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Asus UX303LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Aug 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 the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the UX303LA which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 3,179 expert and user reviews, Asus has good ratings for its portable PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus UX303LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. The UX303LA has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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SSD Storage Media

The UX303LA has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago 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 across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the UX303LA.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The UX303LA has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX303LA.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the UX303LA which do not have a touchscreen, the UX303LA has a touchscreen.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the UX303LA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the UX303LA which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

The Asus UX303LA is fairly light (only 1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the UX303LA. The lightest laptop of a similar age and type to the UX303LA is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX303LA is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the UX303LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the UX303LA.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UX303LA range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus UX303LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus UX303LA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the UX303LA has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UX303LA have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the UX303LA, the UX303LA 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 UX303LA has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst portable PCs of this age. The display diagonals of laptops of a comparable type and age to the UX303LA range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the UX303LA has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the UX303LA. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the UX303LA the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus PU500CA (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The UX303LA is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The UX303LA is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX303LA have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Asus UX303LA has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the UX303LA the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus UX303LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the UX303LA over two years ago.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
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
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
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(20)
11 December 2015

The Asus ZenBook UX303UA is a robust and fast ultra-portable with good battery life...

Expert Reviews

Thin and gorgeous as ever, lovely full HD display, upgradeable internals, good port selection for a 13" Ultrabook
GT 840M dedicated graphics option on LN model is rare and tempting
Goodlooking metal design
Fast Core 7 processor
Good battery life
Trackpad surface is slick
The QHDdisplay option has murky yellows when running on battery power
Slightly thick and heavy
Poor screen quality
Competitors are longerlasting
15 July 2015

From low-cost Chromebooks to high-end hybrids, and the explosion of diverse, different-shaped Windows devices, there's a dizzying amount of choice out there for anyone looking to replace their... Read more…

This laptop is just good.Screen ? Very nice MATTE (yes! No more annoying glare!) screen. 1080p, so not the ridiculous battery draining pointless for a 13-inch laptop 1440p screen you can get at... Read more…

24 April 2015

The first outing for Intel's Broadwell chips hits a high note, with great stamina and a reasonable price...

15 April 2015

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Reviewed 3 March 2013 by Joseph L.
(Verified Purchase)

Make sure your drive settings in your BIOS are set to AHCI. It has to be set to AHCI to take advantage of the higher speeds. Also make sure your motherboard has SATA 6.0 and make sure it is... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2013 by Scott W.
(Verified Purchase)

I had purchased a OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-60G refurbished drive. It was working ok but was only 60 gig and I wanted a new drive that was larger. I decided to get the Samsung 840, 128 gig. After 2... Read more…

Reviewed 27 November 2012 by Jim F.
(Verified Purchase)

This drive was purchased for use as the primary drive in an older IBM ThinkPad that has a removable second drive bay. To backup that laptop, we routinely use Acronis True Image Home to clone the... Read more…

Reviewed 10 May 2013 by Alan L.
(Verified Purchase)

There seems to be a lot of fear regarding the lifespan of the TLC flash chips, but several review sites have torture tested these drives and came up with an estimated lifespan of close to 20 years... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i54210, ux303l, ux303la, i54210u, asus ux303, ux303ladb51, asus ux303l, ux303lar5073, ux303lar5166, ux303lar4192, ux303ladb51t, asus ux303la, ux303lar4192p, ux303lar5073h, ux303lar5166h
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