ASUS launches two desktop PCs, the VivoPC and the M70





 

ASUS has launched two new computers, the smallish VivoPC and the M70 desktop PC.

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Jose Gamaliel S. Felongco (Technical PR – OP Business Group), opens the launch with an overview of both desktop PCs’ features.

 

The ASUS VivoPC

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The VivoPC (above) is compact – at only 56mm tall and smaller than an A4 sheet of paper – but is easy to upgrade. It fits in any nook of your home or office, and its easy-to-remove sliding case covers reveals two internal memory slots and a drive bay that takes in a 3.5″ or 2.5″ SATA 6Gbit/s hard drive. There are two variants of the VivoPC:

ViVoPC VM60

Windows 8.1 or other editions available
Powered by the 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family
Dual Channel DDR3 SO-DIMM (Supports up to 16GB)
Fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi and mobile device control
SonicMaster technology: integrated speakers and audio tuning software for premium sound
56mm tall and with a footprint slightly larger than a standard DVD jewel case

VM60 – PhP 25,990.00

 

VivoPC VM40B

Windows 8 or other editions available
Intel Celeron® 1007U Dual-Core CPU
2GB SODIMM (upgradable to 16GB)
Fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi and mobile device control
SonicMaster technology: integrated speakers and audio tuning software for premium sound
56mm tall and with a footprint slightly larger than a standard DVD jewel case

VM40B – PhP 16,990.00

 

The ASUS M70

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Above: ASUS M70 desktop unit, with ASUS monitor in the background. 

The ASUS M70 desktop PC comes with the latest 4th generation Intel® CoreTM i3/i5/i7 dual-core processors which users pair with a variety of NVIDIA® GeForce® discrete graphics for their multimedia needs. The M70 also features an ASUS Wireless Charger tray for wireless recharging of smartphones and tablets that support the Qi inductive power standard even when computer is shut down. ASUS Ai Charger is a utility that provides faster recharge times for your mobile devices through USB 3.0 even when the M70 has been shut down.

M70 Specs

Windows 8.1
The latest 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors for productive multitasking and energy efficiency
NVIDIA® discrete graphics for the most demanding tasks
One-tap device pairing with NFC Express: the ability to log into Windows, share content, and launch applications with a simple tap of their mobile device
ASUS SonicMaster audio technology and intuitive AudioWizard interface for enhanced sound quality
Built-in Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) as emergency power backup for PC
Built-in Wireless Charger for wireless recharging of smartphones and tablets

M70AD – PhP 63,990.00

 

Other ASUS products showcased

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    The ASUS VX279H, a Full HD AH-IPS LED monitor with 178° wide-view angle in frameless design. 

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    O! Play is a media hub for the network-connected living room. 

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    Bam Amor dives in to test the M70. He is wearing the Cerberus gaming headset, which is equipped with 60mm neodymium-magnet drivers for big bass, with 100mm over-ear cushions for noise isolation making them perfect for noisy environments such as LAN events or shared areas.

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    The RT-AC68U router is the fastest router in the world and features a dual-core processor for responsive performance and USB 3.0 support.

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    If you have a posh kitchen then you should also have a posh All in One PC. Like that.

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    Marisa Ramos Consuelo looks up a recipe of Adobo on the ASUS All-in-One PC. 

 

Both the VivoPC and the M70 will be available on the second week of June 2014. Both come bundled with wireless ASUS mouse and keyboard. The M70 comes with a complimentary ASUS VX239H monitor.

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You may also wish to see our reviews of the ASUS VivoBook S551 and the ASUS Orion Pro Gaming Headset.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for www.technoodling.net.