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Asus M51AC-series
7.7 out of 10

Asus M51AC-series

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Overall 10
10

love it

John B., Newegg
11 September 2015
  • Summary: Upgraded my graphics card to a 780ti and my battery and it runs most games on high graphics settings. very happy.
  • Pros: Had it for over a year and no problems so far. Very easy to upgrade parts. Reliable.
  • Cons: Does a weird thing where shutting it down actually restarts it, but other than that awesome.
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Overall 10
10

Asus Computer

Diane Glassel, Amazon
14 June 2015
  • Summary: Absolutely wonderful! In case you don't know, Asus manufactured computers for many top computer companies who in turn put their names on them. This computer, I am on it now, has been great for everything I do on line or off line.
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Overall 2
2.0

doesn't upgrade to windows 81.

Raphael N., Newegg
9 May 2015
  • Pros: none
  • Cons: Windows 8.1 installation get stuck at 82%, common issue, but impossible to overcome.
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Overall 4
4.0

The graphics card is so bad I would throw it out the window if I ...

William Thompson, Amazon
22 April 2015
  • Summary: honestly if your a gamer do NOT get this computer. The graphics card is so bad I would throw it out the window if I could. the core processer is amazing its great for internet browsing and great for Photoshop and editing. BAD GAMING COMPUTER!
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Overall 2
2.0

Won't buy Asus again!

John J., Newegg
19 April 2015
  • Summary: Lenovo is a brand I haven't had problems with and yes I have owned it quite a while, in fact over 3 years! No problems at all!
  • Pros: It was great while it worked! We bought 9/2014 and 5/2015 it breaks. The video card fan went bad. This was a refurb from new egg and the fan on the video card is bad. there is only a 90 day warranty. Had to fix it since it was out of warranty. Got it somewhat quiet but won't ever buy Asus again.
  • Cons: Read under pros. Video card fan broke before the one year mark. I have never had a video card fan break that quick. less than one year. Won't buy asus again
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazing Value and Performance One Minor Snag

Steven H., Newegg
18 March 2015
  • Summary: Get a fast SSD, the 1TB drive they give you is ok, but you'll increase your windows score by atleast a full point with HD alone.
  • Pros: Tremendous value for the money. Top notch build on the components. I did put in a better video card and SSD. very quiet and fast. Comes with Windows 8.1
  • Cons: I don't know if it was the hardware changes or something else but windows wouldn't activate. I had to call their activation line and do the numbers voodoo to get it to activate. Evidently this is an issue because when you register your ASUS with ASUS (use the number from your manual not the one o...
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Overall 6
6.0

Was asked to contact Asus. Well....

Jim M., Newegg
4 March 2015
  • Pros: See my earlier review as far as the PC is concerned.
  • Cons: I contacted Asus as per the instructions given on the "sorry you're having problem's" response. I received one email back, and that was it. I believe Asus has NO intention of correcting this problem that their own update site generated. Very discouraged.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Mark T "booker", Amazon
2 March 2015
  • Summary: Great replacement machine for my Dell - I installed Linux (Ubuntu 14) and it's been smooth sailing!
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Overall 4
4.0

Failed Video Card

Eileen E., Newegg
24 February 2015
  • Summary: By the year end of owning this machine, the video card had died. The monitor would suddenly go into sleep mode when even in the BIOS and boot process. ASUS customer support gladly took it back in and replaced the card free of charge, though it cost us $20 to mail it in.
  • Pros: Sleek looking case. Great performance, other than the video card.
  • Cons: Their video cards went kaput on us, twice.
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Overall 2
2.0

nice machine- but...

Martin O., Newegg
2 February 2015
  • Summary: There are other manufacturers out there. Unless you're sure you won't need service-- you'd be better off selecting one of them
  • Pros: nice machine- good combo of parts at a good price. decent components
  • Cons: Asus service is terrible, Initially bundled software stopped working after the 8.1 upgrade. Asus support's advise was to go back to win 8.0. More recently (after almost a year of ownership) the main partition hd corrupted for some reason, I went to restore the WIn 8.0 from the restore partition a...
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