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Asus D550MA 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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IncredibleBeautyA classic, timeless designThe ASUS D550MA is the perfect all-round laptop for work and play. Stylish and durable design is combined with a choice of Intel or AMD processors, while... More
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Asus medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops built by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Asus D550MA has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (311 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the D550MA is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus D550MA has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the D550MA range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If this Asus notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2913726_price] (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus D550MA has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the D550MA also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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25 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the D550MA have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have checked, the Asus D550MA's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 792 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and spec, the Asus D550MA's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. The maximum processor memory bandwidths of similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago that we have checked the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the Asus D550MA's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the D550MA have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Asus D550MA which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus D550MA is a four PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the D550MA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus D550MA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus D550MA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the D550MA which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Short Battery Life

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h. At only 4 hours, the Asus D550MA has a very short battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Toshiba A50[plb_2984407_price] (4.5h).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus D550MA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most portable PCs of this spec and age. Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the D550MA processor families range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the D550MA that we have checked, the Asus D550MA's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the D550MA the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that are a similar age to the D550MA is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus D550MA has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus D550MA is a two processor thread portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between two and three processor threads.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

At only 34 watt-hours, the Asus D550MA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the D550MA. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the D550MA the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus D550MA does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the D550MA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between two and eight battery cells, including the Asus D550MA which has three battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus D550MA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Asus D550MA has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.58 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the D550MA. Comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the D550MA have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Thick

With a height of 30.48 millimeters, the Asus D550MA is fairly thick compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the D550MA. The average height of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 27mm, and the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm.

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Very Heavy Power Adapter Weight

The power adapter weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the D550MA range from 0.25g to 3.8kg, and the average power adapter weight is 480g. At 3.7 kilograms, the Asus D550MA has a very heavy power adapter weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the D550MA.

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Very Tall Power Adapter Height

Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the D550MA the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm. At 66.04 millimeters, the Asus D550MA has a very tall power adapter height compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the D550MA.

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Very Deep Power Adapter Depth

The power adapter depth of the Asus D550MA of 299.72 millimeters is one of the deepest amongst portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the D550MA. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the D550MA the power adapter depths range from 40mm to 300mm.

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Very Wide Power Adapter Width

The average power adapter width of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 130mm. When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age, the power adapter width of the Asus D550MA of 485.14 millimeters is one of the widest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus D550MA

Released Over a Year Ago

This Asus portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Asus D550MA has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the D550MA.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Vostro 15[plb_2876194_price] (2.2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus D550MA has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the D550MA.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the ThinkPad W550[pl_2783796_price] (508GB), or the X250[pl_2899793_price] (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus D550MA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the D550MA.

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Average Weight

The Asus D550MA has a fairly average weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the D550MA.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Aspire ES1-411[plb_2542526_price] (2.1kg).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 6 February 2015 by 7God7
7God7 would recommend the Asus D550MAV (Verified Purchase)

I got this computer on sale and it has behaved properly. I use it for homework and casual web browsing...

Screen
Keyboard and
Price
Window 8
Lots of mechanical bugs
Reviewed 6 July 2014 by Anthony H.
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this laptop for my wife and she loves it. She doesn't use any demanding software or play video games so its perfect for her...

Reviewed 19 September 2015 by Andrew D.
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my mother who's laptop finally became unusable, for many reasons. At the time of purchase, this notebook was on sale for about 230$ brand new (non-refurb). Knowing that you get... Read more…

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Light weight
Decent battery life
Very Inexpensive
Nice Screen
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I really dislike windows 8, hopefully that will all change with updates. (there are currently over 90 to install
I do not like all the junky Win 8 gimmick boxes wanting to sell me products. Over 80 Updates had to be downloaded No manual or literature to help me I discovered my 550MA has an 551MA inside I have
I really kind of knew for the price that it wasn't a touch screen as advertised. IT IS NOT A TOUCH SCREEN
Reviewed 5 May 2014 by Donald M.
(Verified Purchase)

I am trying to get answers as to what kind of computer do I really have! I am not unhappy with the price but a "machine in a box" is really a poor way to help a customer use a new device with no... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2014 by Faith C.
(Verified Purchase)

Still don't like that it was advertised as a touch screen and it wasn't but, it is really a nice computer for the price. Really wanted a 15inch touch screen...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus computer international d550mavdb01, asus computer international d550mavdb01s
Barcodes 00051581077226, 00886227801626, 00886227941285

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