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Asus X555LB 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 240GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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The ASUS X Series is the perfect all-round value laptop for work and play. Powered by a choice of Intel or AMD processors, the X Series is a stylish notebook designed for those looking to stand... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X555LB have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the Asus X555LB has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X555LB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X555LB is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Asus X555LB has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo Z510 (2.5GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X555LB supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it. This Asus notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X555LB the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Asus X555LB has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The internal memory of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X555LB range from 2GB to 16GB.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus X555LB has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X555LB.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

If the storage medium of this Asus portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2 (£750.00) (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (£768.05) (SSD) both from HP.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Asus X555LB has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The screen sizes of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X555LB range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Toshiba L75 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Asus X555LB has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago processor families range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Asus X555LB has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Asus X555LB has one of the biggest processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X555LB is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X555LB does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Asus X555LB has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 240 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X555LB have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Asus X555LB is a two battery cell count notebook PC.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Asus X555LB has a quite small battery capacity (only 37 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The smallest battery capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X555LB is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X555LB do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X555LB is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LB has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LB has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X555LB. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X555LB the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X555LB have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Asus X555LB which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Thick

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X555LB have heights of between 11mm and 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm. At 25.8 millimeters, the Asus X555LB is quite thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X555LB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus X555LB

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X555LB has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X555LB.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50 (£499.98) (2.3kg).

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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
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

(24)
Reviewed 30 September 2014 by Zephirine

Looks very good and stylish. Feels solid to use. The ceramic plates heat up quickly but on turning heat down the middle part goes off making it difficult to use small pans for sauces etc. The main... Read more…

Great specs for the price
FHD
Fingerprint proof
Very thin and light
Plays Dot 2 on high graphics really well. The fan does get a bit noisy but not a problem when you are playing. The cooling system is rather impressive; you can feel it being warm but never hot after p
Touchpad is very saddening, but I use a mouse most of the time so it's not too bad
The screen is a little dim, okay if you have it on high brightness
As others mentioned, brick charger is something that should be changed
Almost every time I open the laptop, I hear a crackpop sound that makes me think that this thing is going to break. I dont know what it is but it may bother some of you very much, as apparently mine i
Speaker is very quiet. I have to set it to around half the maximum volume when I am watching Neflix
Reviewed 19 May 2015 by Cary R.
(Verified Purchase)

So I've only had it for a couple days, but here is my story and experience thus far. My background: Freshman at a state university, I am majoring in Information Technology and I want to maybe dual... Read more…

Reviewed 30 August 2015 by Akemi Y.
(Verified Purchase)

I didn't know how to edit my old review so I'm just writing a new one to add couple points after owning it for about 2 weeks.

Reviewed 23 May 2015 by Matthew s.
(Verified Purchase)

Despite all the cons, this laptop has newest gen hardware, and is very fast. As long as you keep your registry cleaned, and keep bloatware programs off, boot time shouldn't be more that 30-40... Read more…

Reviewed 8 October 2015 by Tana L.
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this laptop primarily for school. The size is a little hindering to carry in my back pack all day, but I'm grateful for the size while using it in class. Outside of school, It's the... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x555lbxo248, x555lbxo248h, asus x555lbxo248, asus x555lbxo248h
Barcodes 04712900027617

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