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Asus Zenbook UX31A

Asus Zenbook UX31A 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Mar 2013
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14 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Zenbook UX31A is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus is one of the superior laptop brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the Zenbook UX31A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Zenbook UX31A.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Zenbook UX31A has a better processor family than most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is actually the best processor family amongst all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Zenbook UX31A.

The worst processor family amongst comparable types of portable PC is AMD C.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Asus Zenbook UX31A has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Zenbook UX31A. The internal memorys of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Zenbook UX31A range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Media

The Zenbook UX31A has an SSD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most laptops of this age and spec 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Zenbook UX31A.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Zenbook UX31A is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Zenbook UX31A.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Zenbook UX31A has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Zenbook UX31A have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Zenbook UX31A which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Zenbook UX31A has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago which do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh. With a battery capacity of 6,840 milliamperes * hour, the Zenbook UX31A has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Zenbook UX31A.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Zenbook UX31A have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. When compared to other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Zenbook UX31A, the processor cache of the Zenbook UX31A of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Light

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the Zenbook UX31A is one of the lighter similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst notebook PCs of this age.

There are a number of other 1.3kg heavy portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at including the Asus S200E which has better reviews.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Zenbook UX31A does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs of this age and spec is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Zenbook UX31A has a quite small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Zenbook UX31A.

Laptops with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 840 G2 Notebook PC (£749.99) (14").

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1GB to 2TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Zenbook UX31A has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus Zenbook UX31A

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the Zenbook UX31A.

Average Processor Frequency

The Zenbook UX31A has a fairly standard processor frequency (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Zenbook UX31A.

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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
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
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
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
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
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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® 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
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ux31ac4043, asus ux303, ux31ac4043h, asus ux303u, ux31ac4043p, asus ux303ub
Barcodes 04716659395737, 04716659431183

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