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Asus PU500CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB May 2013
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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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5 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Medium processor cores portable PCs built by Asus have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores portable PCs) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The PU500CA has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the PU500CA do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the PU500CA the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. At 500 gigabytes, the PU500CA has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The PU500CA has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The PU500CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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

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

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The PU500CA has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 6 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the PU500CA have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the PU500CA which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the PU500CA, the PU500CA does not have a touchscreen.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU500CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Asus laptop was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the PU500CA has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Laptops with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3" and higher rated).

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Asus PU500CA has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus PU500CA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the PU500CA.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the PU500CA has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 1.8GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the Asus S200E which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the Asus PU500CA has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the PU500CA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
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Processor Cache
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Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
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Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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 pu500c, pu500ca, apple i33217, pu500caxo017, pu500caxo008, pu500caxo016, pu500caxo016d, pu500caxo016g, pu500caxo016x, apple i33217u, pu500caxo016p, pu500caxo017h, pu500caxo008g, pu500ca-xo016x, pu500ca0171a3217, pu500caxo016xm90, pu500ca0171a3217u, apple pu500caxo016, pu500ca-xo016xm_[90, apple pu500caxo016g, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabite, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabitet, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabiteth, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabitethe, apple x200mabingkx366bnetworkcardgigabitether
Barcodes 00886227444120, 00886227555994, 04716659444121, 04716659453628, 04716659455691, 04716659538257, 04716659555995, 04716659714019

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