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ASUS VivoBook S500C Touchscreen Ultrabook Laptop Review (Page 1)

ASUS VivoBook S500C Touchscreen Ultrabook Laptop Review

We take a look at ASUS' S500C Ultrabook. This 15.6-inch VivoBook Ultrabook packs touch capabilities without a massive price tag.

By Trace Hagan on Apr 18, 2013 at 07:01 pm CDT - 0 mins, 49 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 88%Manufacturer: ASUS

Introduction

ASUS VivoBook S500C Touchscreen Ultrabook Laptop Review 01 | TweakTown.com

Over the next week or so, you'll be able to see a slew of new Ultrabook reviews. The first system to come into our lab was the ASUS VivoBook S500C, a midrange Ultrabook and one of the first to pack in Intel's new requirement: Touch.

With four different Ultrabook systems in the lab, we are able to update some of our tests. Notably, PCMark 7 and Powermark have been updated to their latest versions. Previous PCMark 7 scores are not comparable to the new version so all old results have been archived. We've gone ahead and archived Powermark's results at the same time to be sure that results in our charts are all comparable.

The ASUS S500C will definitely be on the cheaper side of the onslaught of Ultrabooks, but should you spend a little more and get something a bit more powerful? Or is the added cost not worth the additional performance or features?

Keep reading to find out!

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Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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