Summary: Great little ultrabook! This ultrabook contains a i3 Intel processor, it is sleek, portable, stylish has lot of hardrive space (500 GB). Pretty quiet for a non-solid state hard drive. Just one complaint though... the wifi adapter in this ultrabook is a Qualcomm Atheros Netowrk Adapter, which is significiant if you are thinking about purchasing the ultrabook to be able to use Intel WiDi display features (e.g.
Summary: At first I was a little skeptical of getting an asus. 1) because I had never heard of the brand before, 2) its a windows computer, and 3) its not apple. I love apple products, they are amazing and last forever but are quite pricy. When i decided I needed a new laptop (I had an old DELL, as large and heavy as a dinosaur) I walked into best buy and just looked for the cheapest computer in the room, literally. I was on a college kid budget and pinching pennies is my thing.
Summary: I upgraded to Win 8.1 and my headphone jack immediately stopped working. After lots of trials and tribulations, trips to the computer repair shop etc., I had to spend an hour on the phone with Asus customer service (who were great - thanks Wayne in Caribbean!) I had to roll back the installation all the way to a reinstall of win 8.0. Had to reinstall all my programs etc. Something wrong with the 8.1 upgrade.
Summary: I bought this laptop in October but the "M" key came broken off. It still types after a few tries & I have to be careful not to lose it, which is ridiculous, but the laptop is wonderful otherwise. I just wish I knew how to fix the "M" key so I can type up my school papers properly.
Summary: I needed a lighter travel computer, not wanting to spend the money on an a Mac Airbook. It does the job well, but touchscreen a bit sluggish and I have to be careful with mouse, little room for error.
Summary: I've had this computer for 7 months, and I should give it 5 stars but there were some slight negatives: 1. The automatic disk park problem which caused what was for me a very aggravating constant clicking, which I dealt with by always having to run disapm2, a free download that disables the automatic park. 2.