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Asus K55VD 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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The ASUS K55 features an aluminum construction and comes in an array of colors. It features a sleek, wedge-shaped design with a textured finish. The ASUS K55 features the 3rd generation Intel Core... More
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14 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus laptops and also specifically for Asus medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

At 3, the Asus K55VD has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the K55VD. The average PCI Express slot version of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus K55VD has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the K55VD. The processor clock speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the K55VD range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude E6430[plb_1494544_price] (2.7GHz).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the K55VD the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus K55VD has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

Other 15.6" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the K55VD, the Asus K55VD has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Asus K55VD has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the K55VD. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the K55VD is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Six Battery Cells

Most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the K55VD have between one and eight battery cells, including the Asus K55VD which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 4,700 milliamperes * hour, the Asus K55VD has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the K55VD. The average battery capacity of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the K55VD is 3,700mAh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Narrow

With a width of only 251 millimeters, the Asus K55VD is very narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the widths range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Asus K55VD which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have a full-size keyboard, however the Asus K55VD does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age. 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.

If the storage medium of this Asus laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Asus K55VD is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the K55VD. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K55VD have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Asus K55VD does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the K55VD is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Asus K55VD has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the K55VD.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus K55VD

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Asus notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus K55VD has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Asus K55VD has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the K55VD.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2432329_price] (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus K55VD has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the K55VD.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_2162535_price] (6GB).

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
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Display
Screen Size
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
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Graphics
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Optical Drive
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Audio
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Speaker
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Camera
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Front Camera Resolution
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Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
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WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
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S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
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USB 3.0 Port
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
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Password Protection
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AC Adapter Included
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(6)
5 December 2012

A great laptop for under £450, and its dedicated graphics make it an attractive option for gamers on a budget...

Expert Reviews

9 October 2012

The Asus K55V has a nice coffee color and bamboo patterned top coverRelated posts:The author of this site has been actively covering tech events for the past six years. She currently works as a... Read more…

28 August 2012

The K55VD gives decent performance for the price, but the clickpad and battery life are left wanting...

2 August 2012

It isn't the prettiest, but Asus' K55VD delivers surprisingly good performance for your money. The touchpad takes some getting used to, but as with the smallish 500GB hard disk, these foibles...

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17 December 2012

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Decent specs and performance
Clickpad aside, good build quality and design for the price segment
No Bluetooth
Clickpad was loose and clacky on our review sample
GeForce GT 610M is underpowered enough that you may as well just run Intel
Ordinary battery life
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User Reviews

(19)
Reviewed 1 June 2013 by Louise
(Verified Purchase)

I read the reviews before purchasing this laptop. I was a bit dubious as they were all 5 stars. The laptop arrived today. It looks fantastic. The keyboard has excellent keys which sort of bounce... Read more…

Reviewed 23 May 2013 by Aleksas
(Verified Purchase)

Its verry fast laptop, nvidia 2g coool. i can play any games I want, nice design. But I dont like one thing 4gb ram 800mhz, but i but later 8gb 1600mhz, price good for this laptop :)...

Reviewed 10 April 2013 by Anonymus

I decided for an Asus laptop as they are the only company that gives their customers 2 partitions: one for Windows and the second for personal data. This is very important to me. What I haven't... Read more…

Reviewed 2 July 2013 by Giulix
(Verified Purchase)

Great value for money: I opted for amazon.co.uk because in my country the same model costs a lot more. The laptop is quite right for everyday use (I do multimedia, productivity and a bit of Java... Read more…

Reviewed 13 May 2013 by One satisfied customer
(Verified Purchase)

Pity that he can be rated just 5 stars, deserves 10 stars. I have no one complain until now for this laptop and about the package.. was ok and arrived in time :) It seems now costs 20 pounds lower... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus k55, asus k55v, k55vdsx759, k55vdsx760, k55vdsx696, k55vdsx761, k55vdsx762, k55vdsx640, asus k55vd, k55vdsx767, k55vdsx136, k55vdsx761h, k55vdsx762h, k55vdsx640d, k55vdsx136h, k55vdsx759h, k55vdsx760h, k55vdsx696h, k55vdsx696hb, k55vdsx696hbe, k55vd-sx696h-be, asus 90n8dc115e5h2b5d138, asus 90n8dc115e5h2b5d138y
Barcodes 04716659383253, 04716659395546, 04716659401131, 04716659407027

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