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Asus X55A 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 4GB Oct 2012
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The ASUS X55A features a matte surface with a classic suit pattern that demonstrates simplicity, realism, and originality. Exclusive ASUS engineering has created a unique internal layout that... More
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Asus X55A has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X55A.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Laptops of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The Asus X55A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X55A.

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Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X55A has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X55A has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X55A also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X55A has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X55A also have a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X55A supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Asus laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X55A is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Asus X55A is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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21 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The maximum processor memory bandwidths of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X55A range from 17GB/s to 32GB/s. At only 21.3 gigabytes per second, the Asus X55A has a very slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X55A.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X55A is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Asus X55A is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Asus X55A is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X55A have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Short Battery Life

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X55A have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. With a battery life of only 3 hours, the Asus X55A has one of the shortest battery lifes amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this spec and age. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus X55A has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X55A is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago, the Asus X55A's maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X55A that we have assessed, the L3 cache of the Asus X55A of only 2 megabytes is one of the smallest. The average L3 cache of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X55A is 3MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus X55A is a two processor thread notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus X55A has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X55A. The slowest memory clock speed of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X55A is 1,000MHz, the fastest is 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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Quite Small Cache Memory

With a cache memory of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X55A has a quite small cache memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X55A. The cache memories of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Quite Small Megapixel Count

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the megapixel count of the Asus X55A of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the smallest. The smallest megapixel count of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.3MP and the biggest is 2MP.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the X55A is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. The Asus X55A has a quite small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus X55A is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X55A is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Asus X55A has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average front camera resolution of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 28MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X55A

Released Over Four Years Ago

Asus released the X55A over four years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Asus X55A has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the X55A.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo L440 (2.5GHz).

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Average Weight

The Asus X55A has a relatively average weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X55A.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X55A has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X55A.

If this Asus notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X55A has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
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PCI Express Configuration
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
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Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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Power Supply Type
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Cache Memory
Display Diagonal
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 November 2012 by F. Rafati
(Verified Purchase)

Pros: Fast boot/start up time Good battery life Cons: Doggy touchpad, very confusing and gets you where you don want frequently! poor graphic cheap plastic chasis specs don't match what it says on... Read more…

Reviewed 30 June 2013 by AC
(Verified Purchase)

Overall it's a very good laptop for a low price. I managed to pick it up for £220 on Amazon warehouse deals and it isn't a purchase i regret. The specs are fantastic for that price, everything... Read more…

Reviewed 24 February 2013 by Mr D I Tillotson
(Verified Purchase)

No strong complaints about the laptop but I do have an issue with it being described as coming with Bluetooth when, in point of fact, it doesn't...

Reviewed 23 June 2013 by Ms. S. Taylor
(Verified Purchase)

Got this computer because my old desktop couldn't handle the internet works great for that but still finding windows 8 a bit of a pain at times. memory could be bigger but good for the price...

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Glilla Bear

A piece of ordure. After a couple of years it will do nothing...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x55ads91, x55aqh92, asus x55, x55asx115, x55aqh92c, x55asx195, asus x55a, x55asx096, x55asx128, x55asx200, x55asx174, x55asx096h, x55asx128h, x55asx200h, x55asx174h, x55asx174d, x55asx115h, x55aqh92cb, x55asx195d, x55asx195h, x55a-sx174h, asus hpd122, x55asx128hb, x55asx200hb, x55a-sx174d, asus hpd122j, x55asx128hbe, x55asx200hbe
Barcodes 00086227383238, 00132017731483, 00163120809615, 00172302752588, 00886227383238, 00886227410897, 04716659300014, 04716659300632, 04716659301455, 04716659309161, 04716659323600, 04716659382201, 04716659383239, 04716659416135, 04716659416142, 04716659449164, 08862274108972

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