All You Need for Daily Computing 4th Generation Intel® Core™ processor-based platformUSB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster than USB 2.0Easy sharing with 100GB ASUS WebstorageSurpassing international standards with strict quality control Shop Modal header Incredibly Powerful Performance Faster, smarter and more pleasing to the ear The power to amaze With the latest 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors experience new levels of multitasking performance from light computing to the most demanding tasks. That means you’ll have more time doing what you love, whether it’s online shopping, writing blogs, or piecing together last summer’s vacation videos. But the K31AD goes beyond that – if you’re a professional, it lets you create awesome websites and 3D models. It also has the capacity for 4K Ultra HD video playback. Music to Your Ears The ASUS K31AD desktop PC features ASUS SonicMaster audio technology along with MaxxAudio® from Waves, recipient of a Technical GRAMMY Award®. Together, they give the K31AD finely tuned surround sound for gaming and movies whether you’re listening through speakers or headphones. In addition, ASUS AudioWizard provides five selectable audio settings for music, movies, games, voice recording, and speech to cater to your media preferences. An easy-to-use interface puts everything at a mouse click, you can even choose how it looks and feels. Industry-leading Reliability Quality you can trust ASUS desktops – Most recommended Windows desktop brand Innovation, design and reliability are at the heart of all ASUS computers. Winning Readers' Choice for overall satisfaction for the second year in a row, and for the third successive year in the home category, is proof that ASUS is better at delivering what customers want than rival Windows desktop PC companies. As PCMag.com says: “If you want a Windows desktop PC, ASUS is the best choice”.* * Reprinted from www.pcmag.com with permission. © 2014 Ziff Davis, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Smart Cooling System for cool, quiet operation Stay cool, calm and collected even when you’re working on graphics intensive tasks like video or photo editing with the ASUS exclusive Smart Cooling System. This unique technology efficiently reduces dust accumulation and lowers operating temperatures by up to 11.4℃* to give you not only a cooler PC, but also a quiet computing experience as well. ASUS Q-Fan Technology automatically adjusts fan speeds according to system loading; with the (Model Name) registering just 28dB at idle – more quiet than a library. * Tested with Intel® Core ™ i7 processor, actual performance may vary by product settings. Featuring the best motherboards At ASUS, it is not all about design aesthetics; it’s about product performance as well. ASUS has shipped over 465 million motherboards in the past 24 years - the combined length of which could circle the Earth over three times. Our motherboard models won 1,042 Awards in 2012 alone. With that kind of expertise, you can be sure that your ASUS PC features the finest and most innovative motherboards available. Stringently quality tests ASUS desktop PCs are subjected to a series of rigorous noise, vibration, drop, and thermal shock tests to ensure they meet our exacting standards and exceed those used by other manufacturers. So you can rest assured that your new computer can cope with extremes of dry, icy -40℃ to hot and humid 60℃ environments, as well as the bumps and knocks during shipping. Ports and Connections Advanced super speed I/O together with latest technology to comprehend all your needs All-around connectivity K31AD comes with all the connectivity options you need. HDMI output ports lets you hook your K31AD up to an HDTV to supersize your entertainment. SATA 6Gbit/s ports offer blisteringly fast data transfer speeds, letting you save large files or quickly load games. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 transfers data up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, and also charges compatible devices up to 50% faster with Ai Charger for USB device charging even with the PC off*. * USB 3.0 rates tested with USB 3.0 compatible devices for theoretical use only. Product and system settings may affect USB 3.0 performance. Access your data anywhere, anytime Data is always at your reach with ASUS storage innovations. With 100GB of free ASUS WebStorage, keep your data safe in the cloud, accessing it anywhere, anytime through the internet. Share photos and videos with your family and friends through a secure URL link. * 100GB free ASUS Webstorage for 1 year. The offer will be available from 1 May, 2014.