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Asus UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Apr 2014
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops built by Asus.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The UX301LA has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the UX301LA is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Asus UX301LA has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Media

The UX301LA has a better storage medium than most laptops of this type and age. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage media. 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX301LA.

The worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the UX301LA is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the UX301LA.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The UX301LA has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The UX301LA has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX301LA do not have a touchscreen.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the UX301LA have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the UX301LA which has six number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Asus UX301LA has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The processor caches of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Light

The Asus UX301LA is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the UX301LA. The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the UX301LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UX301LA range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus UX301LA does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the UX301LA also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Asus UX301LA has a fairly small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the UX301LA.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the UX301LA is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus UX301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX301LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Asus laptop was released.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus UX301LA has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the UX301LA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Expert Reviews

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2 July 2014

Apple's MacBook Air has been the top dog among super-light laptops for years now, but Asus' Zenbook line has been a solid alternative for those who want sleek styling with Windows OS. If you're... Read more…

17 June 2014

The Asus Zenbook UX301LA is a flagship machine in every sense of the word. As far as ultrabooks go it's one of the lightest, smallest, best-designed laptops we've seen yet. Its body may be a...

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4 June 2014

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

5 May 2014

After using the Asus UX301LA for a while, it leaves us with no major complaints, it works excellently as a portable computer and is unlikely to cause any problems.But it equally lacks a single...

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User Reviews

(42)
Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Djinn
Djinn would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Looks great, its light and portable, feels nice in hands, back lit keyboard, and the touch display is excellent. Performance is what you would expect from an i5, 8GB system. However, that's about... Read more…

Reviewed 31 August 2014 by Ulysses4
Ulysses4 would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Still early in the process of getting used to my new laptop-but the initial fears are gone. Despite some reviews elsewhere to the contrary, the build quality is excellent. The lightweight and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2014 by Razelle U.
(Verified Purchase)

This is the perfect Windows computer. It is drop dead beautiful and super high quality. So much detail and attention has gone into this product. The all glass back (while it does have lots of... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2013 by James S.

The intrinsic value of this TV, it's performance vs price, etc. are all moot points as this review is addressing the dubious practice of intentionally mislabeling a product in an attempt to fool... Read more…

Reviewed 26 February 2014 by Nicholas F.

Got a great deal on an open box from Newegg, but this laptop is easily worth the full price...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 64, asus 64b, asus 4500, asus 64bi, asus 64bit, asus 4500u, ux301lac4037, asus p176523, asus p176523p, ux301lac4037h, asus ux301lac4006, asus ux301lac4006h

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