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Asus TP500LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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19 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Asus also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the TP500LA which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The TP500LA has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the TP500LA.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The TP500LA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TP500LA do not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the TP500LA's total storage capacity is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a similar type and age to the TP500LA. The total storage capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the TP500LA range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The TP500LA has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the TP500LA also have a front camera.

Other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The TP500LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and type. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook 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 TP500LA.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the TP500LA has one of the bigger internal memory amongst laptops of this age. The smallest internal memory of comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the TP500LA is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Big Screen Size

When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age that we have assessed the screen size of, the TP500LA's screen size of 15.6 inches is one of the biggest. 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the TP500LA have screen sizes of between 10" and 16", and the average screen size is 13".

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus TP500LA has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The hard drive capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the TP500LA range from 32GB to 1TB.

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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 of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The TP500LA is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TP500LA have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The TP500LA has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 3 megabytes, the Asus TP500LA has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the TP500LA. The processor caches of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the TP500LA range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 50Wh. With a battery capacity of 48 watt-hours, the TP500LA has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst laptops of this age.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

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

The TP500LA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the TP500LA have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The TP500LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the TP500LA range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the TP500LA the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the TP500LA has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the TP500LA.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The TP500LA has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the TP500LA.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the best storage medium is SSD.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360 (£382.66) (SSD).

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Heavy

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the TP500LA have weights of between 0.88g and 20kg. At 2.1 kilograms, the Asus TP500LA is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the TP500LA.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus TP500LA is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus TP500LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus TP500LA has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the TP500LA.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Helix (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio 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 ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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20 October 2015

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9 March 2015

For the price it is being offered at, the ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP500LN is quite a good deal. We may have some niggles with us such as the display and lack of ports but even with our...

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20 February 2015

Even big notebooks such as the Asus Transformer Flip TP500LN-CJ035H are getting the hybrid treatment these days. This isn't much of a surprise coming from Asus. It was Asus, after all, that... Read more…

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1 October 2014

If you're in the market for a good looking and powerful 2-in-1 laptop with a 15 inch screen, the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500 should be on your list. It's a solid option with no particular...

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 13 August 2015 by Skhan
Skhan would recommend the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500L / TP500LA / TP500LN / TP500LB (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this from BB Marketplace. It has a very responsive touchscreen and starts up very fast, I also received a free windows 10 upgrade which so far has not given me any problems. This... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2015 by Blue2
Blue2 would recommend the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500L / TP500LA / TP500LN / TP500LB (Verified Purchase)

Perfect laptop for non gaming needs, terrific features for cost, great value with Best Buy price matching on top!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tp500l, tp500la, asus 2in1, asus tp500, tp500laab53, asus tp500l, tp500laab53t, asus tp500la
Barcodes 04716659801078

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