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Asus X552MD 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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Designed for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS X Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook. With a spun-circle finish and... More
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 2,723 expert and user reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 640MHz and the fastest is 900MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 896 megahertz, the Asus X552MD's on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is one of the fastest amongst many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Asus X552MD has a front camera.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years, the maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Asus X552MD of only 21.32 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. Notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X552MD have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 10GB/s and 26GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X552MD have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 29GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X552MD has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X552MD.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. The Asus X552MD has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 896 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X552MD is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X552MD use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus X552MD is a four PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 313 megahertz, the Asus X552MD has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X552MD. Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X552MD the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X552MD does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

The Asus X552MD has one of the older PCI Express slot versions (only 2) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X552MD the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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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 have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X552MD is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. The Asus X552MD has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus X552MD has a better processor family than most many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family. The best processor family of all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X552MD is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus X552MD does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus X552MD has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X552MD. The slowest memory clock speed of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X552MD is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Laptops of a similar spec and age to the X552MD have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh. With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X552MD has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X552MD.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X552MD has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X552MD.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.66 gigahertz, the Asus X552MD has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the X552MD. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X552MD the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Asus X552MD is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X552MD have between two and eight battery cells, including the Asus X552MD which has four battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X552MD

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the X552MD.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Asus X552MD has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X552MD.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook AH564[plb_2508260_price] (2.2GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Asus X552MD has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X552MD.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Asus X552MD has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X552MD.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the MSI GE60[plb_1491970_price] (2.4kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X552MD has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and type. 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
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
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet 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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
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
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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