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Asus UX301LA

Asus UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Apr 2014
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Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average Asus medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX301LA have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the UX301LA which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the UX301LA is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The UX301LA has a better processor family than most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The UX301LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This Asus portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the UX301LA.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus UX301LA has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is HDD.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this age and spec, the UX301LA has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The UX301LA has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

The UX301LA is a six battery cell count laptop.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Asus UX301LA has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the UX301LA is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX301LA amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average weight of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX301LA is 2.2kg.

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Narrow

The average width of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX301LA is 360mm, and the widths range from 38mm to 430mm. At only 325 millimeters, the Asus UX301LA is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the UX301LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the UX301LA. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the UX301LA have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus UX301LA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 128 gigabytes, the Asus UX301LA has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the UX301LA. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the UX301LA have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_2649039_price] (180GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus UX301LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the UX301LA has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the UX301LA. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX301LA is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

If this Asus portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP ProBook 640[plb_2481387_price] (14").

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX301LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the UX301LA.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Asus UX301LA has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the UX301LA.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus UX301LA has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the UX301LA.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed portable PCs and we think the Samsung NP540U3C[plb_2012503_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Asus X553MA[plb_2396589_price] (1.86GHz).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX 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
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Port
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 Matrix Storage 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 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 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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 64, asus 64b, asus 4500, asus 64bi, asus 64bit, asus 4500u, ux301lac4037, asus p176523, asus p176523p, ux301lac4037h, asus ux301lac4006, asus ux301lac4006h

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