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Asus X502CA 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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Review on the Asus X502CA
Asus X502CA 15-inch Notebook Test
Reviews Asus X502CA 15.6 Laptop PC - Intel Pent
MAFIA 2 TEST ON NOTEBOOK ASUS x502ca (NOT FOR PLAYING)

7 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Asus medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops built by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X502CA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Asus laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X502CA.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X502CA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X502CA has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X502CA.

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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15 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Asus X502CA is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as 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 notebook 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 1.5 gigahertz, the Asus X502CA has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X502CA have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Packard Bell ME69BMP (1.58GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X502CA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Across all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X502CA the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Asus X502CA has one of the smallest maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Very Small L3 Cache

The smallest L3 cache of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X502CA has a quite small L3 cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X502CA.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus X502CA is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X502CA has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The smallest processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X502CA is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X502CA range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. The Asus X502CA has a fairly small battery capacity (only 38 watt-hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X502CA.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X502CA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus X502CA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus X502CA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X502CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the X502CA over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Asus X502CA has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Asus X502CA has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus X502CA has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X502CA.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15R (6GB).

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Average Weight

The Asus X502CA has a pretty standard weight (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X502CA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
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
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep 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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Expert Reviews

29 January 2014

Asus X502CA to ?wietny sprz?t dla osoby, która chce kupi? laptop do 1500 z? z fabrycznie zainstalowanym systemem Windows 8. Urz?dzenie dodatkowo zosta?o wykonane bardzo solidnie, wi?c u?ytkownicy...

Dobrze wykonana obudowa, dobry dwik, obecno Windows 8.1, obecno USB 3.0
Saby ekran, do gona praca

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 16 May 2014 by William H.
(Verified Purchase)

Screen turned and stayed white on the second day of owning it, so I decided to return it instead of wait a couple weeks to get it replaced. Tech support was very professional and didn't try to... Read more…

Reviewed 7 April 2014 by Elizabeth Y.
(Verified Purchase)

Overall, the computer is great. I am happy with my purchase. I am investing in a wireless mouse though...

The weight, and feel of this computer is the absolute best. It serves the purpose I bought it for, which is too lug around a rather large campus. The screen size is awesome as well
Extremely Light
Thin
ASUS's SonicMaster really is amazing. I've never heard any laptop even come close to the crisp, warm, and clean sound that this laptop can make. I really was blown away by it
I don't ever write reviews, but this computer made me. This stupid touchpad mouse is the worst thing I have ever dealt with in my life. It is so touchy just while typing this my hand grazed it and I a
Slow. I can't even listen to music on Youtube or Google Music while browsing websites in other tabs without the music stopping or stuttering until the page is finished loading. It also took me about 4
The touchpad is awful. It's hypersensitive and yet somehow also poorly responsive. The left and right buttons are part of the touchpad, so you can't click on things without making the computer think y

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x502ca, asus x502, asus x502c, x502caxx087, x502caxx133, x502caxx132, x502caxx087d, x502caxx133h, x502caxx132h, x502caxx087h, asus x502caxx078, asus x502caxx078h
Barcodes 04716659459163, 04716659510826, 04716659510833, 04716659510840, 04716659510871, 04716659517993, 05054533566415

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