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Asus PU301LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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The ASUSPRO PU301LA ultraportable laptop is designed for small and medium businesses. It offers affordable reliability, with a light and slim design that starts at 1.75kg. Laptops are reinforced... More
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10 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus notebook PCs and also specifically for Asus medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The PU301LA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and type. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the PU301LA is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The PU301LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the PU301LA.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the PU301LA, the PU301LA has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of laptops of a similar age and type to the PU301LA range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. At 4 megabytes, the PU301LA has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Narrow

The widths of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the PU301LA range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. At only 331 millimeters, the PU301LA is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PU301LA.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The PU301LA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU301LA range from 4GB to 32GB. The Asus PU301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus PU301LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the PU301LA do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of laptops of a similar spec and age to the PU301LA is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". The PU301LA has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the HP 8470p[plb_2830659_price] (14"), or the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s[plb_2978670_price] (14").

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this Asus laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the PU301LA is 5.3GB. The PU301LA has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the PU301LA.

If this Asus portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2706073_price] (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The PU301LA is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the Asus PU301LA does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus PU301LA has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PU301LA. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PU301LA is 12GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU301LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The PU301LA has a pretty average processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PU301LA.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa[plb_2964572_price] (2.1GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The PU301LA has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the PU301LA.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

The PU301LA has a fairly average battery life (7 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

The PU301LA has a fairly average weight (1.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the PU301LA.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo M30-70[plb_2558008_price] (1.8kg).

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Specification

Features
Design
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Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
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Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
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Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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ASUSPRO Essential PU301LA-RO064G Asus offers a lower mainstream office notebook with the ASUSPRO Essential PU301LA. Some features are missing (docking port, sometimes HD+ panels), which are often...

Compagnon de confiance. Clavier confortable au point de pression ferme, grand touchpad réactif et disque dur protégé par la technologie Shockshied : un constructeur a-t-il découvert la recette... Read more…

24 May 2014

Betrouwbare metgezel. Toetsenbord met duidelijke feedback, groot touchpad, vlotte toetsen en Shockshield HDD-bescherming. Is er dan een fabrikant die begrijpt waar het er bij een business-notebook... Read more…

Güvenilir dost. Uzun tu? aral?klar?na sahip klavye, geni? touchpad, disk koruma sistemi. Acaba bir üretici bir i? laptopunun nas?l olmas? gerekti?ini fark m? etti?

18 May 2015

Trzeba przyzna&#263, ?e Asus stara si&#281, by jego biznesowe notebooki nie wygl?da?y tylko na sprz?t powielaj?cy rozwi?zania b?d?cych d?u?ej na rynku konkurentów. PU301LA ma charakterystyczny...

Durable surfaces
Decent input devices
Battery can be removed
Good performance
Surfaces durables
Bad contrast and limited viewing angles
Bad maintainability
Mauvais contraste et angles de vue limits
Mauvaise maintenabilit
Slecht contrast en beperkte kijkhoeken
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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 16 December 2014 by Juan Luis
(Verified Purchase)

I bought it thinking that it was going to be a great deal, but I was wrong. The mouse doesn't works well, sometimes the opperative system gets trapped, and you can't manage the brightness of the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00886227771585, 04716659771586, 04716659784494, 04716659899556, 04716659923688

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