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Asus X55 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.3GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.3GHz 4GB Jul 2012
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The ASUS X55A features a matte surface with a classic suit pattern that demonstrates simplicity, realism, and originality. Genuine Windows 7 Ultimate or other editions available, equipped with the... More
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Asus Has Good Laptop Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced 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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X55 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Asus X55 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X55.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,150 megahertz, the Asus X55 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X55. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X55 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Asus X55 has a front camera.

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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 around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight battery cells, including the Asus X55 which has six battery cells.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X55 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Asus X55 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus X55 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X55 have a full-size keyboard, however the Asus X55 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X55 range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Asus X55 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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 laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (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 Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus X55 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most portable PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X55 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X55 range from 180GB to 1.5TB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Asus X55 has a very small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Asus X55 has one of the smallest maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of laptops of this type and age is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus X55 is a two processor thread notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of laptops of this type and age is 1,000MHz, the fastest is 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus X55 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X55 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X55. Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X55 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X55 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X55, the front camera resolution of the Asus X55 of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. The average front camera resolution of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X55 is 28MP.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X55

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this Asus notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Asus X55 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X55.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G500[plb_2213578_price] (2.4GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X55 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X55.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Asus X55 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X55.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X55 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X55.

If this Asus laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3521[plb_2190565_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
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
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
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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 My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers usx056, asx190, usx007, usx004, usx004v, usx056h, asx190d, usx007v, asus x55, x55asx093, x55asx119, x55csx041, x55asx082, x55asx125, x55asx045, x55asx094, x55asx029, x55asx061, x55usx045, x55usx007, x55asx046, x55asx112, x55csx030, x55asx050, x55asx179, x55usx050, x55usx008, x55usx012, x55asx109, x55csx104
Barcodes 00471665926224, 00882271421940, 00886227142255, 00886227150847, 00886227207442, 00886227207459, 00886227207466, 00886227207473, 00886227278978, 00886227278985, 00886227280087, 00886227280100, 00886227310852, 04716659142195, 04716659142256, 04716659150848, 04716659181101, 04716659189329, 04716659190097, 04716659207443, 04716659207450, 04716659207467, 04716659207474, 04716659225713, 04716659228783, 04716659237068, 04716659237105, 04716659252177, 04716659255611, 04716659262244

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