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Asus X401A 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Oct 2012
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6 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Asus X401A is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X401A is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The Asus X401A has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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

Most portable PCs of a similar age and type 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. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X401A have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Asus X401A does not have a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X401A do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X401A, the Asus X401A does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus X401A has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops of this age and type the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X401A is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The Asus X401A has one of the smallest maximum internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Asus X401A does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Asus X401A has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the X401A. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X401A is 2.9MP.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X401A

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC was released over four years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Asus X401A has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus X401A has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus X401A has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X401A.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Asus X401A has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X401A.

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Average Weight

The Asus X401A has a pretty average weight (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Line-in
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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® 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
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® 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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x401, x401awx350, asus x401a, asus i32330, x401awx350h, asus i32330m, asus x401awx350, asus x401awx350h
Barcodes 04716659300649

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