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ASUS S46CA-XH51 ultrabook

ASUS S46CA-XH51 ultrabook
alaAverage 3.3

3 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of ASUS S46CA-XH51 ultrabook. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the price and touchpad. The portability and durability also get good comments, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the screen and battery.

durability, portability, touchpad, price

keyboard, battery, screen

On average, users rate this product 60/100 and experts rate this product 70/100.

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Expert review by: Ahmer Kazi (pcmag.com)

Asus S46CA-XH51

 

Small business owners looking for an affordably priced ultrabook with some design oomph will find more than a few things to like about the Asus S46CA-XH51 ($779 list). It's a handsomely designed Windows 7-equipped ultrabook that comes equipped with a...

Built-in DVD burner. Durable aluminum chassis is easy on the eyes. Comfortable keyboard and touchpad. Reasonably priced

Only one USB 3.0 port. Keyboard isn't backlit. Bloatware. Middling battery life

Although it's a sleekly designed ultrabook that features a built-in DVD burner, USB 3.0 connectivity, and a full-size HDMI port, the Asus S46CA-XH51's so-so performance ultimately dilutes its potency as portable solution for small businesses.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Just RMA'd after half a day use

 

Would not recommend to a non tech savvy person as the OS comes loaded down with a lot of bloatware.

better then average spec for the $430 price on the refurb. Not sure if I would by new as the only thing that makes this a good choice is the sub $500 price

Laptop came with cosmetic damage to the surface of the border around the KB ; The laptop stopped displaying video within half a day of receiving the unit ; RMA has been submitted.I will update this review as it progresses ; The french layout of the...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

So far so good...

 

Be careful applying windows updates. At one point it locked up and wouldn't start properly because there were so many pending updates (over 100 at first)... so I had to restore windows from the backup partition, and apply the updates a few at a time....

Decent boot time (about 30 secs.) ; Very thin (under 1 inch) ; Built in optical drive ; Good performance from the i5

Glossy screen ; Flimsy keyboard ; Excessive bloatware ; Poor battery life

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications

Display

HD type: No

Graphics

Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Processor package size:31