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Asus Zenbook 14X OLED Area Version evaluation



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The ASUS Zenbook 14X OLED Area Version is a uniquely designed laptop computer from one of many largest manufacturers within the enterprise that commemorates the twenty fifth anniversary of the primary ASUS laptop computer despatched into area. All the pieces in regards to the design of the laptop computer to the packaging it comes with is an homage to humanity’s historical past of area exploration. It’s a good looking machine, but in addition a dear one, the query is, is it value your cash? Learn on to search out out.

ASUS Zenbook 14x OLED Area Version

CPU

Intel Core i5-12500H / i7-12700H / i9-12900H

RAM

8GB / 16GB / 32GB LPDDR5

Storage

512GB / 1TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD

Max Refresh Fee

60Hz / 90Hz

Specs & upgradability

ACER Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition internals 1

Opening up the again of this laptop computer is an actual ache and we had fairly a couple of points doing so. Moreover eradicating the Torx screws (together with the 2 underneath the ft) it’s a must to prise off the panel because it’s held on by a number of plastic clips. Doing this with out breaking one thing is just not simple, so we’d keep away from doing it your self until you recognize what you’re doing and truly do have to improve the machine.

There’s one single M.2 2280 slot close to the CPU which homes the SSD that may be upgraded at a later date, must you want to, as can the Wi-Fi 6E chip.

The LPDDR5 4800MHz dual-channel RAM is accessible in 8GB / 16GB (our configuration) / 32GB configurations on the level of buy, however non-upgradable when you’ve ordered it as the RAM is soldered to the board.

There are three Intel twelfth Gen laptop computer CPU choices: the Intel Core i5-12500H, i7-12700H (our configuration), and i9-12900H, supplying you with plenty of pricing choices relying in your private wants. As to be anticipated with a slimline non-gaming laptop computer, there is no such thing as a devoted graphics card, simply the Intel Iris Xe built-in graphics (iGPU) which include the CPU, although this doesn’t imply some mild gaming isn’t doable on this machine (as we present beneath).

The mini-screen on the rear of the laptop computer is a 3.5” 256 x 64 monochrome P-OLED that comes with all fashions of this machine. Learn the display screen part beneath for extra info on the totally different spec choices for the primary show.

Intel Core i5-12500H / i7-12700H / i9-12900H

512GB / 1TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD

2880 x 1800 / 3840 x 2400

1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Kind-A, 2x USB-C / Thunderbolt 4 (energy supply), 1x HDMI 2.0b 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack, Micro SD card reader

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