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Asus X553MA 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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The ASUS X Series is the perfect all-round laptop for work and play. Its durable design features a stylish concentric circle finish that is available in a range of colors ranging from staid black... More
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[DEUTSCH] ASUS X553MA Laptop Testbericht

11 Reasons For

Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by Asus have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire 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 that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that were launched more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. The Asus X553MA has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X553MA.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo G500[plb_1590594_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X553MA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price].

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might want to consider including the Toshiba Satellite C50D[plb_2457380_price], or the Acer Aspire E1-530[plb_2136151_price].

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X553MA, the Asus X553MA has a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a front camera including the Toshiba Satellite C50D[plb_2457380_price], or the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price].

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of laptops of this spec and age range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The Asus X553MA has a quite big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X553MA.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The Asus X553MA has more headphone out ports than most of the portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most of the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X553MA only have between one and three headphone out ports, however this portable PC has three point five headphone out ports.

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Quite Big Storage Capacity

The storage capacity of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 32GB to 1TB, and the average storage capacity is 670GB. The Asus X553MA has a fairly big storage capacity (1,000,000 megabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 39.624 centimeters, the Asus X553MA has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X553MA the display diagonals range from 29cm to 44cm.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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25 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X553MA that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of, the Asus X553MA's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The Asus X553MA has a quite slow maximum processor memory bandwidth (only 21.32 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X553MA. Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X553MA the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 17GB/s to 32GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X553MA has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X553MA is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X553MA is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus X553MA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Asus X553MA is a two SATA connector laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X553MA is 660MHz and the fastest is 800MHz. At only 750 megahertz, the Asus X553MA has a very slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Battery Life

The average battery life of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X553MA is 24h, and the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h. With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Asus X553MA has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X553MA.

Other 4h battery life portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price].

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo B50-45[plb_3099410_price] (5h and cheaper).

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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 released more than two years 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.

We compared all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media to this laptop and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price], and the Asus X553MA[plb_2396589_price] is also worth considering.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the HP ProBook 650 G1[plb_2059085_price] (SSD), or the Fujitsu LifeBook A544[plb_2508415_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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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 commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X553MA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most laptops of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X553MA processor families range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops of a comparable type and age to the X553MA range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X553MA has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 4GB internal memory laptops and we think cheaper laptops such as the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price], the HP EliteBook 8470p[plb_2336447_price], and the Asus X553MA[plb_2396589_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Asus Zenbook UX305[plb_2964593_price] (8GB).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacity of the Asus X553MA of only 30 watt-hours is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X553MA. The battery capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X553MA range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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Only Two Battery Cells

Most laptops of this type and age have between one and eight battery cells, including the Asus X553MA which has two battery cells.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Asus X553MA has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X553MA. The average processor cache of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X553MA is 2.9MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus X553MA is a two processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X553MA have between two and three processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Asus X553MA is a two battery cell portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X553MA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus X553MA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Asus X553MA does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the ProBook 450[pl_2376206_price], or the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2305898_price] both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 14 3000[plb_2443627_price] is also worth considering.

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Only One ESATA/USB 3.0 Port

The Asus X553MA is a one ESATA/USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops of this age and type is 3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X553MA, the maximum turbo frequency of the Asus X553MA of only 2.41 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Asus X553MA has a better processor cache level than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC has a L2 processor cache, whereas most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it have a L3 processor cache.

This laptop's processor cache level (L2) is in fact the worst processor cache level across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

Across comparable types of laptop the best processor cache level is L3.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Asus X553MA is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X553MA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Asus X553MA has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X553MA.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (2.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

The Asus X553MA has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X553MA.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 15.6" portable PCs and we think the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Asus X553MA has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of other 2.2kg heavy portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Asus X553MA[plb_2396589_price].

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Satellite L50-B[pl_2384961_price] (2.2kg), or the Satellite C50D[pl_2457380_price] (2.2kg) both from Toshiba.

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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
Maximum 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 Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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
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
Line-In Port
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 Identity Protection 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 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
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(3)
4 September 2014

Open the lid and the build quality takes a sharp turn for the worse. The internal chassis, from where the base meets the lid to the palm rests, has an incredible amount of flex. This gets even... Read more…

18 September 2015

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12 December 2014

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User Reviews

(133)
Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Curmudgeon
Curmudgeon would recommend the Asus X553MA

Easy to set up and use, although Windows 8.1 has a few quirks to become accustomed to. All good so far, after two weeks of ownership. The only gripe is the apparently unannounced packaging of... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2015 by Niall B

Bought this for my youngest daughter (12) and was ok for the price but, unbelievably, whilst it comes with a DVD Drive (a must for her), the software (Codec) required to play DVD's is not... Read more…

Reviewed 5 March 2015 by JennyG
JennyG would recommend the Asus X553MA

Bought this 2 weeks ago when my Fujitsu died. Having read numerous reports on Techradar and similar sites I was going to buy a Lenovo then I read the report that the Lenovo has spyware within it.... Read more…

Reviewed 7 February 2015 by Gemohaven
Gemohaven would recommend the Asus X553MA

Very impressed when I took it out of the box. Having had an ASUS before, I thought I would give this one a go even without any ratings/reviews. Glad I did, so much better than my Toshiba one.... Read more…

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by Kat

Totally died after less than 4 months! Just turned itself off, and now totally dead. Then with an internal battery and hard drive there is nothing you can do without a screwdriver which would... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers X553MA, asus 64, asus 64b, asus x553, asus 64bi, apple x553, asus 64bit, asus x553m, x553maxx212, asus x553ma, apple x553m, apple x553ma, x553maxx212h, x553mabingsx687, asus x553maxx673, asus x553maxx365, asus x553masx844, asus x553maxx674, x553mabingsx687b, asus x553macj426, asus x553maxx366, asus x553maxx196, asus x553maxx717, asus x553macj426h, asus x553maxx366h, asus x553maxx196h, asus x553maxx717h, asus x553maxx673h
Barcodes 04712900076172, 04716659801306, 04716659911227, 04716659935728, 04716659939207, 04716659950721, 04716659955863, 04716659991861, 4716659935735

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