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Asus UX32A 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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12 Reasons For

Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus notebook PCs have an average rating of 79 out of 100, which is in the top 48% of all notebook PC manufacturers that we have looked at.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus UX32A is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the UX32A have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus UX32A which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the UX32A, the Asus UX32A has a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus UX32A supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it. Most ultrabooks that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Asus notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this age and type is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have battery capacities of between 14mAh and 7,600mAh. The Asus UX32A has one of the bigger battery capacities (6,520 milliamperes * hour) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus UX32A is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Six Battery Cells

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between two and seven battery cells, including the Asus UX32A which has six battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops of this age and type.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX32A use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Asus UX32A which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the UX32A is 1,100MHz. The Asus UX32A has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The Asus UX32A is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX32A the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Asus UX32A's processor clock speed of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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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 commonly found display resolution on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus UX32A has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

This laptop's processor family (Intel Core i3-2xxx) is actually the worst processor family amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the UX32A.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus UX32A does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the UX32A also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 2.1+EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX32A

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Asus portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Asus UX32A has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the UX32A.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13 (512GB), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The Asus UX32A has a relatively standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

The Asus UX32A has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most ultrabooks that are a similar age to it have an SSD storage medium. 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 portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (SSD).

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Average Screen Size

The Asus UX32A has a fairly standard screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the UX32A.

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Average Weight

The Asus UX32A has a fairly standard weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Camera
Second Camera
Rear Camera
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Backlit 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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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 Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

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Expert Reviews

(24)
19 October 2012

The Asus UX32A offers a familiar line-up of features for a cheaper Ultrabook. There's nothing outstanding in terms of performance here but you do get a much more stylish and well-built laptop...

18 October 2012

The Asus UX32A offers a familiar line-up of features for a cheaper Ultrabook. There's nothing outstanding in terms of performance here but you do get a much more stylish and well-built laptop...

8 October 2012

The Asus Zenbook UX32A is the most affordable Zenbook you could get right now. Starting at $700, it keeps most of the looks and overall build quality of the Primes, but ditches the IPS screen and...

27 September 2012

The ASUS ZenBook UX32 is a recommendable Ultrabook; it has the right mix of quality and features. The display is pleasantly of good quality despite having just a 1366×768 resolution; the keyboard...

18 September 2012

A well-built laptop, but the screen is a little disappointing...

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User Reviews

(20)
Reviewed 21 June 2014 by George H.
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this to replace my other tablet that died just days after the warranty expired. Was a name brand one too, not some cheap knock off. This tablet is a very nice buy. Wasn't too sure about it... Read more…

Reviewed 10 September 2012 by Tom T.

After completing the setup on the machine, I noticed the camera would occasionally "disappear" and for no reason it would "reappear". After a couple days, the camera failed to work completely. I... Read more…

Reviewed 20 August 2012 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

The Zenbook embodies all of the qualities of the higher end ultrabooks yet, with a lower price. The Core i-3 processor is more than enough for the tasks at hand. The HD 3000 video card plays... Read more…

Reviewed 23 December 2012 by Josh M.
(Verified Purchase)

I got this computer for my mother just like another reviewer did this holiday season. I think she is going to love the portability and speed coming from her outdated 8lbs HP notebook. For the... Read more…

Reviewed 2 October 2012 by Eric M.
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased for a client, also purchased the i7 version for another client an added an SSD hard drive. I have the first Gen UX31 and love it, all the things that needed to be inproved were. Great... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus ux32, ux32ar3001, asus ux32a, ux32ar3001h
Barcodes 00886227298198, 04716659300786, 04716659309994

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