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Asus S500CA 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the S500CA which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Asus S500CA has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S500CA, the Asus S500CA 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 similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Asus S500CA which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Asus S500CA has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which do not have a touchscreen.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus S500CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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

Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S500CA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Asus S500CA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S500CA range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus S500CA has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus S500CA has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the S500CA 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 laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus S500CA

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Asus released the S500CA.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus S500CA has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S500CA.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus S500CA has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus S500CA has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus S500CA has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the S500CA.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Asus S500CA has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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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 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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
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
Built-In Touchpad
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide

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Expert Reviews

(16)
24 September 2013

A remarkable price for a classy 15.6in touchscreen laptop, but performance is seriously lacking...

11 July 2013

The Asus Vivobook S500CA-CJ005H Asus' VivoBook S500CA provides a decent application performance and always works quietly . It comes with a satisfactory keyboard and with a 24-month warranty . The...

Asus' latest VivoBook packs a spacious touch screen into a sleek, slim chassis for a price that's hard to beat. But its surprising heft, slippery keyboard, and intrusive touch pad may make you...

10 May 2013

This slim touchscreen laptop has plenty of features but minimal performance...

13 April 2013

The VivoBook S500CA offers a big-screened touch-screen Windows 8 laptop for a bargain price -- and without many extras...

12 April 2013

The VivoBook S500CA offers a big-screened touch-screen Windows 8 laptop for a bargain price -- and without many extras...

12 April 2013

The Asus VivoBook S500CA-DS51t's trim chassis, responsive touch screen, and reasonable price tag work together to create to an affordable Windows 8 experience...

10 April 2013

The Asus VivoBook S500CA-DS51t's trim chassis, responsive touch screen, and reasonable price tag work together to create to an affordable Windows 8 experience, but its disappointing keyboard/...

26 March 2013

The ASUS VivoBook S500CA offers solid performance, a touch screen and great audio in a portable 15-inch design, but the touchpad needs work...

13 March 2013

Ultrabooks are aimed at the crowd looking for the ultimate portability without sacrificing performance. The ASUS S500C it the largest ultrabook that we have had come through our labs. Having a...

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Product Identifiers

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