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The Asus X550CA has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the notebook PCs of this age and spec. This Asus portable PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC compared to most of the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus X550CA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X550CA also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X550CA, the Asus X550CA has a front camera.
1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus X550CA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. This Asus laptop supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago is 1,600MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
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802.11g WiFi Standard
The Asus X550CA has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops of this type and age. This portable PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the X550CA ranges from 802.11a to 802.11n.
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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap
Most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X550CA use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Asus X550CA which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Asus X550CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market 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.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X550CA that we have checked, the processor clock speed of the Asus X550CA of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The processor clock speeds of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (£349.00) (1.5GHz).
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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 commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family
The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-3xxx.
If you would prefer a laptop with a better processor family then you might want to consider the Asus X102BA (£179.99) (AMD A).
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
Medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CA have battery capacities of between 5Wh and 100Wh. The Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 37 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago, the Asus X550CA does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Asus X550CA is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA
Released Over Two Years Ago
Asus released the X550CA over two years ago.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CA has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the X550CA.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X550CA.
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At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X550CA.
Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Toshiba Satellite L850 (2.3kg).
Average Internal Memory
The Asus X550CA has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA.
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