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Asus NX500JK 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 12GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 12GB May 2014
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Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews

Asus many processor core portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Asus is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Asus NX500JK is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the NX500JK have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the NX500JK has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Celsius H730 (16GB), or the Lenovo Y50-70 (16GB).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The NX500JK supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the NX500JK.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus NX500JK has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most laptops of a comparable age and type to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The NX500JK has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the NX500JK also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the NX500JK has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the NX500JK. The average processor cache of laptops that were released around the same time as the NX500JK is 4.8MB.

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Eight Processor Threads

The NX500JK has more processor threads than most of the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the NX500JK. This notebook PC is a eight processor thread notebook PC compared to most of the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have between four and seven processor threads.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the NX500JK only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, however the NX500JK has 512 solid-state drive capacity.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The NX500JK has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The NX500JK does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the NX500JK which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the NX500JK the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. The NX500JK has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,150 megahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The NX500JK has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is actually the worst memory slots amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best memory slots is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus NX500JK

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The NX500JK has a fairly average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Screen Size

The Asus NX500JK has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the NX500JK has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the NX500JK has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this many processor core laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 17 (£3,367.28) (750GB).

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
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29 October 2014

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18 October 2014

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14 October 2014

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2 June 2014

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Manufacturer Part Numbers asus nx500, asus ssd16, asus ssd16g, asus nx500j, asus nx500jk, asus ssd16gb
Barcodes 04716659780366

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HP ZBook 17 vs Asus NX500JK

HP ZBook 17 vs Asus NX500JK
HP ZBook 17
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 750GB HDD 17.3"
Asus NX500JK
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.2GHz 12GB 512GB SSD 15.6"
£ 3,367.28
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
238GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Two More Battery Cells
2MB Bigger Processor Cache
Moderately Lower Expert Review Score
Fewer Awards

HP Zbook 15 vs Asus NX500JK

HP Zbook 15 vs Asus NX500JK
HP Zbook 15
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Asus NX500JK
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.2GHz 12GB 512GB SSD 15.6"
£
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Two More Battery Cells
Three Months Newer
Notebookcheck.net Review is a Little Better
8GB Smaller Internal Memory
A Little Lower Expert Review Score

HP ZBook 17 vs Asus NX500JK

HP ZBook 17 vs Asus NX500JK
HP ZBook 17
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
Asus NX500JK
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.2GHz 12GB 512GB SSD 15.6"
£ 1,764.67
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Two More Battery Cells
Four Months Newer
Notebookcheck.nl Review is Marginally Better
Hugely Smaller Internal Memory
Fewer Awards
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