Manufacturer’s Description

The ASUS R500 features an aluminum construction. It features a sleek, wedge-shaped design with a textured finish. The ASUS R500 delivers uncompromised performance with the 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor to provide all the computing power users will ever need. The R500 has an array of features designed to make computing easier. It features an ergonomically-designed iF Design award winning chiclet keyboard; while IceCool Technology places heat-generating components away from the palm rest, ensuring a comfortable typing experience for users even after prolonged periods of use. It is accompanied by a large multi-touch pad for smooth, intuitive fingertip control. ASUS Durabatt Technology provides an extended battery charge-cycle lifespan that is up to 3x that of normal notebooks. The R500 features a smartphone-like “always on” user experience thanks to the ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II with instant on technology. It enables the R500 to resume from sleep mode in just 2-seconds, and provides up to two weeks of standby time. In addition, it automatically secures and backs up data when the battery drops to 5% charge. ASUS SonicMaster Lite gives the ASUS R500 the ability to deliver more powerful sounds and richer bass to provide the best audio experience in the mainstream notebook class.

The Specs

Processor
Number of Processor Cores Dual-Core
Cache Size 3 MB
Processor Speed 2.5 GHz
Storage
Number of Hard Drives Included 1
Hard Drive Capacity 500 GB
Warranty
Warranty Information 1 year(s)
More Info
URL http://www.asus.com/us/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/
Memory
Memory Technology DDR3
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Installed Memory 4 GB
Additional Specifications
Bus Speed 5 GT/s
General
Color White
Dimensions
Height 1.3 in
Width 14.9 in
Depth 9.9 in
Weight 5.8 lbs
Quick Glance
Interface Connection Audio - Line In (1/8" Mini)|Audio - Line Out (1/8" Mini)|Ethernet - RJ45|HDMI|USB - Universal Serial Bus 2.0|USB - Universal Serial Bus 3.0|VGA
Included Drives DVD+-RW DL
Display Type LCD Display w/ LED Backlight
Video Chipset Intel HD Graphics 4000
Operating System Windows 8
Included Network Card Gigabit Ethernet|Wireless Ethernet - IEEE802.11b|Wireless Ethernet - IEEE802.11g|Wireless Ethernet - IEEE802.11n
Processor Class Intel Core i5
Green Compliance Energy Star
Features
Included Devices Built-In Webcam
System
Slots SD Card|SDHC Card|SDXC Card
Input Devices Keyboard|Touchpad
Display
Max Resolution 1366 x 768 (WXGA)
Display Size 15.6 in
Aspect Ratio 16:9

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