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Asus UX51VZ 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.2GHz 8GB May 2013
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16 Reasons For

Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus many processor core portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Asus is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the UX51VZ the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Asus UX51VZ's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the fastest amongst notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Asus UX51VZ is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus UX51VZ has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UX51VZ.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus UX51VZ supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and type. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX51VZ.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus UX51VZ has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the UX51VZ.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the UX51VZ, the Asus UX51VZ has a front camera.

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Light

The lightest portable PC of this age and spec is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. The Asus UX51VZ is quite light (only 2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Two Installed SSDs

The Asus UX51VZ has more installed SSDs than most of the portable PCs that are a similar age to the UX51VZ. This Asus notebook PC is a two installed SSD notebook PC compared to most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX51VZ which only have one installed SSD.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Asus UX51VZ is a eight battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between two and eight battery cells.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus UX51VZ does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX51VZ also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Asus UX51VZ is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the worst memory slots across all many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the UX51VZ.

The best memory slots across similar types of laptop is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus UX51VZ has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX51VZ.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX51VZ

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the UX51VZ.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Asus UX51VZ has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the UX51VZ.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus UX51VZ has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the UX51VZ.

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Average Screen Size

The Asus UX51VZ has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the UX51VZ.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus UX51VZ has a fairly typical total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7 hours, the Asus UX51VZ has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 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
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)
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
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 Life (max)
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 (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(27)
12 September 2013

With its stylish and durable build, strong performance and high-resolution display the Asus ZenBook provides the perfect alternative to users looking for high-end display oriented device on...

25 July 2013

Remember when Asus just made computer parts? The Taiwanese electronics company has come a long way, and is now known for its tablets and laptops. When we received its latest Zenbook ?the 15.6-inch... Read more…

3 April 2013

The Asus Zenbook has impressed us time and again, first with the Zenbook ultrabook, and then with the Windows 8 version, the Zenbook Prime. Little did we know that waiting in the wings was an even... Read more…

14 March 2013

The Asus Zenbook UX51Vz-DH71 is a nice fit for anyone looking for premium looks and performance in a Windows 8 laptop who is willing to pay for it...

13 March 2013

The Asus Zenbook UX51Vz-DH71 is a nice fit for anyone looking for premium looks and performance in a Windows 8 laptop who is willing to pay for it...

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 23 July 2013 by Luke G.
(Verified Purchase)

If this laptop had the new Haswell processor it would be hands down a 5egg and extremely recommended. Needs the new Haswell for the extended battery life, and would be nice to have the newer 700... Read more…

Beautiful HiDPI display (retina) 2880 1620 with amazing viewing angles and deep true colors
Excellent design by Asus on their zenbook, very slim and comfortable
The keyboard is one of the best I have ever typed on and it includes a full numpad
Best combination of size 15.6", ultraportable, and lightweight), power ( 7 processor, 2gb g 650M), display (hiDPI), and battery life out there currently (July 2013)
I am reviewing my replacement after the first one came with a dent on the screen bezel and would not power up intermittently
Not many, performs excellently in almost every facet. If I had to complain the first would be the price, very expensive. .. the second would be that the battery life is NOT 7hours as advertised. I wou
Run time is as others posted - about 3.5 hrs with normal load
Because the screen resolution is so high, it took some fiddling with display settings to get it so that text is readable for me
The fan noise is more noticeable than other laptops I've had
Reviewed 21 January 2014 by Thomas D.
(Verified Purchase)

While Newegg ultimately did the right thing, I was disappointed with their RMA process. After spending 4 days trying to convince myself that there wasn't a problem with the previous machine, I... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ux51vz, asus ux51, asus gt650, asus ux51v, ux51vzxb71, ux51vzcm042, asus ux51vz, ux51vzcm099, asus gt650m, ux51vzdb104, ux51vzdb115, ux51vzcm099h, ux51vzdb104h, ux51vzdb115h, ux51vzcm042p, asus 2880x1620, asus ux51vzxb71
Barcodes 00886227487080, 04716659368892, 04716659416128, 04716659486930, 04716659497950, 06953040772465, 08862274870800
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