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Asus PU500CA

Asus PU500CA 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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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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8 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This laptop has an average expert rating of 81% based on six expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, Chip.de, notebookcheck.biz and notebookcheck.it. If all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years are ranked by average expert review score then this notebook PC is in the top 16%.

Good Size

One Asus PU500CA owner who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The Asus PU500CA thrills us with its stable, portable, lightweight chassis and its more-than-decent keyboard” in their Asus PU500CA review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Asus PU500CA reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it was noisy. Expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote “Application performance is fine and noise emissions are often marginal” in their Asus PU500CA review.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus PU500CA has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The PU500CA has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The PU500CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

The PU500CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops that are a comparable age 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.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the PU500CA is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 6 gigabytes, the PU500CA has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop 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

The Asus PU500CA is a three number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the PU500CA, the Asus PU500CA does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The PU500CA has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU500CA the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU500CA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the PU500CA.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the PU500CA has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the PU500CA.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus PU500CA has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The PU500CA has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

The PU500CA has a relatively standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Asus PU500CA has a fairly average processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the PU500CA has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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 Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
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
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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple pu500, pu500caxo065, apple i53317, apple pu500c, apple pu500ca, pu500caxo065d, apple i53317u, apple pu500caxo010, apple pu500caxo010g

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