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Asus PU551LA 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

£456.95
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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 2,723 expert and owner reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews. 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 the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Four SATA Connectors

The Asus PU551LA is a four SATA connector portable PC.

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Price Has Dropped by £76.98

The PU551LA has dropped in price by £76.98 in the last 30 days.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus PU551LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the PU551LA is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the PU551LA is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The PU551LA has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the PU551LA.

We compared all the other 15.6" notebook PCs to this laptop and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP 15[plb_2319470_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-772[plb_2984402_price] (17.3"), or the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Satellite C50-B[pl_2256586_price], or the Satellite C50-B[pl_2319230_price] both from Toshiba or the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2707942_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The PU551LA has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to consider include the Asus PU551LA[plb_2867068_price], the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2707942_price], or the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price].

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The PU551LA is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this spec and age is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Asus PU551LA has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the PU551LA.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of this type and age the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Asus PU551LA has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Six Battery Cells

The PU551LA is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the PU551LA have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of laptops that came out more than a year ago range from 37mAh to 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,600mAh. The PU551LA has one of the bigger battery capacities (5,200 milliamperes * hour) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 23Wh to 120Wh. With a battery capacity of 56 watt-hours, the PU551LA has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched 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 typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

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

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The PU551LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the PU551LA. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the PU551LA have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as 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.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media to this laptop and we think the Lenovo Z510[plb_2979742_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2717447_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2735219_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.9 gigahertz, the PU551LA has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the PU551LA. Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the PU551LA have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_3009234_price] (2GHz) which is also cheaper.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 1.9 gigahertz, the PU551LA's maximum turbo frequency is one of the slowest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PU551LA. The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the PU551LA range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Asus PU551LA does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2736268_price], or the HP 15[plb_2319470_price]; or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price].

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the PU551LA is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The weights of laptops that are a comparable age to the PU551LA range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.5kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Asus PU551LA[plb_2396543_price], or the Lenovo G50-30[plb_2553376_price].

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Acer Extensa EX2510[plb_2531905_price] (2.5kg).

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Thick

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the heights range from 11mm to 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm. With a height of 28.2 millimeters, the PU551LA is quite thick compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the PU551LA.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU551LA

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Asus PU551LA has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PU551LA.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the Asus PU551LA[plb_2396543_price].

If this Asus laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (750GB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Asus PU551LA[plb_2396543_price] is also worth considering.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Medion Akoya E6415[plb_2882074_price] (6GB and cheaper), or the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (6GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Expert Reviews

7 June 2016

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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, pu551laxo149, asus pu551la, asus i34030u, pu551laxo149g, asus pu551laxo086, asus pu551laxo192, asus pu551laxo086g, asus pu551laxo192g
Barcodes 00886227891573, 04716659869351, 04716659871446, 04716659891574, 04716659893790, 04716659934677, 04716659943914, 04716659972952

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