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Asus S56 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 774GB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Nov 2012
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9 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Based on 2,723 expert and owner reviews, Asus has good ratings for its portable PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, 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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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus S56 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 524 gigabytes, the Asus S56 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus S56 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the S56.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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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 are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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 S56 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S56 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz.

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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 type and age.

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Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S56 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Asus S56 which has 24 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus S56 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus S56 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S56. The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus S56

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus S56 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus S56 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Most laptops of a comparable type and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

The Asus S56 has a relatively average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus S56 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the S56.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Asus X550CA[plb_2093287_price] (6GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Operating System/software
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 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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Special Features
Wireless Display Connectivity
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Power Supply Type
Display Diagonal
Ethernet Interface Type
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers caxx051, cmxo270, cmxo270h, caxx051p, s56cmxx059, s56cmxx072, s56cmxx005, s56caxx015, s56caxx024, s56caxx143, s56cmxx240, s56caxx081, s56cmxx035, s56cmxx132, s56cmxx276, s56cmxx079, s56cmxx033, s56cmxx046, s56cmxx034, s56cmxx214, s56cmxx028, s56cmxx130, s56cmxx006, s56caxx011, s56cmxx268, s56caxx143h, s56cmxx240p, s56caxx081h, s56cmxx034p, s56cmxx059h
Barcodes 00886227375530, 04716659271901, 04716659271918, 04716659279938, 04716659279945, 04716659279952, 04716659279969, 04716659285649, 04716659285939, 04716659287285, 04716659295310, 04716659295679, 04716659301707, 04716659305729, 04716659305736, 04716659309215, 04716659313557, 04716659330882, 04716659350804, 04716659350811, 04716659352846, 04716659375531, 04716659381631, 04716659381655, 04716659381709, 04716659394044, 04716659409762

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