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Asus X401A 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.3GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.3GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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The ASUS X401A features several color choices to express your own style. Windows 7 Ultimate or other editions available, Intel Core i3 or Pentium processors, integrated graphics, and up to 4GB... More
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops that are a similar age to the X401A the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Asus X401A has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X401A range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the Asus X401A has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Asus is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of laptops that were launched around the same time as the X401A is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Asus X401A has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (750 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X401A the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Asus X401A has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X401A.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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

The Asus X401A is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X401A use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most laptops of a similar spec and age to the X401A have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Asus X401A which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years 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

Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X401A have a front camera, however the Asus X401A does not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, 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 the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus X401A has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X401A the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X401A is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X401A, the Asus X401A's maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago 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 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X401A has one of the smaller processor caches amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average processor cache of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X401A, the Asus X401A does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels, the Asus X401A has a very low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X401A

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Asus released the X401A.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.3 gigahertz, the Asus X401A has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus X401A has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Asus X401A has a pretty standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Weight

The Asus X401A has a fairly typical weight (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the X401A.

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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
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 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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
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
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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