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Asus X502CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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Review on the Asus X502CA
Asus X502CA 15-inch Notebook Test
Asus Notebook Pc X502c/X502ca full review technology laptop

4 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus medium processor cores portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Asus is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X502CA has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X502CA is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Asus X502CA has 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 typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to 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. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec 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 Asus X502CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable 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

Most laptops of this type and age do not have a full-size keyboard. The Asus X502CA is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this age and type.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 590GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 180GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Asus X502CA has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the laptops of this type and age the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. The Asus X502CA has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 38 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X502CA.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Asus X502CA does not have a touchscreen.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X502CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the X502CA over three years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Asus X502CA has a better processor family than most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

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

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus X502CA has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X502CA.

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the Asus X502CA has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X502CA.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus X502CA has a relatively average total storage capacity (320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X502CA.

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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
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 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
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
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® 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
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)
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
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x502, asus x502c, x502caxx038, asus i33217, asus x502ca, x502caxx038h, asus i33217u, asus x502caxx050, asus x502caxx038, asus x502caxx038h, asus x502caxx050h
Barcodes 04716659425625

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