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Asus UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Nov 2013
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14 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Portable PCs from Asus have an average rating of 79%, which is in the top 48% of all portable PC brands that we have assessed.

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The UX301LA is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX301LA have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Has a Front Camera

The UX301LA has a front camera. Most of the other ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The UX301LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX301LA.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the UX301LA. Ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the UX301LA have internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it. 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.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Two Installed SSDs

The UX301LA is a two installed SSD notebook PC.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus UX301LA has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the UX301LA do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

Most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA have between two and seven battery cells, including the UX301LA which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 50.6 watt-hours, the UX301LA has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the UX301LA is 23Wh and the biggest is 72Wh.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The UX301LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the UX301LA.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and type that we have assessed, the Asus UX301LA's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX301LA is 800MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus UX301LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the UX301LA also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the UX301LA. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX301LA range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the UX301LA the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz. The Asus UX301LA has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus UX301LA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 9GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX301LA is 2.9GHz. The Asus UX301LA has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 3 megabytes, the UX301LA's processor cache is one of the smallest amongst similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the UX301LA. The average processor cache of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the UX301LA is 3.3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX301LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Asus UX301LA has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the UX301LA.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the UX301LA has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

The UX301LA has a fairly average weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Colour of Product
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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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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 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
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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The Asus Zenbook UX301LA is a flagship machine in every sense of the word. As far as ultrabooks go it's one of the lightest, smallest, best-designed laptops we've seen yet. Its body may be a...

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4 June 2014

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

5 May 2014

After using the Asus UX301LA for a while, it leaves us with no major complaints, it works excellently as a portable computer and is unlikely to cause any problems.But it equally lacks a single...

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Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Djinn
Djinn would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Looks great, its light and portable, feels nice in hands, back lit keyboard, and the touch display is excellent. Performance is what you would expect from an i5, 8GB system. However, that's about... Read more…

Reviewed 31 August 2014 by Ulysses4
Ulysses4 would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Still early in the process of getting used to my new laptop-but the initial fears are gone. Despite some reviews elsewhere to the contrary, the build quality is excellent. The lightweight and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2014 by Razelle U.
(Verified Purchase)

This is the perfect Windows computer. It is drop dead beautiful and super high quality. So much detail and attention has gone into this product. The all glass back (while it does have lots of... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2013 by James S.

The intrinsic value of this TV, it's performance vs price, etc. are all moot points as this review is addressing the dubious practice of intentionally mislabeling a product in an attempt to fool... Read more…

Reviewed 26 February 2014 by Nicholas F.

Got a great deal on an open box from Newegg, but this laptop is easily worth the full price...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ux301l, ux301la, ux301ladh51, asus i54200, ux301lac4059, ux301ladh51t, ux301lade027, asus i54200u, ux301lade057, ux301lac4059h, ux301lade027p, ux301lade057h, asus ux301ladh51, asus ux301ladh51t
Barcodes 00031111229110, 00042111210954, 00132018283936, 00886227589869, 04716659635611, 04716659635994, 08862275898698
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