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Asus PU301LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
The ASUSPRO PU301LA ultraportable laptop is designed for small and medium businesses. It offers affordable reliability, with a light and slim design that starts at 1.75kg. Laptops are reinforced... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Good Brand

We checked 3,179 user and expert reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The PU301LA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Most similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the PU301LA processor familys range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The PU301LA has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the PU301LA range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the PU301LA has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the PU301LA.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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

The PU301LA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the PU301LA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Asus PU301LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU301LA.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the PU301LA, the Asus PU301LA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the PU301LA has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the PU301LA has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU301LA. Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the PU301LA have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the PU301LA which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The PU301LA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The PU301LA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the PU301LA is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the PU301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of a similar age and type to the PU301LA is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Asus PU301LA has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the PU301LA.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU301LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the PU301LA over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the PU301LA has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the PU301LA.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus PU301LA has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the PU301LA.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7 hours, the PU301LA has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the PU301LA.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the PU301LA has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU301LA.

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Specification

Design
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Processor
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Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
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Processor Operating Modes
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Processor Series
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Memory
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
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AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(12)

ASUSPRO Essential PU301LA-RO064G Asus offers a lower mainstream office notebook with the ASUSPRO Essential PU301LA. Some features are missing (docking port, sometimes HD+ panels), which are often...

Compagnon de confiance. Clavier confortable au point de pression ferme, grand touchpad réactif et disque dur protégé par la technologie Shockshied : un constructeur a-t-il découvert la recette... Read more…

24 May 2014

Betrouwbare metgezel. Toetsenbord met duidelijke feedback, groot touchpad, vlotte toetsen en Shockshield HDD-bescherming. Is er dan een fabrikant die begrijpt waar het er bij een business-notebook... Read more…

Güvenilir dost. Uzun tu? aral?klar?na sahip klavye, geni? touchpad, disk koruma sistemi. Acaba bir üretici bir i? laptopunun nas?l olmas? gerekti?ini fark m? etti?

18 May 2015

Trzeba przyzna&#263, ?e Asus stara si&#281, by jego biznesowe notebooki nie wygl?da?y tylko na sprz?t powielaj?cy rozwi?zania b?d?cych d?u?ej na rynku konkurentów. PU301LA ma charakterystyczny...

Durable surfaces
Decent input devices
Battery can be removed
Good performance
Surfaces durables
Bad contrast and limited viewing angles
Bad maintainability
Mauvais contraste et angles de vue limits
Mauvaise maintenabilit
Slecht contrast en beperkte kijkhoeken
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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 16 December 2014 by Juan Luis
(Verified Purchase)

I bought it thinking that it was going to be a great deal, but I was wrong. The mouse doesn't works well, sometimes the opperative system gets trapped, and you can't manage the brightness of the... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pu301l, pu301la, pu301laro018, pu301laro128, pu301laro214, pu301laro196, pu301laro018g, pu301laro128g, pu301laro214g, pu301laro196g, asus pu301laro214, asus pu301laro214g
Barcodes 00886227771585, 04716659771586, 04716659784494, 04716659899556, 04716659923688

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