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Asus UX501JW 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 12GB 1.1TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 12GB Jul 2015
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The stunningly-beautiful ZeBook Pro UX501 doesn t just lead its class - it redefines it. Using the best materials, the finest craftsmanship and the most advanced high-performance components,... More
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14 Reasons For

Very Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of portable PCs of this type and age is 10GB/s, the fastest is 77GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s. When compared to other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the UX501JW that we have checked, the maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Asus UX501JW of 76.8 gigabytes per second is one of the fastest.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus notebook PCs and also specifically for Asus many processor cores laptops and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other brands.

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the UX501JW has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago range from 1.7GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the UX501JW the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB. At 1,128 gigabyte, the UX501JW has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX501JW.

Other 1.1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the MSI PE70 2QE[plb_2953236_price].

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the UX501JW, the UX501JW has a front camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The UX501JW has one of the bigger internal memorys (12 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX501JW is 8.4GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The UX501JW supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. In addition, this Asus notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Light

The weights of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX501JW range from 980g to 3.8kg. At only 2.1 kilograms, the UX501JW is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the UX501JW.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Asus UX501JW has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the UX501JW. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 850MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX501JW have a full-size keyboard, however the UX501JW does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the UX501JW do not have a touchscreen. The UX501JW is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The UX501JW is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX501JW

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this many processor cores portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The UX501JW has a relatively standard processor frequency (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the UX501JW.

If this many processor cores portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba C55[plb_2992854_price] (2.16GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the UX501JW has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than a year ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP Pro[plb_2883384_price].

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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 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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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® 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
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® 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
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(54)
31 December 2015

Asus ZenBook Pro UX501J is a high end laptop targeted primarily at multimedia and business users. It has top of the line specifications which ensures that the laptop is capable of handling all the...

11 December 2015

The ASUS ZenBook Pro UX501 is a powerhouse that offers plenty of performance with a great 4K display...

25 November 2015

The Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 turns out to be one of the better premium laptops in the market. It offers high-end specifications usually found in more expensive laptops, which makes it great value....

19 September 2015

The screen gives beautiful images, it's bright and provides wonderful sharpness clarity and colours. Despite a glossy screen, I find it comfortable to use outside. Good contrast on the keys... Read more…

29 August 2015

The global marketplace is filled with hundreds of notebooks that try to beat Apple at its own game. While the ASUS ZenBook Pro UX501JW might look like just another one of those laptops, this is a...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 13 February 2016 by Robert401

This is a truly stunning item but it has a fatal flaw in that Asus's own updates continuously eliminate touchpad scrolling. The solution to this is quite technical and requires re-installation of... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ux501jwfj353, ux501jwfj353t, ux501jwfj353tb, ux501jwfj353tbe
Barcodes 04712900133530

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