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Asus TP550LD 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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16 Reasons For

Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Asus 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs produced by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The TP550LD has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the TP550LD which do not have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to look at include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The TP550LD has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the TP550LD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus TP550LD supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. This Asus notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC 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 amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the TP550LD the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Asus TP550LD has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the TP550LD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the TP550LD has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the TP550LD. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the TP550LD the screen sizes range from 10" to 16".

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a similar age and spec to the TP550LD is 16GB and the biggest is 1.1TB. The Asus TP550LD has one of the bigger total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this 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 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of this type and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the TP550LD which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the TP550LD has a touch sensitive screen.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The TP550LD is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the TP550LD have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the TP550LD have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the TP550LD has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of laptops of a comparable type and age to the TP550LD range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB. The TP550LD has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the TP550LD.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The TP550LD has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time 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.

An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the TP550LD.

Across comparable types of portable PC the best storage medium is SSD.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2430247_price] (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2404650_price] (SSD).

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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 portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Heavy

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years the weights range from 0.88g to 20kg. At 2.3 kilograms, the TP550LD is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The TP550LD is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Thick

The average height of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TP550LD is 23mm. At 27.2 millimeters, the Asus TP550LD is fairly thick compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the TP550LD.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus TP550LD

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the TP550LD.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The TP550LD has a fairly average processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If this Asus laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Yoga 2[pl_2466712_price] (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_3027818_price] (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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
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Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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3 April 2015

The 2 in 1 computer, as Microsoft promotes it, is a mobile computer that is neither fish but all too often quite foul, a jack of few trades and master of none. There may be some application for a...

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360 degree hinge
Good Keyboard
Impressive Battery Life
Mediocre Performance
360 degree hinge
Good Keyboard
Impressive Battery Life
Mediocre Performance
Reflective Low Resolution Screen
17 March 2015

The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550L comes with decent ergonomics and reasonable specifications that puts it in a race with mid-range laptops, but the price tag of Rs. 46999 for such hardware...

3 February 2015

?In a bid to offer the best of the both worlds, we feel that ASUS has made some serious lapses with the Transformer Flip Book?Taiwanese brand ASUS might not be topping the sales charts, but... Read more…

2 December 2014

Here's the ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP550LD or what we call...a BBW!Before your brain gets crowded with images of PornHub searches and dirty videos, let us clarify that BBW here stands for an... Read more…

17 November 2014

The Flip has a reasonable specification and decent ergonomics, which means it's good as a mid-range laptop. It's not much use a tablet, though, as it's thicker and heavier than the competition,...

29 September 2014

The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA-CJ070P always runs quietly and does not grow especially warm. The Core i5 processor has enough umph in it to complete everyday tasks without a problem. The...

5 October 2014

Un écran décevant. Asus fait le v?u de libérer les acheteurs du poids du dilemme qu'impose le choix entre une tablette et un ordinateur portable plus classique. Malheureusement, le concept qui... Read more…

7 November 2014

Teleurstellend beeldscherm. Asus wilt ons niet meer laten hoeven kiezen tussen een tablet en notebook en verenigt de twee dus in één apparaat. Helaas pakt het resultaat in de vorm van de... Read more…

1 November 2014

?ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP550L v?i c?u hình nh? trên ???c bán v?i giá kho?ng 11,5 tri?u VND. Ngoài ra, ASUS còn cung c?p nhi?u tùy ch?n c?u hình khác v?i CPU Core i5 và i7, RAM 8 GB...

28 October 2014

S? h?u tính n?ng l?t 360o cùng m?c giá khá ? là m?m m?i, chi?c laptop bi?n hình Transformer Flip c?a Asus có th? nói là ?ã t?o ???c ?n t??ng ban ??u khá t?t. Tuy nhiên li?u nó có... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tp550ldcj032, tp550ldcj032h
Barcodes 04716659813231

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