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Asus UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Dec 2014
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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,200 megahertz, the UX301LA has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the UX301LA. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UX301LA is 800MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

Laptops of a similar spec and age to the UX301LA have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 2.9GHz. The UX301LA has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (2.8 gigahertz) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The UX301LA has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most ultrabooks that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Core i3-2xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The UX301LA has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the UX301LA.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The UX301LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the UX301LA.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has one of the bigger internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the UX301LA the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type. 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (SSD).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Asus UX301LA has one of the bigger total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age. The total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the UX301LA range from 64GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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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 the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The UX301LA has bigger solid-state drive capacity than most of the similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop compared to most of the notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX301LA which only have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Two Installed SSDs

The UX301LA is a two installed SSD portable PC.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Asus UX301LA has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the UX301LA. The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA range from 1.3GHz to 3.6GHz.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the UX301LA which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the UX301LA has a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of this spec and age have between two and seven battery cells, including the UX301LA which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the UX301LA is 3.3MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the UX301LA has one of the biggest processor caches amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the UX301LA is 23Wh and the biggest is 72Wh. At 50.6 watt-hours, the UX301LA has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the UX301LA the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have checked, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the UX301LA of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the UX301LA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UX301LA. Ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus UX301LA which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the UX301LA is 9GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the UX301LA.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus UX301LA is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Screen Size

The UX301LA has a relatively average screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Weight

The Asus UX301LA has a relatively average weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the UX301LA.

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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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
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 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
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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
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 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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

(65)
2 July 2014

Apple's MacBook Air has been the top dog among super-light laptops for years now, but Asus' Zenbook line has been a solid alternative for those who want sleek styling with Windows OS. If you're... Read more…

17 June 2014

The Asus Zenbook UX301LA is a flagship machine in every sense of the word. As far as ultrabooks go it's one of the lightest, smallest, best-designed laptops we've seen yet. Its body may be a...

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4 June 2014

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

5 May 2014

After using the Asus UX301LA for a while, it leaves us with no major complaints, it works excellently as a portable computer and is unlikely to cause any problems.But it equally lacks a single...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Djinn
Djinn would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Looks great, its light and portable, feels nice in hands, back lit keyboard, and the touch display is excellent. Performance is what you would expect from an i5, 8GB system. However, that's about... Read more…

Reviewed 31 August 2014 by Ulysses4
Ulysses4 would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Still early in the process of getting used to my new laptop-but the initial fears are gone. Despite some reviews elsewhere to the contrary, the build quality is excellent. The lightweight and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2014 by Razelle U.
(Verified Purchase)

This is the perfect Windows computer. It is drop dead beautiful and super high quality. So much detail and attention has gone into this product. The all glass back (while it does have lots of... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2013 by James S.

The intrinsic value of this TV, it's performance vs price, etc. are all moot points as this review is addressing the dubious practice of intentionally mislabeling a product in an attempt to fool... Read more…

Reviewed 26 February 2014 by Nicholas F.

Got a great deal on an open box from Newegg, but this laptop is easily worth the full price...

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i74558, ux301l, asus 64, ux301la, i74558u, asus i74, asus 64b, asus i74x, asus 64bi, asus i74xx, asus 64bit, ux301laxh72, asus i74558, asus i74xxx, ux301lade002, ux301laxh72t, ux301lade055, asus i74558u, ux301lade056, ux301lade002h, ux301lade055h, ux301lade056h, ux301lade002p, asus ux301lade002, asus ux301lade002p
Barcodes 00886227589883, 04716659520061, 04716659581093, 04716659629269, 04716659635598

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