Pros

  • 2560-by-1440-pixel IPS display
  • Blu-ray player
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi adapter

Cons

  • Absence of an SSD cache puts a damper on productivity benchmarks
  • Uncomfortable mouse and keyboard
  • Confusing display controls

At A Glance

We dig the Haswell-class CPU and the powerful video card, but the absence of an SSD cache for the mechanical hard drive hurts the ET2702's performance on productivity apps.

Manufacturer’s Description

Windows 8 Pro or other editions available. 27-inch IPS panel, WQHD 2560x1440 LED-backlit display for HD media playback with 178-degree wide viewing angle. 4th Gen Intel Core desktop processor delivers greater computing power. HDMI input and output ports for gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and other HDMI-enabled devices. ASUS SonicMaster Technology for improved audio clarity, louder volume, and more detailed audio. Fast data transfers through USB 3.0 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://usa.asus.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7-4770
Processor speed 3400.0 MHz
Number of Cores 4.0
Display
Display size 27.0 inches
Included monitor All-in-One
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset AMD Radeon HD 8890A
Graphics Memory 2.0 GB
Video Memory Type GDDR5
Storage
Drive 1 size 2000.0 GB
Drive 1 type Hard Disk Drive
General Information
UPC Code 886227508006
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • USB 3.0
Wireless connection 802.11ac
Memory
Memory size 8.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Optical Drive
Included Drives Blu-ray Reader
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Home
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Wireless Keyboard
  • Wireless Mouse
Case
Chassis style All-in-One

Performance

Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 174.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Start Up
Start Up 15.9   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 1840.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Peacekeeper 3589.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 2331.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 91.7   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 180.9   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 79.1   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 254.5   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 190.5   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 10.3   Watt hours
Idle power usage 57.7   Watts
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 96257.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 1295.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 13212.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 2646.0   score (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 33.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 131.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 8.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 59.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 23.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Low Quality, 1024x768 132.8   Frames per second (higher is better)

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