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Asus X55C 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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ASUS X55C COMPUTER (i3 INTEL CORE) 500GB UNBOXING
ASUS X55C computer review
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10 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Laptop Reviews

Asus has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus X55C is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Asus X55C has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X55C. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X55C range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X55C has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average screen size of laptops of this age and spec is 15".

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X55C supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X55C processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Six Battery Cells

The Asus X55C is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X55C have between one and eight battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of laptops that are a comparable age to the X55C is 17GB/s and the fastest is 32GB/s. The Asus X55C has one of the slowest maximum processor memory bandwidths (only 21.3 gigabytes per second) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X55C is a laptop 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 a comparable type and age to the X55C have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus X55C which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X55C have a front camera, however the Asus X55C does not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X55C does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus X55C has a better processor family than most laptops of this age and type. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all portable PCs of this spec and age ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus X55C has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X55C have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,800MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of only 0.3 megapixels, the Asus X55C has one of the smaller megapixels counts amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest megapixel count of laptops of a comparable age and type to the X55C is 0.3MP, the biggest is 2MP, and the average megapixel count is 0.95MP.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus X55C is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X55C is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The Asus X55C has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X55C is 28MP.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X55C

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Asus X55C has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Asus X55C has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the X55C.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X55C has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X55C.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X55C has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Line-In Port
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection 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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD 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
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

User Reviews

(7)
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...

Reviewed 27 April 2013 by Pen Name

My review is saying as its good but not as i expected i found my one from australia asus was better the proformance is good could be better but over all has been worth it...

Reviewed 30 December 2012 by A Wardle
(Verified Purchase)

What a sick joke this excuse for a product is, and this is all due to the worse than useless Windows Hate operating system which Microbug has inflicted upon it. If you are able and prepared to... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x55, x55csx028, x55csx039, asus x55c, x55csx039p, x55csx028h, x55csx039h, asus i32328, x55c-sx039h, asus i32328m, asus x55csx028, asus x55csx028h, asus 90n0oa129e2a395d438, asus 90n0oa129e2a395d438u
Barcodes 04716659300656, 04716659366874, 04716659382225, 04716659382232, 04716659401551

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