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Asus PU500CA

Asus PU500CA 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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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 Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus laptops and also specifically for Asus medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus PU500CA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a similar type and age to the PU500CA.

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

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the PU500CA is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Asus PU500CA has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B[plb_2471097_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The PU500CA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the PU500CA also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus PU500CA has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The PU500CA is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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9 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. 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 the storage medium of this Asus laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The PU500CA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 6 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the PU500CA range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a similar time 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus PU500CA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the PU500CA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus PU500CA has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PU500CA is 3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU500CA

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the PU500CA over two years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The PU500CA has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the PU500CA has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the PU500CA.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the PU500CA has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Asus PU500CA has a fairly typical processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the DELL Latitude 3330[plb_2111446_price] (1.8GHz).

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the Asus PU500CA has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PU500CA.

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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
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Port
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
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 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 AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
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
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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
Kontrastarmer Bildschirm
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 pu500, asus i53317, apple i53317, asus i53317u, pu500caxo010, apple pu500c, pu500caxo010g, pu500caxo010p, pu500caxo010d, apple pu500ca, pu500caxo010h, apple i53317u, 90nb00f1m01600, asus pu500caxo010, apple pu500caxo010, asus pu500caxo010g, apple pu500caxo010g
Barcodes 02060572130015, 04716659429616, 04716659437291, 04716659538240, 04716659555988, 04716659714026, 05054484638001

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
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Three More Battery Cells
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