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Asus V500CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB May 2013
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ASUS Vivobook V500CA Review
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Reviews ASUS Vivobook V500CA-DB31T 15.6-Inch Touchscreen Laptop (1.8 (online)

10 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus V500CA has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the laptops that are a comparable age to the V500CA. Most of the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the V500CA only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this notebook PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Asus V500CA has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the V500CA, the Asus V500CA has a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus V500CA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Asus portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Asus V500CA is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the V500CA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus V500CA has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the V500CA which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus V500CA is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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

The Asus V500CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the V500CA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the V500CA range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus V500CA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the V500CA.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a comparable age and type 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 portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.4 gigahertz, the Asus V500CA has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the V500CA. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Asus X550CA (1.5GHz), or the DELL Latitude 3330 (1.5GHz).

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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 portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus V500CA has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. The processor family of all notebook PCs of this age and spec ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the V500CA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus V500CA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus V500CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the V500CA.

Average Screen Size

The Asus V500CA has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the V500CA.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus V500CA has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the V500CA.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (£899.00) (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus V500CA has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the V500CA.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Asus V500CA has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
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
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
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
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
Included Driver
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 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
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(5)
27 September 2013

The Asus VivoBook V500CA-DB71T is a decent, tractable laptop: Depending on your pickiness, this could be a perfectly adequate laptop for you and your family...

25 September 2013

The Asus VivoBook V500CA-DB71T is a decent, tractable laptop with a few flaws that keep it from scoring higher. Depending on your pickiness, this could be a perfectly adequate laptop for you and...

20 August 2013

The biggest issue for the Asus Vivobook V500CA-DB71T may be that it's difficult to pitch to the consumer. With no real focus, the Vivobook doesn't really appear to target any specific...

10 March 2014

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Full-size VGA
HDMI, and Ethernet
Full numeric keypad
Affordable Price
Durable Design
Low-resolution screen
Middling battery life
Touch trackpad
Some flex in keyboard
Only one USB 3.0 port
3 January 2014

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 19 February 2014 by Natalie L.
(Verified Purchase)

New egg return policy made it impossible for me to be satisfied with life...

I found someone to buy it off me after new eggs return policy burned me
The casing and key board are poorly made. You have to pound the heck out of it for response. If you are interested in increasing finger strength this is the computer for you. I bought this excited for

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v500cabb31, v500cabb31t
Barcodes 00673983035170, 00886227491001, 04716659491002

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