Based on 2,723 expert and user reviews, Asus has good reviews for its laptops. Asus also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Asus X555LD has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X555LD. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus X555LD supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this type and age. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X555LD.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus X555LD has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X555LD.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus X555LD has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X555LD also have a front camera.
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802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
11 Reasons Against
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
At only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus X555LD has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X555LD. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to 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.
If the storage medium of this Asus laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only Two Battery Cells
The Asus X555LD is a two battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and eight battery cells.
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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X555LD has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X555LD the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X555LD is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LD has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X555LD. The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Asus X555LD is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LD have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
7 Other reasons to consider the Asus X555LD
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Screen Size
The Asus X555LD has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X555LD.
If you want a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price] (17.3").
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Asus X555LD has a better processor family than most laptops of this age and spec. This Asus portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Asus X555LD has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the X555LD.
Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the X1 Carbon[pl_2432329_price] (512GB), or the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_2430283_price] (512GB) both from Lenovo.
At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X555LD has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X555LD.
If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Asus X550CA[plb_1598926_price] (2.3kg).
Average Internal Memory
The Asus X555LD has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LD.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus X555LD has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the X551CA[pl_2452241_price] (1.8GHz), or the UX31E[pl_2640626_price] (1.8GHz) both from Asus or the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2781600_price] (1.8GHz).
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M
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
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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