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Asus K55VD 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Asus also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

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 many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Asus K55VD has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops that are a comparable age to the K55VD range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus K55VD has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus K55VD supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Asus notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Asus K55VD does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the K55VD.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,100 megahertz, the Asus K55VD has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus K55VD does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the K55VD also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Megapixel Count

The Asus K55VD has one of the smaller megapixels counts (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The smallest megapixel count of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the K55VD is 0.3MP and the biggest is 2.1MP.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.3 megapixels, the Asus K55VD has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the K55VD. Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the K55VD have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the K55VD the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus K55VD has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The Asus K55VD supports a 3 Bluetooth version which is better than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

A 3 Bluetooth version is actually the worst supported bluetooth version amongst all laptops of a similar age and spec to the K55VD.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best supported bluetooth version is 4.0 EDR.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Asus K55VD

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this Asus laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the Asus K55VD has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K55VD.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the MSI GE60 (2.4GHz), or the HP ENVY 15 (2.4GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus K55VD has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the K55VD.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the MSI GS70 (17").

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Asus K55VD has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the K55VD.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Aspire V3-551 (2.6kg), or the Aspire V3-551G (2.6kg) both from Acer or the DELL XPS 15 (2.6kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus K55VD has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

The Asus K55VD has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than two years. 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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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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)
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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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...

PC Advisor.co.uk

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 k55vdsx067, k55vdsx067h, asus k55vdsx067, asus k55vdsx067h, asus 90n8dc115e522b5d138, asus 90n8dc115e522b5d138y
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