We calculated the average reviews for all Asus notebook PCs and also specifically for Asus medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The Asus K501LX has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the K501LX.
Across similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Asus K501LX has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the K501LX. The slowest processor clock speed of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the K501LX is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.
If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Asus UX303UB (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus K501LX supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Portable PCs that are a similar age to the K501LX processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
The Asus K501LX has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most laptops that are a similar age to it have an HDD storage medium. 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 medium is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the K501LX.
The worst storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.
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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The Asus K501LX has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops that were released more than a year ago. Across all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the K501LX the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus K501LX has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the K501LX also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus K501LX has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a front camera.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Asus K501LX is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The processor caches of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 1MB to 6MB. The Asus K501LX has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
1.4 HDMI Version
This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the K501LX have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB. The Asus K501LX has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Toshiba L75 (500GB) which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Asus K501LX does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the K501LX also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the K501LX have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 2MB and 4.1GB. At only 2,000 megabytes, the Asus K501LX has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the K501LX.
Only Three Battery Cells
The Asus K501LX is a three battery cell count laptop.
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Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the K501LX.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Asus K501LX has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
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Mooi en stijlvol design
Lekker dun en licht, dus goed mee te nemen
Snel (M.2 SSD 7 processor)
Meest recente games zijn prima speelbaar met de GTX 950M
Accu gaat erg lang mee
Het TN-paneel scherm is van dramatische kwaliteit
Het scherm moet je echt heel precies postioneren wil je alles normaal kunnen zien
Touchpad hoort ong
1 mm verzonken te liggen in zijn geheel
Bij mij stak het touchpad echter naar boven uit aan de voorz
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