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Asus D550MA-DS01-OB 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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The ASUS D550MA is the perfect all-round laptop for work and play. Stylish and durable design is combined with a choice of Intel or AMD processors, while 2-second Instant on gives smartphone like... More
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,179 user and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its laptops. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus D550MA-DS01-OB has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The D550MA-DS01-OB has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the D550MA-DS01-OB also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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27 Reasons Against

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the D550MA-DS01-OB is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the D550MA-DS01-OB that we have checked, the Asus D550MA-DS01-OB's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 756 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Asus D550MA-DS01-OB is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the D550MA-DS01-OB use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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

Most laptops that are a comparable age to the D550MA-DS01-OB have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the D550MA-DS01-OB which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The D550MA-DS01-OB is a two total number of SATA connectors laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the D550MA-DS01-OB the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the D550MA-DS01-OB has a fairly short battery life (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 portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market 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.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus D550MA-DS01-OB has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and spec. Across all laptops of this type and age the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the D550MA-DS01-OB has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the D550MA-DS01-OB is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the D550MA-DS01-OB's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the D550MA-DS01-OB is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. When compared to other laptops of this age and spec, the processor cache of the Asus D550MA-DS01-OB of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus D550MA-DS01-OB has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the D550MA-DS01-OB. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the D550MA-DS01-OB the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 49Wh. At only 33 watt-hours, the D550MA-DS01-OB has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The D550MA-DS01-OB is a two processor threads portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the D550MA-DS01-OB have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The D550MA-DS01-OB is a three number of battery cells portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the D550MA-DS01-OB do not have a touchscreen. The D550MA-DS01-OB is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequency of the Asus D550MA-DS01-OB of only 2.13 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the D550MA-DS01-OB. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus D550MA-DS01-OB is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the D550MA-DS01-OB the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the D550MA-DS01-OB has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Laptops of this age and spec have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM. The hard drive speed of the D550MA-DS01-OB of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Heavy Power Adapter Weight

Across all the laptops of this type and age the power adapter weights range from 180g to 3.8kg. The D550MA-DS01-OB has one of the heaviest power adapter weights (3.7 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Tall Power Adapter Height

The average power adapter height of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the D550MA-DS01-OB is 32mm, and the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm. With a power adapter height of 66.04 millimeters, the Asus D550MA-DS01-OB has a very tall power adapter height compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the D550MA-DS01-OB.

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Very Deep Power Adapter Depth

At 299.72 millimeters, the D550MA-DS01-OB has a very deep power adapter depth compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average power adapter depth of laptops that are a comparable age to the D550MA-DS01-OB is 71mm.

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Very Wide Power Adapter Width

The narrowest power adapter width of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 46mm, the widest is 490mm, and the average power adapter width is 120mm. The D550MA-DS01-OB has a very wide power adapter width (485.14 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the D550MA-DS01-OB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus D550MA-DS01-OB

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

The D550MA-DS01-OB has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the D550MA-DS01-OB has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the D550MA-DS01-OB.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the D550MA-DS01-OB has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the D550MA-DS01-OB.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.86 gigahertz, the Asus D550MA-DS01-OB has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
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
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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
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
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers d550mads01, d550mads01o, d550mads01ob
Barcodes 00886227660605, 08862276606056

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