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Asus N550JX 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 240GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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ASUS N550JX-DS71T 15.6 IPS FHD Touchscreen Aluminum Laptop, 8GB RAM Reviews

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Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 2,723 expert and owner reviews, Asus has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its many processor core portable PCs compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Asus N550JX has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. The average PCI Express slot version of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the N550JX is 2.7.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the N550JX range from 2GB to 64GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Asus N550JX has a very big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the N550JX.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus N550JX has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the N550JX. This portable PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC compared to most of the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the N550JX which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,200 megahertz, the Asus N550JX has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the N550JX. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the N550JX the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 840MHz to 1,400MHz.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Asus N550JX is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Asus N550JX has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (400 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JX is 200MHz and the fastest is 850MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus N550JX is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar spec and age to the N550JX.

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

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the N550JX is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz. The Asus N550JX has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the N550JX.

If this many processor core laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the PE70 2QE (2.7GHz and higher rated), or the PX60 2QD (2.7GHz and higher rated) both from MSI.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Asus N550JX has a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the N550JX, the Asus N550JX has a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Toshiba Satellite L50-C which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus N550JX supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the N550JX is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus N550JX has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops of this age and spec. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the Asus N550JX has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the N550JX. Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the N550JX have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Asus N550JX has more processor threads than most of the laptops of this spec and age. Most of the laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the N550JX only have between four and seven processor threads, however this notebook PC has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of portable PCs that have been around for more than a year is 4.2MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the Asus N550JX has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the N550JX.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The Asus N550JX is a four built-in speaker notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age only have between two and three built-in speakers.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus N550JX has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 840GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the N550JX have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus N550JX which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops that came out around the same time as the N550JX the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2.2TB. At only 240 gigabytes, the Asus N550JX has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the N550JX.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 11 3160 (£430.28) (250GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus N550JX does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the N550JX also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of the Asus N550JX of only 1,024 megabyte is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the N550JX is 2.4GB.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Asus N550JX is a four battery cell count laptop.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus N550JX

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Asus N550JX has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Screen Size

The Asus N550JX has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the MSI PE70 2QE (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The Asus N550JX has a pretty standard weight (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the N550JX.

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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
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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
Bluetooth Version
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
Full-Size 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 Smart Cache
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
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
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

Expert Reviews

13 August 2015

De ASUS N550JX-CN066H is een erg mooie notebook die prima prestaties levert en bovendien niet extreem duur is. Mede dankzij het gebruik van dual-channel geheugen presteert de N550 in 2D...

User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 3 September 2015 by LT
LT would recommend the Asus N550JX

Pros:Well built. Price is right.Good CPU.Cons: Slow hard drive. Does not have even small cash ssd for acceleration.Statement about dedicated Video card is not true.Nvidia is using here the newest... Read more…

Reviewed 27 September 2015 by Kainan
Kainan would recommend the Asus N550JX (Verified Purchase)

I 've used this product for like two weeks and everything looks fine.No ssd and less memory isn't a problem in most situations, the booting time is less than 20s with windows 10, which is... Read more…

Reviewed 14 May 2015 by David the photographer
David the photographer would recommend the Asus N550JX

Love this laptop. Mainly used to Lightroom/Photoshop and it is VERY fast. Runs great, perfect screen & keyboard...

Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Easy To Set Up
Good Value
Asus Backtracker Software
Backlit Keys Very Weak
Numlock Does Not Light Up
Color Problems
Keyboard Issues
Reviewed 20 December 2015 by HudsonHts
HudsonHts would recommend the Asus N550JX (Verified Purchase)

Using as main computer, operates well. W10 runs very well, no lag, 16Gb memory and Haswell i7 processor do their job. Keyboard response and action excellent. But backlight not full on all key... Read more…

Reviewed 30 November 2015 by Wizard of Oz
Wizard of Oz would recommend the Asus N550JX (Verified Purchase)

I use this computer to write papers, Photoshop, and play games. I have always found myself frustrated trying to play good quality games on high resolution, but this computer definitely solves that... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers f552wesx071, n550jxcn058, n550jxcn066, f552wesx071h, n550jxcn058h, n550jxcn066h
Barcodes 04712900018851, 04712900022926, 04712900024203

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