Notebook PCs of this age and type have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. The UX501JW has a quite big total storage capacity (1,128 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the UX501JW.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus UX501JW has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UX501JW.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The UX501JW supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this age and type ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.
The weights of many processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year range from 980g to 3.9kg. The Asus UX501JW is one of the lighter many processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX501JW (only 2.1 kilograms) amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
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The heights of many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the UX501JW range from 15mm to 55mm, and the average height is 27mm. With a height of only 20.6 millimeters, the Asus UX501JW is quite thin compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the UX501JW.
8 Reasons Against
Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on notebook PCs of this age and type.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The UX501JW does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor core laptops that are a similar age to the UX501JW which have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to 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.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other many processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the UX501JW, the UX501JW does not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The biggest memory slots of the UX501JW is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.
This portable PC's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is in fact the worst memory slots across all comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX501JW.
Across similar types of portable PC the best memory slots is 4x SO-DIMM.
Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The UX501JW is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.
Only Four Battery Cells
The UX501JW is a four battery cell count laptop. Most of the other many processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have between two and eight battery cells.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The UX501JW has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most many processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX501JW.
An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of laptop.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.
Average Internal Memory
The UX501JW has a fairly standard internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the UX501JW.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.6 gigahertz, the UX501JW has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the PX60 2QD (2.7GHz), or the PE70 2QE (2.7GHz) both from MSI which is also higher rated.
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Average Screen Size
The UX501JW has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the UX501JW.
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