The average PCI Express slot version of notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. The Asus X75VC has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X75VC.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
At 650 megahertz, the Asus X75VC has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X75VC. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this type and age is 380MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.
Very Big Screen Size
With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Asus X75VC has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X75VC have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of this age and type is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus X75VC has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
Very Big Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X75VC has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X75VC the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus X75VC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and type.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the X75VC.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.
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Quite Big Internal Memory
The Asus X75VC has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X75VC range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.1GB.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus X75VC has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X75VC.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Asus X75VC has a front camera.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X75VC has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X75VC. The average hard drive capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 570GB.
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 notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Asus X75VC is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 2.0 ports.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Asus X75VC has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The Wi-Fi standard of all notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X75VC ranges from 802.11a to 802.11n.
Six Battery Cells
Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between two and eight battery cells, including the Asus X75VC which has six battery cells.
Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The average discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7GB. At 2,048 megabytes, the Asus X75VC has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X75VC.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Asus X75VC is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Asus X75VC is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops 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.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This laptop audio system, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.
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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The biggest memory slots of the Asus X75VC is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.
A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the worst memory slots amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X75VC.
The best memory slots across similar types of portable PC is 4x SO-DIMM.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Asus X75VC does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Asus X75VC is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X75VC range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X75VC has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
With a weight of 3 kilograms, the Asus X75VC is one of the heaviest portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X75VC amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.
Notebook PCs of this age and type have widths of between 28mm and 430mm. When compared to other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X75VC that we have assessed, the Asus X75VC's width of 420 millimeters is one of the widest.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
Asus released the X75VC over two years ago.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Asus X75VC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR3L-SDRAM
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
On-board, On-board + SO-DIMM, SO-DIMM
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 400, Intel HD Graphics 4000
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Blu-Ray DVD Combo
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
BIOS, HDD, User
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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