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Asus Zenbook UX32VD 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Mar 2013
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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Asus portable PCs are rated 79 out of 100, which is in the top 48% of all notebook PC brands that we have analysed.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Zenbook UX32VD have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The Zenbook UX32VD has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus Zenbook UX32VD has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Zenbook UX32VD. Most of the ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Zenbook UX32VD only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this notebook PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the Zenbook UX32VD have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Zenbook UX32VD which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Zenbook UX32VD range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz. The Asus Zenbook UX32VD has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Zenbook UX32VD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus Zenbook UX32VD is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Zenbook UX32VD.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Zenbook UX32VD has a better processor family than most ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Zenbook UX32VD ranges from Intel Core i3-2xxx to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Zenbook UX32VD, the Asus Zenbook UX32VD has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Zenbook UX32VD supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this age and type. 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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Two Installed SSDs

The Zenbook UX32VD is a two installed SSD notebook PC. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years only have one installed SSD.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops that have been around for a similar time 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 frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the Zenbook UX32VD is 14mAh, the biggest is 7,600mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,300mAh. With a battery capacity of 6,520 milliamperes * hour, the Asus Zenbook UX32VD has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Six Battery Cells

The Zenbook UX32VD is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Zenbook UX32VD does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Zenbook UX32VD also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Zenbook UX32VD does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 2.1+EDR Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus Zenbook UX32VD

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus Zenbook UX32VD has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Zenbook UX32VD has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Zenbook UX32VD.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Zenbook UX32VD has a pretty average total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Zenbook UX32VD.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Zenbook UX32VD has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the Zenbook UX32VD has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Processor Socket
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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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Built-In Speaker(s)
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
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
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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® 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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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
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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 (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
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Intel Visual Technology

16 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(60)
14 November 2012

When Asus?s Zenbook UX31E debuted last year, it seemed to almost single-handedly put Ultrabooks on the map. Its intriguing mix of good looks, performance, and price convinced many a skeptic, us... Read more…

12 November 2012

With the rapid influx of new hardware specially designed to showcase the new Windows 8 operating system, it's easy to overlook a machine like the Zenbook UX32VD. With its shiny metal body,...

16 October 2012

The UX32VD is a decent attempt at an all-rounder ultrabook, though its battery life is uninspiring and it doesn't live up to its full potential...

26 September 2012

That said, the UX32VD's score in PCMark ? a measure of the system's general performance and responsiveness ? was a little disappointing. The same goes for the ultrabook's battery life. Sure, we...

Hothardware.com

12 September 2012

Asus clearly has engineers who know what they're doing. They are interested in high-resolution displays, attractive exteriors and excellent performance. The UX32 is an engineering feat no other...

Digitaltrends.com

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User Reviews

(416)
Reviewed 6 February 2014 by Roland L.
(Verified Purchase)

I had the 5.05 version replaced because the packaging was damaged, but the replacement shipped came with version 5.21. Considering the downgrade, I would not have purchased this item. I'd pay more... Read more…

Reviewed 24 January 2014 by Siddharth S.

To get around their ATTO tool story I called Kingston and deliberately told them that I had purchased one of these SSD drives a while ago and it had given me the advertised speeds when tested with... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2014 by Paul C.
(Verified Purchase)

I consider myself fairly technical and don't fall the usual advertisement traps. But I completely fell for this one! I glanced through the overall ratings on Newegg and other major internet... Read more…

Reviewed 4 April 2014 by A M.

Although current production measures OK on the advertised ATTO benchmark it should be noted that this benchmark is a simple test using easily compressible data. However, much of what we store or... Read more…

Reviewed 30 January 2014 by Marc S.

While most users will say this drive is good, they really dont know what they are missing with a real SSD drive. Go buy another brand and leave Kingston...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ux32vd, ux32vdds72, ux32vdr4024, ux32vdr4024h, ux32vd-r4024h
Barcodes 00163120809578, 00886227429967, 04716659351665, 08862274299670
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