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Asus P550LAV 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB May 2015
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9 Reasons For

Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews

Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Four SATA Connectors

The P550LAV is a four SATA connector portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type only have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,000 megahertz, the P550LAV has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The P550LAV supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Asus notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The P550LAV has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus P550LAV has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the P550LAV.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The P550LAV is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the P550LAV has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the P550LAV. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the P550LAV is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.9 gigahertz, the Asus P550LAV has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The processor clock speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the P550LAV range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 (2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Portable PCs of this age and spec have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the P550LAV has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The P550LAV does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the P550LAV also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The P550LAV is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the P550LAV have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the P550LAV range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the P550LAV has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the P550LAV.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. The Asus P550LAV has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the P550LAV.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Asus P550LAV is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus P550LAV

Released Over a Year Ago

Asus released the P550LAV over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

The P550LAV has a fairly standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the P550LAV.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,183.19) (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus P550LAV has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the P550LAV.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z70-80 (£321.00) (17.3").

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Asus P550LAV has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. Most laptops of a similar age and type to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus P550LAV has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the P550LAV.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the T450s (£982.61) (512GB), or the X1 Carbon (£2,116.07) (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Asus P550LAV has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the P550LAV.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba R50 (£382.00) (2.3kg).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
3G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Password Protection
Password Protection
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 17 February 2016 by John Halmarren | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Not Windows 8 as advertised.. Moreover,185 updates needed to be fulfilled before 7 possible to update to 8 and then to Windows 10.

(Verified Purchase)

Unfortunately malfunctioned within days of purchase,returned for refund,but being asus may try another soon...

Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Vanlow
(Verified Purchase)

Good. What I expected and hoped for...

Reviewed 9 February 2015 by PierreLegros
(Verified Purchase)

I wanted this as my old laptop was too slow. This was offered with Windows 8 which I do not like, but also had Windows 7 as an alternative. It was fairly easy to set up as 7 and works well...

Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Missmolly
(Verified Purchase)

I only wanted this laptop to see if I can write those books and print out that poetry that I've dreamt about for so long of doing. I'm not very computer literate, so I had to enlist the help of my... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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