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Asus N550JK 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 12GB Mar 2014
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18 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Asus many processor core portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Asus is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook 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 around for more than two years.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus N550JK has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the N550JK is 1GB, the biggest is 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JK range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. The Asus N550JK has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,200 megahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus N550JK is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the N550JK.

The worst display resolution across similar types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 32GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus N550JK has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JK.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Asus N550JK has a quite big internal memory (12 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and type to the N550JK is 8.4GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus N550JK supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. This portable PC also 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 amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus N550JK has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the N550JK also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Asus N550JK is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the N550JK.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB. The Asus N550JK has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst laptops of this age.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The Asus N550JK is a four built-in speaker portable PC.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Asus N550JK has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the N550JK is 2.4GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the N550JK have a full-size keyboard, however the Asus N550JK does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus N550JK does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus N550JK has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JK.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus N550JK

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the N550JK.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Asus N550JK has a relatively typical processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the N550JK.

Other 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the Medion Erazer X7821 which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the HP ZBook 17 G2 (2.5GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Asus N550JK has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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

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Average Weight

At 2.6 kilograms, the Asus N550JK has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the N550JK.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire V3-551G (2.6kg).

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
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
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
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
Mini DisplayPort
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
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 Identity Protection 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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
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 Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

(29)
15 June 2015

Today's laptops are all about compromise, and consumers need to identify the features that matter most and shop accordingly. Attempting to cover as multiple bases, the Asus N550JK straddles the...

Very good CPU performance
Reasonable gaming potential
Attractive design
Wide viewing angles
Responsive touchscreen
Middling battery life
Very reflective display
Speaker placement not ideal
Annoying bloatware
Sluggish hard disk
9 October 2014

The Asus N550JK is a practical laptop that is also a dab hand at games, especially given it costs a bit less than most gaming laptops. It's not very portable and the version with the lower-end...

8 October 2014

The Asus N550JK is the sort of laptop that's easy to dismiss. It's not slim, not particularly attention grabbing and lacks a stand-out feature to brag about. However, as a package it's pretty...

27 June 2014

The Asus N550JK is an outstanding, versatile laptop. Only the most demanding gamers should find fault with it. Tech-savvy users might want to replace the HDD with an SSD to boost the performance...

Digital Versus

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 23 October 2014 by Brian G.
(Verified Purchase)

I haven't really used the disc drive and fully intend to swap it out for an hd caddy and throw in another SSD to expand the available disc space. As for comparisons to that MacBook Pro, I guess... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2015 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

I wanted to hold off on writing a review until I had a chance to use it for a few months. Overall, the actual laptop is quite nice both in aesthetics and performance. I have not yet had the screen... Read more…

Reviewed 28 December 2014 by Andrew B.
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent laptop for the price...

Excellent laptop for everyday use and light gaming
Solid construction, great screen, and the keyboard is awesome. The graphics can handle everything I've thrown at it thus far, Battlefield 3 on high settings
I picked this over another Asus model since this has the wireless AC and IPS touchscreen. Sure beats the Lenovo 50 as well since this has a built-in CD drive
For 1 199, this laptop is a great deal for the specs
Less expensive than other brands
The touchpad isn't the best, nor is the Asus touchbad software. On the second day of ownership, the Asus software disabled my touchpad for unknown reasons, so I had to uninstall it by using the touch
Windows 8 is meh, but whatever
Very glossyreflective screen
Terrible Speakers
Terrible Warranty
Reviewed 6 December 2014 by Michael D.
(Verified Purchase)

The sound quality of the speakers is highly dependent on your ability to fiddle with the tuners. I don't worry about it too much since I'm usually using the externals. Your sound experience... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2015 by Pavankumar K.
(Verified Purchase)

I like ASUS , but two display failures .well.. for sure my Next one is NOT ASUS. i have the Iron egg protection so will be getting a full refund...

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