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Reason: Needs a hardware table and a function keys section (Discuss in Talk:ASUS X455LF)

Hardware Information

The laptop's model is X455LF-WX031DC

Wired and Wireless Networking

Wireless is working out of the box. Wired networking has not been tested.

There is only one wireless antenna.


Detectable by other devices, has not been tested.


Intel® Core™ i3-4005U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4 ( 2 physical, 2 logical cores)


Works out of the box, tested with Nvidia binnary driver (364) and intel on board.

Input Devices

⎡ Virtual core pointer                    	id=2	[master pointer  (3)]
⎜   ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer              	id=4	[slave  pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad                	id=14	[slave  pointer  (2)]
⎣ Virtual core keyboard                   	id=3	[master keyboard (2)]
    ↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard             	id=5	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Power Button                            	id=6	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Video Bus                               	id=7	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Video Bus                               	id=8	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Sleep Button                            	id=9	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Asus WMI hotkeys                        	id=12	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard            	id=13	[slave  keyboard (3)]

No touchscreen. Fn + Brightness combination does not work. Fn + Volume and media control buttons do work. Fn + Screen On/Off works. Fn + Airplane mode does not work. On hibernation touchpad becomes unresponsive. Some say boot some parameters fix it. It did not in my laptop.


One can Install Nvidia binary drivers to use the Nvidia card. Tested with nvidia-367. Works as intended. One can use the binary driver's PRIME function to use either Nvidia (High drain, high performance, no hardware video (h264) acceleration meaning vdpau is not accesible? [1] ) or Intel (low drain, hardware video acceleration(h264).


Works out of the box.


             description: DVD-RAM writer
             product: DVDRAM GUE1N
             vendor: HL-DT-ST
             physical id: 0.0.0
             bus info: scsi@1:0.0.0
             logical name: /dev/cdrom
             logical name: /dev/cdrw
             logical name: /dev/dvd
             logical name: /dev/dvdrw
             logical name: /dev/sr0
             version: AS00
             capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r dvd-ram
             configuration: ansiversion=5 status=nodisc
             description: ATA Disk
             product: TOSHIBA MQ01ABF0
             vendor: Toshiba
             physical id: 0.0.0
             bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0
             logical name: /dev/sda
             version: 1J
             serial: SerialNumber
             size: 465GiB (500GB)


Slot 1 is soldered:

description: SODIMM DDR3 Synchronous 1600 MHz (0,6 ns)
product: M471B5173EB0-YK0
vendor: Samsung
physical id: 1
serial: 00000000
slot: ChannelB-DIMM0
size: 4GiB
width: 64 bits
clock: 1600MHz (0.6ns)

It has got one free ram slot that is easily accessible using the RAM bay.


User can disable Secure Boot. User cannot disable Intel HT There is a choice of compatibility mode, it was accessible at first boot. I set it do enabled some time and disabled later. Now it is grayed out(?). User can disable AES-NI User can disable Intel Virtualization.


Design ~37Wh, Usable ~35Wh ASUS Battery


There is a fan that can turn itself off. Sample sensors output while on batter doing light web surfing.

Adapter: Virtual device
temp1:        +49.0°C  (crit = +103.0°C)
temp2:        +27.8°C  (crit = +105.0°C)
temp3:        +29.8°C  (crit = +105.0°C)

Adapter: ISA adapter
Physical id 0:  +50.0°C  (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
Core 0:         +47.0°C  (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
Core 1:         +50.0°C  (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)

Adapter: ISA adapter
cpu_fan:        0 RPM
temp1:        +49.0°C

Software Information

Comes with FreeDos. Tested with Ubuntu 16.04 (Linux 4.4.0-38-generic)