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Asus PU551LA 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus notebook PCs and also specifically for Asus medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the Asus PU551LA of 2 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of this age and spec. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The PU551LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook 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 similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the PU551LA, the Asus PU551LA has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the PU551LA, the PU551LA has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU551LA. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Asus PU551LA has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the PU551LA.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. The PU551LA has a quite big battery capacity (5,200 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the PU551LA.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the PU551LA have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. At 56 watt-hours, the Asus PU551LA has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the PU551LA.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the PU551LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The PU551LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the PU551LA is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU551LA. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the PU551LA the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

If the storage medium of this Asus portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus PU551LA has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the PU551LA. The average processor clock speed of laptops of a comparable age and type to the PU551LA is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Asus PU551LA (1.8GHz), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (1.8GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

The average weight of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the PU551LA is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the PU551LA is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the PU551LA.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Asus PU551LA (2.5kg).

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen. The PU551LA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the PU551LA range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the PU551LA has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the PU551LA.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU551LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the PU551LA.

Average Screen Size

The PU551LA has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU551LA.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Asus PU551LA has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus PU551LA has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus PU551LA has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the PU551LA.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Integrated Card Reader
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Display
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Graphics
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Camera
Front Camera
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4G
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WiFi Standard
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Microphone in Port
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DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Pointing Device
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft 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 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
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Execute Disable Bit
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 28 March 2015 by Biastai
(Verified Purchase)

This notebook was bought as a replacement for a Toshiba lappy that died after good service. The Asus is not too bad as a replacement. I like the keyboard better than the Toshiba, but I think the... Read more…

Reviewed 3 April 2016 by Dave McClements
(Verified Purchase)

A HEAP OF MERDA...

(Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop as it still has Windows 7 as its operating system. I am not a fan of Windows 8 or 8.1 as I like to control my computer and not it controlling me!! It was a little more... Read more…

Reviewed 21 July 2015 by Justas Suveizdis
(Verified Purchase)

Fast and nice laptop. recommend for everyone.

Reviewed 21 May 2015 by Carl "csh"
(Verified Purchase)

Great, so far.

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pu551l, pu551la, asus pu551, asus i34030, asus pu551l, asus pu551la, asus i34030u, pu551laxo261, pu551laxo261g, asus pu551laxo192, asus pu551laxo192g
Barcodes 00886227834402, 00889349038895, 04712900038897, 04716659784395, 04716659805526, 04716659834403, 04716659863304, 04716659972952

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