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Asus K501LX 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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Designed to cater to your everyday computing needs, ASUS K Series laptops boast a striking thin and light minimalist design with a textured metal finish. And it has the performance to match... More
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 3,179 owner and expert reviews for Asus laptops and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. At 2.4 gigahertz, the Asus K501LX has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the K501LX.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the Asus X555UB (2.5GHz and higher rated).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus K501LX supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of this age and type ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this age and type have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The Asus K501LX has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the K501LX.

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SSD Storage Media

The Asus K501LX has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the K501LX.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the K501LX, the Asus K501LX has a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus K501LX is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the K501LX.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Asus K501LX has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all laptops of a similar type and age to the K501LX the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the K501LX, the Asus K501LX has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the K501LX the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3 gigahertz, the Asus K501LX has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K501LX.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Asus K501LX is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K501LX have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the K501LX range from 1MB to 6MB. The Asus K501LX has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Asus K501LX has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this type and age have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus K501LX does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2,000 megabytes, the Asus K501LX has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K501LX. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 4.1GB.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus K501LX is a three number of battery cells portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus K501LX

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus K501LX has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the K501LX.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the Asus K501LX has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the K501LX.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Asus K501LX has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K501LX.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 6h battery life notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo L540.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(4)
24 December 2015

Op het eerste gezicht lijkt dit een hele mooie deal voor 925 euro. Naar mijn mening is dat echter niet zo. Het is logisch dat een lagere prijs toch ergens vandaan moet komen en dat er dus ergens...

21 November 2015

De ASUS K501LX-DM104H is een aantrekkelijke laptop. Als je kijkt naar de belangrijke zaken van wat je van een draagbare computer verwacht: vlotte prestaties in combinatie met een behoorlijke lange...

21 January 2016

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Mooi en stijlvol design
Lekker dun en licht, dus goed mee te nemen
Snel (M.2 SSD 7 processor)
Meest recente games zijn prima speelbaar met de GTX 950M
Accu gaat erg lang mee
Het TN-paneel scherm is van dramatische kwaliteit
Het scherm moet je echt heel precies postioneren wil je alles normaal kunnen zien
Touchpad hoort ong
1 mm verzonken te liggen in zijn geheel
Bij mij stak het touchpad echter naar boven uit aan de voorz
21 December 2015

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User Reviews

(25)
Reviewed 25 June 2015 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Overall it's a good gaming computer. It's a good deal for a pretty good spec. There are better options but this one, I would consider it a eco gaming pc...

Reviewed 22 July 2015 by Jesse M.
(Verified Purchase)

This is by no means what I would get for a dedicated gaming machine. If you want a laptop for that you're gonna end up spending much, much more than this. (I seriously recommend a desktop for... Read more…

Reviewed 21 August 2015 by Chris W.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop for taking to class, work, and to stream games to using Steam's in-home streaming option from my gaming desktop. As far as these three things are concerned, no 800 dollar... Read more…

Reviewed 20 June 2015 by Walter M.
(Verified Purchase)

This laptop is amazing for its price. I have been doing some research on laptops and have been looking around for a while, and this thing blows everything else out of the water in its price range.... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2015 by Cody H.

As everyone else has said this laptop really gets you what you pay for, I have not had it for long, but I love it so far. I got it for college / light gaming, and have ran into no problems from... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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