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Asus NX500JK 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.3GHz 16GB Nov 2014
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Good Brand

Asus is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Asus also has good ratings for its many processor core portable PCs.

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the NX500JK have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the NX500JK which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Asus NX500JK has one of the biggest internal memory amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the NX500JK is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

We compared all the other 16GB internal memory laptops to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N751JK is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

The NX500JK has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung NP905S3G is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus NX500JK supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this age and type ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus NX500JK has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of a similar type and age to the NX500JK.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the NP905S3G, or the NP905S3G both from Samsung or the HP Pro ($759.95) which has better reviews.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.4MB. With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the Asus NX500JK has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the NX500JK.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year only have between four and seven processor threads, however the NX500JK has eight processor threads.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most laptops of this spec and age have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the NX500JK which has 512 solid-state drive capacity.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the NX500JK has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the HP Pro ($759.95) which has better reviews.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The NX500JK is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The NX500JK does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the NX500JK.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus NX500JK

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the NX500JK.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the NX500JK has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the NX500JK.

Other 2.3GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include the Lenovo G710 which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP Zbook 17 (2.4GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the NX500JK has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this many processor core notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP ZBook 17 G2 (17.3").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the NX500JK has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the NX500JK has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the HP Zbook 17 G2 (750GB).

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Specification

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System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Processor Cache Type
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Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
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Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Power
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AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
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Certification
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Manufacturer Part Numbers asus nx500, asus ssd16, asus ssd16g, asus nx500j, asus nx500jk, asus ssd16gb, asus nx500jkxh72, asus nx500jkxh72t
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