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ASUS X501A-SI30403X

ASUS X501A-SI30403X
alaScore 85

43 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the usability and size are overall positive. The screen and value for money also get good reviews. There are some mixed comments about the keyboard.

portability, value for money, screen, size, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ASUS X501A-SI30403X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Failure configuring Windows


I wish windows was updated during refurbishment.

No Dents

been running updates for 3 hours ; failure configuring updates reverting changes do not turn off your computer " - for the last hour. - Still not recovered

Consumer review by:

Different from old computer


User guide book not available so I could figure out by myself little problems. Had to call Geek squad for many questions.This product is... A nice compact sizeAbout me... Budget Conscious, Computer technology beginner, Gamer, retired

Reasonable price

No guide book to help you

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Great price for a Core i3 processor


Couldn't believe the price when I saw it on the shelf. Checked it out on line and found it was a Best Buy exclusive with nothing else even close for a genuine Intel Core i3. It's light in weight and very fast. However, if you want to watch a DVD,...

light weight and fast

limited USB ports, no optical drive


Consumer review by:

There is no disc drive


This computer is alright for the price. We like acer products betterThey are more user friendly.This product is... poor sound quality, A nice compact sizeAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails, Business Professional

Easy set up

Keys are not all customer friendly

Consumer review by:

not great


Bought for my daughter as a school computer but it constantly freezes and locks up, will be returning for a different brand.This product is... easy to set upAbout me... Budget Conscious, Basic web surfing & emails, Parent with kids, Social media...



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Well worth the price!


This computer is perfect for my needs and well worth the price. I make detailed, weekly presentations/reports using Word and PowerPoint and this computer easily (and quietly) handles hours of editing when unplugged, lots of downloading large files,...

price, wakes up quickly, large display, not too heavy

spacebar is sticky, shell picks up fingerprints easily, trackpad clicking is a little loud

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Good computer for the price


Huge fan of ASUS - they make a good product for a good value.This product is... A touch pad that works great, Big screen size, easy to set up, lightning fastAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails, Social media enthusiast, Number cruncher (10-key...

Does everything I need it to do with good speed

Windows 8

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Great book for easy browsing


I mainly use it for government purposes and it is not bad at all. It does basic functions needed from a computer. I highly recommend this for internet browsingand typing. Not for gamers nor video editors.This product is... Big screen size, easy to set...

Easy to set up, ling battery life

It's basic for its price. There's really nothing bad about it

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not a bad machine for the price


first PC laptop, needed this for school. turns out to be a decent laptop. i have been using it for about a month now and no problems with it so far. windows 8 is a huge learning curve, but i am getting the hang of it. very lightweight, good battery...

fast, good display, keyboard ease, 10 key on side

windows 8, display changes easily unless you use a mouse

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Easy computer to use


The laptop was easy to set up though I did have a few problems at first but I think it was more of a problem with the operator instead of the computer.This product is... easy to set upAbout me... Budget Conscious, Computer technology beginner

Easy to use for a reasonable price