Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The Asus X550CC has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CC the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X550CC is 970MHz. The Asus X550CC has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,100 megahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the Asus X550CC has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X550CC. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CC range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The average total storage capacity of medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X550CC is 510GB. The Asus X550CC has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X550CC.
If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 15 (£1,199.95) (1TB).
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus X550CC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most laptops of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X550CC.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.
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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Asus X550CC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs of this type and age is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.
If the processor family of this laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 13 3440 (Intel Core i3-4xxx and higher rated).
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Asus X550CC has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus X550CC has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
The Asus X550CC has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X550CC. The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X550CC is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 640GB.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Asus X550CC has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it. Medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year WiFi standards range from 802.11ad (worst) to 802.11n (best).
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of the this laptop are Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Asus X550CC is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the X550CC have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus X550CC which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this type 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.
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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The Asus X550CC has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The slowest processor clock speed of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X550CC is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.
If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the X551MA (£197.99) (1.86GHz), or the X555LA (£230.00) (1.9GHz) both from Asus.
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 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The smallest battery capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh. The Asus X550CC has a quite small battery capacity (only 37 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X550CC.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The average battery capacity of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the X550CC is 3,700mAh, and the battery capacities range from 37mAh to 9,300mAh. At only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus X550CC has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CC, the Asus X550CC does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Asus X550CC is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X550CC the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.7GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Asus X550CC has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the X550CC.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CC has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CC has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
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Average Internal Memory
The Asus X550CC has a fairly standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X550CC.
If this medium processor core portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 (8GB).
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
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
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
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
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
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 VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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-Ion (Li-Ion)
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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