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Asus N550JK 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 6GB Mar 2014
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13 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average Asus many processor core portable PCs have good reviews as do all notebook PCs produced by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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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.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus N550JK has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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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 were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the N550JK.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the N550JK, the Asus N550JK has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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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 laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus N550JK has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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2 Reasons Against

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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Asus N550JK

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the N550JK over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Asus N550JK has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the N550JK.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Y50[plb_2964653_price] (2.5GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus N550JK has a fairly typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the N550JK.

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Average Screen Size

The Asus N550JK has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the N550JK.

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Average Weight

At 2.6 kilograms, the Asus N550JK has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the MSI GE60[plb_2305231_price] (2.6kg).

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Asus N550JK has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the N550JK.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of this age and type. 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
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
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
Performance
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
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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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...

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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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Product Identifiers

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