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Asus K501LX 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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Designed to cater to your everyday computing needs, ASUS K Series laptops boast a striking thin and light minimalist design with a textured metal finish. And it has the performance to match... More
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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Asus K501LX is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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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.

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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.

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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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5 Reasons Against

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus K501LX

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.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

The Asus K501LX has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the K501LX.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Z70-80 (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the Asus K501LX has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 640 (2kg).

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Asus K501LX has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the K501LX.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the B50-80 (6.2h), or the B50-80 (6.2h) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
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
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(4)
24 December 2015

Op het eerste gezicht lijkt dit een hele mooie deal voor 925 euro. Naar mijn mening is dat echter niet zo. Het is logisch dat een lagere prijs toch ergens vandaan moet komen en dat er dus ergens...

21 November 2015

De ASUS K501LX-DM104H is een aantrekkelijke laptop. Als je kijkt naar de belangrijke zaken van wat je van een draagbare computer verwacht: vlotte prestaties in combinatie met een behoorlijke lange...

21 January 2016

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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
21 December 2015

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User Reviews

(25)
Reviewed 25 June 2015 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Overall it's a good gaming computer. It's a good deal for a pretty good spec. There are better options but this one, I would consider it a eco gaming pc...

Reviewed 22 July 2015 by Jesse M.
(Verified Purchase)

This is by no means what I would get for a dedicated gaming machine. If you want a laptop for that you're gonna end up spending much, much more than this. (I seriously recommend a desktop for... Read more…

Reviewed 21 August 2015 by Chris W.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop for taking to class, work, and to stream games to using Steam's in-home streaming option from my gaming desktop. As far as these three things are concerned, no 800 dollar... Read more…

Reviewed 20 June 2015 by Walter M.
(Verified Purchase)

This laptop is amazing for its price. I have been doing some research on laptops and have been looking around for a while, and this thing blows everything else out of the water in its price range.... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2015 by Cody H.

As everyone else has said this laptop really gets you what you pay for, I have not had it for long, but I love it so far. I got it for college / light gaming, and have ran into no problems from... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00889349067369, 04712900097511, 04712900112658
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