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Asus PU551LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Jul 2014
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Asus PU551LA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Across all laptops that were launched more than two years ago the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The PU551LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This Asus portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC 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 across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the PU551LA.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the PU551LA. The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Asus X553MA (£257.99) (1TB), or the Acer Aspire E5 (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

The PU551LA has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the PU551LA also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the PU551LA. Laptops that were released around the same time as the PU551LA have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU551LA have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the PU551LA has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU551LA.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the PU551LA the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the PU551LA.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the PU551LA the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. 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.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the PU551LA. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the PU551LA range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The PU551LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the PU551LA do 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that came out 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus PU551LA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus PU551LA has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU551LA is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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4 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

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the PU551LA has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the PU551LA.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the PU551LA has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 5000 (£379.00) (8GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the PU551LA has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the PU551LA.

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus X553MA (£257.99) (1.86GHz).

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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
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
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 Speed
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
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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)
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

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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, pu551laxo034, pu551laxo085, pu551laxo034g, pu551laxo085g
Barcodes 04716659741831, 04716659844822

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