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Asus NX500JK 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB Nov 2014
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The award-winning Zenbook NX500 brings even more sophistication and power to the classic Zenbook tradition, adding the most advanced technology while retaining the beauty and craftsmanship that... More
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We checked 2,723 user and expert reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the NX500JK has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the NX500JK. The average internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 8.4GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The NX500JK supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the NX500JK.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The NX500JK has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most portable PCs of this age and type. 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the NX500JK.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The NX500JK has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the NX500JK.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The NX500JK has bigger solid-state drive capacity than most of the portable PCs of this age and spec. Most of the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, however this Asus laptop has 512 solid-state drive capacity.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus NX500JK has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the NX500JK have a full-size keyboard, however the NX500JK does not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 laptops of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus NX500JK

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the Asus NX500JK has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the NX500JK.

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Average Screen Size

The NX500JK has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the NX500JK.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VJ[plb_2377738_price].

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the NX500JK has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the NX500JK.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y50[plb_2658244_price] (2.4kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the Asus NX500JK has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the NX500JK.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the HP Zbook 17[plb_2985456_price] (750GB).

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
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Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
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Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
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 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Feast your eyes on Asus' newest premium 15-inch notebook. The $2,699 Asus ZenBook NX500 will make your jaw drop with its gorgeous 4K, Ultra HD touch screen and sleek design. It's not all eye... Read more…

2 December 2014

The Zenbook NX500 is a bold addition to the company's lineup. It's the most powerful and most expensive Zenbook ever produced. We thought the previous model's $1,949 price was high, but the new...

27 November 2014

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29 October 2014

Packing powerful hardware specifications, including a 15.6? IPS display with 4K resolution, in a sleek and stylish all aluminium body, the new and upcoming ASUS Zenbook NX500 has a lot going for... Read more…

18 October 2014

The Zenbook NX500 packs powerful hardware, a 4K screen and a big battery inside a sleek and beautiful body. But the performance under heavy load is not as expected, the keyboard is not great and...

14 October 2014

If recent trends are anything to go by, consumers are tempted by the allure of high pixel density displays. Already, we have previewed and reviewed a couple of monitors with ultra high resolution... Read more…

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2 June 2014

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