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Asus X551MA 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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7 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all Asus laptops and also specifically for Asus many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago, the Asus X551MA has a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X551MA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This Asus laptop supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X551MA ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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Light

At only 2.2 kilograms, the Asus X551MA is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X551MA. Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X551MA have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the HP Envy 15[plb_1602631_price] (2.2kg).

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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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 that have been around for around the same time as it.

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26 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X551MA, the Asus X551MA's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 756 megahertz is one of the slowest. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,200MHz.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X551MA. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 29GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X551MA is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus X551MA is a four PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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

The Asus X551MA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of laptops of this type and age range from 640MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 850MHz. At only 756 megahertz, the Asus X551MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X551MA.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X551MA have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz. At only 313 megahertz, the Asus X551MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X551MA.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X551MA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MA do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot versions of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the X551MA range from 2 to 3. With a PCI Express slot version of only 2, the Asus X551MA has one of the older PCI Express slot versions amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Asus X551MA has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MA is 1GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo E555[plb_2906519_price] (1.8GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X551MA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. The best processor family of all laptops that came out around the same time as the X551MA is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X551MA the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The Asus X551MA has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X551MA.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable type and age to the X551MA is 710GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 17[plb_2320155_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops that are a similar age to the X551MA do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X551MA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Laptops of this age and type have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 33 watt-hours, the Asus X551MA has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X551MA have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Asus X551MA has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X551MA the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X551MA have between two and eight battery cells, including the Asus X551MA which has three battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus X551MA is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Asus X551MA is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X551MA have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X551MA is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus X551MA has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Asus X551MA is a four processor thread laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X551MA have between four and seven processor threads.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X551MA

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the X551MA over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Asus X551MA has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X551MA.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the MSI GS70[plb_2308238_price] (17").

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops 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.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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 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 Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Processor Code
Execute Disable Bit
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(2)
30 September 2014

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12 September 2014

User Reviews

(73)
Reviewed 29 April 2014 by Mr Baz

Do take note of the CPU options though. The Celeron N2815 which runs at 1.5GHz is quite different to the Core i3 3217U 1.8GHz, not just in terms of clock speed but performance. The Core i3 being... Read more…

Reviewed 4 May 2014 by JusReviewing
(Verified Purchase)

Good laptop. Although a little fatter than today's more modern ones it does make space for a CD slot which a lot of more modern laptops lack. Windows 8 wasn't a bother for me as I have used it... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2014 by Anthony
(Verified Purchase)

For hours of typing and multi-tasking this little laptop is perfect for the job. Light weight, great keyboard and easy to operate!

Reviewed 28 April 2014 by Light-Man
(Verified Purchase)

Great bright screen, nice and light, very versatile and overall I am very happy with it. I went for the cheaper Intel Celeron and got it directly from Amazon for £250 and I found it performs as... Read more…

Reviewed 5 September 2014 by Rbmusicman/and/movie-fan'
(Verified Purchase)

This is a compact and smart looking item. Windows '8' has many features not afforded to the earlier Windows '7' When buying new there are many updates that have to be downloaded initially. (I've... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x551, asus x551m, x551masx048, asus x551ma, x551masx048h, asus x551mav
Barcodes 04716659722588

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