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Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X550CA only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Asus X550CA has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The Asus X550CA has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,200 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 1,100MHz.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. The worst processor family of all medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus X550CA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this age and type.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus X550CA has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X550CA also have a front camera.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
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802.11g WiFi Standard
The Asus X550CA has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most portable PCs of this age and type. 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 (worst) to 802.11n (best).
Very Big Cache Memory
The cache memories of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CA range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB. The Asus X550CA has a very big cache memory (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Very Big Processor Cache
The processor caches of laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Asus X550CA has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
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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 notebook PC.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus X550CA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X550CA do have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
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Quite Small Internal Memory
At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average internal memory of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the X550CA is 5.1GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on laptops of a similar age and type to it.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The Asus X550CA has a quite small battery capacity (only 37 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA. The average battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X550CA is 50Wh.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 2,600 milliamperes * hour) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of laptops of a comparable age and type to the X550CA is 3,700mAh.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, 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 portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the X550CA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Asus X550CA is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.
Only Four Battery Cells
The Asus X550CA is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X550CA have between two and eight battery cells.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Asus X550CA has a fairly average processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X550CA.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CA has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X550CA.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.
At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X550CA.
If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba C50-A (£384.25) (2.3kg).
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM76, Intel HM76 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR3L-SDRAM
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x8, 1x1, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 400, Intel HD Graphics 4000
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Polymer
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
BIOS, HDD, User
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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