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Asus X551MAV 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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8 Reasons For

Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,723 user and expert reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 313 megahertz, the X551MAV has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X551MAV, the X551MAV has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago, the X551MAV has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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21 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 750 megahertz, the X551MAV has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X551MAV.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year that we have checked, the maximum processor memory bandwidth of the X551MAV of only 21.32 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X551MAV the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X551MAV the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the X551MAV has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X551MAV.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The X551MAV is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The X551MAV is a four PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The X551MAV is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X551MAV 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

At only 750 megahertz, the Asus X551MAV has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X551MAV is 750MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X551MAV has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 4 gigabytes, the X551MAV has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X551MAV.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor cache of the X551MAV of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X551MAV. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X551MAV have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X551MAV have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. The X551MAV has a very small maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The X551MAV is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 33 watt-hours, the X551MAV has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar age and type to the X551MAV have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X551MAV is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The X551MAV is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The X551MAV is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X551MAV that we have checked, the maximum turbo frequency of the X551MAV of only 2.41 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Thick

The average height of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X551MAV is 27mm. The X551MAV is quite thick (30.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X551MAV.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X551MAV

Released Over a Year Ago

Asus released the X551MAV over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the X551MAV has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the X551MAV.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the B50-80[pl_3812194_price] (2.2GHz), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2993340_price] (2.2GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the X551MAV has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X551MAV.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the X551MAV has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The Asus X551MAV has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X551MAV.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (6GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the X551MAV has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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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
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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
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
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
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
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(5)
21 October 2014

Stil en koel. Asus vraag ongeveer 300 euro (~$380) voor zijn 15.6-inch X551MAV-SX391B laptop. Hoewel de geïnstalleerde Bay Trail Celeron weinig rekenkracht biedt, is de notebook stil in gebruik.... Read more…

11 January 2015

Asus X551MAV nie jest laptopem, który zachwyca. Pod wieloma wzgl?dami jest to przeci?tna konstrukcja. Oferuje przeci?tny czas pracy na baterii, zadowalaj?c? (ale nie powalaj?c?) wydajno?? oraz...

Operates quietly
Low power consumption
Low heat development
Stil in gebruik
Laag energieverbruik
12month warranty only
Dark, lowcontrast, viewing angle dependent screen
Poor input devices
Slechts 12 maanden garantie
Donker, contrastarm scherm met onstabiele kijkhoeken
23 October 2014

Silencioso y fresco. Asus pide unos 300 Euros por su portátil de 15.6" X551MAV-SX391B. Aunque el Bay Trail Celeron instalado no ofrece mucha potencia de procesado, el portátil funciona en... Read more…

8 October 2014

Zu einem Preis von 300 Euro bekommt man mit dem Asus X551MAV-SX391B ein einfaches 15,6-Zoll-Office-Notebook samt Windows Betriebssystem. Es eignet sich für einfache Aufgaben à la Surfen, Skypen,...

8 November 2014

Silenzioso e fresco. Asus richiede circa 300 Euro (~$380) per il suo 15.6" X551MAV-SX391B. Sebbene il Bay Trail Celeron non offra molta potenza di calcolo, il portatile lavora in modo silenzioso.... Read more…

User Reviews

(952)
Reviewed 22 July 2014 by Nerdorgeek
Nerdorgeek would recommend the Asus X551MAV

Why are you buying this? What do you want your laptop to do? I will speak to my expectations. I wanted something for casual use, mostly web browsing. Chromebooks would fit this bill nicely as well... Read more…

Reviewed 11 July 2014 by Robbie
Robbie would recommend the Asus X551MAV

I'm going to be completely honest, I did not expect much out of this computer and since I am coming from a high spec'd Retina MacBook Pro 15" I honestly expected to be borderline miserable with... Read more…

Reviewed 5 July 2014 by LVAP
LVAP would recommend the Asus X551MAV (Verified Purchase)

Ovcrall great for the price . Its incredible extra small power adapter is a huge plus alone and the laptops estra light weight make it appealing . Not thick and bulky which is great as well...

Reviewed 13 July 2014 by Jonas
Jonas would recommend the Asus X551MAV

I've been in need for a good laptop for a long time and I finally decided to get a good look into what I should get. Originally this wasn't my first choice. I planned on getting a Toshiba... Read more…

Reviewed 4 July 2014 by Kimzie
Kimzie would recommend the Asus X551MAV (Verified Purchase)

I primarily purchased the computer for my home office. I'm surfing web, storing recipies, typing letters to the teachers for school, emails, home budget and school projects. It's perfect!

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x551ma, x551mav, asus x551, asus x551m, x551mavmb01, asus x551ma, x551mavsx373, x551mavsx391, x551mavmb01b, asus x551mav, x551mavsx970, x551mavsx251, x551mavsx299, x551mavsx251d, x551mavsx299h, x551mavsx373b, x551mavsx391b, x551mavsx970h, x551mavhcl1201, x551mavhcl1201e, x551mavbingsx386, x551mavbingsx391, x551mavbingsx993, x551mavbingsx966, x551mavbingsx966b, x551mavbingsx386b, x551mavbingsx391b, x551mav0041an2840
Barcodes 00683405610175, 00886227738793, 00886227797417, 04716659782360, 04716659823124, 04716659842712, 04716659842729, 04716659873075, 04716659959625, 04716659987567, 04716659987635

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