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Asus X502CA
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Asus X502CA 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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Review on the Asus X502CA
Asus X502CA 15-inch Notebook Test
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Good Brand

Asus is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Asus also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Asus X502CA has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X502CA range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X502CA has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook 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 Asus X502CA 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

The Asus X502CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X502CA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X502CA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Asus X502CA has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.5 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X502CA have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the Packard Bell ME69BMP (1.58GHz), or the Fujitsu LifeBook U554 (£699.99) (1.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X502CA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Asus X502CA has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X502CA. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X502CA have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Asus X502CA is a two processor threads notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between two and three processor threadss.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X502CA has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X502CA is 3MB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of this age and type is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 38 watt-hours, the Asus X502CA has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X502CA does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X502CA also do not have a touchscreen.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X502CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the X502CA.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X502CA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X502CA.

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Average Weight

The Asus X502CA has a pretty average weight (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 320 gigabytes, the Asus X502CA has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

We compared this laptop to all the other 320GB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo X220 is also worth considering.

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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 Model
Conflict Free Processor
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
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
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included

Expert Reviews

29 January 2014

Asus X502CA to ?wietny sprz?t dla osoby, która chce kupi? laptop do 1500 z? z fabrycznie zainstalowanym systemem Windows 8. Urz?dzenie dodatkowo zosta?o wykonane bardzo solidnie, wi?c u?ytkownicy...

Dobrze wykonana obudowa, dobry dwik, obecno Windows 8.1, obecno USB 3.0
Saby ekran, do gona praca

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 16 May 2014 by William H.
(Verified Purchase)

Screen turned and stayed white on the second day of owning it, so I decided to return it instead of wait a couple weeks to get it replaced. Tech support was very professional and didn't try to... Read more…

Reviewed 7 April 2014 by Elizabeth Y.
(Verified Purchase)

Overall, the computer is great. I am happy with my purchase. I am investing in a wireless mouse though...

The weight, and feel of this computer is the absolute best. It serves the purpose I bought it for, which is too lug around a rather large campus. The screen size is awesome as well
Extremely Light
Thin
ASUS's SonicMaster really is amazing. I've never heard any laptop even come close to the crisp, warm, and clean sound that this laptop can make. I really was blown away by it
I don't ever write reviews, but this computer made me. This stupid touchpad mouse is the worst thing I have ever dealt with in my life. It is so touchy just while typing this my hand grazed it and I a
Slow. I can't even listen to music on Youtube or Google Music while browsing websites in other tabs without the music stopping or stuttering until the page is finished loading. It also took me about 4
The touchpad is awful. It's hypersensitive and yet somehow also poorly responsive. The left and right buttons are part of the touchpad, so you can't click on things without making the computer think y

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x502ca, asus x502, x502carb01, x502ca1007, asus x502c, x502caxx077, x502ca1007u, asus x502ca, x502carb01p, x502carb01pk, x502caxx077h, x502carb01pr, x502cabcl0901, x502cabcl0901d, asus x502caxx077, asus x502caxx077h, asus x502cabcl0901, asus x502cabcl0901d
Barcodes 00886227503254, 00886227503483, 00886227507979, 00886227518654, 00886227539536, 04716659504139, 04716659539537, 08862275034836, 08862275079790

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