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Asus X401A 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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9 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Asus X401A has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop compared to most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X401A which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable 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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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X401A is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Asus X401A has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Asus Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of this age and type have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At 750 gigabytes, the Asus X401A has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X401A.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 750GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the Asus X401A[plb_2374669_price], the Toshiba L55[plb_1570434_price], or the HP ProBook 450[plb_2350779_price] which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the ZBook 14[pl_2746821_price] (768GB), or the ProBook 450[pl_2703014_price] (1TB) both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 17 5000[plb_2709489_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X401A, the Asus X401A has a front camera.

Alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include the DELL 13[plb_1304263_price], the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2418295_price], or the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2421956_price] which has better reviews.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X401A have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Asus X401A which has six number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Asus X401A has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X401A. The average hard drive capacity of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X401A is 590GB.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X401A use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Asus X401A which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Asus X401A is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Asus X401A does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to look at including the 13[pl_1304263_price], or the Latitude 13[pl_2399614_price] both from DELL or the Fujitsu LifeBook E554[plb_2417364_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs that have been available for 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba L850-1L4[plb_1320414_price], the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2360347_price], or the HP Pavilion 15-p020ng[plb_2369196_price].

If the storage medium of this laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T420s[plb_48433_price] (SSD), the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A[plb_2435190_price] (SSD), or the DELL Latitude E6440[plb_2465947_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X401A has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and spec. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X401A have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X401A has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the X401A.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the T420s[pl_48433_price], the L440[pl_2058989_price], or the L440[pl_2055116_price] all from Lenovo.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G700[plb_2375423_price] (6GB and higher rated), the Asus X751LA[plb_2509341_price] (6GB and higher rated), or the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2843987_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of laptops of a similar age and type to the X401A range from 2GB to 32GB. The Asus X401A has one of the smallest maximum internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and three processor threadss, including the Asus X401A which has two processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X401A has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X401A. The processor caches of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X401A range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the Asus X401A does not have a touchscreen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a touchscreen and we think the Asus S400CA-CA035H[plb_1465624_price], the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2417946_price], or the DELL Inspiron 15 7000[plb_2388847_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.3 megapixels, the Asus X401A has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X401A have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus X401A is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X401A

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the X401A over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Asus X401A has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 14" notebook PCs and we think the Lenovo T420s[plb_48433_price], the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53[plb_1989792_price], and the DELL Latitude E6430[plb_2047405_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Asus X550CA[plb_2375264_price] (15.6"), the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537[plb_2672361_price] (15.6"), or the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2687950_price] (15.6") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus X401A has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X401A.

Other 1.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the X550CA[pl_2375264_price], or the N550LF[pl_1624035_price] both from Asus or the HP EliteBook 2170p[plb_1605110_price] which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the B50-30[pl_2477479_price] (1.86GHz), or the X1 Carbon[pl_3799393_price] (1.9GHz) both from Lenovo or the Asus X553MA[plb_2396589_price] (1.86GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the Asus X401A has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X401A.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.9kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the X401A[pl_2374669_price], or the X401A[pl_1487102_price] both from Asus or the Acer Aspire V5-473[plb_2068554_price] which has better reviews.

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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 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)
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-in
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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® 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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Expert Reviews

(4)
19 November 2012

Asus X401A-WX095V to laptop, który sprawdzi si? zarówno w podro?y s?u?bowej jak i w biurze. Nie posiada on wydajnych podzespo?ów. Mimo tego zapewnia wystarczaj?c? wydajno?? dla obs?ugi...

26 August 2012

Thi?t k? ??n gi?n, ki?u dáng m?ng g?n v?i nhi?u s?c màu t??i tr? cùng th?i l??ng dùng pin khá t?t, X401A là m?t trong nh?ng l?a ch?n h?p d?n cho gi?i h?c sinh, sinh viên trong nh?ng n?m h?c... Read more…

24 April 2014

?? X401 ???????????????????????????????? ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????(ROG)?????????? ???????????????????????????????????????X?????... Read more…

Wrd zalet tego modelu warto wymieni jego wag wynoszc okoo 1.85 kilograma, cen, ktra nie przekracza 1500 zotych oraz niewielki rozmiar wynikajcy z zastosowania 14" matrycy, ktra pracuje w rozdzielczoci
Kolejny plus to oczywicie zas
Niestety ta konfiguracja Asusa 401A nie naley do szczeglnie wydajnych
Procesor Celeron 820 posiada czstotliwo taktowania na poziomie 1.7 GHz
Ilo pamici RAM wynosi tutaj 2 GB, jest to troch za mao, dlatego te warto zastanowi si nad kupnem
4 May 2013

Asus X401A ? ??? ????????????? ?????????? ??????? ????????. ??? ????? ???????? ?????? ???? ?? ????? ??????????? ??????, ??????? ?????????????????? ? ?????? ???, ??????? ???????? ???????????????... Read more…

User Reviews

(36)
Reviewed 24 September 2012 by Max

N.B. I first wrote this review after using the laptop for a day or two, and have since edited it three times to reflect ongoing use and a warranty repair. I don't intend to update it again unless... Read more…

Reviewed 26 September 2012 by Fallen

A neat notebook pc. I won't repeat the specs, common features etc as they have been covered in the existing excellent reviews. It's a nice sleek black design. The keys are raised and then moulded... Read more…

Reviewed 26 September 2012 by Wiltshire Bookworm

As a note book PC, the ASUS X401A is not small but it is light in weight and has a good bright screen. Other than the lack of a CD/DVD ROM drive, it is very close to being a full-blown Laptop.... Read more…

Reviewed 30 October 2012 by A. Rose

This Notebook is the neatest, lightest and fastest I've had the pleasure to use. I'm not very technical but I've set up and used around a dozen different computers and laptops and use them daily.... Read more…

Reviewed 22 September 2012 by Vh1967

I expected this to be quite a budget quality laptop based on the price but have found it to offer all that I get from my work laptop which is fairly new and which cost a lot more. It has Windows 7... Read more…

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