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

2 Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB May 2014
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12 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the laptops of this type and age the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Asus X502CA has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor 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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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,771 expert and owner reviews, Asus has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core laptops compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 350 megahertz, the Asus X502CA has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X502CA range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,000 megahertz, the Asus X502CA has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X502CA. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X502CA is 970MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X502CA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X502CA processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago, the Asus X502CA has a full-size keyboard.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the T530, and the S20-30 both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 12 7000 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X502CA has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo T530, the Asus X554LA, and the Acer Aspire E5 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Asus X502CA is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Asus X502CA is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus X502CA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops 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.

There are a number of other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T530, the Acer Aspire E5-573, or the HP Pavilion 17-g015dx.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Fujitsu LifeBook S904 (SSD and higher rated), the Asus UX301LA (SSD and higher rated), or the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD and higher rated).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X502CA, the Asus X502CA's processor clock speed of only 1.5 gigahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X502CA the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Elitebook 840 G1 (1.6GHz), or the 240 G3 (1.6GHz) both from HP or the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 (1.6GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X502CA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it. Across all laptops of this type and age the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X502CA the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB. The hard drive capacity of the Asus X502CA of only 320 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X502CA.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X502CA has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X502CA.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus X502CA is a two processor thread portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between two and three processor threads.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

The L3 caches of medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year range from 2MB to 4MB, and the average L3 cache is 3.1MB. When compared to other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X502CA, the L3 cache of the Asus X502CA of only 2 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the X502CA range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X502CA has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the X502CA.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X502CA range from 23Wh to 120Wh. With a battery capacity of only 38 watt-hours, the Asus X502CA has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X502CA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might want to consider including the Latitude 12 E5250, or the Inspiron 15 7000 ($899.99) both from DELL or the Lenovo T430 which is also higher rated.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X502CA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus X502CA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X502CA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The Asus X502CA has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the X502CA.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T530, the Acer Aspire E1-570, and the DELL Inspiron 15 is also worth considering.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70-B (17.3" and higher rated), the Lenovo G70-80 (17.3" and higher rated), or the Asus X751LAV (17.3" and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X502CA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X502CA.

We compared this laptop to all the other 4GB internal memory laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the T530, the T430, and the T430 all from Lenovo is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 17-f215dx (6GB), or the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the Asus X502CA has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

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

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 320GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T430.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (360GB), or the ThinkPad E550 (500GB) both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire E5-411 (500GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00886227503254, 00886227503483, 00886227507979, 00886227518654, 00886227539536, 04716659504139, 04716659539537, 08862275034836, 08862275079790
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