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For full specifications see the Asus U43SD specifications page.
|Processor||Intel® Core™ i5 2410M
Intel® Core™ i3 2310M
|Screen||14“ (1366×768) Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||up to 750GB|
|Graphics||Intel® GMA HD
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M
|Processor||Yes||Turbo mode works with acpi-cpufreq driver|
|Graphics||Yes||NVIDIA Optimus works with Bumblebee|
|USB 3.0||Not Tested|
You have to add “noapic” boot option. It will disable hibernation, but some kind of “sleep mode” still exists.
Despite boot problem, the Asus U43SD works quite well with Linux.