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This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
The Asus BU401LA is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
Based on 3,179 expert and user reviews, Asus has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The BU401LA has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the BU401LA the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).
SSD Storage Media
The Asus BU401LA has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus BU401LA has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.
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The weights of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the BU401LA range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the BU401LA is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the BU401LA.
Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency
With a processor boost frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the BU401LA has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the BU401LA range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this type and age.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this spec and age.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
The Asus BU401LA is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.
Quite Big Battery Capacity
Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh. At 6,840 milliamperes * hour, the Asus BU401LA has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
Very Big Processor Cache
At 4 megabytes, the Asus BU401LA has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the BU401LA. The smallest processor cache of laptops of this age and type is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The BU401LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Asus BU401LA does not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The average total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the BU401LA is 510GB. The Asus BU401LA has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.
If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Packard Bell ME69BMP[plb_2868533_price] (320GB) which also has a higher rating.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
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Quite Small Internal Memory
Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the BU401LA has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the BU401LA, the BU401LA does not have a touchscreen.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
3 Other reasons to consider the Asus BU401LA
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Asus laptop has been on the market for over two years.
Average Display Diagonal
The BU401LA has a pretty average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
If you would prefer a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite S50-B[plb_2756222_price] (15.6") which also has a higher rating.
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus BU401LA has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the BU401LA.
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Colour of Product
Intel Segment Tagging
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5000, Intel HD Graphics 500
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