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Asus UX303LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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

Most portable PCs of this age and type 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 Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

SSD Storage Media

The UX303LA has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this type and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus UX303LA is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Asus UX303LA has a front camera.

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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 were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The UX303LA has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen.

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Light

The UX303LA is fairly light (only 1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the UX303LA have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Asus UX303LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the UX303LA is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus UX303LA does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The UX303LA has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX303LA the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

We compared this laptop to all the other 13.3" laptops and we think the Toshiba Satellite Z30 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the UX303LA is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the UX303LA has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the UX303LA.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the UX303LA have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the UX303LA which has three number of battery cellss.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The UX303LA has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the UX303LA wi-Fi standardss range from IEEE 802.11a to 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX303LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the UX303LA.

Average Internal Memory

The UX303LA has a relatively typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the UX303LA has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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
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
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
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
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
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
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus ux303, asus ux303l, asus i55200, ux303lar4190, ux303lar5096, asus ux303la, asus i55200u, ux303lar4190h, ux303lar5096h, asus ux303lar40063, asus ux303lar40063g
Barcodes 00886227958870, 04712900146769, 04716659807773, 04716659958871

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