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    Essentio CG5290

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    • Dedicated NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics card with a maximum 1G VRAM bringing your games to life
    • Factory pre-configured overclocking setting allowing user to easily upgrade CPU performance
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      Triumph Over Adversity with the ASUS Essentio CG5290 Desktop

      Cutting-edge gaming performance, uncompromised reliability, user-centric utilities, all these values encapsulated with a stunningly futuristic chassis of form and function. Meet the new ASUS Essentio CG5290 desktop, designed to deliver your foes into the oblivion while you march towards victory.

      Extreme Performance for Excellent Gaming Enjoyment

      ASUS Essentio CG5290 brings your games to life with surreal graphics courtesy of a dedicated NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics card with a maximum 1G VRAM, as well as the massive storage capability of a 3TB hard disk drive for games, videos, movies and other data.

      Get More with CPU Level Up for Maximum Performance

      CG5290 also features the exclusive ASUS CPU Level Up, a factory pre-configured overclocking setting which allows user to easily upgrade CPU performance without prior overclocking knowledge. They simply have to pick the higher CPU speed they want, and the motherboard will do the rest. Overclocking enthusiasts can also make use of the CPU Level Up result to adjust settings for even higher

      Cool Minimalist Design, Form Follows Function

      In minimalist design, form follows function. ASUS Essentio CG5290 reflects this philosophy with its tilted form which facilitates the entry of cool air to the chassis from below. This improvement allows the fans to spin slower and keeps noise to a minimum. As well as being cool on the inside, Essentio CG5290 is cool to the touch with its anodized aluminum bezel and steel chassis. These carefully selected materials and finishes ensure that it will look great in any modern interior.

      Cool Minimalist Design