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Asus UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Dec 2014
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,200 megahertz, the UX301LA has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the UX301LA. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX301LA is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Good Brand

Asus is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Very Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the UX301LA is 2.1GHz. At 2.8 gigahertz, the UX301LA has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the UX301LA.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire VN7[plb_2799483_price] (2.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the UX301LA range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The UX301LA has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other 8GB internal memory laptops and we think the DELL Latitude 12 E7240[plb_1619979_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Media

The UX301LA has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This laptop has an SSD storage media, whereas most laptops of a comparable type and age 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 portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the UX301LA.

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

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The total storage capacitys of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the UX301LA, the Asus UX301LA has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The UX301LA has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.3 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX301LA is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the UX301LA have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the UX301LA which has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

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

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The UX301LA is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the UX301LA have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. The Asus UX301LA has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Light

The Asus UX301LA is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The UX301LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) 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

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX301LA, the UX301LA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the UX301LA has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest display diagonal of laptops of this age and spec is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops of this age and spec have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 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 similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus UX301LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Specification

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Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
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Processor Boost Frequency
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Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
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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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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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
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
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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
Windows Keys
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Software
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Operating System Architecture
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
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(65)
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i74558, ux301l, asus 64, ux301la, i74558u, asus i74, asus 64b, asus i74x, asus 64bi, asus i74xx, asus 64bit, ux301laxh72, asus i74558, asus i74xxx, ux301lade002, ux301laxh72t, ux301lade055, asus i74558u, ux301lade056, ux301lade002h, ux301lade055h, ux301lade056h, ux301lade002p, asus ux301lade002, asus ux301lade002p
Barcodes 00886227589883, 04716659520061, 04716659581093, 04716659629269, 04716659635598

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