Asus Essentio CM6870

  • Asus Essentio CM6870
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  • Topnotch general speeds due to Ivy Bridge CPU, 2TB of storage and builtin Bluray.
  • Robust CPU/GPU combination, Multiple USB 3,0 ports, Spacious dual-drive setup, Solid expansion, HDMI video output, Integrated Wi-Fi, Excellent value.
  • Fast productivity performance, thanks to new Ivy Bridge processor, Large 2TB hard drive, Great expansion options


  • Limited and frustrating upgradability, Weaker gaming performance on demanding titles.
  • Some bloatware, Not so great in higher quality gaming settings.

Expert reviews and ratings

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Despite the latter con, the Asus Essentio CM6870 is able to withstand many tasks with bravery and not...

By PC World on 70

It's fast for what you throw at it, but the CM6870 could benefit from more polish....

By PC Mag on 80

In all but the most demanding of game settings, the Asus Essentio CM6870 is a great entry-level gaming desktop that offers plenty of bang for the buck, with an abundance of features, a sturdy CPU/GPU combination, and lots of room for expansion. ...

By Computer Shopper on 80

With its new-for-2012 Intel Ivy Bridge processor, this Essentio tower is a powerhouse productivity and entertainment system for the price. Plus, once it shows its age, options for internal upgrades will be plentiful....

By cnet on 63

Intel's new CPUs are the most compelling feature in this new Asus Essentio CM6870 desktop. Otherwise, it's just another...

International Review By on

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