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Asus S400CA 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 524GB HDD+SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jun 2013
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9 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Asus S400CA is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Asus has good average ratings for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The Asus S400CA has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Asus S400CA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this type and age.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is actually the best processor family amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

An AMD C processor family is the worst processor family amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 524 gigabytes, the Asus S400CA has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the S400CA. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec is 500GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S400CA, the Asus S400CA has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Asus S400CA has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago which do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the S400CA is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. The Asus S400CA has a very big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S400CA.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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

Most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the S400CA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Asus S400CA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus S400CA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the S400CA also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and 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 typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Asus S400CA is a 24 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus S400CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The Asus S400CA has a relatively standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the S400CA.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Asus S400CA has a relatively typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the S400CA.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.9 gigahertz, the Asus S400CA has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the S400CA.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the Asus S400CA has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S400CA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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
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® 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 Technology
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

6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(45)
7 August 2013

Easily mistaken for a boring run-of-the-mill laptop, the ASUS VivoBook is an affordable option with a range of extra features. For a start, it has a touchscreen, is only 2cm thick, has a large... Read more…

29 July 2013

Like its bigger screen sibling, the more affordable S400CA walks the same path of very good build quality and fairly good performance. The touchscreen has added a bit of bulk to the entire...

17 July 2013

The ASUS S400CA is a very good performer in all regular computing tasks, thanks to its Core i7 CPU with sufficient RAM and hybrid drive system. However, its display quality is nothing to write...

8 May 2013

Great if you need a lightweight touchscreen ultraportable laptop, but a little underpowered for the money...

24 February 2013

The ASUS VivoBook S400C offers plenty of value for money, especially if you can find it for just over $800. It has a strong CPU, good storage, a decent touchscreen and keyboard and a good range of...

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User Reviews

(138)
Reviewed 7 February 2013 by Ryan9999
Ryan9999 would recommend the Asus VivoBook S400CA

I read a lot of reviews about ASUS laptops before this purchase and my biggest concern was in a lot of those reviews, people complained about wireless issues. Being an IT professional, I wasn't... Read more…

Reviewed 4 March 2013 by Anonymous

Be warned. I'm not the one to give bad reviews, but I felt compelled to do so with this one. The laptop was great out of the box, a clean stylish look with a quality build. The keyboard is one of... Read more…

Reviewed 3 November 2013 by Patrick R.
(Verified Purchase)

If you are considering this, BUY IT ALREADY, and opportunity like this is rare where price, performance and quality merge into a great Windows 8 experience - This is spotlights Windows 8 and was... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2013 by Computerbrain11
Computerbrain11 would recommend the Asus VivoBook S400CA

I've got to say as I'm writing this review I am not a satisfied customer but my faults with it could just be with my particular PC. I guess I'll start with the good. The build quality is... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Jason W.
(Verified Purchase)

Great boot/app drive. Highly recommend the asrock z97 extreme6/ac motherboard if you want two m.2 drives and want to boot to them in Windows. Tip on install make sure you copy win8.1 to a USB so... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s400ca, s400caca041, s400caca028, s400caca041h, s400caca028h, asus s400caca041, asus s400caca041h
Barcodes 04716659413721

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