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Asus B400A 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 280GB SSD 14.1" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2012
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Only measuring 0.8 inches thin and weighing a mere 3 lbs, the B400A makes working anywhere anytime easy. Despite its thin profile, the B400A is equipped with rich, comprehensive ports such as USB... More
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Asus Has Good Laptop Reviews

Asus is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all laptops.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Asus B400A has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 23GB.

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

The Asus B400A is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the B400A have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 350 megahertz, the Asus B400A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the B400A. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 290MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the B400A which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Asus B400A has a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus B400A supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a comparable age and type to it. 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.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the B400A is 11" and the biggest is 18". The Asus B400A has one of the bigger screen sizes (14.1 inches) amongst laptops of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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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 of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 6,840 milliamperes * hour, the Asus B400A has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the B400A have battery capacities of between 14mAh and 7,600mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,300mAh.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Asus B400A is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus B400A is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

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

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10 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Asus B400A is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Asus B400A does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the B400A which have a front camera.

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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 ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus B400A does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the B400A also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Megapixel Count

The megapixels counts of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B400A range from 0.3MP to 1.3MP, and the average megapixel count is 1.1MP. The Asus B400A has one of the smaller megapixels counts (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The Asus B400A has one of the lowest front camera resolutions (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average front camera resolution of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the B400A is 12MP.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus B400A has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the B400A. Ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the B400A have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.6GHz.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B400A range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m². At only 220 candellas per square meter, the Asus B400A has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the B400A.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus B400A

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this portable PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus B400A has a better processor family than most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus B400A has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the B400A.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus B400A has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the B400A.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Asus B400A has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the B400A.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 280 gigabytes, the Asus B400A has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the B400A.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Response Rise/fall
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
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 Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant 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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b400axh52
Barcodes 00886227340637, 08862273406376
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