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    R505CB

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    Sleek and powerful Ultrabook™ with optical drive

    • Fits an optical drive in 21mm
    • Enjoy SonicMaster Lite for more powerful sound performance
    • Instant on in 2 seconds and longer standby time with the efficiency of Super Hybrid Engine II technology
    • Smart Gesture touchpad for always fingertip-natural computing
    • Combines SSD performance and HDD capacity for better computing experiences
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      Enjoy SonicMaster Lite for more powerful sound performance

      Sleek aesthetic design

      Beyond being extra thin and light, ASUS R505 ultrabooks pack a full feature set in just 21mm. The cool grey hairline design expresses a personal approach. One-piece molded top casing reinforces notebook strength and rigidity, and the entire style embodies subtlety that meets all your performance portability needs.

      Amazing audio

      Amazing audio

      ASUS SonicMaster Lite gives the ASUS R505 Series the ability to deliver more powerful sounds and richer bass to provide the best audio experience in the mainstream notebook class.

      Smartphone-like responsiveness with
      instant on*

      Smartphone-like responsiveness with instant on

      Only ASUS notebooks offer you true 2-second instant on resume from sleep or hibernate, cutting out long reboot times and putting you back to your enjoyment right where you left off. Thanks to ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology, you also get up to 13 days of standby, with auto data backup should battery charge drop to 5% or less.

      *Actual R505 standby time may vary due to specific component performance, connected devices, and environmental differentiation.

      User-centric innovations

      User-centric innovations

      The large Smart Gesture touchpad enables always fingertip-natural computing, and the back-assembled chiclet keyboard assures extra-solid typing for greater comfort.

      Reliable Performance

      Windows 8 or other editions available, The ASUS R505CB features up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors with Ivy Bridge technology and NVIDIA® GT 635 series discrete graphics, so you're always in charge of smooth power for daily computing.

      Enjoy SonicMaster Lite for more powerful sound performance
      Combines SSD performance and HDD capacity for better computing experiences