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13 Reasons For
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The Asus S400CA has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S400CA. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the S400CA is 24GB.
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Asus S400CA has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
At 1,150 megahertz, the Asus S400CA has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the S400CA. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the S400CA range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the S400CA range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Asus S400CA has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (350 megahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the S400CA.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The Asus S400CA has a better processor family than most ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all portable PCs of this age and type the processor family ranges from Intel Core i3-2xxx to Intel Core i7-3xxx.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Asus S400CA has a front camera.
+8 More reasons for
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus S400CA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and type.
Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of a similar type and age to it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Asus S400CA has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Asus S400CA which has two USB 2.0 ports.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.
Fairly Big L3 Cache
The smallest L3 cache of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB. The Asus S400CA has one of the bigger L3 caches (4 megabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age.
Quite Big Processor Cache
With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Asus S400CA has one of the biggest processor caches amongst ultrabooks of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S400CA have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB.
11 Reasons Against
Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of the this notebook PC are Not supported, which is typical of many ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Asus S400CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S400CA have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Asus S400CA does not have a full-size keyboard.
At 1.8 kilograms, the Asus S400CA is quite heavy compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the S400CA. The weights of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the S400CA range from 870g to 2.6kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.
+8 More reasons against
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Only Two Battery Cells
The Asus S400CA is a two battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between two and seven battery cells.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
Most ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S400CA have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus S400CA which has one USB 3.0 port.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The average battery capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 4,400mAh. At only 2,950 milliamperes * hour, the Asus S400CA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.
Very Low Front Camera Resolution
With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Asus S400CA has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S400CA. The average front camera resolution of ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the S400CA is 1.1MP.
Laptops of a similar spec and age to the S400CA have heights of between 6mm and 31mm, and the average height is 19mm. At 21 millimeters, the Asus S400CA is quite thick compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S400CA.
6 Other reasons to consider the Asus S400CA
Released Over Three Years Ago
Asus released the S400CA over three years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Asus S400CA has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
Average Internal Memory
The Asus S400CA has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.
If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 7537 (6GB).
+4 Other reasons
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 14 inches, the Asus S400CA has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the S400CA.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Asus S400CA has a fairly average processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
HDD Storage Medium
The Asus S400CA has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most ultrabooks that are a similar age to it have an SSD storage medium. 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.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM76, Intel HM76 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR3L-SDRAM
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x8, 1x1, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 400, Intel HD Graphics 4000
2048 x 1536
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Cell Count
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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