magazines, e-books, as well as tune into their favorite radio stations and stream live TV anytime and anywhere
- Windows 8 with Redesigned Start Screen
- Windows 8 introduces an innovative Start Screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with tiles for touch interaction and traditional mouse/keyboard interaction. These tiles are customizable to your liking as well as updated in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use - all right there on the Start screen. Plus, if you prefer the traditional Start Screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to that as well. Windows 8 also supports a Windows App Store, Cloud integration and more