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Asus R553LA

Asus R553LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 524GB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Oct 2014
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by Asus have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus R553LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the R553LA.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Asus R553LA has one of the bigger total storage capacity (524 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus R553LA has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the R553LA.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 4,500 milliamperes * hour, the Asus R553LA has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacities of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Asus R553LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the R553LA. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R553LA the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the Asus R553LA has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the R553LA range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus R553LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs that have been available for 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Asus R553LA has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the R553LA the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£1,385.00) (1.8GHz), or the Asus X451CA (£300.00) (1.8GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Asus R553LA is a 24 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Asus R553LA is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this type and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus R553LA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the R553LA is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Asus R553LA has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the R553LA.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the R553LA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Asus R553LA which has one USB 2.0 port.

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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 available for more than two years.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus R553LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the R553LA.

Average Screen Size

The Asus R553LA has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

The Asus R553LA has a fairly average internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the HP 15 (£473.98) (8GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Asus R553LA has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the R553LA.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Toshiba Satellite C55-B (2.2kg).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
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
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
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
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

2 May 2014

Het is grappig om deze conclusie te schrijven. Want als we naar de tests kijken, is het wel heel erg duidelijk dat de ASUS R751LB-T4019H - naast de VivoBook de duurste uit de test - traag is. Dat...

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r553laxx323, r553laxx323h
Barcodes 04716659892359

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