Summary: I bought the ASUS computer two years ago mostly because it was one of the cheapest laptops at best buy available, only costing about 500 dollars. If I had to give an overall review I would say it is a good solid laptop. Certainly not the best, but definitely not bad. I would recommend this laptop to students on a lower budget, who need a reliable computer for research or writing papers. One huge drawback is the lack of a light up keyboard.
Summary: I bought this for a friend who needed to replace an ancient dying machine. If you are looking for a cheap laptop to watch movies, browse the web, listen to music, and handle documents- this one is capable. No complaints. It works, and looks nice. If you are looking for a machine for gaming and large format image files... then why are you looking at this model? :P I bought a refurbished model for less than $250. A whole laptop for less than one paycheck! Whoo hoo!
Very good Computer and I got a pretty good deal too
4 January 2014
Summary: When I first got it, I seriously considered sending it back. I have been using windows XP for a long time and windows 8 was just way too different. I do really like the sound cards in the Asus and that is why I bought this computer. I am a Musician and DJ so that is important for my work. Slowly I am getting used to using the windows 8. The only complaint I really have is that the touch pad is a bit hard to use on this computer.
Summary: For the price, it's unbeatable. It's thin, light, and has a great battery life. It has had no problems running anything yet, except Knights of the Old Republic 2, but that's because the game is old and I need to find some sort of compatibility fix. I have had no problems running the 3D modelling software known as Blender. It's also very pretty.