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Asus UX32A 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD+SSD 13.3" Laptop

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16 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by Asus have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Asus also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of laptops of this age and type range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Asus UX32A has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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

The Asus UX32A is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus UX32A supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also 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 amongst all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the UX32A.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus UX32A has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX32A also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX32A, the Asus UX32A has a front camera.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time 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 frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

When compared to other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the UX32A, the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of the Asus UX32A of 24 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is 8.8GB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the UX32A have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. With a battery capacity of 6,520 milliamperes * hour, the Asus UX32A has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus UX32A which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Battery Cells

The Asus UX32A is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the Asus UX32A is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the UX32A. The weights of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX32A range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2197427_price] (1.5kg).

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Narrow

The Asus UX32A is fairly narrow (only 325 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX32A. The widths of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Asus UX32A is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the UX32A have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Asus UX32A has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average screen size of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the UX32A is 15".

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus UX32A has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago. Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2581589_price] (1.8GHz).

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus UX32A has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the UX32A. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the UX32A have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2300892_price] (6GB).

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Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Asus UX32A is a 24 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus UX32A does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the UX32A also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus UX32A has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the UX32A. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Asus UX32A has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the UX32A. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the UX32A the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The Asus UX32A supports a better bluetooth version than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This laptop supports a 2.1 Bluetooth version, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 4 Bluetooth version.

This notebook PC's bluetooth version (2.1) is actually the worst supported bluetooth version amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the best supported bluetooth version is 4.0 EDR.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX32A

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the UX32A over two years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus UX32A has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus UX32A has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the UX32A.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2558036_price] (512GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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 Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
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 Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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 Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size 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
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 Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ux32ar3008, apple ux32, ux32ar3008h, apple ux32a, apple i53317, apple 500gb24, apple i53317u, apple 500gb24g, apple 500gb24gb
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