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Asus PU551LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

£399.99
£349.99 £50.00 cheaper than 59 days ago
2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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13 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Four SATA III Connectors

The PU551LA is a four SATA III connector laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU551LA only have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Four SATA Connectors

The Asus PU551LA is a four SATA connector laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec only have between two and three SATA connectors.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus PU551LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a comparable type and age to the PU551LA is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The PU551LA has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. The worst processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the PU551LA has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst laptops of this age.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2962180_price] (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU551LA, the PU551LA has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The PU551LA has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Windows 8 Optional Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro optional operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the PU551LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU551LA. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops that were released one year ago range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the PU551LA is 11GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and type. 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 1.7 gigahertz, the PU551LA has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think the Acer Aspire E5-571G[plb_2357753_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP ProBook 440[plb_2790269_price] (1.9GHz).

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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 age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the PU551LA do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus PU551LA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Thick

With a height of 28.2 millimeters, the Asus PU551LA is one of the thicker portable PCs of this spec and age amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The heights of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the PU551LA range from 11mm to 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus PU551LA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Asus notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
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
Docking Connector
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
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 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
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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

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Product Identifiers

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