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Asus B551LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Asus B551LA which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

On average Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Asus.

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus B551LA has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B551LA is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

We compared all the other 15.6" portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Z500 is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus B551LA is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this type and age.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus B551LA has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B551LA which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus B551LA has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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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 cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Asus B551LA's maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the B551LA have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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15 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Asus B551LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the B551LA. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the B551LA is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the B551LA is 1,100MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus B551LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of this age and type. 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Asus B551LA has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the B551LA. The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the B551LA is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus B551LA has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the B551LA.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Asus B551LA is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B551LA range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Asus B551LA does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the B551LA is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. The Asus B551LA has a fairly slow processor boost frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the B551LA.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus B551LA is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Windows 7 Professional Recovery Operating System

The Asus B551LA has a better recovery operating system than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. This Asus portable PC has a Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a Windows 8 recovery operating system.

This laptop's recovery operating system (Windows 7 Professional) is actually the worst recovery operating system amongst all similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the B551LA.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best recovery operating system is Windows 8.1 Pro.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the B551LA the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Asus B551LA has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B551LA.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the B551LA range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus B551LA has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B551LA.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus B551LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the B551LA.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus B551LA has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B551LA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(5)
29 October 2014

De ASUS ASUSPRO B551LA-XO082G is een fijne 15,6 inch laptop. Een machine die als je hem in je handen hebt gewoon klopt. Een goed keyboard, een relatief slanke vorm en lekker veel aansluitingen....

20 August 2015

Asus Pro B551LAAsus Pro B551LA jest, jak sama nazwa wskazuje, stworzony dla profesjonalistów. Solidna a zarazem przyjemna w dotyku obudowa budzi sympati? u?ytkownika. Zawiasy umo?liwiaj?ce niemal...

Solidna obudowa, dobre zawiasy, matowa matryca PLS o dobrych parametrach, bezgona praca bez obcienia, nieze goniki
Wietna jako wykonania, wzmocniona obudowa, matowy ekran o duej jasnoci, wygodna klawiatura, dua liczba zcz w tym czytnik linii papilarnych i zcze Smart Card, dobra wydajno, cicha praca ukadu chodzenia
3letnia gwarancja na lapto
Wietna jako wykonania, znakomity wywietlacz, wygodna klawiatura
Bardzo cichy ukad chodzenia
Throttling, tylko jedno gniazdo audio, przylutowany na stae procesor, zbyt wskie klawisze bloku numerycznego
Brak podwietlenia klawiatury, brak wyjcia HDMI
Czas dziaania mgby by nieco duszy
24 February 2015

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Biznesowa seria laptopów firmy Asus ciesz? si? dobr? renom? w?ród u?ytkowników. Chwalone s? przede wszystkim za eleganck? stylistyk?, wytrzyma?? obudow? oraz szereg rozwi?za? nastawionych na... Read more…

4 February 2015

Asus Pro B551LA to jeden z naprawd? nielicznych laptopów biznesowych, które autentycznie nas uj??y (poprzednio by? to HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1). Gdyby tylko powsta?a ?cywilna? wersja tego...

Pclab.pl

6 June 2014

Ein mattes (non-glare), also entspiegeltes Display ist für viele Notebook-Nutzer mit der Hauptgrund, sich für ein Business-Notebook zu interessieren. In der Herstellung sind sie nicht teurer als... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 64, asus 64b, asus 64bi, asus b551, apple b551, asus b551l, asus 64bit, b551lacr015, asus b551la, b551lacn022, b551laxo082, b551lacn102, b551laxo091, apple b551l, asus i54200, b551lacn018, b551laxo082g, b551lacn102g, apple i54200, b551laxo091g, apple b551la, asus i54200u, apple ram500, b551lacn018g, b551lacr015g, b551lacn022x, apple i54200u, apple ram500g, apple ram500gb, apple ram500gbw
Barcodes 00886227784882, 04716659652632, 04716659652649, 04716659746218, 04716659769385, 04716659784883

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