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This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus K53TA laptop. If you have the Asus K53TA and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Asus K53TA specifications page.
|Processor||AMD Fusion APU A6-3400M/A4-3300M Processor|
|Screen||15.6” 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 750GB|
|Graphics||AMD Radeon HD 6650M
AMD Radeon HD 6720G2
|Optical Drive||Not Tested|
|Graphics Chip||Works, with problems||Open source driver works best with kernel>3.10 and Mesa>=10.0|
|VGA Out||Works, with problems|
|HDMI Out||Works, with problems||Sound may be distorted|
|Bulti-in Microphone||Works||Mic is sensitive, lower volume for use in VoIP programs|
|Microphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Wireless||Works, with problems|
|Suspend/Resume||Works, with problems||Laptop panel blank on resume - external displays work fine. For kernel=3.13.*, GPU hangs on suspend, resume and shutdown|
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