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ASUS Announces New PCs and All-in-Ones with 4th Generation Intel Core Processors

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Posted June 1, 2013 by Kevin in Other
Fremont, CA (1 June, 2013) – ASUS today announced new desktop PCs with the latest 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors for high-performance productivity and entertainment. The M51 is a stylish floor-standing desktop PC, while the ET2301 and ET2702 are slim All-in-One PCs with 23-inch and 27-inch widescreen displays, respectively. All models also feature powerful NVIDIA® and AMD discrete 3D graphics, with ASUS SonicMaster audio technology for incredible sound quality.
ASUS M51 desktop PC
The ASUS M51 is designed for fuss-fee operation with flexible support for mobile devices. It features the ASUS Smart Cooling System with automatic fan speed control for optimum cooling and reduced noise, and the ASUS Power Pack, a removable UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) that can also act as a portable battery pack for recharging smartphones and tablets. The M51 also includes the ASUS Universal Storage Module (USM) hot-swap front drive bay with an industry-standard interface. This allows users to dock their USM compatible portable hard drives into a native SATA connection for optimal performance.

The M51 is housed in a floor-standing tower case with an all-new design featuring a matte finish with a textured fascia that resists fingerprints. It also features an ASUS Wireless Charger tray for wireless recharging of smartphones and tablets that support the Qi inductive power standard.

ASUS ET2702 & ET2301 All-in-One PCs
Designed to handle the entertainment and productivity needs of the most demanding users, the ASUS ET2702 All-in-One PC features a 27-inch widescreen display with an ultra-high 2560 x 1440 resolution and optional 10-point multi-touch. With almost twice the pixel density of a same-size Full HD display, text and images are rendered in exquisite pin-sharp detail. IPS display technology brings movies, games, and photos to life, while also keeping the image bright and clear even when viewed from an off-center position thanks to 178-degree viewing angles.

The ET2702 also features optional Intel® Thunderbolt™ ports and an exclusive Device Share mode for increased flexibility in households with more than one Windows-based PC. Connecting a notebook to the ET2702 with HDMI and USB cables, the ET2702 becomes a sophisticated desktop dock, giving the notebook full access to its display, speakers and USB peripherals.

With a stylish, space-saving design, the ET2301 All-in-One PC provides homes users with a powerful PC providing a larger screen than a notebook while keeping a small footprint for those lacking space for a traditional desktop. The ET2301 features a 23-inch widescreen display with a Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution and optional five-point multi-touch. IPS display technology gives vibrant images and accurate color, with 178-degree viewing angles for easy shared enjoyment of movies, games and photos.

Exclusive ASUS Features and Software

The ASUS M51 desktop and All-in-One PCs all feature USB ports with ASUS Ai Charger II technology which supports faster recharging of smartphones and tablets than traditional USB ports. All models also feature ASUS SonicMaster technology for an enhanced audio experience that offers the same professional tools heard on the world’s most popular music, movies and video games thanks to MaxxAudio® Master by Waves, recipient of a Technical GRAMMY® award. The ET2702 and ET2301 are also available with an optional desktop subwoofer for extended bass performance.

The ET2301 also includes a number of bundled applications, including ASUS Launcher for faster launching of frequently used apps, MusicMaker for music composition, and Video Easy for professional video-editing results in record time. Also included is 32GB of ASUS WebStorage free for three years for easy cloud-based syncing and sharing of files.

ASUS Desktops — Leading in Satisfaction with Reliability

ASUS computers reflect a tradition of the finest quality, innovation and longevity. Based on the PCWorld USA 2012 reader survey weighing customer satisfaction, reliability, and service, users ranked ASUS as a leading choice for desktop PCs citing high satisfaction with their value, connectivity, ease of use and reliability. The survey also found ASUS desktop PCs were one of the most likely to be recommended to others.

About ASUS
ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling and most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion.

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