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Asus TP500LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The TP500LA has more total number of SATA connectorss than most of the laptops that have been available for a similar time to the TP500LA. This portable PC is a four total number of SATA connectors notebook PC compared to most of the similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the TP500LA which only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 3,179 owner and expert reviews for Asus notebook PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.

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

At 1,000 megahertz, the TP500LA has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the TP500LA. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 930MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The TP500LA has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The TP500LA has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TP500LA also have a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The TP500LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. In addition, this Asus laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TP500LA.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The TP500LA has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. Most comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TP500LA the worst processor family is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Laptops of a similar age and type to the TP500LA have display diagonals of between 8.9" and 16". The Asus TP500LA has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TP500LA have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 1.1TB. With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the TP500LA has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the TP500LA.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Asus TP500LA has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11g wi-Fi standards found on most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC also has an 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The TP500LA is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Has a Touchscreen

The TP500LA has a touchscreen, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the TP500LA.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price].

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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8 Reasons Against

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

The Asus TP500LA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the TP500LA, the Asus TP500LA's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the TP500LA have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB. When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the TP500LA that we have assessed, the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the Asus TP500LA of only 1.74 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Asus TP500LA has an HDD storage media which is better than most laptops of this age and spec. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an SSD storage media. 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.

An HDD storage media is in fact the worst storage medium across all portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the TP500LA.

The best storage medium across similar types of portable PC is SSD.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the TP500LA is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution. Across all laptops of this type and age the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Heavy

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the TP500LA the weights range from 0.88g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the TP500LA is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the TP500LA.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TP500LA have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus TP500LA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus TP500LA

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the TP500LA has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the TP500LA.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba P55W[plb_2975375_price] (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Asus TP500LA has a fairly standard processor frequency (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the TP500LA.

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Specification

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Processor Series
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FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
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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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
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AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
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Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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20 October 2015

In review: Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500LA. Test model courtesy of notebooksbilliger.deAsus were able to incorporate all positive aspects of the predecessor, but unfortunately didn't eliminate...

9 March 2015

For the price it is being offered at, the ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP500LN is quite a good deal. We may have some niggles with us such as the display and lack of ports but even with our...

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20 February 2015

Even big notebooks such as the Asus Transformer Flip TP500LN-CJ035H are getting the hybrid treatment these days. This isn't much of a surprise coming from Asus. It was Asus, after all, that... Read more…

Here's a tablet for the Incredible Hulk. The Asus Transformer Book FlipTP500LN is big, with a 15.6-inch screen, heavy at 2.3kg and in the version we tested packs plenty of grunt with its Intel... Read more…

1 October 2014

If you're in the market for a good looking and powerful 2-in-1 laptop with a 15 inch screen, the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500 should be on your list. It's a solid option with no particular...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 2 December 2014 by JKT1832
JKT1832 would recommend the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500L / TP500LA / TP500LN / TP500LB

I purchased my Asus a month ago (from a different retailer - they were not offered here yet) and I could not be more pleased. The only thing I DON'T like about this laptop quite honestly is... Read more…

Reviewed 13 August 2015 by Skhan
Skhan would recommend the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500L / TP500LA / TP500LN / TP500LB (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this from BB Marketplace. It has a very responsive touchscreen and starts up very fast, I also received a free windows 10 upgrade which so far has not given me any problems. This... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2015 by Blue2
Blue2 would recommend the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500L / TP500LA / TP500LN / TP500LB (Verified Purchase)

Perfect laptop for non gaming needs, terrific features for cost, great value with Best Buy price matching on top!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tp500lacj059, tp500lacj059h

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