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Asus P550LDV 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 2,723 owner and expert reviews for Asus notebook PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The P550LDV has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the P550LDV. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the P550LDV the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The P550LDV supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this type and age the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The P550LDV has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the P550LDV the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of laptops of a similar age and type to the P550LDV is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the P550LDV has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the P550LDV.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the P550LDV, the P550LDV has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the P550LDV range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM. The P550LDV has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst laptops of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Windows 8 Optional Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro optional operating system, which is the most commonly found optional operating system on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the P550LDV have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the P550LDV has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the P550LDV has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst laptops of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the P550LDV is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus P550LDV does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and 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

The average processor clock speed of laptops of this age and spec is 2.2GHz. The P550LDV has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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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 this spec and age.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year that we have assessed the discrete graphics adapter memory of, the Asus P550LDV's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 megabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the P550LDV the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.1GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the P550LDV is 46Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh. With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the P550LDV has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the P550LDV.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The P550LDV does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The P550LDV has a very low front camera resolution (only 0.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The lowest front camera resolution of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the P550LDV is 0.3MP and the highest is 2MP.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Thick

The P550LDV is one of the thicker notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the P550LDV (32 millimeters) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The thinnest comparable spec laptop that was launched more than a year ago is 11mm thick and the thickest is 2,400mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus P550LDV

Released Over a Year Ago

Asus released the P550LDV over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the P550LDV has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the P550LDV.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the P550LDV has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the P550LDV has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the P550LDV.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Docking Station Included
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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 VGA Port
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Optional Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio 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 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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
9 May 2016

Das Notebook Asus ASUSPRO P550LDV-XO1303G (90NB04T8-M18760) zeigt im Test ein paar Stärken, aber auch klare Schwächen: In der Leistungsmessung erreicht das Notebook dank dedizierter...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers p550ld, p550ldv, asus i54210, asus i54210u, p550ldvxo516, p550ldvxo1025, p550ldvxo516g, p550ldvxo516h, p550ldvxo1025h, p550ldvxo1025g, asus p550ldvxo516, asus p550ldvxo516g
Barcodes 04053162812307, 04712900039092, 04716659813408, 04716659838777, 04716659838784

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