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Asus X75A 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.4GHz 6GB Oct 2013
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The ASUS X75A provides a matte surface with classic suit pattern that demonstrates simplicity, realism, and originality. Exclusive ASUS engineering has created a unique internal layout that keeps... More
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ASUS X75A DS51 Laptop
New Asus X75A-XH52 17.3-Inch Laptop (OLD VERSION) (Review)

12 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Asus is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Asus also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Asus X75A has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X75A. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X75A is 370MHz.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X75A is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The Asus X75A has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Very Big Screen Size

The Asus X75A has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X75A the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 17.3" portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2253146_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X75A has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the Inspiron 15R[pl_1385146_price], or the Inspiron 15R[pl_1586820_price] both from DELL or the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2319444_price].

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X75A has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X75A.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the X75A[pl_2440533_price], or the P550CA[pl_2611468_price] both from Asus or the HP ProBook 4540s[plb_1532938_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X75A has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X75A.

Other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Probook 640 G1[plb_2628348_price].

Other laptops which also have a front camera that you might want to consider include the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price], or the HP ProBook 4540s[plb_1532938_price].

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X75A supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X75A the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Asus X75A has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Asus X75A is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight battery cells.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Asus X75A of only 21.3 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X75A. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 17GB/s and 32GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X75A is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other laptops of this age and type use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Asus X75A is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Asus X75A is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out 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.

There are a number of alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_1385146_price], the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2379963_price], or the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2505029_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the HP ProBook 640[plb_2351423_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus X75A has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. Across all portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on laptops of this type and age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus X75A which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X75A, the Asus X75A does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Inspiron 15[pl_2145645_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2523550_price] both from DELL or the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_1620825_price].

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X75A is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X75A has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Asus X75A has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X75A. The hard drive speeds of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X75A range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 3 kilograms, the Asus X75A is one of the heavier comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X75A amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The weights of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X75A range from 300g to 3.8kg.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Asus V550CA[plb_1633423_price] (2.7kg and cheaper).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Very Wide

When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Asus X75A's width of 420 millimeters is one of the widest. The widths of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X75A range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X75A

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Asus notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Asus X75A has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X75A.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think the Lenovo B590[plb_1524686_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the ENVY 15[pl_2142908_price] (2.5GHz), or the ProBook 640[pl_2481387_price] (2.5GHz) both from HP or the Lenovo T440[plb_2216159_price] (2.5GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Asus X75A has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2504289_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
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 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
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Power
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AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
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Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

(26)
Reviewed 21 August 2013 by Stefan J.

Most of the new computers with windows 8 will have a UEFI BIOS. You need to disable secure boot and enable legacy booting in BIOS to be able to boot from external media. This is for security... Read more…

Reviewed 25 April 2016 by Fastlady
(Verified Purchase)

This is the THIRD Asus laptop i bought as the first one expired just after it's first birthday! (so no comeback there then!!) The Asus company are a NIGHTMARE to deal with, I have lengthy,... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2015 by Addison D.
(Verified Purchase)

Constant blue tinge to everything on the screen and found out later that many of them are like this. Give it a wide berth particularly if you are using it for editing digital images.

Reviewed 14 May 2015 by KC
(Verified Purchase)

Great...

Reviewed 31 December 2014 by S. M. Hornsby
(Verified Purchase)

I love this laptop. Great price good design and importantly stays cool. The screen size is really big which is how I like it and the sound is not as good as my previous Acer aspire but hey ho that... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code x75, x75aty238, code x75a, x75aty238h, code x75aty251, code x75aty251h
Barcodes 04716659529392

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