Pros: Good weight, stiffness, keyboard. Decent processor for price
Cons: Not configured properly. HD is all chopped up into about 7 partitions. No factory restore image. Fails when I try to create a system backup. The SSD is just sitting there, it is not configured for 2 second boot or ssd caching. 24 GB is to small for a system partition, si I can not just reinstall, even if I had a windows 8 disk.
Summary: ASUS warranty has been unbelievably difficult to work with. They wanted me to send back all 240 laptops to have them service the keyboard. They would "fix" the ones I sent back and then they had the exact same problem. If I send the keyboard back to be fixed - you think they would push the key after "repairing" it - but no they send it back still broken.
Pros: Only Pro is it is light.
Cons: These were bought by a previous technology director of the school I work at. He bought about 250 of these laptops spending well over $100,000 on them. They are complete junk. On 240 out of 250 of them the number 2 key sticks on the keyboard. We have had HDDs crash (thankfully I disabled SSD as I have heard nothing but issues with those), Wireless stop working, screws fall out of the laptop, USB ports break, VGA ports break out of the laptop, DVD drives break, and othe...