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

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

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