The PU551LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and spec.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus PU551LA has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PU551LA.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Asus PU551LA has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the PU551LA.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The PU551LA has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops of this age and type. This notebook PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the PU551LA the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
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13 Reasons Against
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the PU551LA is 380MHz. 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 laptops of this age.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the PU551LA have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus PU551LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PU551LA.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
At only 16 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the PU551LA the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The PU551LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type which have a full-size keyboard.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable 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.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Asus PU551LA has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This laptop audio system, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The PU551LA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The Asus PU551LA has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the PU551LA have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3,300GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 6.5GHz.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this Asus laptop was released.
Average Screen Size
The Asus PU551LA has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the PU551LA.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the PU551LA.
Intel Segment Tagging
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
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
DVD Super Multi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0
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)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
BIOS, HDD, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
UL, TUV, CE Marking Compliance, FCC Compliance, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, CCC, GOST-R, CB, EPEAT, Energy star, IDA, CECP, WEEE, Erp 2013, RoHS
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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