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Asus D550CA-BH21

Asus D550CA-BH21 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 3,179 owner and expert reviews for Asus laptops and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the D550CA-BH21 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Asus D550CA-BH21 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the D550CA-BH21, the D550CA-BH21 has a front camera.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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21 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The D550CA-BH21 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the D550CA-BH21 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

The Asus D550CA-BH21 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the D550CA-BH21 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the D550CA-BH21 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the D550CA-BH21 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The Asus D550CA-BH21 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the D550CA-BH21. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 510GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released 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.

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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 commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The D550CA-BH21 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The internal memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus D550CA-BH21 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D550CA-BH21 ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D550CA-BH21 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the D550CA-BH21, the hard drive capacity of the D550CA-BH21 of only 320 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The D550CA-BH21 is a two processor threads laptop.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 49Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the D550CA-BH21 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the D550CA-BH21.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the D550CA-BH21 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The smallest processor cache of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the D550CA-BH21 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the D550CA-BH21 range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh. The D550CA-BH21 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 2,600 milliamperes * hour) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus D550CA-BH21 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the D550CA-BH21 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. At only 0.3 megapixels, the D550CA-BH21 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the D550CA-BH21.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this age and type is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The Asus D550CA-BH21 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the D550CA-BH21 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the D550CA-BH21. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the D550CA-BH21 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the D550CA-BH21 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus D550CA-BH21 has one of the slowest hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus D550CA-BH21

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

The D550CA-BH21 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Asus D550CA-BH21 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the D550CA-BH21 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the D550CA-BH21.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus d550, d550cabh21, asus d550c, asus d550ca
Barcodes 00886227583546

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