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Asus Zenbook UX32A

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

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Nov 2012
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Zenbook UX32A has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Zenbook UX32A is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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

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

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the Zenbook UX32A has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the Zenbook UX32A the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Zenbook UX32A has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Zenbook UX32A supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop 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 this age and type.

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

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Zenbook UX32A the total storage capacity range from 64GB to 1.1TB. At 500 gigabytes, the Zenbook UX32A has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2134370_price] (512GB), or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2014592_price] (512GB).

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on ultrabooks that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Zenbook UX32A is 14mAh, the biggest is 7,600mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,300mAh. At 6,520 milliamperes * hour, the Zenbook UX32A has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus Zenbook UX32A which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Battery Cells

The Zenbook UX32A is a six battery cell count laptop.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Asus Zenbook UX32A is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the Zenbook UX32A do not have a full-size keyboard. The Asus Zenbook UX32A is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Zenbook UX32A have screen sizes of between 11" and 18". The Zenbook UX32A has a quite small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Zenbook UX32A.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2189879_price] (14").

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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 laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus Zenbook UX32A has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years. The average internal memory of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago is 5.9GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Zenbook UX32A does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Zenbook UX32A has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago is 9GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB.

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Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most laptops of this age and spec have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Asus Zenbook UX32A which has 24 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of laptops that have been available for more than two years is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.6GHz. The Zenbook UX32A has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the Zenbook UX32A.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Asus Zenbook UX32A has one of the smaller processor caches (only 3 megabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age. The smallest processor cache of ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Zenbook UX32A is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

The L3 caches of ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the Zenbook UX32A range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3.3MB. With a L3 cache of only 3 megabytes, the Zenbook UX32A has one of the smaller L3 caches amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus Zenbook UX32A

Released Over Four Years Ago

This ultrabook has been on the market for over four years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus Zenbook UX32A has a better processor family than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Zenbook UX32A has a pretty average processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

The Zenbook UX32A has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type 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.

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Average Weight

The Zenbook UX32A has a relatively average weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the Zenbook UX32A.

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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
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
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
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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 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
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ux32axb51, apple ux32, apple ux32a, apple i53317, apple 500gb24, apple i53317u, apple 500gb24g, apple 500gb24gb
Barcodes 00886227265619

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Asus Zenbook UX32A
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD+SSD 13.3"
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Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Vastly Bigger Cache Memory
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
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Lenovo X240
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5"
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2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD+SSD 13.3"
£ 873.00
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Eleven Months Newer
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