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Asus X501U


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For full specifications see the Asus X501U specifications page.

NameAsus X501U
ProcessorAMD Brazos APU Processor
Screen15.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDUp to 500GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsAMD A68M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
USBNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch PadNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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x.x, 2014/02/28 07:55

Crap. Fan is not controlled by Linux. System overheats and then shuts down.

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