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Asus PU500CA

Asus PU500CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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The ASUSPRO PU500 ultraportable notebook is designed for small and medium businesses. It offers affordable reliability, with a light and slim design that starts at 1.96kg. Notebooks are reinforced... More
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9 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Asus is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all portable PCs.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The PU500CA has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU500CA do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the PU500CA, the PU500CA has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The PU500CA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Asus laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.

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Very Big Screen Size

The PU500CA has one of the biggest screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst ultrabooks of this age. The screen sizes of ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 14".

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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 laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The PU500CA has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the ultrabooks that are a similar age to the PU500CA. Most of the similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the PU500CA only have one USB 2.0 port, however this Asus notebook PC has two USB 2.0 ports.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The PU500CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Heavy

At 2 kilograms, the PU500CA is fairly heavy compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago. The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the PU500CA is 1.6kg, and the weights range from 870g to 3.3kg.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the PU500CA do not have a touch sensitive screen. The PU500CA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The PU500CA has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as it. The worst processor family of all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the PU500CA is Intel Core i3-2xxx and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the PU500CA is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 6 gigabytes, the Asus PU500CA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus PU500CA is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Wide

The PU500CA is very wide (383 millimeters) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the PU500CA. The narrowest portable PC of a similar type and age to the PU500CA is 280mm wide, the widest is 420mm, and the average width is 330mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU500CA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The PU500CA has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PU500CA.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus PU500CA has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the PU500CA.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The PU500CA has a pretty standard processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Medium

The Asus PU500CA has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most laptops that were released more than two years ago. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£697.00) (SSD).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(9)
14 June 2013

The Asus PU500CA. The Asus PU500CA thrills us with its stable, portable, lightweight chassis and its more-than-decent keyboard . Application performance is fine and noise emissions are often...

30 June 2013

Le Asus PU500CA nous a plu avec son chassis stable, portable et léger avec un très bon clavier. les performances dans les applications sont correctes et les émissions de bruit son souvent...

12 June 2013

Musz? przyzna?, ?e mam problem z ocen? Asusa PU500CA. Jest to dziwny sprz?t, który cho? jest ultrabookiem, ma wi?cej cech klasycznego laptopa. Jego najwi?ksze zalety to: ?wietna jako?? wykonania...

14 April 2013

Wszyscy, którzy zajmuj? si? biznesem, nie maj? ?atwo, gdy próbuj? wybra? najlepszy do tego komputer przeno?ny. Kto faktycznie chce mie? co? z kategorii ?biznes?, ten mo?e przebiera? nie tylko w...

25 June 2013

197cd/m?2;191cd/m?2;185cd/m?2;210cd/m?2;208cd/m?2;182cd/m?2;191cd/m?2;184cd/m?2;179cd/m?2;InformacionesX-Rite i1Pro 2Máximo: 210 cd/m?2;Médio: 191.9 cd/m?2;iluminación: 85 %Brillo con batería:... Read more…

24 September 2013

Der Core i5 im Asus Pro Essential PU500CA leistet maximal 2,6 Gigahertz und darf auf vier Gigabyte Arbeitsspeicher zählen. Eine HD Graphics 4000 von Intel ist für den 2D-Betrieb vollkommen... Read more…

Good application performance
Slim and lightweight
Silent operation
Sturdy case
Nice keyboard
Lowcontrast screen
Average battery life (despite its ULV hardware)
Expensive
Brak podwietlenia klawiatury, saba wydajno, fatalny wywietlacz
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22 August 2013

Gute Laufzeit gepaart mit einen hochwertigen Gehäuse, dazu Treibersupport von Asus - das sind die Vorzüge des AsusPro Essential PU500CA-XO016X, einem günstigen, flachen Business Notebook. Im... Read more…

Das Asus PU500CA Das Asus PU500CA punktet mit einem stabilen, handlichen, leichten Gehäuse . Zudem ist es mit einer guten Tastatur bestückt. Es liefert eine gute Anwendungsleistung und arbeitet...

24 June 2013

Compagno business mobile. Asus offre un portatile da ufficio leggero, sottile, da 15.6 pollici con un display matto per i clienti business. Grazie al processore, ULV, il PU500CA dovrebbe essere un... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pu500c, pu500ca, apple i33217, pu500caxo017, pu500caxo008, pu500caxo016, pu500caxo016d, pu500caxo016g, pu500caxo016x, apple i33217u, pu500caxo016p, pu500caxo017h, pu500caxo008g, pu500ca-xo016x, pu500ca0171a3217, pu500caxo016xm90, pu500ca0171a3217u, apple pu500caxo016, pu500ca-xo016xm_[90, apple pu500caxo016g, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabite, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabitet, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabiteth, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabitethe, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabitether
Barcodes 00886227444120, 00886227555994, 04716659444121, 04716659453628, 04716659455691, 04716659538257, 04716659555995, 04716659714019

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2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
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