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Asus Essentio CM6870-US012S Desktop Computer - Intel Core i7 i7-3770 3.40 GHz
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Unstoppable Multi-media Experience

The soft outline is inspired by the image of Dubai yacht-building and its smooth polished black curved surface, low-profile DVD-RW player and simple outline are specially designed for people of taste. Its simplicity in appearance doesn't compromise its function at all. The slanted I/O port in the front, sufficient 4 USB ports, and the multi-media tray above designed for connecting any kinds of mobile devices you might have (MP3 player, high-end ear phones and camera memory card) are ready to provide you a great multi-media experience.

Battery Information

I/O Expansions

Input Devices


  • Maximum Memory: 16 GB
  • Standard Memory: 16 GB
  • Memory Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
  • Memory Standard: DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
  • Number of Total Memory Slots: 4
  • Miscellaneous

    Green Compliant


    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority


    Network & Communication

  • Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet
  • Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 19.80 lb
  • Height: 16.1"
  • Width: 6.8"
  • Depth: 16.5"
  • Power Description


  • Optical Drive Type: Blu-ray Reader/DVD-Writer
  • Optical Media Supported: BD-ROM/DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
  • Hard Drive Interface: Serial ATA/600
  • Total Hard Drive Capacity: 2 TB
  • Processor & Chipset

  • Cache: 8 MB
  • Processor Speed: 3.40 GHz
  • Processor Type: Core i7
  • Processor Model: i7-3770
  • Processor Core: Quad-core (4 Core)
  • 64-bit Processing: Yes
  • Processor Manufacturer: Intel
  • Chipset Manufacturer: Intel
  • Chipset Model: H77 Express
  • Number of Processors Supported: 1
  • Number of Processors Installed: 1
  • Hyper-Threading: Yes
  • Direct Media Interface: 5 GT/s
  • Software

  • Software Included:
    • Office 2010 Starter/Office 2010 (60-day trial)
    • Nero 9 Essentials
    • Microsoft Pack
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader
    • ASUS AI Manager
    • ASUS My Logo2
    • ASUS Update
    • ASUS Q-fan
    • ASUS Vibe
    • ASUS AI Charger
    • ASUS WebStorage
    • ASUS Music Maker
  • Operating System: Windows 8
  • Operating System Platform: Windows
  • Warranty

    Additional Product Specifications

    Built-in Devices


  • HDMI: Yes
  • DVI: Yes
  • VGA: Yes
  • Network (RJ-45): Yes
  • Audio Line In: Yes
  • Audio Line Out: Yes
  • Total Number of USB Ports: 10
  • Number of USB 2.0 Ports: 6
  • Number of USB 3.0 Ports: 4
  • Controllers

  • Controller Type: Serial ATA/600
  • Display & Graphics

    General Information

  • Product Type: Desktop Computer
  • Manufacturer Part Number: CM6870-US012S
  • Manufacturer Website Address: http://usa.asus.com
  • Manufacturer: ASUS Computer International
  • Product Model: CM6870-US012S
  • Product Name: Essentio CM6870-US012S Desktop Computer
  • Product Line: Essentio
  • Product Series: CM6870
  • Brand Name: Asus
  • I/O Expansions

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    ASUS Essentio Desktop PC CM6870

    Connect, Create, and Control Your Home Entertainment

    The ASUS Essentio Desktop PC CM6870 delivers incredible performance for you to master your home media. Featuring a 3rd gen Intel Core i7 processor and high-quality components, this PC stays running smooth while playing games, watching movies, and heavy multitasking with outlasting speed and dependable reliability. With Windows 8, save time with incredibly fast startup to get to what you want to do faster. Complete with a full-size keyboard and mouse, make the CM6870 the heart of your home media center.

    Key Features

    • 3rd gen Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology for ultra-fast multitasking performance that adapts the processor speed to what you’re doing
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 graphics with 2GB GDDR3 VRAM for smooth HD video and hardcore gaming performance
    • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports for up to 10 times faster transfers and 50% faster charging1 with compatible devices even when the PC is shut off
    • Complimentary 32GB of ASUS WebStorage to easily share and access your data from online cloud storage anywhere you have an Internet connection
    • 2TB 7200RPM hard drive for ample data storage
    • 16GB DDR3 system memory for ultra-smooth multitasking
    • Blu-ray combo drive for Blu-ray movie playback and DVD playback and recording
    • 7.1-channel audio support for high-quality surround sound
    • High-speed wireless N connectivity and Gigabit LAN for reliable and fast Internet
    • ASUS Instant On instantly puts the PC in an enhanced sleep mode that saves up to 98% energy with a hot key
    • ASUS UEFI BIOS lets advanced users more easily customize system settings with a mouse interface and supports 2.2TB hard drives and larger
    • ASUS Audio Maker lets you easily cut, mix, and create audio tracks then share them online
    • ASUS Exclusive EPU reduces energy consumption up to 40%


    • Windows 8—Beautiful, Fast, Fluid

      Windows 8 has been reimagined to be all about you. Stay up to date and close to what you care about with live tiles. Snap two apps side by side and easily multitask. Browse and discover great apps in the Windows Store. And put what matters most right on your Start screen and get instant access to your people, apps, sites, and more, so you can spend less time searching and more time doing.
    • Amazing multitasking performance

      Featuring the 3rd gen Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology, get ultra-fast multitasking performance that adapts the processor speed based on your current task at hand. With Intel Quick Sync Video Technology, creating, editing, converting and uploading your videos are quick and easy.
    • Stunning visual power

      Featuring NVIDIA GeForce graphics, the Essentio CM6870 gives you the power to enjoy flawless media playback from HD movies, videos, or hardcore games. In addition, LucidLogix Virtu MVP accelerates graphics performance by up to 60% and triples video conversion speeds. With the built-in Blu-ray combo drive, enjoy Blu-ray movie playback and support DVD and CD writing.

    • Ultrafast sharing and charging

      With built-in SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, transfer files to USB 3.0 storage devices up to 10 times faster and charge compatible devices like smartphones up to 50% faster1 even with the PC turned off. Complimentary with each desktop, you get 32GB of ASUS WebStorage for 3 years that lets you securely and easily share and access your data online.

    • Energy and time savings

      ASUS Instant On lets you put your PC to sleep with enhanced power savings up to 98% and resumes within seconds with the simple press of a hotkey. For even greater energy savings, the Essentio CM6870 is built with the ASUS Energy Processing Unit (EPU) that lets you customize system settings to save up to 40% energy.
    • Innovated cooling system

      ASUS’ exclusive Q-Fan feature lowers operation temperatures up to 11.4% and adjusts the processor fan speed according to system load. Power through any intensive task with enhanced stability and efficiency all while keep noise volume low.

      Reliability Matters

      ASUS desktop PCs reflect a tradition of the finest quality, innovation and longevity. Based on the PCWorld USA 2012 reader survey of tech satisfaction, reliability, and service, users ranked ASUS as a leading choice for desktop PCs, citing high satisfaction with their value, connectivity, ease of use and reliability. The survey also found ASUS desktop PCs were one of the most likely to be recommended to others2

    Special Offer from Windows

    What's in the box

    • ASUS Essentio Desktop PC CM6870
    • Wired keyboard
    • Wired mouse
    • Power Cord
    • Warranty Card
    • Quick Manual


    Operating System:

    Windows 8 64-bit


    3rd gen Intel Core i7-3770 processor 3.4 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.9 GHz

    Graphics:NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 with 2GB GDDR3 VRAM


    16GB DDR3 1600MHz (expandable to 32GB)

    Optical Storage:

    Blu-ray 12x combo drive


    802.11 b/g/n (@ 2.4GHz)

    LAN:10/100/1000 Mbps
    Hybrid Storage:2TB 7200RPM hard drive + complementary 32GB of ASUS WebStorage (for 3 years)
    Audio:ALC892 High Definition Audio 8-channel CODEC
    Card Reader:


    CF SLOT: CF / Micro Drive

    MS SLOT: MS / MS Duo / MS Pro / MS Pro Duo

    SD/MMC SLOT: SD / MMC / MMC 4.0 / RS-MMC / RS-MMC 4.0 / SDHC

    Adapter required: MS Micro-M2 / MINI SD / Micro SD / MINI MMC

    Front IO Ports:

    1 x 16-in-1 Card Reader

    1 x Headphone

    1 x Microphone

    2 x USB 3.0

    2 x USB 2.0

    Back IO Ports:

    1 x RJ45 LAN (10/100/1000)

    1 x 8 channel Audio I/O

    1 x HDMI

    1 x VGA

    1 x DVI

    1 x PS/2

    2 x USB 3.0

    4 x USB 2.0


    PC-cillin Internet Security/Titanium 3.0(Mid-Range) Trial

    Office 2010 Starter

    Nero 9 Essentials

    Microsoft Pack

    Adobe Reader

    Warranty:1 year North America Warranty 


    Energy Star 5.2, EPEAT Gold


    6.8 x 16.1 x 16.5 inches (W x H x D)


    20 lbs



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