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Asus PU500CA

Asus PU500CA 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Nov 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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6 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 2,723 expert and owner reviews, Asus has good reviews for its laptops. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The PU500CA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The PU500CA has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the PU500CA.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the Asus PU500CA has a front camera.

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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 typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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12 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The PU500CA is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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

Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to the PU500CA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the PU500CA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age. 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 notebook PC 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 the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this age and spec.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 6 gigabytes, the PU500CA has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Asus PU500CA is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the PU500CA have between one and eight battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

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

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus PU500CA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the PU500CA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Asus PU500CA has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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7 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU500CA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus PU500CA has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The PU500CA has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The PU500CA has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the PU500CA.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the PU500CA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the PU500CA.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The PU500CA has a fairly average processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the PU500CA.

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Average Weight

The PU500CA has a relatively standard weight (2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the PU500CA.

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Specification

Features
Design
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Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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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 Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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
4G
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 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
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
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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
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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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple pu500, pu500caxo065, apple i53317, apple pu500c, apple pu500ca, pu500caxo065d, apple i53317u, apple pu500caxo010, apple pu500caxo010g

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