The award-winning Zenbook NX500 brings even more sophistication and power to the classic Zenbook tradition, adding the most advanced technology while retaining the beauty and craftsmanship that...
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We checked 2,723 user and expert reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Quite Big Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the NX500JK has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the NX500JK. The average internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 8.4GB.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The NX500JK supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the NX500JK.
Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
The NX500JK has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most portable PCs of this age and type. 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 actually the best storage medium across all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the NX500JK.
The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.
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Has a Front Camera
The NX500JK has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the NX500JK.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
512 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The NX500JK has bigger solid-state drive capacity than most of the portable PCs of this age and spec. Most of the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, however this Asus laptop has 512 solid-state drive capacity.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Asus NX500JK has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the NX500JK have a full-size keyboard, however the NX500JK does not have a full-size keyboard.
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 of this spec and age.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the Asus NX500JK has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the NX500JK.
Average Screen Size
The NX500JK has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the NX500JK.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VJ[plb_2377738_price].
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At 2.4 kilograms, the NX500JK has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the NX500JK.
If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y50[plb_2658244_price] (2.4kg).
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the Asus NX500JK has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the NX500JK.
If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the HP Zbook 17[plb_2985456_price] (750GB).
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