The Asus X552EA has a better processor family than most medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago. This portable PC has an AMD E processor family, whereas most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
An AMD E processor family is in fact the worst processor family amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
The best processor family amongst similar types of laptop is Intel Core i7-3xxx.
We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an AMD E processor family to this laptop and we think the HP g080nd, the MSI CR61 3M, and the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50D-A which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If you want a portable PC with a better processor family then you might also want to look at the Satellite NB10t-A (Intel Celeron), or the Satellite Pro NB10t-A (Intel Celeron) both from Toshiba or the Packard Bell ENME69BMP (Intel Celeron) which also has a higher rating.