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Asus X552EA 4 Core AMD a 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.5GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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The ASUS X Series is the perfect all-round laptop for work and play. Stylish and durable design is combined with a choice of Intel or AMD processors, while 2-second Instant on gives smartphone... More
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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus many processor core portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Asus X552EA has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have a full-size keyboard, however the Asus X552EA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Asus X552EA is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.5 gigahertz, the Asus X552EA has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X552EA. Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X552EA is 8.4GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X552EA has one of the smaller internal memory amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY m6[plb_2321038_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Asus X552EA has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X552EA. Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X552EA have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you 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

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the X552EA, the Asus X552EA does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X552EA is 4.8MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X552EA has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X552EA is 4,600mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus X552EA has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Asus X552EA has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X552EA have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Asus X552EA is a four battery cell count laptop.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X552EA have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM. The Asus X552EA has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X552EA.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Asus X552EA is a four processor thread portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between four and seven processor threads.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X552EA

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X552EA has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X552EA.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the MSI GS70[plb_2308238_price] (17").

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AMD a Processor Family

The Asus X552EA has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

The Asus X552EA has a fairly average weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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.

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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
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
VGA 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 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
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
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 30 March 2014 by Robert S.
(Verified Purchase)

Like I stated above: required 90+ Downloads probably due to the fact it had sat on a shelf since it is not cutting edge. Still runs GREAT after going thru that, and does what I wanted. I need it... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2015 by Prakash P.
(Verified Purchase)

No more ASUS, would recommend against buying an ASUS...

Reviewed 30 March 2015 by Todini
(Verified Purchase)

As cheap as chips, love it, woza. Thanks.

Reviewed 6 February 2014 by Jason D.
(Verified Purchase)

I'm not a fan of windows 8. 8 makes it way to difficult to get to the BIOS. I ordered 2 of these laptops, and installed PC Linux OS on one of them, it works perfectly...

Amazing price for what you get. Light weight. Screen is very clear. The cool touch feature is very nice to have when you have a ton of typing to do
Sleek and light
Fast Start-up
Easily connected to home wireless
Runs Office
The RAM slot can only handle up to a 4 gig stick
Asus support is non-existent, RMA requests go into deaf ears. After 6 months, hard disk died, no response from ASUS support. 1.5 years later, laptop won't boot, many users facing same problem - blank
Had to download over 90 upgrades, took several hours
Comes with Windows 8 and that required it to be upgraded to 8.1. .not comfortable with it yet it is DIFFERENT
Touchpad is beyond terrible. Get a small wireless mouse. Sadly, Fedora 20 no longer includes AMD Catalyst driver in the rpmfusion repo. Since Nvidia Optimus is a non-starter on Linux laptops, we've be
Reviewed 19 January 2014 by Stuart D.
(Verified Purchase)

This is the third quad-core AMD A-series CPU ASUS laptop that I've purchased from NewEgg for members of my family over the past two years. The model numbers keep changing, but the price stays... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x552eaxx116, x552easx008, x552easx107, x552easx006, x552easx006h, x552eaxx116h, x552eaxx116d, x552easx008h, x552easx008d, x552easx107h, x552easx006d
Barcodes 00886227573868, 00886227650514, 00886227677696, 04716659573869, 04716659631910, 04716659631927, 04716659650515, 04716659653622, 04716659677697, 04716659724360

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